Oakland County Commissioners to honor outstanding citizens

Board to honor Channel 7-WXYZ Investigative Reporter Bill Proctor, Oakland Press Chief/Executive Editor Glenn Gilbert, and Doug Williams for his years of service to Oakland County government

On Thursday, December 12, 2013, members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will honor WXYZ’s News Reporter Bill Proctor for his outstanding 33-year career in news broadcasting in Southeast Michigan. Commissioners Bill Dwyer, Shelley Goodman Taub and Marcia Gershenson will present a proclamation to him and wish him a wonderful retirement.

Also on Thursday, members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will honor the  exceptional Oakland Press Chief/Executive Editor Glenn Gilbert for his nearly 50-year  career in news journalism. Commissioner Mattie McKinney Hatchett will present a proclamation to him, along with other commissioners.

Finally, members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners will honor the  career and service of Doug Williams, who served for years on the  Oakland County Retirement Board and was a former Oakland County Deputy Executive who worked diligently on behalf of the citizens and employees of Oakland County during his tenure.

Board Chairman Michael J. Gingell will present a proclamation on behalf of the members of the Oakland County Board of Commissioners to Mr. Williams, who retired from the Oakland County Retirement Board after decades of service to Oakland County.

The meeting for all three recognitions will begin at 9:30 a.m. in the Oakland County Board of Commissioners Auditorium, located at 1200 North Telegraph Road, in Pontiac, Michigan.

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