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County to Distribute 10,000 Toolkits to Give Small Businesses Head Start on Safe Re-Boot and Build Consumer Confidence

Oakland County will distribute 10,000 COVID-19 safety toolkits which include face masks, no-touch thermometers, gloves and sanitizer to give small businesses essential materials for reopening and customers confidence they...

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...

Oakland County Parks and Recreation Extends Free Admittance to County Parks Until June 1

Oakland County Parks and Recreation has waived entry fees for all county parks until June 1, inviting residents and other guests to enjoy a walk in the park at...

Michigan Rock School Students Recording Album During Stay Home Order

Excerpt: At Michigan Rock School, the coronavirus pandemic has not stopped students from creating, playing and sharing music.In mid-March, the music school announced the launch of a virtual album...

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...

Good in the Neighborhood: HVSB Partners with Community to Support Seniors

Excerpt: On Thursday, April 23, Huron Valley State Bank donated a variety of shelf-stable protein products to Meals on Wheels.To facilitate this program and maintain proper social distancing measures,...

Where to Find a Free Meal in Oakland County During Coronavirus Shutdown

Excerpt: School districts, community centers, nonprofits and other organizations are hosting meal delivery and pick-up spots during the COVID-19 outbreak.Here’s a list, which will be continually updated, of where...

Local Artist Releases Book on Plein Air Painting

Excerpt: Tamera Ovall has been making art for as long as she can remember.“I used to draw on paper grocery bags with crayons from Big Boy when I was...

AccelerateKID’s After-School Program Introduces Kids to Tech and Entrepreneurship

Excerpt: Growing up, Q. Thang Do's father would play a game with him as they drove around metro Detroit, challenging Do to name the make and model of a...