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L. Brooks Patterson

L. Brooks Patterson shares some thoughts on serving his seventh term as Oakland County Executive

L. Brooks Patterson was recently re-elected to serve his seventh four-year term as Oakland County Executive. He sat down with Oakland County Prosper and shared some thoughts on his achievements while in office, goals for the next four years and advice for an eventual successor.

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One holiday shopper to score $5,000 shopping spree on "Small Business Saturday"

Holiday shoppers who make any purchase at any small business in Oakland County on Nov. 26 could find themselves $5,000 richer under a program launched by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson.

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The Art of Caregiving offers respite through visual arts for those who take care of others

It is the caregivers who often get overlooked when discussing issues around treatment and care for Alzheimer's and dementia patients. On November 17, the Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center launches their new program, The Art of Caregiving, a free visual arts respite program for those tending to elderly patients with Alzheimer's and dementia.

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Southfield Ambassadors program engages community by reaching beyond residents

In a city where the daytime population more than doubles resident population, Southfield Ambassador Program founder Lauren Bealore knew the city ought to do be doing more to connect people.

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9 things to know about Oakland County's lakes

Metromode's Claire Charlton dives in (not literally) to find out how Oakland County's lakes were formed, how they benefit the region and what's in store for their future.

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Q2 honors Woodward, Pontiac, and Children's Village boosters

Tickets are now available for the 24th Annual Quality People/Quality County (Q2) Awards breakfast which takes place Wednesday, Oct. 26 at the Auburn Hills Marriott Pontiac at Centerpoint. 

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Family-Friendly Halloween Fun Throughout Oakland County

It's that time of year again: fall is in full "bloom" and Halloween is looming right around the corner! Every year Oakland County Moms puts together an exhaustive list of activities and events to celebrate this spookiest of seasons with your little ghouls and goblins. With permission, Prosper has highlighted a few of these events happening throughout Oakland County over the next two weeks.

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Seven Oakland County non-profit and community groups to share over $10,600 in Brooksie Way Minigrant

An online yoga program for people with multiple sclerosis, a snowshoe program for special needs students and a monthly dance program for people with Parkinson’s disease are among seven organizations that will share more than $10,600 in Brooksie Way Minigrants.

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How Clawson is making a quiet comeback with food, retail and a nod to history

Once-sleepy downtown Clawson is fast becoming Oakland County's next hot suburb. Metromode's Annamarie Sysling talks to city leaders to find out how they're making it happen.

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Heather Ashley Coppinger paints magical landscapes

Oakland University graduate Heather Ashley Coppinger creates beautiful oil paintings of fantastical, sometimes surreal landscapes. The young artist's work has already appeared in major international art competitions. 

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Fort Clarkston is a dream for kids and parents alike

Fort Clarkston is an 11,000-square-foot, three-story children's playscape facility and arcade, and it is geared as much towards the parents as it is to the kids. 

Business Aviation Expo

Business Aviation Expo soars higher

Corporate executives can learn how business aviation can help their companies reach new heights at the Business Aviation Expo on Thursday, Sept. 22 at Oakland County International Airport (OCIA) in Waterford.

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Benevolence and bottom lines: Social enterprise in metro Detroit

You've heard the term "social enterprise," but what does it actually mean? Metromode's David Sands goes beyond the buzzword to find out how organizations are mixing profitability and sustainability in metro Detroit. 

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The Durr Group opens new $40 million technical center in Southfield

The Dürr Group has opened a new $40 million technical center in Southfield, renovating a former DTE Energy call center in order to consolidate its three existing metro Detroit locations in Auburn Hills, Plymouth Township, and Wixom.

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Metro Detroit employers offer family-friendly policies to attract millennial workers

Workplaces across the nation are slow to meet the needs of a new generation of employees with families. But we talked to several Metro Detroit employers who are bucking that trend and leading the way to a more family-friendly workplace future.
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