February 4, 2016
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State of 
Macomb Twp.
-February 5-
Sycamore Hills Golf Club
48787 North Ave.
Macomb Twp.

Political Hot Topics
-March 11-
Avante Banquets 
36217 S. Gratiot
Clinton Twp.

Secrets of My Success
with Utica Unicorn Ballpark's Andy Appleby
 -March 22-
Location TBD
Registration Opens SOON

Coffee Connection
-February 23-
27118 Gratiot

Get to Know Your Chamber
-March 3-
First State Bank
Clinton Twp.
Registration Opens SOON


ATHENA Awards Ceremony
-May 6-

Chamber Golf Outing
-June 6-

36468 Groesbeck Hwy
Clinton Twp
17649 Hall Rd
Macomb Twp

Alpine Renovations
20409 Robinway
Clinton Twp

19633 Hampton Dr
Macomb Twp

3330 Broadmoor Ave SE
Grand Rapids
877-974-6338 x132

20836 Hall Rd, #183
Clinton Twp

33651 Giftos Dr
Clinton Twp

2016 Annual Meeting Features 
Board Induction and Speaker from 
General Motors
Chamber Board Chairman Greg Jakub, Chamber CEO Grace Shore and GM's Ken Kelzer
Ken Kelzer of General Motors

2016 Board of Directors
The Macomb County Chamber Annual Meeting was held on Friday, January 29. Special guest Ken Kelzer, Vice President of General Motors Global Vehicle Components and Systems, spoke to the group about the $1 billion investment in GM's Tech Center in Warren, as well as groundbreaking advances, such as the development of an autonomous car. The 2016 Board of Directors was inducted by new Board Chairman Greg Jakub. Greg also presented plaques to three outgoing Board members and an engraved clock to outgoing Board Chairman Jennifer Mefford.

Neil King Physical Therapy 
Celebrates Third Location
New Member Neil King Physical Therapy held a ribbon cutting for its first Macomb County location (third location overall).  It is at 21972 23 Mile Rd in Macomb Township. Click here to read more about Neil King Physical Therapy and its new location.

Member News and Events 

Develop Marketing Plan for Your Small or Medium Size Business
Direct Marketing Association Detroit is holding a Direct Marketing Boot Camp on Feb. 25 at the Motor City Casino, 9 am-4 pm.  This boot camp is directed at community businesses that don't have the time or resources to develop effective marketing plans on their own.  This hands-on seminar focuses on helping every attending business complete its marketing plan by the end of the day.  All the plans will be submitted to dmaD's panel for review with one selected for execution by the association experts.  The seminar is $99 and allows two attendees per business (additional attendees are $20/person).  For more information or to register, call 313-872-7850, ext. 4, or click here

St. Clair Shores Supports Flint Families
The Optimist Club of St. Clair Shores is holding a donation drive to help the residents of Flint with water, water faucet filters and lead water testing kits.  If you'd prefer to donate money, click here to make an online donation through Gofundme.  An anonymous donor is picking up the fee for the Gofundme account.  Click here for more information and the school and church locations where donations of water, filters and testing kits can be dropped off through Feb. 29.  

Baker College Holds Financial Aid Presentations 
Baker College of Clinton Township is holding financial aid presentations and workshops for prospective college-bound seniors.  The sessions will focus on completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form.  They are scheduled for Feb. 10 (East Detroit High School, 6:30 pm) and Feb. 17 (Lakeview High School, 6 pm).  For more information about about Baker College of Clinton Township, contact annette.looser@baker.edu or call 586-791-3000.  

Anton Art Center Offers New Exhibitions
Anton Art Center has three new exhibitions open through February 26.  Michigan Annual XLIII is the 43rd annual statewide juried competition of varying media by Michigan artists.  Forty-eight works were accepted out of 163 submitted, with $2000 in prizes for the artists. In the Boll History Gallery, The Detroit Historical Society presents Telling Detroit's Stories and Why They Matter.  On display in the Community Gallery is Primary Colors, a group show with a theme based in red, yellow and blue.  Primary Colors is open to members in good standing of the Mount Clemens Art Association, Lakeside Palette Club of St. Clair Shores and Warren Tri-County Fine Arts, Inc.  For  more information, go to www.theartcenter.org or call 586-469-8666.

New Haven Launches New Website and Video Contact
The Village of New Haven launched the redesign of its website, www.villageofnewhaven.org, to give visitors, residents and businesses relevant and easy-to-find information on the municipality's departments and services.  This new content includes Immediate Emergency Alerts on the homepage for faster access by residents.  And now website visitors can watch rich video content of council meetings, planning commission meetings and events directly from the site.

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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 patricia@macombcountychamber.com with your contact information.


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