Aug. 20, 2014
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Member Mixer 

Aug. 20

Buffalo Wild Wings-FREE  


   Macomb Hall of Fame 

Sept. 25

Villa Penna


Get to Know Your Chamber 

Sept. 23-FREE

First State Bank   


Super Prepared

Sept. 30

Freedom Hill-FREE


Reinventing Macomb: Macomb County Chamber PAC event 

Oct. 6

Gowanie Golf Club      

Coffee Connection 

Oct. 16

Village Green on Lake St. Clair-FREE


Member Benefit Highlight 

Oct. 22

Office Depot-FREE


 Nov. 12

Walsh College at Macomb University Center-FREE



Get to Know Your Chamber 

Dec. 16-FREE 

First State Bank 










SUPER PREPARED conference Sept. 30

will feature crisis planning workshops and live demonstrations by Macomb emergency response teams


The flu is spreading and your workforce is impacted... Sensitive information from your company's computers has been compromised.... Your office is damaged by a flood and you'll need to work remotely until it can be cleaned up...What's your plan? 


Be the champion for health and safety in your workplace. Learn how to prepare for these and other business crises at "Super Prepared", a free conference and expo designed to help businesses plan for emergencies and take simple steps that could make the difference between business survival or failure.


Top area hospitals, Macomb County emergency management teams and the Macomb County Chamber have joined forces to present this event on Tuesday, September 30, at Freedom Hill County Park.


Local industry experts will offer workshops and case studies on:

  • Cyber Protection & Resiliency
  • Public Health Hazards: Preparedness and Response
  • Business Continuity Planning
  • and more!

The day will also feature exciting demonstrations by Macomb County emergency response teams. This portion of the agenda is open to the general public as well from 12:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. There is no admission charge or registration required for the general public.


New this year is an opportunity for a limited number of school groups to visit and view the preparedness demonstrations from 10 a.m. to noon. Schools groups may register to attend by calling 586.493.7600.


First responder teams participating include:

  • Macomb County SWAT Team
  • SWAT Mini-CALIBER Robot
  • Macomb County Dive Rescue Team
  • Macomb County Technical Rescue Team
  • Macomb County HAZMAT Team
  • Macomb County EMS Mass Casualty Trailer
  • Macomb County Sheriff's Marine Division
  • Macomb County Sheriff's K-9 Unit
  • Macomb County Mobile Field Force
  • Macomb County Mobile Command Post


Event sponsors are Comcast Business, Freedom Hill, General Motors, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, McLaren Macomb and Home Depot.


The event runs from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and includes continental breakfast, a box lunch and giveaways. Register online. A limited amount of vendor spaces are available. Phone Jeffrey Wasser at (586) 493-7600 to inquire.






Member Mixer Aug. 20 at Buffalo Wild Wings 

Join the Macomb County Chamber on Wednesday, Aug. 20, for a FREE Member Mixer at Buffalo Wild Wings in St. Clair Shores (23117 Harper Avenue, at Nine Mile Road) from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Complimentary appetizers and a cash bar. Please let us know that you plan to attend by



Congratulations to ATS Educational Consulting Services on today's official ribbon cutting. New offices are at 30615 Gratiot in Roseville. ATS provides academic, vocational and online learning programs. See www.BackonTrack.Education  


Member News

Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses is a program for small business owners that links learning to action. Through the program, you will receive the tools and support to develop a customized growth plan that will take your business to the next level. You will also gain practical skills in topics such as negotiation, marketing and employee management that you can immediately put into action. The program is available at no

cost to selected applicants. To learn more, visit



Join Macomb County Habitat for Humanity for its Annual Celebrity Dinner with Amy Grant Live in concert on Saturday, November 8 at Fern Hill Country Club. The evening includes an extraordinary dinner, program, auction, and entertainment featuring Six-time GRAMMY Award winner, Amy Grant. Purchase tickets now!  



Re-employing An Offender: Myths & Opportunities is an opportunity open to all educators, employers, and community members in Macomb County who are interested in becoming educated about Prisoner Reentry, EEOC guidance on criminal records, and collateral consequences on criminal convictions, work opportunity tax credit, and federal bonding. To register for the Sept. 24 program at the MISD, please visit or call 586.541.2273. 



Send Member News to Michelle Fusco at



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