Floating in Clarkston

Floating in Clarkston

Stephanie Benson, owner of Float Clarkston, cuts the ceremonial ribbon, July 22, to signify the business’ place in the community and membership in the Clarkston Chamber of Commerce. The full-service float therapy health spa is located at 7126 Sashabaw Road. Photo by Matt Mackinder

New McLaren COO boasts Clarkston flavor

New McLaren COO boasts Clarkston flavor

Earlier this month, Clarkston resident Chad Grant was named the position of executive vice president and chief operating officer for McLaren Health Care. Prior to this promotion, Grant was the president of McLaren’s Central Region directing the hospital operations of McLaren Flint, McLaren Greater Lansing and McLaren Lapeer Region. In this new role, Grant will […]

Distinguished dealership award for Bowman

Distinguished dealership award for Bowman

General Motors has named Clarkston’s Bowman Chevrolet a distinguished 2020 Chevrolet Dealer of the Year for the fourth consecutive year. Only 60 of the more than 3,000 Chevy dealers nationwide were selected to receive the award based on exceptional performance in sales, service and customer satisfaction. According to GM, selected dealers demonstrated long-term commitment to […]

Cut that ribbon

Cut that ribbon

The newly-renovated office of Coldwell Banker Weir Manuel, located at 7151 North Main Street, was celebrated with a ribbon cutting June 9, with Office Manager Kim Turner doing the honors. Photo provided by Clarkston Chamber of Commerce

Local entrepreneur wins award

Local entrepreneur wins award

The Mom’s Choice Awards has named MamaSuds Laundry Soap, a locally-made product, as among the best in family-friendly media, products, and services. The evaluation process is scored on a number of elements, including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal, and cost. “We are thrilled to earn the Mom’s Choice Awards Honoring Excellence […]

Remodeling finished

Remodeling finished

Maggie Moraco, office manager with MLC Building Company, LLC, cuts the ceremonial ribbon to celebrate the completed remodeling of The Artisan, located at 5897 Dixie Highway, on May 20. MLC recently purchased and renovated the building. Photo provided

Vietnam vet business grants available

Vietnam Veterans Chapter 133 of Oakland County has received a grant from the Oakland County Department of Economic Development and Community Affairs. The chapter wants to share the grant money with eligible Vietnam veteran business owners whose business resides in Oakland County and have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. For more information, contact Al […]

Dining out with Bowman

Bowman Chevrolet is encouraging the community to support downtown Clarkston restaurants on Tuesday, February 16 for the third annual Dine Out program. Bowman will donate 35 percent of total in-person dining or take-out dinner sales at downtown Clarkston restaurants to local charities and to support Bowman Auto Group’s scholarship program. Participating restaurants include Bunkhouse Burgers, […]

Restaurants getting needed help

BY MATT MACKINDER Clarkston News Editor Back in early December, Oakland County officials approached the city of Clarkston, as well as other cities, letting them know there were approximately $10-11 million in funds remaining from the CARES Act grant program that could be used to help ailing local restaurants. At the January 11 Clarkston City […]

Restaurant grant

Over the holidays, Clarkston was approved for a grant through Oakland County for products to assist the city’s local restaurants expand their outdoor seating during COVID.  “In the next week, we anticipate receiving and distributing three greenhouses, an igloo, 18 propane heaters, five sanitizing sprayers and more to our restaurants,” said Clarkston City Manager Jonathan […]

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