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.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

My Girlfriend’s Business Weekend offered

My Girlfriend’s Business Weekend offered

My Girlfriend’s Business Weekend will benefit Women Healing Women, which provides scholarships for women and helps women start their own businesses. Detroit Faces “Beyond My Business Card”  is 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 26 at Coach Insignia, 200 Renaissance Center. Tickets are $30 per person.
“A Better You, A Better Me,” is 7 p.m. Friday,
Aug. 27 at Radisson Hotel & Conference Center, 17123 N. Laurel Park Place in Livonia. This free event is hosted by No Limits Outreach Ministries. For information, call 734-272-2580. Pink Pajamas & Pillow Party hosted by My Girlfriend’s Business follows.
Girlfriends Go Golfing is 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, at Rogell Golf Course, 18601 Berg Road, Detroit. The event includes golfing and cooking demonstrations and eating tips. Tickets are $30.
For more information, visit or call 313-444-5460.

Pearson named a top college entrepreneur

 Local entrepreneur and Central Michigan University student, Daniel Pearson, was recently named one of the top five college entrepreneurs in the U.S. by Entrepreneur Magazine.
His business plan includes a process to revolutionize consumer transactions to help save them money while protecting against identity fraud. Pearson has promised to donate 10 percent of all transaction fees to charitable causes.

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