Feb. 19, 2014
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Upcoming Events





State of Macomb Township Address  

Sycamore Hills Golf Club 

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Reinventing Macomb PAC event

Ukrainian Cultural Center 

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Member Mixer

Sellers Subaru shopping cart 




State of the City of Warren Address 

Andiamo Italia   

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Women's Only Networking LEADS Group


1st and 3rd Wednesdays of the month 

8:30 am - 9:30 am

Sellers Subaru

23651 Hall Rd

Macomb Twp


Register with Heather Schmuckel 586-493-7600




New Chamber Intern   


My name is Ruheng Qiu. I'm in my second year of master study in Shanghai University. My major is comparative literature and world literature. It's my honor to have this opportunity to take part in this internship program.  


I am an outgoing and positive person. I'm curious about new things and I like to meet challenges and make friends with others.  


Also, I'm a quick learner. In my spare time, I did some part-time jobs in several companies, like HP and Unilever to help them with internal activities.    

And I have been a volunteer in my junior teaching middle school students English in a poor village. These kinds of experiences benefit me a lot and enrich my life.


Now I'm working in the Macomb County Chamber of Commerce. I enjoy working with my colleagues who are really friendly to me in the office. Through this program, I hope to practice my oral English, improve my capability, and to meet with more friends with different culture. I believe I will gain a lot from the overseas working experience. Besides, I will try my best to make contributions here.







Connecting over coffee at DC3S!


Networking at last Friday's Coffee Connection at DC3S were Chris Shankie, Tom Handlon Farmers Insurance; Jeremiah Hoehner, AAA Michigan; Robin Putrycus, DC3S; Tom Handlon, Tom Handlon Farmers Insurance and Diana Martin of Towne Mortgage. 


SCORE free business mentoring available!


SCORE's mentors, comprised of active and retired business men and women, provide clients with free and confidential business counseling.  


Pamela Martin, a SCORE small business mentor, will be accepting appointments at the Macomb County Chamber office in Mt. Clemens on Friday, March 14 and Friday, March 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. To take advantage of this opportunity, phone (313) 226-7947.


SCORE Chapter 18 DETROIT is a nonprofit association dedicated to entrepreneur education and the formation, growth and success of small business in Southeast Michigan. SCORE is a resource partner of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA).





New member LA Fitness held its Grand Opening and ribbon cutting on Feb. 15. Stop in to check out this state-of-the-art facility, conveniently located at 17500 Hall Road in Clinton Township.  


WDIV's Guy Gordon to emcee  

Reinventing Macomb 


WDIV's Guy Gordon will emcee Reinventing Macomb on Friday, February 28 at 8 a.m. at the Ukrainian Cultural Center in Warren.


Reinventing Macomb brings together the local business community with elected officials for conversations that move Macomb forward.


Planned topics for discussion include:


  • What to do with the budget surplus
  • Road funding
  • Part-time Legislature
  • Revenue sharing
  • City of Detroit
  • Regional water authority


Reinventing Macomb is hosted by the Macomb County Chamber PAC. Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25. No corporate checks are accepted for this PAC event. Click to register or phone Felicia Cason at (586) 493-7600 with any questions.


Thank you to our sponsors:








Member News

Want more information on getting your degree at Walsh College? Check out their webinars www.walshcollege.edu/webinars

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Macomb Habitat for Humanity's leadership was stunned when one of its managers, Dave Tirsell, and his wife, Lila, decided to make a $10,000 challenge grant to the organization for which he has worked over the course of the last 20 years for housing support for veterans and seniors and others.


Executive Director Helen Hicks has asked every board and staff member to make a donation to help raise funds for the match.She is also encouraging the Macomb County community to join in the fun by exceeding the match.

Contact Ruselda Johnson at 586.263.1540 to make your special donation or send checks to Macomb County Habitat, 130 N. Groesbeck, Mt. Clemens, MI 48043.

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Buon Viaggio: A Visitor's Tour of Italy: March 14 - April 11 at The Loft Fine ArtCome to The Loft for an exhibition opening party on March 14th from 6 until 9 pm. Light refreshments with an Italian flavor will be served. There will be a silent auction and a raffle held during the opening party. The proceeds from the silent auction and raffle, along with 20% of total exhibition sales, will go to a scholarship fund for Italian language students participating in Wayne State University's study abroad program in Abruzzo, Italy.
The Loft Fine Art is at 38807 Harper Avenue in Clinton Township. 

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Gompers, Couillard & Wolfe, Inc. is now Gompers, Cornish & Barr. Please Note: Email addresses have now changed. You may contact staff by using their first initial and last name @gcbinsurance.com.



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