“Beauty & L. Brooks” Concert to support The Rainbow Connection

Internationally-renowned pianist Marina Arsenijevic and the Michigan Philharmonic Orchestra will conduct a special performance at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 19, in honor of Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson to benefit his children’s charity, The Rainbow Connection. The concert will be held in the Seligman Performing Arts Center at Detroit Country Day School in Beverly Hills. “The Michigan Philharmonic has dubbed the event ‘Beauty & L. Brooks’; and it’s true, I cannot remotely … [Read more...]

Seven Oakland County “Healthy” Projects Get Brooksie Way Minigrant Funding for 2013

The Michigan Senior Olympics, a healthy eating program for children and wellness expo are among seven Oakland County programs that received nearly $8,000 in funding through The Brooksie Way Minigrant program. The awards were handed out today by Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson during a press conference at the Executive Office Building in Waterford. Since the minigrant program began nearly three years ago, 82 grants have been given out totaling more than $97,000. “The Brooksie … [Read more...]

2013 Rochester Area Republican Club meetings

Recently, the Rochester Area Republican Club Board of Directors selected a new meeting site and selected Thursday, February 7th as the date for the first meeting. Unfortunately, we find out that Chapman's Mill (our new meeting place) had closed its doors. We also have two major conflicts on February 7th: A  county convention for precinct delegates and L. Brooks Patterson's State of the County address. So, we will not hold a February meeting and are looking for a new site to meet. If … [Read more...]

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Patterson Puts Out Call for Best of the Best

There's still time to submit your nominations by Monday, December 31, 2012 for the 2013 “Elite 40 Under 40." Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson launched his Elite 40 Under 40 initiative last year to identify outstanding professional and executive leaders who have achieved excellence in their field before the age of 40. Individuals may submit nominations at www.AdvantageOakland.com. The winner will introduce Patterson at his 2013 State of the County address on Thursday, February. 7, … [Read more...]

C.O.R.E. July 2012 Events

There are still a couple of weeks left in June, but that doesn't mean you can't start planning your next phase of summer fun with these great local events: Parenting Class - STEP Monday, July 2, 9, 16, 23, 30, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 5, 12, 19, 26, 7:30 p.m. First Congregational Church, 1315 Pine Street, Rochester Because parents like to be involved in understanding their children's development, behavior and emotions, a local class is being offered to help parents learn to release stress … [Read more...]

Barnett named to Patterson’s Elite 40 Under 40

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson named Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan Barnett as one of his “Elite 40 under 40” at his 2012 State of the County address Feb. 8. The Elite 40 represents “Individuals who are excelling in their fields and are working to improve the quality of life in their communities by giving back,” Patterson said. Over 400 nominations were received representing all areas of Oakland County. Barnett is the only elected official on the list, which tilts heavily toward … [Read more...]

Rochester Republicans Welcome L. Brooks Patterson

Rochester Area Republican Club MEETING NOTICE THURSDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2011 7:00 - 9:00 PM ROCHESTER AMERICAN LEGION HALL 234 WALNUT ST. S.E. Corner of 3rd Street and Walnut Blvd. Please use 3rd Street entrance GUEST SPEAKER L. BROOKS PATTERSON OAKLAND COUNTY EXECUTIVE L. Brooks Patterson is serving his fifth four-year term as Oakland County Executive after winning re-election in 2008 by another large electoral margin. As the chief elected official in one of America’s most … [Read more...]

Rochester Area Republican Club Monthly Meeting on May 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Lino’s

The newly formed Rochester Area Republican Club will meet on May 12, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Leno’s Restaurant, 50 W. Tienken Road, Rochester Hills, Michigan. State Senator James Marleau will be the guest speaker. The April meeting was a huge success. State Representative Tom McMillin updated the club on State issues. Future speakers will include: L. Brooks Patterson, Oakland County executive; Bob Daddow and Phil Bertolini, Deputy Oakland County Executives and Judge Michael Warren, Constitutional … [Read more...]

Oakland County Assessment Seminars

Pontiac, MI, February 3, 2011 – Oakland County will host three workshops to provide residents vital information about appealing property tax assessments. Each workshop feature information about Proposal A, understanding the assessment change notice, and preparing for the March Board of Review. “Nothing is more perplexing than understanding how assessors determine the value of your property,” said Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson. “People want to know the basis of those decisions.” … [Read more...]