Feb. 24, 2015
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  Google Seminar

Feb. 27

Clinton-Macomb Public Library



  Member Mixer 

Twisted Rooster

March 19




 Reinventing Macomb: Political Hot Topics   

  Ukrainian Cultural Center 

March 20

Charlie Langton of FOX 2 and WWJ, moderator



  Governor's Macomb County Business Lunch 

March 31

MacRay Banquet Center 



Warren Mayor
Jim Fouts

State of Warren Address

April 9

Andiamo Italia  


Secrets of My Success: Conversations with Entrepreneurs

April 24

Location TBD 

Featuring Wendy Achatz of Achatz Handmade Pie Co. 




Governor's Lunch is March 31 


The Chamber Alliance of Macomb County is proud to again host Governor Rick Snyder at a luncheon scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, at MacRay Banquet Center in Harrison Township.


"Our Governor's lunch has become a highly anticipated event among our members," said Macomb County Chamber CEO Grace Shore. "It's a great chance for our local business community to hear first-hand about the Governor's priorities and direction for the state in his second term."


Doors open at 11 a.m. for registration and networking. Lunch will be served at noon followed by the Governor's remarks and a question and answer session.


Tickets are $40 for chamber members or $55 for non-members.  Register here.


Thank you to our premier sponsor Omega Talent and platinum sponsors Consumers Energy, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals and Oakland University-Macomb. For sponsorship information, phone Danielle Bare at 586.493.7600.  




March 19 Member Mixer at Twisted Rooster 

Join us March 19, 5 p.m.-7 p.m., for a Member Mixer at Twisted Rooster on Hall Road east of Gratiot in Chesterfield Township. Our free Member Mixers are an ideal chance to network with other members in a relaxed, casual setting.



Member News


Support the Roseville Gratiot Cruise at their March 13  Euchre Tournament.  



PSYCHIC NIGHT @ THE CENTER is Friday, March 6, 7:30-9:30 p.m. at CC Plus @ The Center. Local Psychic Medium Kelly MacLeod will give a gallery reading - although not everyone will get a reading, you will see how spirit speaks to us. $45 per person, adults only please, no refunds. Visit www.ccplusfitness.com and click SHOP to order online via PayPal or phone 586.463.3277 to pay with a credit card.



Baker College of Clinton Township is now enrolling students for the 2015 spring quarter, with classes beginning Monday, April 6. Financial assistance is available. For information, contact Annette Looser at annette.looser@baker.edu or 586.791.3000. Schedule an appointment at: www.baker.edu.



Central Macomb Community Credit Union is offering high school seniors an opportunity to qualify for two $1,000 scholarships: Macomb County Military Honor Scholarship, awarded to a member of CMCCU who parent or parents are active military, reserve or veterans and Macomb County Community Action Scholarship, awarded to a members who is an active volunteer in the community. Applications are due by March 31, 2015. Applications are available at www.cmccu.com under the Member Resources tab.


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.