Calvary Chapel of Oakland County's "Free Mall"Calvary Chapel of Oakland County is holding their "Free Mall" event that offers FREE clothing to men, women, and children on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm. All are welcome to take part in this beneficial community event.
Calvary Chapel of Oakland County
1975 East Long Lake Road (NW corner of John R Road)
Troy, MI 48085
Skilled Trades are in High Demand (MiTradeSchool.org)Oakland County has launched a new MiTradeSchool.org website for the manufacturing industry to increase the chances of job seekers on finding a good paying and rewarding job by pursuing a career in skilled trades. The website has 3 components to it:
-Descriptions of occupations in the skilled trades including job requirements, training needed, and annual salary.
-List of training programs (by occupation) to learn a skilled trade.
-Links to the State and Federal Job Portal to see jobs available in skilled trades.
Check out the website to begin your journey in skilled trades today!
Do Your Taxes FREE Online!If you made less than $57,000 last year, you can file your Federal and State taxes online for FREE using a special service provided by United Way and the Wal-Mart Foundation. To get started, log on to http://myfreetaxes.com/uwsem
Need help with your mortgage or property taxes?Oakland County is offering a program through the Community and Home Improvement Department that offers assistance for homeowners delinquent on their mortgages and/or property taxes. Funding is available through the Step Forward Michigan Program.
Free Microsoft Computer Training at ORTOpportunity through Retraining and Technology (ORT) is offering a free 12-week course (two 3-hour sessions per week) in Microsoft Office to unemployed and under-employed residents of metro Detroit. Upon graduation, participants will receive a certificate attesting to full proficiency in Microsoft Office. Enroll now!
Defense Industry Training Grant
Occupational Skills Training: Macomb Community College, through a Department of Labor Grant, is now offering FREE training that provides the skills to fill job openings within the defense sector.
For more information on the program, visit their website or call 586- 498-4120.
Michigan Shifting Code ProgramOakland Community College (OCC) signed an agreement with HP Enterprise Services to provide pre-hire training to prospective employees under the Michigan Shifting Code Program, a state led career-transition program designed to help seasoned professionals develop necessary skills to transition into information technology (IT) careers. HP, as a program sponsor, is collaborating with local partners to provide training for IT jobs located at the HP U.S. Public Sector Applications Delivery Center in Pontiac, MI.
The training program for HP, established with support from the State of Michigan, OCC, Oakland County Michigan Works, Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Automation Alley will begin in July and take place at OCC’s Auburn Hills Campus. All training dates and times are to be determined.
For more information about this program, visit the Pure Michigan Talent Connect website.
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