On the market for a new gig? Apply for 400-plus summer jobs and internships and more than 80 full- and part-time positions at Oakland County’s virtual career fair hosted by Michigan Works! and the Michigan Department of Labor and Economic Opportunity Tuesday, March 7 from 1-4 p.m. Registration is required. To view available jobs and register, go to bit.ly/OC-VirtualJobFair.Continue reading
Oakland County’s #OaklandTogether40 Under 40 Class of 2023
Congratulations to the members of the Oakland Together 40 Under 40 Class of 2023!
The 11th Oakland Together 40 Under 40 class honors young professionals who live and/or work in Oakland County. These individuals exemplify Oakland Together, Oakland County Executive David Coulter’s vision for a community working together to leverage its strengths, address its challenges, and find value in working with regional partners.
Approximately 175 candidates, born after Dec. 31, 1982, applied for the recognition. A panel of independent judges selected the new class.
Among the members are a cancer researcher, a reading specialist, a city finance director and firefighter, a lawyer and young leader in the Jewish community.Continue reading
OAKLAND COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS CELEBRATES BLACK HISTORY MONTH BY RECOGNIZING LOCAL RESIDENTS
Every February, the nation comes together to celebrate the achievement of Black Americans and recognize their role in U.S. history with during Black History Month.
The Oakland County Board of Commissioners joined its neighbors across the country in this observation by shining a light on outstanding residents here at home with its Black Excellence Award. In its second year, the award program recognizes Black residents of Oakland County for significant contributions to the community, notable achievements and other accomplishments worthy of honor.Continue reading
A River Runs Through It
The Nels Kimball Preserve is a true jewel of Oakland County. After exploring the preserve’s trails recently, I discovered that even some of my most ardent nature-embracing friends are unaware of its existence.
The preserve is a primitive site just minutes from downtown Clarkston. It’s a pleasure to explore in any season; perhaps with one exception. Don’t go there in shorts and t-shirts on a very humid August day as I did last year. If you do, the mosquitos will be thankful for your presence.Continue reading
We Want to Hear From You: Community Health Survey
Oakland County Health Division (OCHD) and Energizing Connections for a Healthier Oakland (ECHO) have launched a countywide community survey to gather residents’ views on key issues that affect health and wellness.Continue reading