Legendary Broadcaster George Blaha honored by Oakland County Official for Service to Community and Career

On Monday, August 4, 2014, Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic honored broadcasting legend George Blaha at the Annual Oakland County Michigan State University Alumni Chapter’s Dinner which was held at the Glen Oaks Country Club in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

George Blaha (left) receives his proclamation from Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic.

George Blaha (left) receives his proclamation from Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic.

Commissioner Bosnic presented a proclamation that celebrated Mr. Blaha’s outstanding career as the “Voice of the Detroit Pistons and MSU Football” as well as his exceptional work on behalf of the community. This year marks the 25th Anniversary of the annual “George Blaha High Hopes Golf Outing” which has raised over $1.5 million for the Vista Maria organization to date. He continues to champion causes for at-risk youth throughout the community.

“I am honored to recognize long-time Troy resident George Blaha for all of his professional and community work. He continues to make a difference in the lives of so many people through his giving while bringing joy to sports enthusiasts with his talent as a broadcaster,” stated Oakland County Commissioner Mike Bosnic.

For close to four decades, George Blaha has been a legend in area sports broadcasting. He was inducted into the Michigan Sports Hall of Fame in 2010 for his work.

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