October 21, 2015
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 UPCOMING EVENTS:


Connect 
and Shop
- October 27 -
Carson's 
Department Store
The Mall at 
Partridge Creek
17420 Hall Rd
Clinton Twp., 48038
 
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Get to Know Your Chamber
- November 3 -
First State Bank
41240 Hayes Rd
Clinton Twp., 48038


State of the County
- December 2 -
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
44575 Garfield Rd
Clinton Twp.,48038


Economic Forecast
- January 15 -
Zuccaro Banquets 
and Catering
46601 Gratiot Ave, Chesterfield Twp., 48051



State of 
Clinton Twp.
- January 22 -
Clinton-Macomb 
Public Library
40900 Romeo Plank
Clinton Twp., 48038


Macomb County Chamber Annual Meeting
- January 29 - 
Location TBD



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COFFEE CONNECTIONS

- November 11 -
The Apple Store
The Mall at Partridge Creek
17420 Hall Rd
Clinton Twp, 48038

- December 9 -
Close Quarters Tactical
50485 Utica Dr
Shelby Twp, 48315

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS:

Shelby Automotive LLC
47181 Ryan Rd
Shelby Twp
586-884-4590

Stahl's Prime Meats 
and Deli
39050 Harper Ave
Clinton Twp
586-469-3220

Wilfinger Insurance Agency LLC
65 Macomb Pl
Mount Clemens
586-604-7632
New Community Calendar              
The Macomb County Chamber has launched a community-wide calendar of events on our website.  Each month, we will send out an email to interested organizations, giving them the opportunity to submit their event for consideration. If you'd like to get on the email distribution list, please email patricia@macombcountychamber.com with your contact information.
Political Hot Topics Event 
in Two Days
Fox 2 Detroit's Ron Savage will moderate discussion at the Macomb County Chamber's Political Hot Topics event on Friday, Oct. 23 at 7:30 am.  Politicians and legislators will discuss the most up-to-the-minute concerns of their constituents. Topics will include: prevailing wage, roads, no fault insurance reform, educational and municipal consolidations and energy.  The event will be at Zuccaro Banquets and Catering, 46601 Gratiot, Chesterfield Twp.  Tickets are $25 for Macomb County Chamber members, $35 for non-members. Breakfast is included.  Click here to register.


Emagine Theatres Founder/Chair 
Speaks at Chamber Entrepreneurship Luncheon
Grace Shore interviewed Emagine's Paul Glantz at the Chamber's 
Secrets of My Success luncheon.
Chamber CEO Grace Shore had an entertaining and informative interview with Paul Glantz, Founder and Chairman of Emagine Entertainment, Inc. and CEO of Procter Financial, Inc. at the Chamber's Secrets of My Success Entrepreneurship luncheon on October 14. Paul spoke about his business and customer service philosophy, the behind-the-scenes challenges of the movie theater business and why the popcorn tubs Emagine Theatres use are better than the bags the other theaters use. The luncheon was held at Avante Banquets on Gratiot in Clinton Township.

Member News and Events 

Credit Union Seeks Donations for Soldiers
Central Macomb Community Credit Union is supporting soldiers who are serving overseas by partnering with other local credit unions for "Sponsor a Box" through Operation Care Package-Michigan. The cost to sponsor a box is $15, which pays for shipping.  They are also accepting small items to include in the care packages such as beef jerky, bug spray, toiletries, snacks, games, etc. Last year, CMCCU members and staff donated $1,429 and boxes filled with care package items. Go to www.cmccu.com for credit union locations.  Call Paula Rose at 586-466-7800, ext 123, for more information.

Macomb County to Recognize 
Outstanding Businesses
Macomb County is seeking nominations for outstanding businesses in the following categories:  Champion of Workforce Development, Corporate Citizen, Diversification Leader, Efficiency Expert, Model of OneMacomb and Startup Business to Watch.  Nominations will be accepted until Nov. 12.  For more details and the online nomination form, visit www.macombbusiness.com/bizawards.  The awards will be given at the fourth annual Macomb County Business Awards Breakfast on Feb. 9.  

First State Bank Holds Customer 
Appreciation Week  
First State Bank is celebrating its 98th anniversary, with a customer appreciation week through Oct. 23. The bank welcomes anyone to stop in any branch this week to meet the staff and for giveaways and refreshments.  Visit www.thefsb.com/branches to find a convenient branch. As part of the celebration, FREE paper shred days will be offered Oct. 22-23 at locations around Macomb County.  Click here to learn more or call 866-372-1275.

Free Seminar on Constant Contact
"Grow Your Business with Email and Social Media" will be held at DC3S - Defense Corridor Center for Collaboration and Synergy in Sterling Heights on Oct. 23, 1-3 pm.  Tamara Jaros, business support specialist with Spark Your Leads, will be leading the seminar.  Click here to register for this free event.

A Mediterranean Cruise Fall Concert
The Warren Concert Band will perform at the Warren Woods Community Auditorium on Oct. 25 at 3 pm.  Jeremy Duby is the conductor.  Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for grades 9-12 and free for students in 8th grade and below with paid adult.  Visit www.warrenconcertband.com for tickets and information.

Walsh College Hosts Tax Symposium
The Third Annual Mark R. Solomon Tax Symposium will be presented by Walsh College on Oct. 27, 8 am-12 pm. The conference will qualify for CPE credit.  Tickets are $20 for Walsh students, $45 for Walsh alumni and partners and $90 for all others.  Click here for more information and to register. 

Get Your Socks Knocked Off
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital is holding A Night to Knock your Socks Off, an annual ladies night out fundraiser, to benefit its Surgical Center.  The holiday-themed event is on Nov. 3, 5-10 pm, at Penna's of Sterling in Sterling Heights.  The event includes boutique vendors, a 50/50 raffle, dinner and entertainment.  Tickets are $65 and can be purchased by calling 586-263-2968 or by visiting www.henryfordmacomb.com/socks.  

Holiday Wine Tasting
The Shelby Township Lions are holding their Annual Holiday Wine Tasting on Nov. 6, 6:30-11 pm at Palazzo Grande at 54660 Van Dyke in Shelby Township.  Tickets are $80 and $125.  Click here for more information and to register.


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