State of the County
- December 2 -
Macomb Center for the Performing Arts
44575 Garfield Rd
- January 15 -
46601 Gratiot Ave, Chesterfield Twp., 48051
- January 22 -
40900 Romeo Plank
Clinton Twp., 48038
Macomb County Chamber Annual Meeting
- January 29 -
Mirage Elegant Banquets & Catering
16980 18 Mile
Clinton Twp., 48038
- 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:
American Ink Printing & Graphics
26717 Little Mack
St. Clair Shores
51106 Romeo Plank
Cox Collision Center, Inc.
34900 Kelly Rd
Generations Family Dental Care
16400 26 Mile Rd
14900 Metropolitan Parkway
Be a Part of our 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@example.com with your contact information.
Chamber's Military Affairs Committee Advocates in Washington, D.C.
Top left: Sign at the US Senate Building. Top right: Grace Shore, Congressman Sander M. Levin (D), Kevin Chandler and Keith DeFever. Bottom left: Kevin Chandler, Keith DeFever, Grace Shore and Congressman Mike Bishop (R). Bottom right: US Capitol.
Macomb County Chamber of Commerce's Military Affairs Committee representatives traveled to Washington, D.C. recently to advocate for the defense industry in Macomb County and Michigan, as well as to advocate for Selfridge Air National Guard Base.
Kevin Chandler (Macomb Community College), Keith DeFever (Base Community Council) and Grace Shore attended 12 meetings that were set up with the Michigan Congressional delegation, a staff member of the Senate Armed Services Committee and the State's lobbyist in D.C. The group focused on three main points:
1) Secure enduring fighter mission at Selfridge
2) Grow defense in Michigan
3) Stress the capacity for growth at Selfridge
The information was well received and much needed. There is a clear need for more communication to the Congressional delegation on military and defense affairs. A debriefing of the trip was conducted at Selfridge on Nov. 3 with General Vadnais, the Adjutant General of Michigan, along with members of the Military Affairs Committee.
Wendy's Celebrates a Ribbon Cutting
Wendy's at 50775 Gratiot in Chesterfield held their Ribbon Cutting on September 1. Ken Rice is the Operating Partner.
Barrier-Free Park Opens in Fraser
McKinley Barrier-Free Park Phase 1 celebrated their ribbon cutting on October 5. The Fraser First Booster Club and The City of Fraser are involved with the funds and grants awarded. This is a first-of-its-kind destination in Macomb County for recreation and play for children and adults of all abilities.
The park is located on Grove Street in Fraser, north of 13 Mile and east of Hayes.
Member News and Events
ESGR Looking for Volunteers
Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve is seeking volunteers throughout Michigan to be part of their organization and grow your skills and experience. Some volunteer activities include employer outreach, public affairs, social media, military outreach and much more. Volunteers will receive training and mentorship to grow within the ESGR, as well as other benefits. For more information, click here, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 517-481-7915.
Baker College of Port Huron Opens New Student Housing
A new $3.5 million, 49-bed student housing complex opened at Baker College of Port Huron. The complex, located on the waterfront and adjacent to their Culinary Institute of Michigan, held a ribbon cutting with area dignitaries in October. The complex includes 16 student apartments, one residence coordinator apartment, lounges, a study area and an entertainment area with a fireplace.
The Ardmore Plans Christmas Open House
Enjoy wining, dining, shopping, live entertainment and more during the Christmas Open House at the historic Ardmore Cafe
on Nov. 12. Click here
for information, including special deals for that day only. For reservations, call 586-443-4597. The Ardmore is at 26717 Little Mack in St. Clair Shores.
Thanksgiving Open House
Edward Jones - Daniel W Heppler is hosting a Thanksgiving Open House on Nov. 13, 11 am-7 pm, at 37060 Garfield Rd., Suite C-2, Clinton Twp. Hors d'oeuvres will be provided. There will also be a Toys for Tots drive, so attendees are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy. RSVP by Nov. 9 by calling 586-412-3798.
Christmas Market Comes to Anton Art Center
Check a few people off your holiday shopping list at the Anton Art Center
's Happy Holly Days Christmas Market 2015. The market, which will feature gifts and holiday decor created by more than 100 Michigan fine artists and crafters, runs Nov. 13-Dec. 23. For days and times, visit www.theartcenter.org or call 586-469-8666. The Mount Clemens Kiwanis Club
will host the Meet-the-Artists reception at the Art Center on Nov. 15, 1-3 pm. There will also be a solo exhibition of local artist Jim Pujdowski's that runs the same dates as the Christmas Market.
Arthritis Expo Offers Help
Leadership Macomb Offers New Series St. John Providence Health System and the Arthritis Foundation have teamed to present Arthritis Expo 2015 on Nov. 14, 8:30 am-12:30 pm at Cousino High School in Warren. A selection of breakout sessions are available. For information and to register, click here or call 248-530-5029.
is kicking off Trending Tuesdays, its quarterly breakfast series, on Nov. 17, 8-9:30 am in the St. Clair Shores Ballroom at MacRay Harbor
, 30675 North River Rd. in Harrison Township. Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and General Doug Slocum will be talking about Leadership in Macomb County. Leadership Macomb will also present the Donald R.Torline Leadership Legacy Award to Diana Rascano, Founder of 4 Paws 1 Heart. Tickets are $30 for LM graduates and $35 for the general public. Click here for tickets or call 586-954-2788.
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