Hans Spata talks about the history of Pickleball, a sport he enjoys at the Rochester OPC Senior Center and in the Michigan Senior Olympics. Pickleball is widely described as the fastest-growing sport in the nation. Recorded at the OPC on February 19, 2010. Recorded by Mary Cox. Run time 6:22. listen now
Posted on 07/30/2010
Dave McNamara was employed by Oakland University in the 1970s when he met his future wife; they later married at St. John Fisher Chapel. In this oral history, he shares his enthusiasm for playing Pickleball at the OPC Senior Center. Recorded at the OPC Senior Center on February 19, 2010, by Rebecca Rivard. Run time 4:22. listen now
Posted on 12/09/2010
Marye Miller, director of the Older Persons Commission Senior Center, reflects on her years building and leading one of the nation's premier senior community centers. Miller's work in the community meeting the needs of older adults is particularly meaningful at this moment in history, as the Baby Boomer generation enters the 65+ age bracket.
Recorded at the OPC Senior Center by Cornelia Pokrzywa in August 2010. Run time 39:53. listen now
Posted on 01/04/2011
/ People Kelly Delta, Borden Earl, White Cathy, Rewold Roy