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...]

Rainbow Connection & D-MAN Foundation receive Casual Day donations

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson distributed $34,000 among 17 southeast Michigan organizations including St. Josaphat Church in Detroit, whose steeple was damaged by wind in November, during a ceremony in the lobby of the Executive Office Building today. The funds were raised by county employees over the course of 2013 from Casual Day donations. "Our county employees are generous and love to support deserving organizations," Patterson said. "Casual Day is one of many ways our … [Read more...]