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February 2, 2017

Chamber News
Centennial Airshow to be presented by Community Partners

The 2017 Selfridge Open House and Airshow, which is organized and hosted by the 127th Wing at Selfridge Air National Guard Base, will be presented by the Selfridge Base Community Council in partnership with the Macomb Foundation. Scheduled for August 19-20, 2017, this year's show will celebrate the 100th Anniversary of military aviation at Selfridge, and will feature the United States Air Force Thunderbirds, many of the vintage warbirds flown over the past century from the former Army-Air Corps base, and many of the finest military and civilian performers in the nation. Contact Penny for partnership opportunities and more information.


Member News
Vendors being sought for Senior Wellness & Retirement Expo 

The Clinton Township Senior Adult Life Center invites you to participate in our 14th Annual Macomb County Senior Wellness & Retirement Expo. Friday, Apr. 7, 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. Contact: Debbie McClellan (586) 723-8120 for information.
Wine & Dine Your Valentine 

Wine & Dine your Valentine, friends and family or just "wine" down the week at Westview Orchard's Winery.  Benefits Macomb Literacy Partners - providing free private tutoring for adults who need to improve their reading and writing skills or need to learn English, since 1984. Thursday, Feb. 9, 5:30-9:30 p.m., $35 at Westview Winery, 65075 Van Dyke, Washington, MI. Tickets available.
Learn All About the Birds and the Bees

The Belle Isle Nature Center is hosting a free family-friendly Valentine's celebration on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Birds and the Bees will feature music, photography, crafts, zookeeper talks. Valentine's-themed crafts will include "bee mine" cards and heart-shaped birdseed cakes for children to feed to the birds in their own backyards. 
Baker College to hold info event for HS students

Baker College's Clinton Township campus will hold its Senior Open House for high school students, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 25, at the Student Center, 34950 Little Mack Ave, Clinton Township. Reservations are required and due no later than Thursday, Feb. 23. The event is designed to help college-bound students and their parents understand college funding and career options. 

JANUARY NEW MEMBERS

EJ's Auto Service
Sam's Sorrento Pizza


Constant Contact Seminars
Thursday, Feb. 2 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:  Feb 16, Mar 9 (one more date TBD).  Free but must register.    

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).

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.