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ATHENA Nominees and Winner
Chamber CEO Grace Shore, emcee Anqunette Jamison (center) of Fox 2 Morning News and Chamber Board Chairman Greg Jakub joined ATHENA nominees Loraine Cusumano, Mashell Carissimi, Valerie Nunn, Karen Beger, Darlene Vasi, Debra McKinley, Patricia Lopez and Rhonda Powell.
Chamber Board member and ATHENA Committee Chair Maria Silamianos Sherman, ATHENA winner Mashell Carissimi and Chamber CEO Grace Shore
Mashell Carissimi, CEO and owner of JMC Electrical, LLC, was the recipient of the Macomb Foundation's annual ATHENA Award. The award was announced at a luncheon on Friday, May 6 at Palazzo Grande in Shelby Township. The ATHENA award recognizes those who have achieved success in their profession while giving back to the community and helping women reach their leadership potential. Mashell has been involved with the National Association of Women in Construction, Detroit chapter, the National Association of Women Business Owner's EXCEL board and NAWBO's Young Entrepreneurs Academy program. She has also participated in a women's build for Habitat for Humanity.
All eight nominees received a piece of specially-made jewelry donated by My Sister's Jewelry. The ATHENA event also included vendor booths, a fashion show, a raffle for a $600+ custom-made pearl necklace with a diamond pendant, a silent auction for Coach items and door prizes. This year's event was sponsored by IBEW-NECA, Axalta Coating Systems, Beaumont Health, Consumers Energy, Davenport University, DTE Energy, First State Bank, General Dynamics Land Systems, General Motors, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, McLaren Macomb, St. John Providence Health System, UHY LLP and The Macomb Daily. A special thanks goes to the following for providing their services: music and sound by 100 Percent Entertainment, clothes from Carson's, photography by Elite Photographic Studio, dessert from Sanders and Morley Candy and fashion show consultation from The Closet Confessional.
Member News and Events
Jazzercise Offers Free Classes in May
Jazzercise Mount Clemens
is holding a promotion throughout the month of May for new customers. All classes, including yoga, are free. There are 30 classes to choose from. Babysitting is available Monday-Friday at set times. Jazzercize is located at 273 N. Groesbeck in Mount Clemens. Call 586-307-5299, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to jazzercise.com
for more information.
Learn About Importing/Exporting
Does your company import or export materials or goods? Are you struggling to navigate the many rules and regulations surrounding this type of activity? Did you know that a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) can help you streamline the process while minimizing costs and saving staff resources? To help business owners learn more about these subjects, the
Macomb County Department of Planning & Economic Development
or call 586-469-5285.
will host Exporting 101 on Wednesday, May 18, from 8:30-10:45 am
at TVI Logistics' location, 25200 Malvina Avenue in Warren. For more information, visit www.MacombBusiness.com
Teachers and Advocates Wanted
Back on Track
in Clinton Township has a variety of educational programs designed to meet the needs of students of all ages. My Virtual Academy
needs middle school and secondary teachers in core academic subject areas of English, Math, Science, Social Studies, Foreign Language, Physical Education and Art (Performing Arts) for an online 6-12 grade school. Teachers with a valid Michigan Teaching Certificate are assigned 25-40 hours per week, depending on their certification.
Step Up Advocates are also needed to monitor and communicate progress to students in the Step Up program, an online credit completion program for students in grades 6-12. Advocates are assigned a maximum of 28 hours per week and can create their own schedule. A high school diploma is required, a Bachelor's Degree is preferred.
Please contact Melissa Meike at email@example.com or 586-465-9474 ext 253.
YMCA Needs Help With Kids Run
The YMCA needs 200+ volunteers for its Girls on the Run and STRIDE 5k Celebration on Sunday, May 22 at Lake St. Clair Metropark in Harrison Twp. Volunteers will help distribute medals, spray paint hair, guide 5000+ girls, boys and parents along the course and more. About 6000 runners and spectators are expected, so Oakland County schools will hold their event at 9 am and all Wayne and Macomb county schools will hold their event at 1 pm. Click here
to see the flyer. Clickhere
for race day volunteer opportunities.
Be a Part of our 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 your contact information to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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