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2014 Macomb Hall of Fame honorees announced


The Macomb Foundation will add the following distinguished community leaders and businesses to the Macomb Hall of Fame at its 2014 induction ceremony on September 25:

  • Judge Denis LeDuc
  • Penna Family
  • Alphonse Santino, M.D., Michigan Institute of Urology
  • Westview Orchards & Adventure Farm
  • Roy O'Brien Ford Family

"These honorees demonstrate exceptional commitment to building our community," said Peter J. Lucido, chair of the Macomb Hall of Fame and president of Lucido & Manzella, P.C. "Their corporate, civic and philanthropic leadership exemplify the highest standards of achievement over many years and we are proud to recognize them."


The September 25 event, at Villa Penna in Sterling Heights, includes hors d' oeuvres, premium cocktail reception, dinner, live entertainment, grand silent auction, and induction ceremony. WDIV's Paula Tutman will serve as mistress of ceremonies. 


The Macomb Foundation has inducted 67 area leaders since the Macomb Hall of Fame was founded in 2000. The Foundation's mission is to promote the advancement of business and community in Macomb County.


Event sponsors are HAP, Freedom Hill, First State Bank, Flagstar Bank, General Motors, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, McLaren Macomb, Axalta Coating Systems, Macomb Community College, newspaper sponsor the Macomb Daily and media sponsor Macomb Now magazine.


Tickets for the Macomb Hall of Fame event are $175 per person. Event sponsorships and program ads are also available. Contact Jeffrey Wasser at 586.493.7600.




Member News

The Martha T. Berry Foundation will host a Strolling Barbeque on Aug. 19. Tickets are $20.

Don't miss Assumption Greek Fest, Aug. 15-17 in St. Clair Shores for great food and fun!


Summer Zoomance will take place Thursday, Aug. 21, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.  The rain-or-shine event features performances by blues guitarist and vocalist Laith Al-Saadi, complimentary tram tours, animal enrichment and zookeeper talks. Tickets are available online


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