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.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Rave Computer is growing/hiring

Rave Computer is growing/hiring

Rave Computer, a computer hardware integrator with its corporate headquarters in Sterling Heights, has hired new employees in marketing, sales, business development and product development.
In July 2009, Rave Computer moved its headquarters to a nine-acre campus shared with the Macomb-Oakland University INCubator and is located within the “Defense Corridor” and Technology Advancement SmartZone of Sterling Heights. The expanded 35,000-square-foot green facility houses a larger Technology Integration Center, which provides increased efficiency and flexibility in Rave’s engineering and manufacturing processes. Additionally, the headquarters was built to meet LEED-CI Silver Certification.
Rave Computer, a privately held company, specializes in computer hardware consulting, integration, and support. For more information, go to or call 800-966-7283.

Acclaimed architect to give lecture at Lawrence Tech

Rafael Vinoly, a prominent international architect, will give a lecture in conjunction with a course taught by A. Alfred Taubman at Lawrence Technological University at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 13. The lecture, which is free, will be given in the Architecture Building auditorium at Lawrence Tech, 21000 W. 10 Mile Road, Southfield.
Earlier in the day, Vinoly will be a guest lecturer at the College of Architecture and Design for the course, “Real Estate Practice: Land Economics,” which Taubman, a pioneering developer of shopping malls and retail centers, is teaching during the fall semester at Lawrence Tech.
Vinoly in 1964 founded what became one of the largest architectural practices in South America. He moved to the United States in 1978 and founded Rafael Vinoly Architects PC in New York City in 1983. He won an international competition to design the Tokyo International Forum in 1989, and his firm was one of the finalists in the World Trade Center competition.

Seminar offers business owners customized financial reports

Sterling Heights-based Cech, Rosso and Company will host “Know Your Numbers” from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday, Oct. 11-15, at 43184 Dequindre Road, Ste. 203, Sterling Heights. It is offering business owners a customized report based on their exact industry and its estimated annual revenue category. It focuses on liquidity, profits and profit margins, sales, borrowing, assets and employee handling. In addition to providing benchmarks to gauge the business’ position among competitors, it will also provide personalized tips for improvement. One of the CPAs will individually consult with each owner to review their recommendations, provide guidance and answer specific questions. The event is free and open to metro Detroit business owners. Appointments are requested. Call 586-726-3141.

Troy Dental Care partners with Dentists R Us

Troy Dental Care announces its partnership with Dentists R Us, a school-based mobile dentist program, which is offered to every school in Michigan. It provides each child with an exam, cleaning, x-rays (if needed), fluoride treatments and sealants. A detailed report is sent home regarding what services were provided and the result of each exam and each child will also receive a free toothbrush. There are a variety of payment options for the low cost dental care provided. Troy Dental Care is at 28865 Dequindre, Ste. 105 in Troy.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Excellent Idea! We need to call them and have them come to all our schools to give all kids a chance for dental care!