Youth Council Hosts Cultural Togetherness Event
Teens create event to celebrate food and entertainment across the globe
Rochester Hills, MI- The Rochester Hills Youth Council will be celebrating a Cultural Togetherness Fair on Saturday May 21 from 2pm to 5pm at Rochester Adams High School.
The purpose of the diverse event is to celebrate, recognize, and educate others about the many cultures in our community along with offering authentic food and entertainment for all to enjoy. Free food will be provided by a number of restaurants and cultural organizations within the Oakland County area, including Srodek’s Campau Quality Sausage, Sushi Kafe, Lino’s North, and Shish Palace.
“We planned this event with the hopes of providing information about the cultures represented in our community. We are so excited to celebrate these cultures, eat delicious food, and watch amazing performers,” states Youth Council Member Ryan Barrett.
Guests will enjoy a variety of performances such as Polish Halka Dancers, the Motor City Irish Dancers, Argentine Tango Detroit and more.
“I am so proud of the way our young leaders have stepped up to create this community event,” states City Council President Ryan Deel. “I encourage everyone to stop by and enjoy this opportunity to connect with the many cultures across the globe that call Rochester Hills home.”
Rochester Adams High School is located at 3200 W Tienken Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48306. Admission is free but registration is required. The Youth Council will also be accepting donations for the Ukraine Crisis Fund. To sign up, visit rochesterhills.org/youthcouncil
The Rochester Hills Youth Council is a group of 15 students that represent each City Council district and are in grades 9th - 12th. Youth members serve for one year terms with the opportunity for reappointment. Terms run concurrent with the school year: September 1 through August 31. Those who would like to apply must live in Rochester Hills and be enrolled in high school for the 2022-2023 school year to be eligible.
To apply, students can fill out their applications at rochesterhills.org/youthcouncil. The deadline to submit an application will be Friday, May 20th, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. For additional information, please contact Youth Council Liaison Katie Casey at email@example.com
About Rochester Hills
Established in 1984, the City of Rochester Hills is a prosperous community offering residents and businesses superior services. Voted one of the top places to live by several sources including CNNMoney magazine, Rochester Hills is committed to sustaining its position among the nation’s preeminent places to live, work and raise a family. Through the city’s focus on health, education, and technology; the community continues to attract forward-thinking leaders and businesses.
May 18, 2022, City of Rochester Hills and Rochester.Life Staff