News & Notes - 9/6/23 Royal Oak Review

Royal Oak Review | Published September 7, 2023

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Quilt guild seeks members
CLAWSON — CAMEO Quilters is recruiting new members. The quilt guild has been active in Oakland County since 1994 and is currently planning its 2023/24 program year.

CAMEO stands for “Come And Meet Each Other,” and focuses on themes of friendship, learning and creativity.

There are monthly meetings featuring local and national speakers, lectures and displays, demonstrations of quilting techniques, retreats and workshops. The group also sews quilts for local charities.

All ages and experience levels are welcome. The group meets on the third Thursday of the month, September through June, at 7 p.m. at Clawson United Methodist Church, located at 205 N. Main St. in Clawson. This month’s meeting is Sept. 21.

For more information, including a program schedule and membership application, visit or email


Resident wins award
ROYAL OAK — Royal Oak resident Reilly Fitzpatrick was one of the 13 Oakland County residents who received an Achievement Award from Oakland Community Health Network during its 2023 “Your Voice, Your Value” conference.

According to a news release, the achievement awards recognize “the successes and accomplishments of individuals who receive public mental health services, including those with an intellectual/developmental disability, mental health challenge, or substance use disorder.”

Fitzpatrick received the Stigma Buster award, which honors “someone who uses creative and innovative ways to educate others about stigma and reducing stigma regarding developmental disabilities, mental illness, or substance use disorders.”