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Archives, Museums and Historical Data

City of Rochester Historical Commission

400 Sixth St., Rochester 48307 (248) 651-9061 www.ci.rochester.mi.us Features buildings, people and objects of historical significance online and does “Historic Marker” project for homes in area over 50 years old. Cranberry Lake Farm Historic District

388 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland Twp. 48363 (248) 651-7810 Tours by appointment Sixteen acres within Cranberry Lake Park. Consists of the main house, caretakers house, Flumerfelt Barn (circa 1879) replica of a carriage house, spring house, greenhouse and other out buildings. Rochester Grain Elevator (formerly Griggs Brothers)

303 E. University, Rochester This two and three story wood structure is made up of three separate buildings joined to make one. Built in 1880 it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Meadow Brook Hall and Gardens

480 S. Adams Rd., Rochester 48309 (248) 364-6200 www.meadowbrookhall.org Built in 1926-29 for Matilda Dodge Wilson in Tudor Revival architecture - 110 rooms, 88,000 square feet. Open to public year round. Oakland County Historical Resources

www.oaklandcountyhistory.org This consortium of libraries and historical societies offers a wide variety of books, documents, newspapers, postcards, etc. online for public view. Oakland Township Historical Society

384 W. Predmore Rd., Oakland Twp. 48363 (586) 752-6154 www.oaklandtownshiphistoricalsociety.org Log on for meetings schedule, programs and projects. Rochester Avon Historical Society

(248) 266-5440 www.rochesteravonhistoricalsociety.org Log on to view newsletters, calendar of events and projects. The society has launched a website that shows pictures and locations of numerous sites of historic interest www.oaklandregionalhistoricsites.com Rochester Hills Museum at Van Hoosen Farm

1005 Van Hoosen Rd., Rochester Hills 48306 (248) 656-4663 www.rochesterhills.org In Stoney Creek Village; 16-acre award winning museum complex featuers an 1840’s Farmhouse,1850’s Red House and renovated dairy barn. Has archives, exhibits, programs, store, Stoney Creek one room schoolhouse and (active) vintage Rochester Grangers Baseball Club. Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900 www.rhpl.org Schuette Oak

Corner of Letts and Rush Roads in Oakland Township. Measuring 120 feet tall, 20.5 feet in diameter this National Tree Champion (from 1972-1978) is thought to be over 500 years old.

Communications (cable, internet, and phone) Apple 800) MY-APPLE www.apple.com Apple Store @ Somerset Collection in Troy (248) 822-0081 Apple Store @ Partridge Creek in Clinton Twp. (586) 840-0500 AT & T (248) 601-1818 or 611 from cell phone www.att.com Authorized Dealer at: • 1270 Walton, Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 601-1818 Century Link (800) 788-3600 www.centurylink.com DirecTV (Satellite) (888) 359-9016 www.directv.com Dish Network (Satellite) (888) 359-8966

T-Mobile (866) 866-7509 www.t-mobile.com (Services T-mobile and Sprint) Authorized Dealers at: • 3082 S. Rochester Rd. •1168 S. Rochester Road

Rochester 48306 Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 844-5100 (248) 652-1823 • 6910 N. Rochester Rd. •3158 Walton

Rochester Hills 48306 Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 601-4141 (248) 453-5299 Verizon www.verizonwireless.com Authorized Dealers at: • 3159 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 • (248) 853-0550 • 1467 N. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 • (248) 608-0010 • 2554 N. Squirrel Rd., Auburn Hills 48326 • (248) 371-3500 Wide Open West (866) 496-9669 • www.wowway.com

2675 Bellingham Dr., Troy 48083 (800) 427-5100 www.automationalley.com Offers numerous services to grow high tech businesses City of Rochester Economic and Community Development

400 Sixth Street, Rochester 48307 (248) 733-3700 www.ci.rochester.mi.us City of Rochester Hills Planning and Economic Development

1000 Rochester Hills Dr., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 656-4660 www.rochesterhills.org BBB Serving Eastern Michigan

20300 W. 12 Mile, Ste. 202, Southfield 48076 (248) 223-9400 • bbb.org/detroit Detroit SCORE Chapter 18

(313) 226-7947 www.semichigan.score.org Counseling workshops for small business owners in various locations Michigan Small Business Development Center

Southeast Michigan Region

(833) 522-0025 www.michigansbdc.org Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center

(248) 858-0783 www.oakgov.com “Advantage Oakland” has numerous programs available to help with resources, connections, and development. Log on and click Business and Program tabs for more information. Oakland Township Planning and Zoning

4393 Collins Rd., Rochester 48306 (248) 651-4440 • www.oaklandtownship.org OU Incubator

419 Golf View Ln., Oakland University, Rochester 48309 Shotwell-Gustafson Pavilion, (248) 648-4800 www.oakland.edu/ouinc Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

71 Walnut St., Ste. 110, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-6700 www.rrc-mi.com Rochester Downtown Development Authority

308 ½ Main St., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-0060 downtownrochestermi.com National Trust For Historic Preservation

(202) 588-6000 www.savingplaces.org Main Street award organization. Log on for preservation issues and membership information. Southeast Michigan Council of Governments (SEMCOG)

1001 Woodward Ave., Ste. 1400 Detroit, 48226 (313) 961-4266 www.semcog.org Provides data and analysis on Southeast Michigan and direct assistance in areas of environment, transportation, community and economic development. Also lobbies in Lansing and Washington D.C.

Assisted Living and Nursing All Seasons of Rochester Hills

175 E. Nawakwa Dr. Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 266-0564 www.allseasonsrochesterhills.com American House Elmwood Senior Living

2251 West Auburn Rd. Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 852-1980 • www.americanhousemi.com American House Stone Senior Living

3741 S. Adams Rd., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 853-2330 • www.americanhousemi.com American House The Village Senior Living

3617 S. Adams Rd., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 327-3554 • www.americanhouse.com Anthology of Rochester Hills

1775 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 266-0357 www.AnthologySeniorLiving.com Assisted living, memory and respite care. Bellbrook

873 W. Avon Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 656-6300 www.trinityhealthseniorcommunities.org Blossom Ridge

3095 Blossom Blvd. (Clubhouse) 3145 Lily Trail (Residence) Rochester, MI 48306 (248) 759-8500 www.moceriseniorliving.com Retirement, Independent, and Assisted Living 3215 Silverbell Road Oakland Township, MI 48306 (248) 601-0505 www.moceriseniorliving.com Secure Assisted Living and Memory Care Cedarbrook of Rochester

790 Letica Dr., Rochester MI 48307 (248) 481-5800 www.cedarbrookofrochester.com Medilodge of Rochester Hills

1480 Walton Boulevard, Rochester Hills MI 48309 (248) 651-4422 www.medilodgeofrochesterhills.com Pomeroy Living

3434 W. South Blvd., Rochester 48309 (248) 829-1030 • www.pomeroyrochester.com Independent Living Pomeroy Living

3500 W. South Blvd., Rochester 48309 (248) 852-7800 • www.pomeroyrochester.com Short-term nursing, rehab Pomeroy Living – Rochester

3466 W. South Boulevard Rochester Hills MI 48309 (248) 564-2200 www.pomeroyrochester.com Assisted Living Sheltering Arms Adult Day Care

(Division of Catholic Charities of Southeast Michigan) 3300 S. Adams Rd. Auburn Hills 48326 (248) 537-3300 • www.ccsem.org 500 E. University, Rochester 48307 (248) 939-5831 www.sunriseseniorliving.com Waltonwood on Main

1401 N. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 (586) 232-5469 www.waltonwood.com Waltonwood at University

3250 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 331-9102 www.waltonwood.com Wellbridge of Rochester Hills

252 Meadowfield Dr., Rochester Hills, MI 48307 (248) 218-4800 www.thewellbridgegroup.com In-Home Care Ascension At Home

2251 N. Squirrel Rd., Ste. 320 Auburn Hills 48326 (248) 656-6757 www.healthcare.ascension.org Comfort Keepers

1130 Tienken Ct., Ste. 203 Rochester Hills 48306 (248) 206-0314 • www.comfortkeepers.com Guardian Angel Home Care

1715 Northfield Dr., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 293-2400 www.guardianangel.net Medical equipment & transportation services. Synergy Home Care of Rochester

410 W. University Dr. Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 608-3970 • www.synergyhomecare.com

Driver License, Auto Registration and License Plates, and State Park “Recreation Passports”

MICHIGAN DEPARTMENT OF STATE Lansing 48918-0001 Information Center: (888) 767-6424 Website: www.michigan.gov/sos/ You must title and register all motor vehicles immediately upon purchase or moving to Michigan. Residents can secure new driver licenses and auto license plates through any Michigan Secretary of State branch office. State park permitscan be purchased each year when updating your auto license plate registration. If you are 18 or older you must meet certain requirements before a Michigan driver license can be issued (drivers under the age of 18 are issued graduated drivers licenses that have various restrictions). 1. You must have proof of identity, residency and social security number 2. Pass a vision test and meet physical and mental standards set by the Secretary of State’s office. 3. Pass a written and driving skills test if a new driver. 4. Pay the license fee. There is a charge and a chart of various fees online under “Online Services and Information.” 5. Complete a minimum of 30 days of practice driving on a temporary instruction permit (TIP).* 6. Pass a road skills test, which is administered by an independent testing agency approved by the

Secretary of State.*

*A person with a valid out-of-state driver license may have the road skills test, knowledge test, and 30-day practice requirements waived. The Secretary of State will contact your previous home state to obtain your driver record, which then becomes part of your Michigan driver record. Four forms of ID are required, along with proof of no-fault auto insurance, before you can register your car.

For persons 65 years or age or older or anyone that can’t drive for either a physical or medical reason, a FREE State ID card is available through the Michigan Secretary of State (www.michigan.gov/sos) and must be accepted by law as a form of personal identification.

Local offices of the Michigan Secretary of State:

• 1111 E. Long Lake Rd., Troy 48085 • 7090 Sashabaw Rd., Clarkston 48348 • 1270 Pontiac Road, Pontiac 48340 • 2250 Crooks Rd., Rochester Hills 48309

Driving for Life:

A Guide For Older Drivers and Their Families Need information to cope with the driving challenges of older persons and help identifying when its time to put the keys to the car away? Check out this pamphlet published by the Michigan Secretary of State. www.michigan.gov/sos

Vicki Griffin

124 E. Fourth Street Rochester, MI 48307 (248) 651‐9872 Tues‐Fri: 9 a.m. ‐ 6 p.m. Sat: 8 a.m. ‐ 2 p.m.

AA of Oakland County

(248) 332-3521 www.aa-semi.org Will provide meeting locations in the area. AlAnon/AlaTeen Central Oakland County

c/o Meridian Health Services, 2nd Floor 1255 N. Oakland Blvd., Waterford Twp. 48327 (248) 706-1020 www.oaklandafg.org Log on for meetings, locations and times. Assistance League of Southeastern Michigan

PO Box 80932, Rochester 48308 Store (248) 656-0414 • www.semich.assistanceleague.org Operates the store Resale Connection at 204 S. Main St. in Rochester. Open Tuesday-Saturday Avondale Youth Assistance

1435 W. Auburn, Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 852-3716 www.avondaleschools.org Counseling for students and families. Common Ground

1410 S. Telegraph Rd., Bloomfield Hills 48302 (248) 456-8150 (administration), 24 Hour Crisis Line (800) 231-1127 www.commongroundhelps.org Six locations provide mental health counseling, outreach, crisis and support services and residential facilities. Community Foundation of Greater Rochester

303 East St., P.O. Box 80431, Rochester 48308 (248) 608-2804 www.cfound.org Funds “Blessing in the Backpack” program for all school children Crossroads Pregnancy Center

3205 South Blvd., Auburn Hills 48326 (248) 293-0070 • www.crossroadscarecenter.org Food Pantry

@ First Congregation Church, 1315 Pine St., Rochester 48307 (248) 651-5836, Food Pantry (248) 656-4904 • www.ranh.org Operated thru the Neighborhood House; Log on for eligibility requirements. Haven

24 Hour Crisis Line (248) 334-1274 • General info (248) 334-1284 www.haven-oakland.org Oakland County domestic violence and sexual assault counseling center Leader Dogs for the Blind

1039 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 651 -9011 www.leaderdog.org Lighthouse of Oakland County

46156 Woodward Ave., Pontiac 48342 (248) 920-6000 www.lighthousemi.org For those families moving from crisis to self-sufficiency.

Brian McCurdy

Financial Professional

720-988-8952

brian.mccurdy@wealthwave.com wealthwave.com/brianmccurdy 410 Evelyn Lane #101, Rochester Hills, MI 48307

Oakland Family Services

114 Orchard Lake Road, Pontiac 48341 (248) 858-7766 www.oaklandfamilyservices.org Rainbow Connection

621 W. University, Rochester 48307 (248) 601-9474 www.rainbowconnection.org Rochester Area Neighborhood House

1720 S. Livernois, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-5836 www.ranh.org Helps those in need or in crisis with a variety of support services Rochester Area Youth Assistance

3200 W. Tienken, Rochester Hills 48306 (248) 656-3558 www.raya-mi.org Professional counseling and caseworkers for children ages 5-16 and their families. Rochester Auburn Hills Community Coalition

P.O. Box 80304, Rochester 48308 (248) 396-0508 www.rahcc.org Promotes drug abuse prevention. SCAMP

(248) 656-8308 www.rararecreation.org Summer camp for those with mental or physical disabilities. Log on to the Rochester Avon Recreation Authority website for full list of activities. Sober Support Unit @ Resource and Crisis Center 1200 N. Telegraph Bldg. 32 East, Pontiac 48341 (248) 464-6363 www.oaklandchn.org Program for substance abusers. Teacher’s Pet

(248) 840-5107 • www.teacherspetmi.org Dogs and Kids learning together United Way of Southeastern Michigan

3011 W Grand Blvd., Ste. 500, Detroit 48202 (313) 226-9200 • www.unitedwaysem.org

Community Centers

Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

333 North Hill Circle, Rochester 48307 (248) 656-0999 www.dinosaurhill.org This interpretive nature center offers various programs and events for the Rochester community, including Daffodils for Dinosaurs, Heritage Days, and community gardens. Older Persons' Commission (OPC)

650 Letica, Rochester 48307 (248) 656-1403 www.opcseniorcenter.org Offers a variety of programs and recreational amenities for persons 50+ years of age and many special events open to the public.

Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA)

407 Pine St., Rochester 48307 (248) 651-4110 • www.pccart.org Non-profit art center offers classes, lectures, community outreach,art gallery and gift shop. Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900 www.rhpl.org Computers and meeting rooms available.

Rochester Community House

816 Ludlow, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-0622 www.rochestercommhouse.org Gathering place for many clubs and organizations. Offers classes and specialized events throughout the year.

29100 Northwestern Highway, Ste. 400, Southfield, 48034 (800) 852-7795 www.aaa1b.com BBB Serving Eastern Michigan

20300 W. 12 Mile, Ste. 202, Southfield 48076 (248) 223-9400 www.bbb.org/detroit Michigan State University Extension - Oakland County

(248) 858-0880 www.oakgov.com/msu Oakland County

1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, 48341 (248) 858-1000 www.oakgov.com Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce

71 Walnut St., Ste. 110, Rochester 48307 (248) 651-6700 www.rrc-mi.com

Libraries

Oakland Talking Book Service

Rochester Hills Public Library (248) 650-7150, www.otbs.rhpl.org Free service that loans talking books, magazines, large print books, Braille materials, and book players. Applications may be made in person or online. Rochester Hills Public Library

500 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-2900 www.rhpl.org Bookmobile services, book carts at extended care facilities and a mini-branch at the Older Persons Commissions. Orion Township Public Library

825 Joslyn Rd., Lake Orion 48362 (248) 693-3000 www.orionlibrary.org Romeo District Library

www.romeodistrictlibrary.org • Graubner Branch 65821 VanDyke, Washington 48095 (586) 752-0603 • Kezar Branch 107 Church St, Romeo 48065 (586) 752-2583

Did you know?

Rochester Hills Public Library Innovation Items Collection has a great selection of items you can borrow. They include air quality detector, airbrush cake decorating kit, beginner guitar, bike repair kit, bongos, cameras, drill, leaf blower, staple gun, metal detector, moving kit, night vision goggles, paper shredder, keyboard, rock tumbler kit, stud finder, video projector, walkie-talkies and much more! Interested yet? Log on to www.rhpl.org and browse by item or category.

Local Public Access Television

CMNtv (Channel 18 on Comcast and WOW) 1230 Souter Blvd., Troy 48083 (248) 589-7778 www.cmntv.org Features high tech studios, live local events, classes and government access for local Council and Board of Trustee Meetings (log on for channels). Note: Many events are streamed live or are available to view online at www.cmntv.org/watch. RHTV (Rochester Hills Television) (248) 656-4715 www.rochesterhills.org A division of the mayors office. YouTube TV and city council meetings carried on WOW-Channel 10, Comcast Channel 20, and AT&T Channel 99. City Hall tours available through this office as well.

RECYCLING / GREEN INFORMATION

Oakland Township

www.oaklandtownship.org Click on “Community Info”, then “Environmental Information.” Residents of the Township will be mailed a postcard that may be used to access drop-off recycling at Eagle Valley Landfill on Silverbell Rd. Questions? Call (248) 391-0990 Rochester

www.ci.rochester.mi.us Click on “community” then scroll down to “Sustainable Rochester” for updated presentation and plans. Rochester “City Beautiful” Commission “Green City” Sub-Committee

www.rochestermi.org Includes information and applications for the community garden. Rochester Hills www.rochesterhills.org Click on "Residents" then “Guide to Neighborhood Living’ for information regarding the Community Garden, Green Spaces, Recycling and Water Conservation. The City of Rochester has a mandatory recycling program providing bins to all residents. Call GFL Environmental (844) 464-3587 with questions or bin needs. Rochester Hills has curbside recycling and participates in the Recycling Bank program, which offers point rewards. Call (888) 727-2978 or log on to www.recyclebank.com for more info. North Oakland Household Hazardous Waste Consortium (NOHAZ)

(248) 858-5656 www.oakgov.com

Rochester and Oakland Twp. are part of this program. Log on to see the collection events and schedule. NOTE: There is a $10.00 fee, per event, for Oakland Twp and the City of Rochester residents may pick up a free voucher at City Hall. Dinosaur Hill Nature Preserve

333 North Hill Circle, Rochester 48307 (248) 656-0999 www.dinosaurhill.org

Educational corporation fundraisers, supports, develops and maintains the preserve. 16-acres are the setting for many classes and programs. Clinton River Watershed Council Michigan Green Schools

michigangreenschools.us Log on for local contacts. Michigan State University Extension Office

1200 N. Telegraph Rd., Dept. 416, Pontiac, 48341 (248) 858-0880 www.oakgov.com/msu Michigan Recycling Coalition

(517) 974-3672 www.michiganrecycles.org Provides helpful information, links and guides. North Oakland Headwaters Land Conservancy

P.O. Box 285, Clarkston, 48347 (248) 795-2808 www.nohlc.org Paint Creek Trail

Mailing: 4393 Collins Rd., Rochester 48306 (248) 651-9260 www.paintcreektrail.org Six Rivers Land Conservancy

4480 Orion Rd, Rochester 48306 (248) 601-2816 www.sixriverslc.org SOCRRA - Troy Station

995 Coolidge, Troy 48084 (248) 288-5150 www.socrra.org

Post Office Locations: (800) ASK-USPS (275-8777) www.usps.com • 511 Old Towne Rd., Rochester 48308 • 2632 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 Federal Express (Fed Ex) (800) 463-3339 www.fedex.com Shipping Centers • Classic Shipping (Village of Rochester Hills) 3128 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills 48309, (248) 375-3388 Fed Ex Office Print and Ship Center • 133 S. Main St., Rochester 48307, (248) 651-2679 • 2500 S. Adams (Inside Walmart), Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 270-9448 • 2785 University, Auburn Hills 48326, (248) 377-2222 • 4193 Baldwin, Auburn Hills, 48326, (248) 253-0719 United Parcel Service (UPS) Toll Free (800) PICK-UPS (7425877) www.ups.com Store Locations: • Classic Shipping, 3128 Walton Blvd., Rochester Hills 48309 (248) 375-3388 • 145 South Livernois, Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 656-2106 • 2956 S. Rochester Rd., Rochester Hills 48307 (248) 289-6620 Log on to the website to find information about drop boxes and smaller annex locations.

Pet Information and Critter Control

The State of Michigan requires all dogs must be licensed by four months of age. Verification of updated rabies vaccine and sterilization, if applicable, must be presented. Dog and cat licenses may be purchased at or online through the Oakland County Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Center, 1200 N. Telegraph, Bldg. 42E, Pontiac, (248) 858-1070 and Animal Control (248) 858-1090. www.oakgov.com Detroit News www.detroitnews.com Detroit Free Press www.freep.com

You can subscribe to either paper by calling (800) 395-3300 Crain’s Detroit Business Magazine (877) 824-9374

www.crainsdetroit.com Oakland Press (248) 745-4700 www.theoaklandpress.com Rochester Post (586) 498-8000 www.candgnews.com

Oakland County Parks are Dog Friendly!

Lyon Oaks, Orion Oaks and Red Oaks County Parks offer acres of OFF LEASH dog heaven, including trails, picnic shelter, drinking water, field area and beaches for dog swimming only. They even have modern restrooms for people use only. Sections of each park are open on a rotating basis. For more information and to view maps of the parks online log on to www.oakgov.com

The City of Rochester requires cats and dogs to be licensed by March 1st. There’s an additional late fee unless you are a new resident. A park permit is required for dogs to enter city parks. For purchases and information visit www.rochestermi.org or call the Clerks office at (248) 733-3700. Lost pet owners call the police department at (248) 651-9621.

Rochester Hills requires that dogs of new residents be licensed within 30 days. Licenses are valid January 1 – December 31. Licenses not renewed by June 1 have a fee increase unless a new resident. Contact the City Treasurer at (248) 841-2581. Oakland Township requires that dogs of new residents be licensed within 30 days. If renewing, it must be purchased by June 1st of the following year. Contact the Treasurers office at 651-4440. Note: dogs must be on a six foot leash in parks at all times. Animal Xtractors

(248) 678-9931 www.animalxtractors.com Critter Catchers

(248) 432-2712 • www.crittercatchersinc.com Licensed company has a trapping program, bat and mice control, can install chimney caps and TAP pest control insulation Rochester Hills Wildlife Removal

(248) 829-6291• www.rochester-wildlife-removal.business.site Michigan Humane Society

Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care 3600 W. Auburn Rd., Rochester Hills 48309, (866) MHUMANE www.michiganhumane.org Performs adoption, cruelty investigations and emergency rescue and provides wildlife information.

Area Agency on Aging 1-B

29100 Northwestern Highway, Ste. 400, Southfield 48034 (800) 852-7795 www.aaa1b.org Comprehensive organization that helps with advocacy, Medicare and Medicaid issues, care giving, respite, driving program, meals on wheels and more.

Oakland County Health Department

(248) 858-1280, www.oakgov.com This website offers a guide to older adults who need help with housing, health and medical or legal issues and can connect to all the local senior centers, medicare and social security offices. Older Persons' Commission (OPC)

650 Letica Dr., Rochester 48307 (248) 656-1403 www.opcseniorcenter.org This community treasure offers classes, activities, sports facilities, travel opportunities, adult day services, hot weekday lunches, a mini library branch, cafe and gift shop.Open to all residents 50+ years of age in Oakland Township,Rochester and Rochester Hills. Log on to the OPC website for details. Transportation for 60+ or disabled (248) 652-4780 and Meals on Wheels (248) 608-0264. Rochester Hills Public Library

(248) 650-7150, www.rhpl.org The library provides numerous services for seniors including large print books, mail services and specialized materials for many other needs. Social Security Administration

1280 Pontiac Rd., Pontiac 48340 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 9:00AM – 4:00 PM, Wednesday 9:00AM - 12:00PM (866) 299-3777, www.ssa.gov SAVE Task Force

Adult Protection Services (855) 444-3911, www.oakgov.com Utilities

Consumers Energy

(800) 477-5050 www.consumersenergy.com DTE Energy

(800) 477-4747 GAS LEAKS (800) 947-5000, www.dteenergy.com Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA)

(313) 267-6000 EMERGENCIES (844) 455-GLWA Information www.glwater.org Rochester Department of Public Works

(248) 651-5165 rochestermi.org Oakland County Environmental Health Department

Well & Septic Permits (248) 858-1280, www.oakgov.com 4646 John Rd., Detroit, MI 48201 (313) 576-1000 www.detroit.va.gov Oakland County Services Pontiac Office, (248) 858-0785

Troy, (248) 655-1250 www.oakgov.com/veterans Oakland University

Veterans Certification Office (in Office of the Registrar) (248) 370-4010 Support Services (248) 370-2010 www.oakland.edu/veterans Offers support services and priority registration for students. U.S. Veterans Office - Detroit Regional Office (800) 827-1000 benefits.va.gov/detroit Voters Registration (and Election Results)

You can register to vote and find out election results at their city or township offices, secretary of state offices and the Oakland County Clerks Office. For secretary of state offices see listing under Driver License, Auto Registration And License Plates And State Park Recreation Passports information above or access online at www.Michigan.gov/sos Zip Codes

Rochester, Rochester Hills and Oakland Township have the following zip codes: 48306, 48307, 48308, 48309, and 48363. The 48308 zip code is for post offices boxes only.

Vital Records, Property and Land

The Oakland County Clerks Office records birth, death and marriage certificates that occur in Oakland County. Copies are available through this office. The Clerk also supplies marriage licenses, notary public and passport applications and concealed weapons permits. If you have any questions log on to www.oakgov.com/clerkrod Vital Records: (248) 858-0571 Deeds and Mortgages Office: (248) 858-0606

The City of Rochester Hills can process applications for certified copies of birth and death certificates occurring within the city. Call the Clerks office at (248) 656-4630. www.rochesterhills.org

Shared Office Space

Affordable, More Infrastructure and Friends!

The Main Space 222 S Main St. Rochester 48307 (248) 770-6259 www.themain.space

Seven Co 888 W. Big Beaver Troy 48084 (248) 301-0010 www.sevenco.co HubWorx 360 360 E Maple, Ste. A Troy 48083 (248) 800-6391 www.hubworx360.com

Regus (888) 204-3790 www.regus.com • Stoneridge Office Park 41000 Woodward Ave.

Bloomfield Hills 48304 • Columbia Center 101 W. Big Beaver

Troy48084 • The Ford Building 135 N. Old Woodward

Birmingham 48009

Amtrak Train and Bus Service (800) 872-7245 www.amtrak.com Train stations are located in Ann Arbor, Dearborn, Detroit, Flint, AmeriCenters Executive Office Network www.Americenters.com Lapeer, Pontiac, Royal Oak and Troy. Passports Rochester Post Office at 511 Olde • AmeriCenter of Bloomfield Towne Road processes passport 7 W Square Lake Rd applications. An appointment is required

Bloomfield Hills 48302 and a passport photo can be taken (248) 452-5680 here as well. Call (248)  601-1011. • AmeriCenter of Troy City of Rochester Hills offers passport 200 E Big Beaver acceptance services. Call the hotline at

Troy 48083 (248) 524-4888 (248) 841-2469. www.rochesterhills.org More locatons including Expedited processing and foreign visas Southfield, Livonia, Novi can be obtained by appointment at: The Detroit Passport Agency 211 W. Fort St., Detroit 48226 877-487-2778 For further information log on to the U.S. Department of State website at www.travel.state.gov

AIRPORTS/AIRLINES

Bishop International Airport (FNT) 3425 W. Bristol Rd.• Flint (810) 235-6560 • www.bishopairport.org Conveniently located off I-75 and I-69, with five airlines, numerous non-stopflights, free Wi-Fi, business center, lounge, restaurant and bar, gift shop.

AIRLINE RESERVATIONS WEBSITE Allegiant (702) 505-8888 www.allegiant.com American Airlines (800) 433-7300 www.aa.com Delta (800) 221-1212 www.delta.com United (800) 864-8331 www.united.com Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) 6500 Highland Rd. • Waterford • (248) 666-3900 • www.oakgov.com Nation’s 12th busiest general aviation airport accommodating air trafficin Michigan. Corporate, private, air cargo. Detroit/Wayne County Metropolitan Airport (Identifier: DTW) Located off I-94 at Exit 198 or off I-275 at Eureka Rd. www.metroairport.com Call (734) AIRPORT for General Information (734) 942-3126 Lost & Found Information (800) 642-1978 24 Hour Parking Hotline

Transportation Serving Airport

Smart Bus Service

www.smartbus.org Detroit Metro Airport Terminal Guide

McNamara Terminal

AIRLINE RESERVATIONS WEBSITE Air France 800-237-2747 www.airfrance.com Delta 800-221-1212 www.delta.com Warren Cleage Evans Terminal

AIRLINE RESERVATIONS WEBSITE Air Canada 888-247-2262 www.aircanada.ca Alaska Air 800-252-7522 www.alaskaair.com American 800-433-7300 www.aa.com Frontier 801-401-9000 www.frontierairline.com Jet Blue 800-538-2583 www.jetblue.com Lufthansa 800-645-3880 www.lufthansa.com Royal Jordanian 212-949-0050 www.rja.com Southwest 800-435-9792 www.southwest.com Spirit 855-728-3555 www.spirit.com United 800-864-8331 www.united.com

Luxury Sedan and Taxi Service

Metro CARS (800) 456-1701 Metro CAB (734) 997-6500

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