Oakland County

The McLaren Brooksie Way Unveils 2019 Logo, Awards Minigrants, Reveals Charity Partners

The McLaren Brooksie Way is off and running as festivities began today for the 12th staging of the popular half marathon and its family of races. Officials from McLaren, the...

Patterson Appoints Shortley Corporation Counsel

County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has appointed Joellen Shortley corporation counsel for Oakland County. Shortley, the second woman to oversee Oakland County’s civil law matters, replaces Keith Lerminiaux who...

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson Proclaims April ‘Fair Housing Month’

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson has proclaimed April as Fair Housing Month in recognition of the 51st anniversary of the signing of the Federal Fair Housing Law under...

Detroit Institute of Arts’ Popular Inside|Out Program Celebrates 10 Years

The Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) has announced the communities participating in the 10th Annual Inside|Out program, which brings high-quality reproductions from the DIA’s collection to outdoor venues throughout...

Local Real Estate Firm Launches Scholarship Program Aimed at Social Entrepreneurship

Oakland County-based real estate firm, Stewart Team, recently announced a scholarship program in partnership with Rochester College aimed to help students majoring in social entrepreneurship. “Giving back to our community...

Royal Oak’s First Panera Bread Coming to Woodward Corners

Excerpt: A coffeehouse with a massive indoor playground in downtown Royal Oak, a new Panera Bread on Woodward Avenue and a dessert shop in Ferndale that sells a 16-layer...

MI Smart Factory Tours Expose Talent to High-Tech Advanced Manufacturing

Excerpt: It was such a good idea that they wondered why they hadn’t thought of it before. Of course, with all that Automation Alley does to promote Michigan as a hub for...

Ascension Michigan to Get $3.6 Million from Wilson Foundation to Train, Retain Caregivers

Excerpt: The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation is putting $15 million behind a three-year pilot aimed at better supporting and retaining entry-level caregivers at health systems in Southeast Michigan,...

Growing Together: Johnstone Supply Relies on Oakland County’s Loan Experts

Johnstone Supply Eastern Michigan and Northern Ohio Group is an HVACR company that sells anything relating to commercial furnace, air conditioning and refrigeration. The Johnstone Supply Inc. cooperative has been around...

Judson Center to Bring Autism to Light During Month of April

Judson Center, a multi-county human service agency providing autism programs, behavioral health services, child and family services including foster care and adoption in tandem with its affiliate, Child Safe...