April 30, 2014
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Good News! 

   

Our Good News email, which had been sent on Mondays, is now included as a feature in our weekly member newsletter.

Good News is a compilation of positive news stories relevant to the local business community. Click the headlines below to link to the full story.

Michigan Gained Manufacturing Jobs for a Third Straight Year - heraldonline.com, 4/22/14

 

  

Upcoming Events

 

 

5/2/14

ATHENA Award

Mirage Banquet Center

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5/7/14

Breakfast of Nations

University Center  

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5/13/14

Coffee Connection

Airborne Sports Zone

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5/16/14

Governor's Macomb Business Luncheon

MacRay Banquet Center

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5/17/14

Team Selfridge Career Fair

Selfrdige ANGB

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5/20/14

All Things Green Conference

IBEW-NECA Electrical Industry Training Center  

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Breakfast of Nations May 7

 

The Breakfast of Nations event on Wednesday, May 7, at 7:30 a.m., will explore talent connections: connecting immigrants rebuilding their careers with employers looking for experienced global talent and economic development through top talent retention. Featured speaker is Bing Goei, Director of the Michigan Office for New Americans. Click here for a flyer with full information. Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25.  

 

 

 

 

  

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 Congrats to new member Style Encore, a new concept in women's resale clothing. Visit them at 13301 Hall Road at Schoenherr in Utica. 

Via Media recently opened its new east side offices at 22100 Greater Mack in St. Clair Shores.

  

 

Member News

 

Time flies when you're having fun!
SailTime Detroit is celebrating it 10th Anniversary. SailTime Detroit currently has two 33' Hunter sailboats sailing out of Shore Club Marina on Lake St. Clair. Owner Jim Kaza is negotiating for a 35' Gemini Legend catamaran that  he hopes to add to his fleet this season.  

  

As part of its celebration, SailTime Detroit is offering Chamber Members a $250 discount on their SailTime Detroit Orientation, including free sailing lessons and American Sailing Association Certification, and 2006 pricing on their monthly Hunter 33 Membership Fee.

  

For further information, check out www.sailtime.com/detroit or contact Jim Kaza directly at 586-838-8714 or jkaza@sailtime.com.

  

Free Puppet Show  

The Anton Art Center is sponsoring "The Fisherman and his Wife", a puppet performance by Brad Lowe, on Sunday, May 4 at 2:00 p.m. The performance is free and open to the public thanks to the generosity of volunteer Nancy Henk. The Anton Art Center is located at 125 Macomb Place in Mount Clemens.

  

Bargains to be had!  

Hope Center is spring cleaning. Get bargains on household furniture, office furniture, bikes, chairs, refridgerators, freezers and industrial equipment. May 1-3, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Hope Center.

  

Summer jobs at Freedom Hill 

Come to Freedom Hill Saturday, May 3, 11 am - 3 pm to find your summer job. Before you come, visit www.freedomhill.net to print off and fill out a job application to bring with you. 

 

  

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