October 15, 2018
By Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press
In November’s topsy-turvey midterm election, a “blue wave” of liberal voters could unseat some Republicans, even in traditional GOP strongholds like Oakland County.
That’s the hope of a group of mostly women based in Bloomfield Township, called Fems for Dems. Their goal is to engineer upsets for Democrats in numerous political districts held by Republicans – a feat called “flipping” a seat -- for offices from county commissioner all the way up to U.S. Congress.
Founded in 2016 by self-confessed political neophyte Lori Goldman, the group boasts 1,000 activists and draws 20 to 70 volunteers each Wednesday night at Goldman’s house for “phone banking." They pick four to five races each time and make mass calls to voters in those districts, imploring them to study the issues and to vote, and of course to consider supporting the Democrat, Goldman said. "We work with the intention that every race can be flipped to a Democrat," Goldman said.Read more
October 09, 2018
With podcast hosts Matt Roush & Mike Brennan
Rosemary Bayer, Chief Inspiration Officer at ardentCause, also is a candidate for Michigan Senate in District 12. She joins M2 Techcast to describe what she’ll do for Michigan technology should she win in November.
Click here to listen to the podcast > https://soundcloud.com/internet-advisor-755109612/m2-techcast-episode-144-rosemary-bayer-ardentcause
October 01, 2018
By Jonathan Oosting, The Detroit News
Former President Barack Obama on Monday officially endorsed fellow Democrat Gretchen Whitmer for Michigan governor in her race against Republican Bill Schuette, who is backed by President Donald Trump.
Obama’s office also announced support for several U.S. House and legislative hopefuls in Michigan, including 8th Congressional District candidate Elissa Slotkin and 11th Congressional District candidate Haley Stevens.
“The Democratic Party has always made the biggest difference in the lives of the American people when we lead with conviction, principle, and bold, new ideas,” Obama said in a statement. “Our incredible array of candidates up and down the ticket, all across the country, make up a movement of citizens who are younger, more diverse, more female than ever before,”Read more
October 01, 2018
Mike Brennan, Editor & Publisher of MiTechNews.com
Before Rosemary Bayer was a candidate for Michigan State Senate, she was already a seasoned technologist, IT engineer, small business co-owner, and valued leader at several large tech companies, as well as the one of the co-founders for the Michigan Council of Women in Technology.Read more
September 25, 2018
David Hohendorf, Publisher, Downtown Newsmagazine
Our endorsements for November election
12th State Senate District - Four-year term (Bloomfield Township)
Democrat ROSEMARY BAYER, is keenly focused on public policy in the state that needs a new direction and will not hesitate to push for that. Bayer has the necessary skills, honed through her experience in the high tech industry and business, to work with others to bring about change and is well grounded on the issues. We were impressed and voters will be too.
August 10, 2018
From Crain's Detroit Business
The world needs more women in technology fields, and these 26 women are doing their part to see that happen. Those who work closely with the Notable Women in Technology describe them as analytical, confident and collaborative. They secure networks, write code and identify new revenue opportunities, all the while inspiring young girls to consider STEM careers.
Rosemary has been selected as one of the 26! Read about her here > http://www.crainsdetroit.com/awards/rosemary-bayerRead more
July 29, 2018
By Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press
Democrats hope that the traditionally Republican-leaning 12th Senate District could flip this year because the district lines include much of the highly competitive 11th Congressional District that will be vacant because U.S. Rep. David Trott, R-Birmingham, has decided not to run for reelection.
The race has generated intense enthusiasm on the Democratic side and Rosemary Bayer, the Beverly Hills co-founder of ardentCause L3C, a technology company that serves nonprofit organizations, is hoping to capitalize on that. She is running unopposed in the primary election.Read more
June 21, 2018
By Crystal A. Proxmire, The Oakland County Times
Democrat Rosemary Bayer is running for State Senate for the 12th District. She is unopposed in the Aug.7, 2018 and will face two opponents in the Nov. 6 General Election.Read more
May 21, 2018
By Mel Corrigan, The Oakland County Times
Beverly Hills, MI – Every spring, volunteers from various Rouge communities work together to clean-up and preserve the Rouge River and its surroundings for future generations. Friends of the Rouge is a nonprofit established in 1986. That year, the first Rouge Rescue event comprised removing large quantities of trash from the river. Since then, the clean-up efforts have evolved to comprise invasive species removal, the planting of native species to stabilize stream banks, and wood debris management within the river.Read more
April 18, 2018
from The Clarkston (Michigan) News
Clarkston-area residents Terry Beltran and Emily Duthinh presented information at the Empowering Latina Workshop at the Dia De La Mujer conference, April 7, at the Kelllogg Conference Center at Michigan State University.Read more
March 29, 2018
By Natalie Broda, The Oakland Press
March is National Women’s History Month and to celebrate, The Oakland Press is looking to give voice to women across the county.Throughout the month, we’ll be asking women from different industries and walks of life to explore what it means to them to be a woman in this day and age- professionally and personally.Read more
March 21, 2018
Rosemary was a featured guest on the Bottom Line facebook Live Show with Regina Woodward and Sangeya Wiggins, celebrating Women's History Month and featuring "Women of the Future".Read more
January 19, 2018
By Kathleen Gray, Detroit Free Press
Rosemary Bayer had a good role model when, at the age of 58, she decided to get a second full-time job: running for the state Senate. “My grandpa was 75 when someone wanted to sign him up for free meal delivery,” she recalled. “He said, ‘Meals on Wheels?’ That’s a great idea. I can deliver for you on Tuesdays and Thursdays.’”Read more
December 22, 2017
Matt Roush, Managing Editor, Lawrence Technological University Magazine
Outcomes - Lawrence Tech's alumni have changed the world for the better in many ways since that first graduating class in 1933. Here area a few of the most prominent.
See the full article by clicking HERE.