Royal Oak Inter-Club Council

The Royal Oak Inter-Club Council is a community coalition of volunteer and professional service groups, whose autonomy and diversity are recognized.  The purpose of this organization is to provide regular communication among members through a forum for the exchange of ideas and information.


Member Events and Member Information tabs are located at the upper left side of this page.




CULTURAL: Royal Oak Symphony Orchestra; Royal Oak Musicale; Greater Detroit Chapter of the Barbershop Harmony Society; Royal Oak Arts Council

EDUCATION: Royal Oak Schools; Royal Oak Schools Foundation; Royal Oak PTA Council

GOVERNMENT: Royal Oak Democratic Club; State Representative Jim Ellison

HISTORY: Royal Oak Historical Society; Royal Oak Historical Commission

NATURE: Royal Oak Nature Society; Royal Oak Garden Club

SUPPORT:  Common Ground Sanctuary; National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI); Mind Over Matter (MOM); South Oakland Citizens for the Homeless (SOCH); 

YOUTH: Blessings in a Backpack; Metro Detroit Youth Clubs-Jack & Patti Salter Club; Rotary Club of Royal Oak; Royal Oak Optimist Club; Teen Clean Closet; Royal Oak Youth Assistance

OTHERS:  Hour Exchange Timebank (community exchange system); Royal Oak Lions Club (services humanitarian needs); Royal Oak Woman’s Club (dedicated to community improvement); Salvation Army of Royal Oak (helps to meet human needs); Ezra Parker Chapter NSDAR (promotes patriotism & historical preservation); MK Blanket Wraps (teaches homeless how to sew); Friends of the Royal Oak Library (assists library in getting funds for special programs, materials & equipment); Royal Oak Chamber of Commerce (encourages everyone in the community to focus local) ; South Oakland YMCA (provides programs focusing on youth development, healthy living & social responsibility).

For more information about any of these groups, please check out our Inter-Club Directory (Directory tab at upper left side of this page) .

Royal Oak Inter-Club Council members can have their event information added to this website by sending an email to  Be sure to include the name & date of the event.  If you want, you can also include a short description of the event.  If you have a flyer that you want posted, you can send it to us as an attachment (PDF preferred).  

Interclub Meeting photo

The Royal Oak Inter Club Council meets on the second Friday of the month at noon from September through November and January through June. If you choose to eat lunch with us, the cost is $8 and you must RSVP in advance to   Check Council Meeting Calendar tab (upper left) for meeting dates and locations.

Get in Touch


Tammy Ristau (President) 

Join Us: Any Royal Oak civic or service organization whose stated purpose is to promote the welfare of the Royal Oak community may become a member of the Royal Oak Inter-Club Council. 

Contact us at if you are interested in joining the Inter-Club.   We will send you a membership form to fill out electronically.  

Membership year begins on July 1 and ends on June 30 of the following year.  Dues are $15 per year.    

You may also want to check us out on Facebook.