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.

Monday, December 6, 2010

Delta Staffing moves to new location

Delta Staffing moves to new location
Delta Staffing, a full service staffing and recruiting provider has moved to a new location in Clarkston. It is at 5730 Bella Rosa Blvd, Suite 300.
Delta Staffing’s positive work environment earned the firm the designation of one of Metro Detroit’s 101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work for this year.
For more information, call 248-394-3940 or visit

Ambassador duty-free store donates to Forgotten Harvest
The Ambassador Bridge Co. has partnered with Forgotten Harvest to donate a portion of every transaction made at its Ammex Global Marketplace duty-free store, located at the bridge’s U.S. plaza, through Dec. 31. Forgotten Harvest delivers food free of charge to 158 agencies in the tri-county area six days a week. It collects surplus prepared and nonperishable food from 455 sources, including grocery stores, fruit and vegetable markets, restaurants, caterers, dairies, farmers, wholesale food distributors and other health department-approved sources.

Chamber to hold Christmas party Wednesday
The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce and Industry is holding its annual Christmas party from 5-9 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 8, at Villa Penna, 43985 Hayes, Sterling Heights. Cost is $45 per person and will include food and premium bar. Register online at or contact Sandy Hennessey at 586-731-5400, ext. 10, or via e-mail at You may also contact Lisa Edwards at 586-731-5400, ext. 13, or via e-mail at

Used Car Co. adds U-Hauls
Pierre and Patrick Abu-Joudeh, owners of Used Car Co., 132 Northbound Gratiot in Mount Clemens, have added U-Haul truck and trailer rentals to the used car dealership they have been operating since 2004.
The business can now offer customers a variety of moving equipment and supplies designed specifically for moving household furnishings, including moving vans, open trailers, furniture pads, appliance dollies, tow dollies and auto transports. Call 586-239-0922.

‘Driving Out Hunger’ food drive will start Friday
The Tri County Flea Market-East, 14401 Frazho, Warren, is holding a “Driving Out Hunger” event Friday, Dec. 10, through Sunday, Dec. 12. Donations of nonperishable goods are being accepted to help feed the hungry during the holidays. Those who bring in five goods or more will receive a free hot dog. All goods will be donated to Gleaners Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan. For more information, visit

U-M robot squad wins challenge
The University of Michigan’s “Team Michigan” robot squad that worked together in a complicated mapping exercise won the inaugural Multi-Autonomous Ground-robotic International Challenge (MAGIC 2010) in Australia.
The challenge is a joint initiative of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command’s Tank
Automotive Research Development and Engineering Center in Warren and Australia’s Defense Science and Technology Organization. It was designed to further the development of robot teams that can operate autonomously in dangerous situations, keeping soldiers out of harm’s way.

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