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Program Announced to Improve More Downtowns
“Nineteen downtowns are in the Main Street program,” Patterson said. “My goal is to bring many more communities into the fold as soon as possible. I want all the downtowns to enjoy the benefits we see now in Ferndale, Holly, Oxford and all the Main Street communities.”

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10 Main Street Oakland County Communities Honored Nationally
Patterson will unveil Main Street Oakland County’s new program that will affect the 32 distinct downtowns in Oakland County including those not currently members of Main Street Oakland County as well as reveal the 10 Oakland County communities which have received national accreditation from the National Main Street Center.
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Business Workshops for September & October
Business owners and entrepreneurs who need assistance are encouraged to attend seminars offered by the Oakland County One Stop Shop Business Center.Read More
Hit the Lights! Kimberly LED Lighting Takes the Lead
Kimberly Lighting has been in business for 65 years now. Now called Kimberly LED Lighting...Read More





Priority Health's Krischa Winright is Keynote Speaker at Medical Main Street's INNO-VENTION 2014
Medical Main Street has announced that Krischa Winright, chief information officer for Priority Health and vice president of information technology for Spectrum Health, will be the keynote speaker for INNO-VENTION 2014, Southeastern Michigan’s premier healthcare and life science conference.

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