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  • 10 Mar 2021 10:00 AM | Anonymous

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    January 28, 2021


    For more information, contact:
    Dr. Samino Scott
    Executive Director
    Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership
    248-935-4308
    samino.scott@pontiaccollectiveimpact.org


    PONTIAC LEADER HIRED TO HEAD COLLECTIVE IMPACT PARTNERSHIP
    Inaugural Executive Hired For Cross-Sector Initiative


    PONTIAC — The Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership (PCIP) announces Dr. Samino Scott as its inaugural Executive Director. In this role, Dr. Scott leads the vision and implementation of the community-driven initiative. Dr. Scott most recently served as community affairs director for the United Way of Southeastern Michigan for its community impact initiatives in Oakland County. 

    The Pontiac Collective Impact Partnership was launched in 2019 when nine regional philanthropic organizations convened by the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan (CFSEM) came together to support a process to identify community-wide goals that lead to measurable outcomes.  Read more.
  • 8 Dec 2020 8:22 AM | Anonymous

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    January 26,  2020


    CONTACT:
    Tamura Veasy
    (248) 758-3323
    BREAKING NEWS


    MEDIA ALERT: Auto Show Shifting to Pontiac in 2021

    NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW MOVING TO PONTIAC'S M1 CONCOURSE, SEPTEMBER, 21 - 26TH, 2021

    WHAT: As a result of the ongoing pandemic, the North American International Auto Show, normally held in downtown Detroit, is shifting gears for 2021 and will be held at Pontiac's M1 Concourse later this year and is being renamed "Motor Bella", according to the Detroit Auto Dealers Association.

    According to a statement from Mayor Dr. Deirdre Waterman, "The news about relocating the Auto Show to M1 Concourse this year again focuses on Pontiac as an epicenter of automotive history and development" Waterman continues, "We are excited and proud to be a partner in hosting this incredible event which will highlight Pontiac’s transformational progress." Read More.

  • 24 Nov 2020 4:33 AM | Anonymous
    Lots of things have been put on hold since the COVID-19 pandemic began, but when it comes to your health, it’s too important to put off seeing your doctor or finding a physician accepting new patients. Here’s what you need to know before you head in for your next appointment.

    Some things have changed, but your care hasn’t.
    If you haven’t been into a physician’s office lately, you’ll probably notice some things are a little different than you’re used to. The good news is, all the changes that have been made are there to keep you safe.

    “Some things during your visit might take a little bit longer,” said Kelly Flynn, DO, family medicine physician with McLaren Northern Michigan. “The check-in and checkout processes are taking a few more minutes, as we are cleaning each room thoroughly between patients and paying extra attention to frequently touched areas.” Read More.
  • 20 Nov 2020 3:36 AM | Anonymous

    ​Pontiac, Michigan – Oakland County Executive David Coulter, retailers and civic leaders across Oakland County are appealing to shoppers that they can safely support small businesses in their communities this holiday season by participating in “Shop Small Saturday” on November 28 and continuing to shop locally the rest of the year.

    Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses and communities across the country. Founded by American Express (Amex), it is celebrated each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. Since it started in 2010, consumers have reported spending an estimated $120 billion across all 10 Small Business Saturdays combined. That total includes an estimated 110 million people who participated in Small Business Saturday last year, generating record-setting sales with an estimated $19.6 billion in reported spending, based on Amex research. Read More.

  • 20 Oct 2020 3:37 AM | Anonymous

    ANN ARBOR, Michigan – Pontiac Mayor Dr. Deirdre Waterman has been named as the Michigan Municipal League’s 2020-21 vice president.

    Dr. Waterman was selected vice president by the 18-member Board of Trustees on Sept. 29 during the Michigan Municipal League’s virtual Convention. The Board also named Westland Mayor William Wild as president. As vice president, Waterman is in line to become League president in 2021-22.

    “It’s an honor to be selected as the League’s Vice President,” Waterman said. “I look forward to working with Mayor Wild to best serve the members of the League during these challenging times.”  Read More. 

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