Last week Oakland County employees were able to give back to local charities with donations gathered through the Employee Casual Day program. Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson presented 19 local charities a total of $31,500 from the Oakland County Employee Casual Day Fund. County employees dress casual on Thursdays and Fridays for a minimum donation of $1 and all money is collected for distribution to local charity organizations. Patterson said, “Our county employees are among the most generous individuals I know, whether it is donating their time or money.” Continue reading
Last week, Oakland County Executive, L. Brooks Patterson, awarded fifteen charities and a veteran with $29,000 dollars in funds that were raised by Oakland County employees through their Casual Day Funds Program. The program allows employees in participating departments and divisions to wear jeans or dress casually on Thursdays or Fridays for a minimum donation of one dollar. Representatives from each charity gathered at the Oakland County Executive Office building in Waterford on Wednesday to receive their donation.
Patterson invited each representative up to the podium to share how their charities work to serve the community. After personally giving a check to each one, he emphasized that the funds were raised by the employees of the county. He spoke about distributing the funds to local charities and said, “We’re delighted to do so, all you do adds to the quality of life in Oakland County.”
This year’s recipients include: