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 Platform Tennis | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 3:41

Are you looking for a different kind of winter activity? Platform tennis offers a unique way to enjoy the fresh air and a little bit of competition on a winter afternoon.

 The OakAlert System | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:32

The Oakland County Emergency Notification System, OakAlert, will provide updates to the public on events like public health or public safety emergencies. Today we have a chat with Theodore Quisenberry, Manager of the Oakland County Homeland Security Division.

 BFC - Expanding with Exports | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:08

The Oakland County Business Finance Corporation can help a company overcome many of the hurdles in getting a SBA 504 loan when it's time to expand and grow. Today we hear from Hosco president Thomas Murray, who will tell us how they grew their manufacturing company internationally with a little help from the BFC.

 BFC - Brewing Up Success | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:51

What type of business's uses Oakland County's Business Finance Corporation's SBA 504 loan program? More then you can imagine. One of them is the Rivers Edge Brewing Company in Milford. We talk with Tom Ouvry, one of the owners, about the brewery and how they jumpstarted their business with the BFC.

 BFC - Serving Up Success - Jersey Mikes | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:09

Oakland County SBA 504 loan program provides viable small and medium size businesses with long-term fixed rate financing. Today we hear from Jersey Mike's franchise owner Robert Middleton about bringing the first Jersey Mike's to the region, and his experiences with the Oakland County Business Finance Corporation. also learn the many ways the business gives back to the community.

 Holiday Shopping Safety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 12:32

Do you know what it means to be a safe shopper? Sheriff Michael Bouchard talks about things that you can do to help protect yourself and reduce your odds of becoming a victim of crime while shopping this holiday season.

 BFC - Springboard to Success - Troy Gymnastics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:50

The Oakland County Business Finance Corporation can help you open your business and do it successfully. In todays podcast we hear about the experience of Toby Buechner from Troy Gymnastics and the BFC SBA 504 loan program.

 Conservation and the Massasauga Rattlesnake | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 16:04

The Massasauga Rattlesnake can be found in most parts of Michigan including Oakland County. Find out why this snake benefits humans and should be protected. (Originally Broadcast 8/18/10)

 Navigating the Healthcare Marketplace | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 13:29

The passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in 2010 changed healthcare in America substantially. The new federal insurance marketplace has a lot of factors a shopper needs to consider. Wanda Roberts, Financial and Homeownership Education Team Co-Chair at MSU Extension, gives her perspective.

 Coffee with the Sheriff - Distracted Driving | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:36

It’s not uncommon on the road these days to look next to your car and see someone on their smart phone. These devices are changing the world, but drivers are paying the price on the road. We sat down with Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard to get his take on the issue of distracted driving.

 Keeping Track of Your Credit | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 18:30

Wanda Roberts, Financial and Homeownership Education Team Co-Chair at Michigan State University Extension, sheds some fascinating light on the loaded topic of your credit score; including tips and tricks to build and maintain your credit and, in the long run, save yourself money.

 Coffee with the Sheriff - Water Safety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 5:59

Every summer, the lakes of Oakland County are filled with people and watercraft. Sheriff Mike Bouchard talks to us on having a safe time in the water.

 Coffee with the Sheriff - Firework Safety | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:42

With the 4th of July approaching, we had a chance to talk with Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard on Fireworks. We spoke with him at a recent Coffee with the Sheriff event in Bloomfield Hills

 Oakland County Farmers Market | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 8:48

Listen to find out what is new at the County Farmers Market this season. We had a chance to speak with the market manager Jeremy Brown.

 Coffee with the Sheriff - Graduation Parties | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 4:34

June is graduation time. At a Coffee with the Sheriff event, we had the chance to ask Oakland County Sheriff Michael Bouchard on graduation parties.


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