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Consumers Energy Recognized by Forbes Magazine as Best Employer for Women in Utility Sector

 
09/14/2020 10:04 AM
Consumers Energy has been named the best employer for women in the utility sector and tied for third best employer in Michigan according to a new ranking from Forbes magazine of the best places in America for women to work. As a company committed to leading the way in Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Michigan and the utility sector, Consumers Energy also announced a change to their parental leave policy, allowing birthing mothers six months (24 weeks) paid leave, and a four month (16 weeks) paid leave to a nonbirthing parent.
The new leave time can be used for adoption and foster care placements and be taken over a 12-month period. The company is also extending 40 hours of paid medical leave to non-represented, exempt employees, an expansion of a state requirement. The new parental leave policy is included in the 2020 contract negotiated with the company’s largest union, the Michigan State Utility Workers Council, which is subject to ratification by covered members over the coming weeks.... Read more

Chief Financial Credit Union Opens Branch in Downtown Birmingham

Birmingham, MI
09/11/2020 12:57 PM
In recent months, Chief has been able to assist local businesses and nonprofits throughout Oakland and Macomb Counties navigate Personal Payroll Protection Loans.... Read more

Beaumont Urgent Care – now offering Rapid COVID-19 testing at most locations!

 
09/11/2020 10:10 AM
In addition to our standard PCR COVID-19 testing and antibody testing, we are now offering Rapid Testing at most locations. Testing requires a medical evaluation by a Beaumont Urgent Care provider through a virtual visit or in-center walk-in visit at any of our locations, including Southgate. Choose the option that works best for you!... Read more

Local Helping Local: Small Businesses and Nonprofits assisted with a lifeline during COVID-19

Birmingham, MI
09/01/2020 02:34 PM
Small businesses faced possibly the worst effects of the financial impacts of the COVID-19 crisis in Michigan, but one local credit union worked to help weather the storm.... Read more

Birmingham Museum coordinating effort with DAR and Friends of the Museum to erect monument for George and Eliza Taylor

 
08/31/2020 11:51 AM
BIRMINGHAM, MI, August 31, 2020-They escaped slavery in Kentucky, following the perilous underground railroad route to gain access to Michigan in the 1850s, settling as farmers in the area before eventually buying a home on Bates Street in Birmingham in 1893. They were active in the United Presbyterian Church and highly regarded by their neighbors. They were also proud to be the first African-American property owners in Birmingham. When George and Eliza Taylor died six months apart in 1901 and 1902, their loss was mourned by the community and they were buried in Greenwood Cemetery. But their graves were not marked, and their story was eventually lost to the passing of time.... Read more

Birmingham Extends Free Parking in Structures through December 31, 2020

 
08/31/2020 11:17 AM
BIRMINGHAM, MI, August 31, 2020 - The City of Birmingham continues to assist the community with operational and economic incentives in a COVID-19 environment, and has announced free parking in the City's five municipal garages has been extended through December 31, 2020.... Read more

Birmingham Museum to feature National Archives display in women’s history pop-up outdoor exhibit in September

 
08/24/2020 11:48 AM
Historical artifacts of Birmingham women will be integrated within the larger context of the American suffrage movement in staffed outdoor display... Read more

Birmingham to Offer Parks and Recreation Bond Opportunity

 
08/24/2020 11:42 AM
BIRMINGHAM, MI, August 19, 2020 - Birmingham voters will consider a Parks and Recreation Bond on the November ballot, which will provide funding to continue the City’s investment in Birmingham parks and recreation facilities. If approved, the City Commission will have permission to move forward with improvements at numerous City parks, playgrounds, the Rouge River trail system, and additional amenities including potentially a pickleball court and splash pad. Projects identified evolved from the Parks & Recreation Master Plan and from community-wide input. The bond will allow for funding to advance these and other projects.... Read more

Andrew Littman Promoted to Vice President

Birmingham, mi
08/19/2020 12:48 PM
Andrew Littman, JD, has been promoted to Vice President at Gibbs Planning Group... Read more

VANTAGEPOINTE FINANCIAL GROUP NAMED AS A TOP AREA WEALTH MANAGEMENT FIRM

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI
08/18/2020 03:34 PM
For the 3rd consecutive year our firm has been named
a top area Wealth Management Firm... Read more

OCC offers up to 3,500 Dell laptops for Fall 2020 semester students who register for 12 or more credits

 
08/17/2020 12:47 PM
To help with increased technology needs of remote learning format due to COVID-19... Read more

Coronavirus-Focused Virtual Business Workshops Among Several Offered by Oakland County Small Business Team

 
08/17/2020 12:43 PM
PONTIAC, Mich. - Aug. 12, 2020 - Business owners and entrepreneurs who may have had their operations or aspirations interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic have a chance to get back on track with the help of expert business counselors from Oakland County’s small business team.
The center is offering a series of workshops as part of its September schedule that focus on business strategies for responding to the pandemic, including:
• Pivoting Your Business to Thrive in a New Environment
• Market Trends During the Coronavirus Crisis - Consumers Have Changed, Will You?
• How to Write a Business Plan in the New Economy... Read more

Chief Financial Business Development Manager Named to Forbes Business Development Council

Birmingham, MI
08/11/2020 03:17 PM
Chief Financial Credit Union announces Ashley Chambers, Business Development Manager, has been named to Forbes Business Development Council.... Read more

Center Management Announces BJ's Wholesale Club opening in Chesterfield Township

Chesterfield, MI
08/11/2020 12:15 PM
BJ's Wholesale Club Now Open in Chesterfield Township, MI... Read more

15th Annual Walk4Friendship - September 6th, 2020!

Various, MI
08/11/2020 09:05 AM
Put on your walking shoes and walk for friendship to support individuals with special needs!... Read more

SSDM Congratulates Client Pentastar Aviation on its Safety 1st Clean Certification

Troy, MI
08/06/2020 01:25 PM
TROY, MI. – SSDM, digital agency partner to Pentastar Aviation, congratulates the  leader in business aviation, upon receipt of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) Safety 1st Clean standard certification.

The standard, implemented within Pentastar’s Executive Terminal or Fixed Base Operation (FBO), is a cleaning guideline developed in response to infectious disease and provides guidance on facility cleaning, disinfecting and facility operations in response to a pandemic... Read more

Shopping Incentives Continue with Birmingham Bucks Promotion this August

 
07/30/2020 10:31 AM
Shop at BSD retailers, boutiques or restaurtnas Aug1 - 31 and earn up to $100 in Birmingham Bucks... Read more

Chief Financial Business Development Manager Named to Forbes Business Development Council

Birmingham, MI
07/29/2020 01:33 PM
Chief Financial Credit Union announces Ashley Chambers, Business Development Manager, has been named to Forbes Business Development Council.... Read more

Tom Dluzen celebrates 10 years as President and CEO at Chief Financial Credit Union

Birmingham, MI
07/29/2020 01:28 PM
Tom Dluzen celebrates 10 years leading Chief Financial Credit Union as president and CEO.... Read more

SSDM Takes Home the AWC Clarion Award for StoryPoint Video

Troy, MI
07/23/2020 03:31 PM
SSDM, a nationally recognized integrated communications agency, has won the prestigious Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications (AWC), an international organization. Named for the medieval trumpet known for its clarity, the award honors excellence in clear, concise communication.... Read more

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