Jan. 8, 2014
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Economic Forecast

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The Magic of Macomb:

Annual Meeting and Board Induction

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State of Clinton Township

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New and Renewing Members



Paula Mack-Crouchman


St. Clair Shores


Baypointe Dental P.C.

Lori Meadows


Clinton Twp.


Buffalo Wild Wings

Matt Wagner


St. Clair Shores


Buffalo Wild Wings

Mt. Clemens



Evangel Christian Churches

Dr. Sherill Piscopo




Fairway Productions

Michael McConnell

St. Clair Shores




Terri Taite

Mt. Clemens



Interim Healthcare

Mirel Mansour

Sterling Heights



Jarvis Property Restoration

Harrison Twp.



Michigan Youth Appreciation Foundation

Jennifer Kluge




Pam Sawyer-Real Estate One

Clinton Twp.



Plato's Closet-Utica

Melissa Harp



ReMax First

St. Clair Shores



Santia Family-Crooks Corner, LLC

Albert Santia

Clinton Twp.



Sol de Frio

Remia Burbank

Clinton Twp.




Chamber announces 2014
State of the Community Series


Clinton Township Supervisor Robert Cannon will deliver his State of the Township address on Friday, January 24, at the Clinton Macomb Public Library located at 40900 Romeo Plank in Clinton Township.

Cannon will be joined by State Representatives Marilyn Lane and Anthony Forlini, Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and County Commissioners Bob Smith and Fred Miller.


The event is part of the Macomb County Chamber's State of the Community series, held annually in several cities and townships throughout Macomb County so that the business community and citizens can hear from their elected local leaders.


Event sponsors are AT&T, Baker College of Clinton Township, DTE, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, HAP and C&G Newspapers.


Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25 for Chamber members, and Clinton Township residents, or $35 for non-members. Click to register. For questions, phone 586-493-7600. Doors open at 8 a.m 


Other event dates in the 2014 series:


  • State of Macomb Township, Feb. 21, 8 a.m., Sycamore Hills
  • State of the City of Warren, March 26, 11:30 a.m., Andiamo Italia
  • State of Harrison Township, June 27, 8 a.m., location TBD
  • State of Mt. Clemens, Sept. 19, 8 a.m., location TBD





Celebrate the Magic
of Macomb
at our Annual Meeting and Board Induction


Wednesday, Jan. 22, 5:30 p.m.


Andiamo Italia

7096 E. 14 Mile Rd., Warren


Amazing strolling dinner

Premium open bar

Live entertainment

Board induction ceremony


Tickets: $95; tables of 10 available

Register now!


For sponsorship, contact Jeffrey at 586.493.7600.




Member Benefit: Find a Licensed and Trained Contractor


DTE Energy can help you find licensed and DTE-trained contractors with expertise for any project size and type. It's easy to search DTE's new online Energy Efficiency Directory for a contractor to meet your energy efficiency and cost-savings goals. From lighting, motors, drives, controls and HVAC to refrigeration, food service equipment and insulation, we've got your project needs covered.


Search the directory by location and project type to find a contractor to help you get started. Directory listings may include contractor reviews, and you can even submit your own. Visit dteenergy.com/findacontractor2 and start saving.


Reserve your Directory ad!


Want to get your marketing message in front of Chamber members and community leaders all year long? Consider an ad in our 2014 Directory! Click here for rates


Questions? Contact Michelle Fusco at 586.493.7600 or michelle@macombcountychamber.com. Enhanced print listings ($99) include a bonus enhanced online listing.




Member News

AT&T has announced the AT&T Aspire High School Success Initiative (HSSI) Request for Proposal (RFP). The project will provide up to $10 million to eligible organizations implementing verifiable, evidenced-based interventions to improve the retention, promotion and graduation rates of students at risk of dropping out of high school.  Review the RFP at www.AspireRFP.com. The Pre-Qualification Survey will be open from January 2-17, 2014.


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The Detroit Zoo's annual attendance has exceeded one million for the eighth consecutive year and 1.3 million for the first time since 1997.  The Zoo attracted 1,304,114 guests in 2013, up from 1,272,574 in 2012.


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McLaren Macomb is hosting free seminars for people considering knee resurfacing. MAKOplasty robotic-assisted knee surgery is designed especially for patients with osteoarthritis. Seminars are free, but registration is required. To register, call toll free (855) 362-5273 or visit one of the registration links below. Free seminars will be offered on:

To learn more about MAKO, visit www.mclaren.org/mako.


Did you know?

Selfridge Field became a military air field on July 1, 1917. For several years prior to that, the air field was operated by Henry B. Joy, an early automobile magnate. Joy Road in Mount Clemens is named in his honor. The first flight at the base took place on July 8, 1917, by pilot Capt. Byron Q. Jones, in a JN-1 "Jenny."

Send Member News to Michelle Fusco at michelle@macombcountychamber.com.