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 […]

Dealership undergoes ownership change

Dealership undergoes ownership change

The Feldman Automotive Group announced last month the acquisition of Al Deeby Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram in Clarkston. The purchase adds a second FCA dealership to the Feldman portfolio and expands the group’s footprint to 14 dealerships in Michigan and Ohio. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. “We are committed to growing the Feldman […]

Restaurant grant?

The city of Clarkston has been working closely with Oakland County on a grant application to obtain winter weatherization supplies for local restaurants. The application deadline was last week, and Clarkston City Manager Jonathan Smith said, “We’re hopeful to hear back soon about what supplies – such as greenhouses, outdoor heaters, sanitization sprayers – may […]