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.
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Tuesday, August 17, 2010

TiE hosts Josh Linkner

Entrepreneur forum hosts Josh Linkner
The Detroit chapter of Talent, Ideas and Enterprise, (TiE), the global networking forum fostering entrepreneurship will host an evening with Josh Linkner, founder and chairman of ePrize and entrepreneur, author, and jazz musician. The event is 5.30 p.m. today at UTLC Gallery, Lawrence Technological University, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road in Southfield. It is free for TiE members and $15 for nonmembers. For more information, visit

Chamber hosts mixer
Waterford Chamber of Commerce Meet & Greet Business After-Hours Mixer is 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at 6707 Highland Road in White Lake Township. The event features appetizers, chocolate fountain and cash bar. The cost is $15 per person at the door. For information, call 248-666-8600 or visit

Chamber hosts state Rep. Eileen Kowall
Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting State Representative Eileen Kowall at the August luncheon mixer, 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at MacPhee’s Restaurant and Pub, 650 Ortonville Road in Ortonville. The cost is $25 at the door, members pay $20 per person with early bird registration. For reservations, call 248-625-8055.

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