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THE OAKLAND PRESS: Eight local nonprofits earn share of $50,000 from GM

By Dave Phillips, The Oakland Press

Posted: 08/12/15, 4:00 PM EDT

PONTIAC >> Everybody who visited the General Motors Pontiac Metal Center on Wednesday got something.

 
For some, it was a hot dog, pop, chips, but for eight local nonprofit organizations, it was a share of a $50,000 donation.


“We are thrilled to give back to our communities in such a big way,” said Orion Assembly and Pontiac Metal Center Plant Manager Doug Hanly.


“All...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: OLHSA Summer Program puts Pontiac youths to work


By Jackson Gilbert, jackson.gilbert@oakpress.com

Posted: 08/12/15, 10:56 AM EDT
  
Eighty youths from the Pontiac area are being put to work this summer for the fourth year of the Summer Youth Education Program, sponsored by the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency, also known as OLHSA.


The initiative puts the participants, ages 16-19, to work at local and regional parks installing signs,...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: OLHSA Meet Up and Eat Up program brings healthy meals to kids in Pontiac

By Dave Phillips, The Oakland Press

Posted: 08/06/15, 5:02 PM EDT


PONTIAC >> It’s a trademark of summer: A colorful vehicle driving through the neighborhood offering tasty treats for children.

 
But the Meet Up and Eat Up program that is making the rounds in Pontiac is a bit different than the common ice cream man ― the product is healthy and the food is free. 


“My daughters like it,” said Olga Aguilir, a Pontiac resident who...

WXYZ Channel 7: Meet Up and Eat Up Truck provides healthy meals for kids

BY Andy Choi
4:58 PM, Aug 7, 2015

PONTIAC, Mich. (WXYZ) - There's a new way to get kids eating healthy meals in Oakland County. It's all thanks to a colorful truck with a twist rolling through Pontiac.

That undeniable summertime sound of kids having fun should never come with grumbles of an empty stomach. Which is why the Meet Up and Eat Up Mobile Food Truck is making sure every child in Pontiac has a healthy meal even when school’s out.

It’s the first year the Oakland...

MEDIA ALERT: Free Back to School Rally event in Pontiac offers access to health screenings and school supplies

MEDIA ALERT    

August 4, 2015

Free Back to School Rally event in Pontiac offers access to health screenings and school supplies

Hosted by Pontiac Academy for Excellence and OLHSA Head Start...

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