Chesterfield ~ Ira Twp.~ Lenox ~ New Baltimore ~ New Haven

APRIL 2017

The Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce believes in earning and maintaining a strong image and reputation among all our members, our communities and our elected officials. Our benefits and services will only be as good as our current and prospective members perceive them. For this reason, we will incorporate our values into messages and actions that we sincerely believe in. We will adhere to these values as a means to establish trust and a confidence in our community role.
Note from ABCC  Chairman of The Board

April is for no fools

Spring is hitting us fast and we all want to start our spring clean up and get ready for summer.

The same is true for your Chamber we are cleaning up and promoting business and community more then ever and we want you to join the fun. Take a minute look at the events and join us meet new people and business this is the key to successful business and growth. Get to know your community, as a member of the chamber this is the best way to use your membership as we all know you get what you put in so clean off your calendar and sign up for the chamber events  your business cant wait anymore!

Time to golf May 18 is our golf outing Sign up today its always a great time, see Randy McCoy or Catherine for more info.

Music By The Bay Sponsorship, come join Advia Credit union our 5 year sponsor plus Village of Easy Harbor and Bill MacDonald Ford. This year we are Celebrating the Golden Oldies with the Teen Angels and much more! Plus Arthur Murray's Dancing By The Bay Contest. so much fun so many people all having a great time for a great cause raising money for Families Against Narcotics. 

Call Catherine today, get involved join a committee, ask about board member opportunity. We would love for you to join our efforts to help bring the community and Business together. 

Thank you!

It's good to be in the Chamber

Mark Miller, Chairman of The Board

Up Coming Events

Date: Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Hosted by: George & Marty Ullincy  
MGM Dumpsters 
Where: 9571 Marine City Hwy.
Ira, MI 48023
Time: 1:00 p.m. ~ 3:00 p.m.

DateWednesday, May 10, 2017
Hosted by: Amie Horn  
The Attic Finds
Where: 8832 Dixie Hwy
Fair Haven, MI 
Time: 8:30 a.m. ~ 9:30 a.m.

This monthly networking event is aimed at creating a platform for chamber members to interact with each other,  to explore collaborative opportunities, and to create the kind of synergies needed for us to move forward. 

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Doors open at 6:00 p.m.

Hosted at: 
Little Camille's By The Bay
51083 Washington St., 
New Baltimore, MI 48047
Wine Provided by:
Washington St. Wine House

$10.00 Per Chamber Member $15.00 per Non-Member

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Range opens at 10:00 a.m.
Shotgun Starts at 11:00 a.m.

Hosted at: 
Sycamore Hills Golf Club
48787 North Ave.
Macomb Twp. MI 48042


'Business by the Bay" Events are a Popular Networking Luncheon Gathering

Thursday, June 8, 2017
Thursday, July 13, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Thursday, September 14, 2017

We are working on our Guest speakers, and as soon as confirmation has been received the events will be updated!

If you or your company would like to sponsor one of these lunches please call the chamber office at 586-725-5148!

Events begin at 12:00 pm with Lunch Provided Held in Mary & Walter Burke Park Pavilion Located in Downtown New Baltimore (End of Washington St.)

Event may be cancelled due to inclement weather. 

New Members, Membership Renewals
& Membership Info Changes 
Welcome New Members!
MARCH 2017

Bay Pointe Financial Management
~Brett  Busuttil ~

Art on the Bay
~ Laurie Huff~

McLaren Macomb
~ Bobette   Dodge ~
KD's Estate Sale
 ~Kathy DePetro~ 

Thank you for Renewing
MARCH 2017

Advantage Realty ~ Jerry Fennell

Anchor Bay Spine Center

Accounting Associates

Bieber & Czechowski, PLLC

Edward Jones~ Patrick Dorcey

Member to Member Discounts

Always Best Care
Tom Isett


20 % off In-Home Care Services

Bay Pointe Financial Management
Brett Busuttil 
10% off initial financial planning fee

FreeStar Financial Credit Union
Alex Lazar
Will pay your $10 membership fee to join & Each new or used auto loan,
we’ll thank you with a $25 gas card

KD's Estate Sale
 Kathy DePetro 
10% off total price.

The Attic Finds
 Amie Horn 
We are offering a 10% discount to all Members on everything in the store.

Priority Quick Tax, Inc.
Philip Liner 
First month FREE for new Monthly Accounting Clients!

Penzien & McBride
Charles Penzien 
We offer a 10% discount on estate planning services to the Friends and Family of Anchor Bay Chamber Members.  In order to secure the discount just contact one or our attorneys at the initial client meeting or at the time of the referral and the discount will be applied to the cost of any services provided.

The ABCC is pleased to be working with Kerr Albert Office Supplies and Equipment to be working with the chamber and create a office supply program just for Chamber members.

Please take advantage by calling Erik Parker at 810-984-4129. Erik will go over the program and answer any questions you will have. 
Member Spotlight

ERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore

28149 Kehrig Drive,
Chesterfield MI 48047

SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore understands the stress and worry that comes with a fire or water damage and the disruption it causes your life and home or business. Our goal is to help minimize the interruption to your life and quickly make it “Like it never even happened.” SERVPRO was established in 1967 and has been striving for excellence servicing the insurance restoration industry for almost 50 years.

We specialize in cleanup and restoration of residential and commercial properties. Our staff is highly trained in property damage restoration, we undergo initial and ongoing training to make sure that we are always here to help. With a nationwide system of qualified franchises, no damage is too large or small for SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore. Our professionals study IICRC standards and best practices in water restoration, fire restoration, mold remediation, carpet and upholstery cleaning, and other cleaning and restoration courses, so this way we are always ready for any size disaster that may come our way.

Our services range from: Water and Storm damage restoration, fire, smoke and soot damage restoration, mold mitigation and remediation, catastrophic storm response services, bio-hazard clean up, emergency board-ups, contents restoration and a full line of cleaning services. We respond immediately to your emergency and have the expertise to handle your restoration or cleaning needs.

Thanks to the advanced technology available to our technicians we can make your disaster “Like it never even happened.” The IICRC Water Damage Guidelines require us to incorporate a field of psychometry, which involves manipulating temperature and relative humidity to remove moisture and dry a property quickly and effectively. Our equipment helps us to make your disaster clean up easier and more effective. Not only is SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore dedicated to our customers but we are also dedicated to our community.

SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore takes pride in being a part of the community. We like to make sure we are doing our part to keep the community thriving by helping those in need. SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore participates in local events and helps promote other local businesses by attending many networking events through the Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce, as well as the Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce. We have sponsored many community events throughout our 10 years of business in the Mount Clemens/New Baltimore communities. We plan to continue to commit to helping our community in any way that we can by keeping the area safe and making our community the best it can be.

Water and fire emergencies don’t wait for regular business hours and neither do we here at SERVPRO of Mount Clemens/New Baltimore. We provide emergency cleaning and restoration services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including all holidays. We will respond and arrive quickly to help avoid more damage to your home or business. For a stress-free process, we are always here to help. If you need our services, please call us at 586-598-5050. 

The Village of East Harbor 

33875 Kiely Drive 
Chesterfield MI 48047

Long time Chamber Members made the national news!

What I Do Matters: Service Excellence  Presbyterian Villages of Michigan (PVM) is committed to providing excellent services to the elders we serve, their families and to each other. The vision of Service Excellence includes four core values: Respect, Relationships, Listening, and Accountability. These values serve as a standard against which every action and thought can be measured. The Service Excellence Standards show our commitment to make PVM a great place to live and work.
Immaculate Conception Catholic School
Ira, Michigan

Immaculate Conception is your local Catholic Elementary school. We are located in Ira Twp., St. Clair County just off of M-29. The school has a rich history spanning back to 1906. Our alumnus have become very success individuals in society, most notably the Archbishop of Detroit, Archbishop Vigneron.

We are a PreK – 8 building with average class sizes of 13 students and growing. Our class sizes promote more individualized instruction. We pride ourselves with many accomplishments such as public speaking starting in 1st grade, district championships year after year in athletics, higher standardized test scores than the local schools, 100% of alumnus attend college, many place in AP tracks for high school and a have strong parent community that has a great sense of “family”.

Our philosophy at Immaculate Conception Catholic School, is to integrate our faith and Christian values into every part of the educational experience, whether a student is in the classroom, on the athletic field, or in church.  Our students learn to know, love and serve God in their daily lives. We believe that all children are made in the image and likeness of God, with unique gifts and needs that must be respected and celebrated.

  We know students learn best in an atmosphere where they feel safe, valued and cared for. We set high standards for student behavior and appearance, fostering self-discipline, confidence, responsibility, and respect for all persons. We see education as a lifelong journey. We prepare our students for high school and for life, empowering them to proclaim and live the Gospel within our ever-changing society.

Please visit us at  or call at  586-725-0078  for more information on our amazing school.

Lawrence Ricard; P rincipal
  We are looking to add to our delivery team in a rapidly growing family business!  We are currently interviewing drivers who possess a Class A CDL w/Air (needed for Roll Off Truck Drivers) and Class A CDL (needed for Trailer Truck Drivers.) A  successful candidate will have some experience and be familiar with pulling, backing up and maneuvering trailers. The candidate should have a clean driving & criminal record with a  solid work history that demonstrates punctuality, dependability, integrity & consistency. Since our drivers are our representatives in the field & interact with our valued customers you must posses a friendly and accommodating personality and be able to effectively deliver the service our customers have come to expect in action and presentation of not only the product but your appearance and friendliness. Candidates must be able to present a valid DOT card, drivers license and printed driving record from the Secretary of state at interview This is a 40 + hour a week position that offers: Holiday pay after 6 months, vacation pay after 6 months, health insurance available after 90 days & retirement available after 2 years.

IRA TWP. MI 48023
PHONE 586.725.5200
2017 March Networking Madness
  We had so much fun networking at this event! We seen old friends and met some many new one's. 

Special THANK YOU  to our sponsors
     Farm Bureau Insurance New Baltimore 
Twisted Rooster Chesterfield
Capital Report
This is hosted by the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Cyber Security Threats in HR & Accounting
Date:  Wednesday, April 19, 2017
Time:  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Location:  Webinar

$75 Members / $95 Future Members
$20 discount per webinar if register for entire Cyber Security series (add both webinars* to cart for discount)

In this highly connected world, we are constantly exposed to cyber threats within our workplaces. Some positions – like human resources and accounting – have higher risk than others. If you are in one of these positions, security awareness is extremely critical in understanding your vulnerabilities and the threats that are unique to your role.

Being aware of your responsibilities and accountabilities when using a computer on a business network is the first step in reducing your risk profile. Please join us for this 60-minute webinar where we will focus on specific cyber security threats faced by those in high-risk positions, such as human resources and accounting.

What You Will Learn:

  • Common techniques used by cyber-criminals to steal from your organization.
  • Ways to identify cyber threats and who you should notify.
  • Tips to reduce the high-risk profiles of HR and accounting professionals.
  • Guidelines to help your organization avoid becoming a victim of cyber-crime.

Expert Presenter:
Josh Gembala, Enhanced Security Services Manager at ASK manages a talented and dedicated team of Security Specialists at ASK. He is passionate about information security and committed to developing cybersecurity services for businesses of all sizes. Josh was the driving force behind the establishment of ASK Enhanced Security Services (ESS). ESS process control, operational excellence, and ingenuity has led to ASK’s reputation as an emerging leader in cyber security. In addition to cybersecurity, Josh has many years of experience in IT system administration and integrated security.

One (1) credit for the MI Chamber Basic or Advanced Human Resource Compliance AND Tax Policy and Finance Compliance Certification Program.
One (1) credit under the guidelines of the Michigan State Board of Accountancy.
One (1) HR (General) recertification credit hour for PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.
One (1) PDC for the SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP.

* Cyber Security Webinar Series

Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce  | 586-725-5148 |  51180 Bedford St. New  Baltimore, MI 48047