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  • BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., April 2, 2012 – Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based The Roeper School (Roeper), a co-educational day school for gifted children, will hold its annual fundraiser for financial aid on Saturday, April 14, 2012 at 5:30 p.m. Kat Phillips and Rich Pirrotta of Rochester, Mich. will serve as auction chairs for MOSAIC, The Auction For Roeper.  Roeper Interim Head of School Phillip Deely made the announcement.

    The 2012 “Fruit of the Vine” themed event will benefit Roeper’s Mariann Hoag Financial Aid Program, enabling resource-challenged, but otherwise qualified students, to experience the benefits of a Roeper education.  The MOSAIC event will be held at a private club in Detroit and will feature a silent auction, dinner, live auction and afterglow event.

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  • BLOOMFIELD HILLS, Mich., March 20, 2012 – Bloomfield Hills, Mich.-based The Roeper School, a co-educational day school for gifted children, will host guest speaker Peggy McIntosh, the founder of the National SEED Project, on Tuesday, March 27, 2012. McIntosh will lead a discussion based on her speech entitled, “Beyond Blame, Shame and Guilt: The Surprisingly Gratifying Journey of Using Privilege to Weaken Privilege Systems.” Roeper Interim Head of School Phillip Deely made the announcement.

    The free event, which is open to the public, begins at 7 p.m. in the school’s Community Center Multipurpose Room, located at 41190 Woodward Ave. in Bloomfield Hills. McIntosh will discuss the concepts of equality and diversity, while conducting interactive exercises to give attendees the opportunity to compare their current unearned advantages and disadvantages in their lives.

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