The Oakland County area has an abundance of opportunities for existing businesses and new ventures.
When the going gets rough, the entrepreneurial spirit gets creative and resourceful.
The Oakland Press has gathered upcoming events, news and links to help business owners and professionals succeed.

Friday, April 8, 2011

How to Run a Profitable Small Business

Troy Chamber of Commerce is offering a free seminar, “How to Run a Profitable Small Business,” presented by Ed King, MBA, CPA and author with more than 30 years of small business consulting experience. Two sessions: 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14, at the Troy Chamber, 4555 Investment Dr., lower level training room, in the Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union building or 9 to 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Embassy Suites Troy, 850 Tower Dr., Troy. To register, call the Troy Chamber at 248-641-8151or visit

Zonta Club hosts spring fundraiser at Holly Hotel
The Zonta Club of Pontiac, a professional women’s club, is hosting North Oakland's spring fundraiser, "A Tea to Remember," 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, April 17, at the historic Holly Hotel, 110 Battle Alley, Holly. The fundraiser features traditional Victorian Style tea and Irish/Celtic music performed by Anne and Rob Burns. Proceeds from the event support programs to improve the status of women in Pontiac and North Oakland County and globally in international projects. Tickets are $25 per person. Contact Tea Registrar at 248-626-4394 or email to

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