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THE OAKLAND PRESS: Annual Walk for Warmth raises funds for those in need

By Mark Cavitt

POSTED: 12/15/16

The Oakland Livingston Human Services Agency has announced the date for their 27th Annual Walk for Warmth fundraiser.

Linda Zabik, chairsperson of the Walk for Warmth, said the funds collected from the walk will keep families warm and safe this winter

“In Oakland County, more than 50 percent of those helped were children and elderly individuals,” said Linda Zabik, manager of corporate responsibility at Genisys Credit Union and...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency names new CEO

By Mark Cavitt

POSTED: 12/09/16

Beginning Monday, the Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) will be led by a new CEO.

Susan Harding, 43, will begin her duties as CEO replacing longtime CEO Ron Borngesser, who will step down in early 2017.

“The opportunity to lead OLHSA, an organization that has a longstanding reputation for empowering and improving local communities, is exciting,” said Harding. “In my new role as CEO, my focus will be increasing OLHSA’s...

PRESS RELEASE: Ronald B. Borngesser to retire as OLHSA CEO, Susan Harding named as successor

December 5, 2016 – Pontiac, Mich. –– OLHSA, A Community Action Agency, announced today Ronald B. Borngesser, chief executive officer, will retire in early 2017 and Susan Harding, currently early childhood director at OLHSA, will assume the role on December 12, 2016. 

Throughout his four decades with the organization and 18 years as CEO, Borngesser’s focused, kind, and firm leadership has been an essential part of the positive change OLHSA has influenced in so many lives. Under his...

THE OAKLAND PRESS: Ron Borngesser retires as longtime CEO of The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency

By Mark Cavitt

POSTED: 11/11/16

After 40 years of service Ron Borngesser is saying goodbye.

Borngesser has worked at The Oakland Livingston Human Service Agency (OLHSA) for over 40 years, of which he served the last 17 as CEO.

At the Sept. 12 Oakland County Board of Commissioners meeting Borngesser announced his retirement.

On Thursday, he said his final farewells at the board meeting where he was presented with a proclamation from the county thanking him for...

The OAKLAND PRESS: Birmingham church brings Little Free Libraries to nonprofits

POSTED: 10/27/16

OLHSA, a Community Action Agency, recently received a donated Little Free Library from the First United Methodist Church of Birmingham.

The Church and Society Committee also donated books to stock the library which range from preschool to adult reading levels.

“We are excited about this bright, new addition to our campus which will offer another educational and fun resource to the families we serve,” said Ronald Borngesser, OLHSA CEO.

First United...