Casual Day Donations Reach $45,000

Oakland County employees donated over $45,000 to support local charities this year through the county’s Casual Day program, County Executive L. Brooks Patterson said during a special ceremony today in the lobby of the Executive Office Building. On Casual Day, employees in participating departments and divisions may donate $1 to wear jeans or dress casually. Patterson presented 18 organizations with checks totaling $30,000 during the special ceremony. Receiving Casual Day funds for the first … [Read more...]

County Employees Donate $7,000 to Trooper Wolf’s family

Following the tragic line-of-duty death of Michigan State Trooper Chad Wolf, Oakland County employees held a Special Casual Day to raise money for his family. On Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 at 10 a.m., County Executive L. Brooks Patterson will be joined by some county employees during a brief news conference to present a check in the amount of $7,000 to Wolf’s commanding officers, Capt. Monica Yesh and Lt. Mike Shaw, who will accept it on behalf of the Wolf family. A typical Casual Day collection … [Read more...]