April 22, 2015
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 UPCOMING EVENTS 

 

 

Secrets of My Success: Conversations with Entrepreneurs

April 24

Villa Penna  

Featuring Wendy Achatz of Achatz Handmade Pie Co. 

 

 

  Get to Know Your Chamber 

April 28

First State Bank-Clinton Township 

 

  ATHENA Award 

May 1

Mirage Banquet Center

 

  FREE Coffee Connection

May 7

Sellers Subaru

 

 

Breakfast of Nations:

Diverse Pasts, Shared Futures 

May 13

Italian American Cultural Center 

 

 

  Bring Your Biz into the Digital Age   

May 15

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Roseville  

 

 

  WJR Macomb Boating Season Kickoff/Live Remote 

May 22

Brownie's on the Lake 

 

 
FUN IN STORE FOR ATHENA LUNCH ON MAY 1 

The countdown is on for next week's ATHENA lunch. Exciting plans include a fashion show by Carson's, with some of our Board of Directors modeling the latest trends.

As usual, Macomb County has a long list of nominees who are well accomplished in their profession, have given back to the community, and most importantly, have helped women to achieve their highest leadership potential.

Bravo to the 2015 nominees! 
 
 

Pamela Balint, South Lake Schools

 

Dr. Evone D. Barkho, St. John Macomb-Oakland Hospital

 

Carolyn Cassin, Michigan Women's Foundation  

 

Debra Guido-Allen, Beaumont Health System

 

Karen Hessler, Clintondale Community Schools

 

Helen Hicks, Macomb Habitat for Humanity

 

Dr. Christine Johns, Utica Community Schools Superintendent

 

Anissa Hudy, Warner Norcross & Judd, LLP

 

Susan Kattula, Chaldean Foundation  

 

Pat Keigher, McLaren Macomb

 

Paddy Laske, CARE of Southeastern Michigan

 

Janice Nearon, Martha T. Berry

 

Karen Palka, A Beautiful Me  

 

Wendy Richardson, City of Eastpointe &
Michigan Small Business Development Center

 

Please join us to recognize these nominees on Friday, May 1, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Mirage Banquets & Catering in Clinton Township. The event includes shopping, raffles, lunch, and an award presentation. Proceeds benefit the Macomb Foundation.  

 Reserve your tickets now!  

 

Thank you to our sponsors:
HAP, Axalta Coating Systems, Beaumont Health, DBusiness, DTE Energy Foundation, First State Bank, General Dynamics, General Motors, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, IBEW-NECA, Macomb Daily, and St. John Providence

      

   

 

Kabob Castle of Clinton Township marked its Grand Opening with a ribbon cutting and free community lunch on Monday, April 20.  

Win a FREE pair of tickets to Secrets of My Success lunch with Wendy Achtaz

 

Wendy Achatz of Achatz Handmade Pie Co. will be the featured speaker at the inaugural Secrets of My Success: Conversations with Entrepreneurs on Friday, April 24, at Villa Penna in Sterling Heights.YES, there will be pie!  

 

Chamber members have an opportunity to win a FREE pair of tickets to the event. See the post on the Chamber's Facebook page for details. Winner will be notified Thursday, April 23. 

 

The event is part of a new series hosted by the Macomb County Chamber and sponsored by First State Bank. Speakers will share their business philosophies and offer valuable lessons from their own experience.

 

Tickets, which include lunch, are $30. For questions, phone 586-493-7600. Villa Penna is at 32985 Hayes Road in Sterling Heights.  

 

   

 

Member News

 

Blackfinn Ameripub at The Mall at Partridge Creek is hiring for all positions. Visit the hiring office in the mall at Unit 147 (former Delia's space), across from the Play Park toward Carson's. Open Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.

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The Detroit Zoo and Michigan Humane Society, in collaboration with more than 40 local animal welfare organizations, will host the spring 2015 Meet Your Best Friend at the Zoo Friday, May 15.  Hundreds of dogs, cats, puppies and kittens will be available for immediate adoption to loving homes at one of the nation's largest off-site companion animal adoption events. Visit www.detroitzoo.org

 

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Juan Carlos Lozano, a Baker College student, has been named Michigan's Student Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Association of Teacher Educators (MATE). Placing third in the statewide competition is another Baker College student, Wendy Roehl.
  

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Walsh College will host its sixth annual HR Summit on Friday, May 1, at the Troy campus.  The summit offers education and training for human resource professionals on the latest labor laws, affordable health care act legislation, and other important issues. HR Summit webpage: http://www.walshcollege.edu/professional_development/conference

 

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Walsh College presents its 13th annual Wine Gala, one of its largest fundraisers for student scholarships, on Friday, May 1, at the General Motors Heritage Center, 6400 Center Drive, Sterling Heights, Mich. Tickets for the event can be purchased at www.walshcollege.edu/WineGala

 

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