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Friends of the Paint Creek Trail
Wine Tasting 2015 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kristen   
Thursday, 09 July 2015 13:05

Join us for our 4th Annual Wine Tasting Evening on Thursday, October 22, 2015

7:00pm - 10:00pm

Fieldstone Winery, 223 S. Main, Rochester, MI  48307

Tickets are $25 each and include 8 wine pours, and hors d'oeuvres.  We'll also have a 50/50 raffle throughout

the evening.  Advance Ticket Sales only. Please join us!


Last Updated on Thursday, 09 July 2015 13:24


Looking for a fun way to support the Paint Creek Trail?  Buy a Lobster!  The Rochester Junior Woman's Club is having their 17th Annual Lobster Boil on Saturday, September 26, 2015.  Ordering is easy! Download our order form and mail it by September 11, 2015. Don't like Lobster?  You can still donate funds that will help support us.  

17th Annual Lobster Boil Order Form 



Motor City Bike & Brew Tours: Cruisin' for the Trails - Charity Bike Ride Raises $3,100 for the Friends of the Paint Creek Trail!


(pictured from left to right: Jim VanDoorn, President of Friends of the Paint Creek Trail, Brian Popelier, "Beer Ranger" with New Belgium Brewing, Jason Peltier, "Beer Dude on Duty" at Clubhouse BFD and Steve Johnson, President of Motor City Bike & Brew Tours. Photo credit: Chris Gray)


On May 2nd, the Motor City Brew Tours held their "Cruisin' for the Trails" event on the Paint Creek Trail and raised $3,100 for trail improvements. Three hundred and fifty participants rode from Clubhouse BFD in Rochester Hills to the Paint Creek Cider Mill in Oakland Township, where they were greeted with a free can of New Belgium Beer and donuts from the Paint Creek Cider Mill. As part of the event festivities, New Belgium Brewing donated a Fat Tire Bicycle for a raffle that raised $900. Steve Johnson, President of Motor City Bike & Brew Tours was thrilled with the turnout. "Motor City Brew Tours would like to thank everyone who came out to support the rail-trails in Oakland County. We appreciated all of the riders, volunteers and sponsors who made this charity bike event such an amazing success. We look forward to bringing an even better event experience in 2016. Special thanks goes to New Belgium Brewing, Clubhouse BFD, Main Street Bicycles and the Paint Creek Cider Mill for making it a wonderful day to be on a bike!"

On June 24, 2015, Johnson presented a check for $2,200 to Jim Van Doorn, President of Friends of the Paint Creek Trail. "We greatly appreciate the continued support of the Motor City Brew Tours in helping us achieve our goal of enhancing the Paint Creek Trail for thousands of users annually. We have many plans for improving the trail including more bike fix-it stations and developing a new educational side path," said Van Doorn. 




10th Annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Bridge Walk & Run

Monday, September 7, 2015

Event Start: 9:00 am
Rochester Municipal Park – Kiwanis Pavilion  

Join us for our popular annual Paint Creek Trail Labor Day Virtual Bridge Walk!

Mark your calendars for our 10th annual Labor Day Bridge Walk and Run - Monday, September 7, 2015.   Two Options:

  • 2 mile walk, utilizing the Paint Creek Trail to Tienken and back
  • 10K run, utilizing the Paint Creek Trail to Silver Bell and back

As always, this is a free family event; however, this year we are asking for a suggested tax-deductible donation of $5 per family, to Friends of the Paint Creek Trail for the Tienken Educational Pathway Project. And don't forget - We'll have fudge for everyone!