Pontiac

Coulter Unveils Innovative Economic Strategy Focusing on Diversification, Workforce and Community Development

Oakland County Executive David Coulter has launched a new economic development strategy for the county. It aims to spur innovation, investment and growth through a focus on digitized manufacturing, regional collaboration, environmental sustainability and increased workforce education and training.

Oakland County Employers Encouraged To Apply For $27 Million In Training Grants As State’s Going PRO Talent Fund Reinstated

Oakland County employers who need talent can apply for a share of $27 million allocated statewide for approved training programs in 2021 under Michigan’s Going PRO Talent Fund.The fund,...

Oakland County Manufacturing Day Goes Virtual

Seven hundred students from 16 Oakland County school districts and four Oakland Schools Technical Campuses got a virtual look at what a future in a high-tech career might look...

Turning Poop into Fertilizer, Oakland County Aims to Save Money and the Earth

Excerpt: Jim Nash is proud as poop of his new $32-million maze of pipes and boilers on the outskirts of Pontiac. “This is going to revolutionize how sewage is treated," says Nash,...

Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre Building Local Performance Artist Library, $50 Stipend Available

Excerpt: Pontiac’s Little Art Theatre is looking to build an online library of Pontiac performing artists — and they’re paying a $50 stipend to those willing to join.The performance...

Main Street Oakland County Looks to the Future and Offers Downtowns a Path to Recovery from COVID-19 Pandemic

Main Street Oakland County is partnering with Main Street America to offer a free strategic recovery plan workshop for downtowns and historic commercial corridors that have been hardest hit...

Pontiac Community Foundation Expanding Leadership Team and Capacity Through Investment from Ballmer Group

Pontiac Community Foundation (PCF), a nonprofit organization focused on leading collaborative efforts in the City of Pontiac, is planning a significant expansion of its team and capacity this year...
COVID testing

Oakland County Expands Free Drive-Thru COVID-19 Testing to Include School-Age Children

Oakland County has expanded its free drive-thru COVID-19 testing to include school-age children. Children must be from 4- to 17-years-old, have symptoms of coronavirus, and be residents of or...

September Is National Preparedness Month: ‘Disasters Don’t Wait. Make Your Plan Today.’

September is National Preparedness Month (NPM), an annual opportunity for families and communities to help raise awareness and take steps to be better prepared for emergencies. The theme this...

Eligible Job Seekers Interested in Advanced Manufacturing Careers Can Enroll in Free Training Through Oakland County

People interested in pursuing new, in-demand careers in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic can prepare for opportunities in advanced manufacturing through free training programs offered by Oakland County...