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February 9, 2017

Chamber News
Congressman Mitchell to speak at tomorrow's Political Hot Topics breakfast at Zuccaros

Congressman Paul Mitchell will speak with local constituents at the Macomb County Chamber's upcoming Political Hot Topics breakfast event, Friday, Feb. 10, at Zuccaros Banquet Center in Chesterfield Twp. 

The congressman will be joined by multiple elected leaders, including State Senators Phil Pavlov and Steve Bieda; State Representatives William Sowerby, Henry Yanez, John Chirkun, Pete Lucido and Kevin Hertel; Harrison Township Supervisor Ken Verkest, and representatives from Macomb County. 

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. and breakfast will be served at 9:00 a.m.
Tickets are $25 for chamber members or $35 for non-members. Register.

Member News
Sycamore Hills Golf Club Valentine's Wine Tasting Dinner

Sycamore Hills Golf Club hosts Valentine's Wine Tasting Dinner on Saturday, Feb. 11.  The cost is $49 per person and included are: nine different wines, a six-course dinner and bottles of wine available to purchase after the event at discounted prices. Draft beer and soft drinks will be available for those who prefer another beverage.   Make your reservations now at  (586) 598-9500 ext. 2.
Join MI Bright Future to Fill your Talent Pipeline 

Struggling to find the right people? Looking for a way to connect to your future workforce? MI Bright Future can help! By connecting participating employers with their future workforce, MI Bright Future boosts a company's visibility to high school students, raises student awareness of viable career paths through virtual mentoring and provides a revolutionary platform for offering work-based learning activities, such as internships and job shadows. Contact Pat Wynn for more information at 586-228-3523.
Matick Toyota moves to Hall Road

Matick Toyota is excited to announce their recent move to 23405 Hall Rd. Having replaced the now closed Causley Hyundai Mazda, Matick Toyota has retained nearly every employee and brings another 30 team members to the area along with America's best-selling automotive brand.  Come experience their Service Department, which services all makes and models, and receive $20 off any service when you bring in this newsletter.
February is CTE Month

Over 96 percent of Michigan Career and Technical Education (CTE) graduates were successfully placed in 2016, highlighting this month's observance of CTE opportunities and achievements. Michigan's 2016 placement rate means that 19 out of every 20 CTE students were successfully placed in colleges and universities; advanced training programs; military services; or jobs within a year of leaving high school, according to surveyed students. For more information on CTE programs, visit Going Pro with Skilled Trades at www.mitalent.org, or contact your local high school or community college.  

JANUARY NEW MEMBERS

EJ's Auto Service
Sam's Sorrento Pizza 

Political Hot Topics & Freshman Forum 
with Congressman Mitchell
Friday, Feb. 10, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
Zucarro's Banquet Center

Local leaders from all levels will be seated with a table of peers and have the opportunity to announce their 2017 priorities and respond to questions from members of the Macomb County Chamber. This event will also include U.S. Chamber of Commerce Freshman Forum with newly elected Congressman Paul Mitchell (MI-10).

Constant Contact Seminars
Thursday, Feb. 16,  9:00 a.m. - 11 a.m.
Holiday Inn Express, Roseville

Constant Contact Representative Kim Schott, of Schott Cultural Consulting, as she provides a four part series of the importance of using Constant Contact and the impact that it can have on your business.  Other dates: Mar 9 and one more date TBD.  Free but must register.    

Coffee Connection and Shopping Event at Costco-Roseville
Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
27118 Gratiot Avenue

Network over coffee and then shop!  Costco is offering an opportunity to our Macomb Chamber Members to shop that morning, even if you don't already have a membership. 

Member Mixer at Total Sports
Tuesday, Mar. 7, 2017
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
40501 Production Drive, Harrison Twp

Join us at Total Sports for a Macomb Chamber Member Mixer.  Total Sports is fun AT ITS BEST and a unique place to go where you can enjoy time with friends and colleagues and enjoy a variety of sport activities

Secrets of My Success
Wednesday, Mar. 8, 2017
8:30 a.m.- 10:00 a.m.
Premier Center,
20400 S. Nunneley, Clinton Twp

Hear local success story of Jarvis Restoration, including details of their recent overhall of the historical Macomb County Building.