2015 Oakland County State of the County


Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson, presented his 2015 State of the County Address to a crowd of over 500 guests last Wednesday evening in Pontiac. The mood was one of excitement and anticipation as the room waited for the County Executive to take the stage and to find out who the winner of the Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2015 would be.

Melody Arabo was announced as the winner of the Elite 40 Under 40 Class of 2015 and took the stage. Arabo spoke to the guests about her passion for Oakland County and about what an honor it is to live and work in the community. Melody proudly announced L. Brooks Patterson who took the stage full of energy and excitement. Continue reading

Elite 40 Under 40 Forum #4


Yesterday, Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson welcomed members of the 2014 Class of Elite 40 Under 40 for a morning forum to meet and network in a more personal setting.


Members of the 2014 Elite 40 Under 40 class (L-R): Stephen E. Naughton and Jeff Jorge

Elite 40 members present at the forum were Stephen E. Naughton (Campaign Architect at Marketing Impact, Inc.) and Jeff Jorge (Executive Partner at Global Development Partners).

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The 2014 State of the County will take place this Wednesday! Our Country Executive L. Brooks Patterson will be delivering the address at 7PM on February 12th. Expected topics are Emerging Sectors, Medical Main Street, Automation Alley, and G2G Cloud Solutions, among others. The winner of the Elite 40 Under 40 is also set to be announced at the event.

The State of the County address is invitation only, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get a front row seat digitally! Civic Center TV will be live streaming the event at OakGov.com/Exec. If you prefer to listen, WDET-FM (101.9) will be airing the speech live as well.

Don’t forget to follow @OakGov on Twitter and join the conversation using hashtag #Brooks14.

Here’s the 2013 State of the County in case you missed it:

Copyright Workshop Opportunity

“Unauthorized use of software, oversharing subscription-based content and posting images and text on your website without permission are just a few examples of potential copyright violations. Learn about how to keep your organization copyright compliant, the limitations of fair use and what to do if your creative content is being used without your permission.”


Keep yourself and your company up to speed with copyright laws in the digital age. Courtesy of Automation Alley and Ossian Law P.C., there will be a Copyright Compliance workshop held at the Ossian Law offices in Ferndale. The event will cost $25 to the public, but does include breakfast as well.

Date: 2/11/14

Time: 8:00-9:30 AM

Location: 701 Woodward Heights, St. 117, Ferndale, MI

For questions or more information contact Kathy Ossian via info@ossianlaw.com or (313) 575-7234

Register for this event before space runs out!