Auburn Hills

Flagstar Bank Grant To Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac Creates ‘Pontiac Restaurant Brigade’ and Gives Life to Businesses And Free Meals To Hospital Workers

A $20,000 grant from Flagstar Bank to Main Street Oakland County and Downtown Pontiac helped seven Pontiac restaurants create the “Pontiac Restaurant Brigade” and deliver 1,440 free meals to...

Main Street Oakland County Crowdfunding Tops $45K

A Main Street Oakland County crowdfunding campaign to support downtown small businesses struggling because of the coronavirus pandemic has raised more than $45,000.The countywide campaign is the first of...

Auburn Hills’ FCA Offering Online Car Shopping in Face of COVID-19

FCA dealers and websites are offering online shopping for new cars due to COVID-19. Images courtesy of Jeep More than one-third of dealers that are part of Auburn Hills-based FCA...

Oakland Ranks Third on List of Safest College Campuses in America

Excerpt: Oakland University is the third-safest college campus in the nation, and the safest in Michigan, according to a new study by YourLocalSecurity.com. The rankings are based on several factors,...

‘Unprecedented, Scary Time’: OUWB Social Worker Offers Tips on How to Cope with COVID-19

Excerpt: Before COVID-19, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine social worker Janae Kinn, LMSW, was busy helping students manage their respective journeys through medical school.After COVID-19 — aka a period...

Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County Award ‘Spirit of Main Street’ Micro Business Grants

Three area restaurants were awarded “Spirit of Main Street” micro business grants from Genisys Credit Union and Main Street Oakland County.The awards, announced today by Oakland County Executive David...

Oakland Launches Grizzly Engagement, Action and Thoughtfulness (GrEAT) Recognition Award

Excerpt: Expanding Oakland University’s ongoing efforts to be The University of Choice for both current and prospective faculty and staff members, campus leaders have partnered with the Oakland University Credit Union and CARROT Wellness to...

Psychology Major Balances Academics with Caring for COVID-19 Patients

Excerpt: For the past four years, OU student Rose Hazem has worked as a nursing assistant in the cardiac progressive care unit at Beaumont Hospital, Troy. But these days,...

Six More Manufacturers Receive Oakland County ‘Saving Business, Saving Lives’ Grants

Six Oakland County manufacturers will share more than $344,000 in “Saving Business, Saving Lives” grants to make desperately needed personal protective equipment and ventilator components used in the fight...

COVID Response: ‘Saving Lives’

As Oakland County residents sheltered in place one recent Thursday during the COVID-19 crisis, four Sysco semitrucks lined up outside a warehouse at Oakland University, each filled to capacity...