June 18, 2014
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Congratulations to the top LEADS producer for May:



Peggy Akrigg, Families in Transition

Peggy won a pair of tickets to see The Fray in concert at Freedom Hill.






  Get to Know Your Chamber 

June 24-FREE  

First State Bank  


 State of Harrison Township Address  

 June 27

Wilson Marine 


 Macomb Hall of Fame 

Sept. 25

Villa Penna


Get to Know Your Chamber 

Sept. 23-FREE

First State Bank   


Super Prepared

Sept. 30

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Coffee Connection 

Oct. 16

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 Nov. 12

Walsh College at Macomb University Center-FREE



Get to Know Your Chamber 

Dec. 16-FREE 

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Macomb County Chamber members are invited to a Kickoff Breakfast for the Stars & Stripes Festival on Thursday, June 26, from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Freedom Hill Banquet & Event Center.  WJR's Paul W. Smith Show will broadcast live beginning at 5:30 a.m. Business roundtable is from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.  

Please RSVP for the free breakfast to: info@funfestinc.com.



Get to Know Your Chamber June 24



The next Get to Know Your Chamber is scheduled June 24 at 8 a.m. at First State Bank Loan Center, 41240 Hayes in Clinton Township. For new chamber members or those who would like a refresher, Get to Know Your Chamber is a brief overview of the many services and benefits included with your Chamber membership and a chance to meet Chamber staff as well as network with other members. Sponsored by First State Bank.  Register here for this free event.     






State of Harrison Township
June 27 at Wilson Marine 


Please join us on Friday, June 27, as Harrison Township Supervisor Ken Verkest delivers his State of the Township Address at Wilson Marine, 36355 Jefferson Ave.


Tickets, which include breakfast, are $25.


The Chamber's State of the Community Series is attended by businesses, civic and government leaders and citizens who invest in their community to make it a better place to live, work and play.

Thank you to our sponsors: AT&T, Baker College of Clinton Township, DTE Energy and Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals.   



Congrats to team Raymond James, who again won first place and a $400 payout at this year's golf outing.


Spectacular weather and the beautifully manicured course at Cherry Creek Golf Club were the perfect backdrops for this year's Chamber Golf Outing.  To view more team photos, visit the Chamber's Facebook page.  


Thank you to our sponsors: Comcast Business, DTE Energy, Freedom Hill, General Dynamics Land Systems, HAP, McLaren Macomb and Gemini Electric. Also thank you to several members who contributed awesome prizes for this event! 



Member News

Matthew Walsh was appointed to the Health Alliance Plan (HAP) senior leadership team as Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Prior to becoming HAP COO, Walsh served as the Chief Access Officer for the Henry Ford Medical Group.

The Macomb County Department of Planning and Economic Development has promoted Vicky Rad to deputy director.       

Chamber members are invited to attend a ribbon cutting for Action Associates on June 19 at 4 p.m. The event takes place at 8344 Hall Road, Suite 207. (Just east of Van Dyke). 

Comcast Business recently launched the nation's first wireless gateway with dual-band Wi-Fi signals. The Comcast Business Wireless Gateway allows businesses to assign one private wireless signal for their back-office and a separate public signal for customers or visitors. The new device and Business WiFi service are included with most Comcast Business Internet plans and backed by the company's 24/7 customer support.


The first annual Dystance4Dystonia Charity Walk will be held this Sunday, June 22, at the Detroit Zoo. All the money raised will go to the Dystonia Medical Research Foundation, a 501c3, in hopes of finding a cure. Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder which affects no fewer than 300,000 individuals in North America. More event details can be found at http://www.dystonia-foundation.org/detroitzoowalk. 


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