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Jason Raznick

Hiring helps propel Benzinga from startup to financial media staple

5-year-old startup Benzinga, an online financial news publication, is constantly looking for new people to help it keep up with its growth. That means tracking down a wide variety of professionals, ranging from journalists to software developers. 

168 Asian Mart

168 Asian Mart Serves Metro Detroit's Asian Community with Largest Asian Supermarket in Midwest

168 Asian Mart, now open in Madison Heights, is a 38,000 square feet Asian supermarket stocking specialty food items from major Asian ethnic cuisines including Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Vietnamese. There is also a bakery, bubble tea bar, in-house butcher, food court serving dim sum and hot pot, and a variety of other Asian specialty items. 

Leader Dogs for the Blind

Leader Dogs for the Blind Needs Puppy Raisers to Raise Future Leaders

Since 1939, Leader Dogs for the Blind has been empowering the blind, visually impaired, and Deaf-Blind with skills for a lifetime of independent travel with the help of highly trained leader dogs. The training for these dogs starts when they are puppies, and Leader Dogs needs volunteer families to raise these puppies for this crucial first year. 

A science class at the Michigan Science Center

STEM education opens doors to a variety of career paths, regional success

A vice president of the largest independent electricity transmission company in the U.S. writes that we can maintain southeast Michigan's reputation as an innovative and desirable location for companies looking to expand as well as set our kids up for success by focusing on STEM-related topics in schools.

View of New York City from One World Observatory

Yessian Gets Behind the Music at One World Observatory

Yessian Music is a music and sound production company headquartered in Farmington Hills that works on high-profile projects with major clients all over the world. Their latest triumph is the Old World Observatory in New York. 

Oakland County Senior Planner Kristen Wiltfang surrounded by city officials

County planner instrumental in acquiring $1mil in grants honored by Clinton River Trail Alliance

Kristen Wiltfang, senior planner in the Oakland County Department of Economic Development & Community Affairs, was honored for her role in obtaining nearly $1 million in grant funding to help develop the Clinton River Trail.

IRiS 3200 in Patient Room

Infection Prevention Technologies Makes Hospitals Safer for Patients with its Innovative Technology

Infection Prevention Technologies applies much of the technology and know-how used in the automotive segment and adapts it for use in new healthcare applications.

Emerging Sectors

Emerging Sectors strategy tops $3 billion investment

Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson today announced the Emerging Sectors® business attraction and retention strategy he created in 2004 to diversify the county’s economy has surpassed $3 billion of total investment.

Chef James Rigato of Mabel Gray-Hazel Park 3

The future of Hazel Park: How a resilient, blue-collar city is reinventing itself

Hazel Park is building on its strong bones toward reinvention as an affordable hub for millennials. Located in the southeastern corner of Oakland County, the town is a study in the history and evolution of the urban fabric of metropolitan Detroit.

2015 bond rating

Moody's reaffirms Oakland County's AAA bond rating

Moody’s Investors Service cited Oakland County's “strong management practices, a growing economy, and anticipated maintenance of healthy reserves” as it reaffirmed the county’s AAA bond rating with a stable outlook.

Luna

LunaTech 3D gets customers inside businesses before they ever step a foot in the door

Novi-based LunaTech 3D is a Google Certified Geo 3D Developer Program and a Google Trusted Photographer Program. The company uses these technologies to bring customers inside of their clients' interior spaces for an interactive experience that clients can then track to better understand how users engage with their website content. 

Main Event awards

Clawson and Holly downtowns top winners as Main Street Oakland County honors 11 communities at gala

Clawson and Holly captured three honors each at the Main Street Oakland County “Main Event” awards celebration at the Royal Oak Music Theater.

Ruby, Abigail and Ashlyn of learn to reduce, reuse and recycle through University Hills Elementary's Eco Eagles.

Metro Detroit schools are going Green, Emerald and Evergreen

These three classifications are the result of a growing statewide dedication to eco-friendly education and environmental activities through the Michigan Green Schools program.

Ashley and Andy Harrison, Utley Brothers Printing

Utley Brothers Printing comes full circle after 70 years

Troy-based Utley Brothers Printing is celebrating 70 years in business this year, and with the introduction of their letterpress studio the Atlantic Press five years ago, the company is paying homage to its early origins as much as it is keeping up with current design trends. 

May 1 feature

County seeks input on how $5 million should be spent on housing, community development

County residents who want a say on how $5 million annually should be spent for various housing and community development projects including neighborhood improvements or home foreclosure prevention will get three chances to be heard.
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