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UPCOMING EVENTS 

        

 

Get to Know Your Chamber 

Dec. 16-FREE 

First State Bank   

 

Navigating Constant Contact

Dec. 17-FREE

L'Anse Creuse Pankow Center

 

2015 

 

Coffee Connection 

Jan. 8-FREE

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Roseville 

 

Economic Forecast

Jan. 16

Andiamo Warren

 

State of Clinton Township

Jan. 23

 

Annual Meeting Board Induction

Jan. 30

Mirage Banquets

 

State of Macomb Township 

Feb. 13

Sycamore Hills Golf Club  

 

Google Seminar

Feb. 27

Clinton-Macomb Public Library 

 



 WELCOME NEW MEMBERS

Select Inn-Warren
(586) 754-8000

Warren
586.620.2080

Purium Health Products
Marcie Gracey RN, MSN
Warren
(586) 295-0151
 
Stay at Home/Senior Care
Clinton Township
Paula Martin
586-625-2231

Empower Physical Therapy and Fitness
Anthony Aguilar
Clinton Twp.
(586) 868-7000 




 
Chamber LEADS Group Shares Holiday Spirit


Our Thursday morning LEADS-Clinton Township group again served as Salvation Army bell ringers on Dec. 4 outside of Walmart at Hall Road and Gratiot. Pictured is Patricia Walerczyk from Western & Southern Life. The group meets every Thursday at 8:30 a.m. at Bender Chiropractic Health and Vitality Center. Contact Heather Schmuckel at 586.493.7600 or  Heather@macombcountychamber.com to check availability for spots with this or other industry specific LEADS networking groups.
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 Macomb Economic Forecast is Jan. 16

What's in store for Macomb County's economy is 2015? Join us Jan. 16 at Andiamo Italia in Warren for the Macomb County Economic Forecast luncheon. Dr. Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, will share valuable data and trends for the coming year.

Tickets are $35 for members and $45 for non-members. Register here.
 
Thank you to our lead sponsor Wayne State University and supporting sponsors Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, Walsh College and DBusiness magazine.

  

 

Member News

 

Do you struggle with budgeting for the holidays? Read this helpful article by Kathleen Zenisek of First State Bank on how to conquer the "urge to splurge."

Looking to reward your staff for a year of hard work? Terme Day Spa in St. Clair Shores has special options available

 

Special offer from AAA: Join today and your first family member is FREE. Additional family members are 1/2 price. Contact Jeremiah Hoehner at 586.834.3385 to take advantage of this special deal. Click here for more details.  

 

CARE of Southeastern Michigan is seeking vendors for its 20th Annual Parenting Conference! Macomb's only parenting conference takes place Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the MISD in Clinton Township and hosts nearly 400 guests each year. Vendor fees are $75 for for-profits and $15 for non-profits. For more information please visit: www.careofsem.com/events/parenting-conference/ or contact Teresa Sandner at 586.218.5280 or tsandner@careofsem.com.

    

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

 

DTE Energy's Successful Ongoing Procurement with Michigan Businesses

   

 


DTE Energy spent $632 million in the first nine months of the year as part of the Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative surpassing its goal of $506 million for the period. A portion of that investment - $112 million - was spent with Detroit-based suppliers. 

The Pure Michigan Business Connect Initiative is part of an $8 billion public-private program announced by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder at the Detroit Regional Chamber's Mackinac Policy Conference in 2011. Administered through an alliance with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation, the program helps companies find new ways to raise capital, get access to a variety of business services and provides business-to-business procurement opportunities to help grow and create jobs. 

As a leader in the initiative, DTE has pledged to shift an incremental $1 billion in spending from businesses located outside of Michigan and the United States to Michigan-based suppliers by the end of 2015.

DTE encourages businesses interested in becoming a supplier to review the information available on its website at dteenergy.com/supplychain. There you'll find information on the pre-qualification process that DTE uses, bid opportunities, how to contact a buyer and more.