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ChildSafe Michigan Legends Gala
Legends were the story at the ChildSafe gala. But not the celebrity type. Rather at-risk children and their dreams for becoming Legends of Tomorrow – a doctor, a ballerina, a teacher. To make those dreams come true, 310 supporters ($300) flocked to the Townsend Hotel for the annual benefit. Event co-chairs SuSu Sosnick and Christine & David Colman and board chair Keith Pomeroy greeted the 125 VIPs ($500) who arrived early for a reception in the Clancy Room before dinner, a salute to honoree Sandy Pierce and a live auction conducted by Christopher Aslanian.
oakland confidential GET WELL SOON: We know others will join us in wishing Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson a speedy recovery after back surgery on June 1 in the green mountain state of North Carolina. Word is he had a pretty aggressive surgery to help him get out of the wheelchair he was finding himself bound to more and more, and one Republican said that he is already feeling better. Patterson was seriously ...more»
07/14/2017 - In an annual review, at their meeting on Monday, July 10, Birmingham city commissioners unanimously approved a two-percent raise for all full- and part-time employees in the city, effective July 1, 2017.
The annual review came as a recommendation from the city's Human Resources department, which requested approval of a two percent salary table adjustment and in-range adjustment, based upon performance, for all full-time and part-time employees in the department head and administrative/management classifications. The raise, which was approved by a vote of 7-0, is retroactive to July 1.
Commissioners also unanimously approved a resolution approving a two-percent performance increment through June 30, 2018, with individual eligibility to be considered in accordance with merit increase guidelines.
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