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October 5, 2017

Chamber News
Successful "Secrets" event at Kuhnhenn's Brewery

Eric and Bret Kuhnhenn shared their story, passion and ideas on what they believe has made them successful and still growing in the competitive microbrewing business. They told Grace Shore, Chamber CEO, and crowd of their origins, multiple awards and increased demand for their hand-crafted beers, meads, and wines as the primary motivation for their latest expansion:  a full-scale production brewery and second taproom that opened in 2014 in Clinton Twp.  

Member News
The Mall at Partridge Creek Debuts Live 360°
With Turning 10 Celebration

The Mall at Partridge Creek is pleased to announce Live 360° , the center's new, community-driven program celebrating local art, culture, food, wellness and fitness activities in partnership with community-based organizations. Live 360° kicks off on Saturday, October 21 (noon to 4 p.m.) with the mall's Turning 10 celebration commemorating Partridge Creek's 10th anniversary.  For more information, please visit
Henry Ford Macomb Hospital presents A Night to Knock Your Socks Off: Nov. 8 fundraiser

Round up your friends for A Night To Knock Your Socks Off, an annual ladies night out fundraiser. Proceeds of the event benefit Henry Ford Macomb Hospital's Surgical Services expansion. The Nov. 8 event runs from 5 to 10 p.m. at Penna's of Sterling, located at 38400 Van Dyke Ave. in Sterling Heights. Tickets are $75. Call (586) 263-2964 or go to
McLaren's Deidra Wilson names to Crain's 2017 '40 under 40' list

Deidra A. Wilson, MPH, vice president of government relations for McLaren Health Care Corporation, has been named to the prestigious 40 Under 40 list by Crain's Detroit Business. The honorees were selected by Crain's editorial team from nominations based on their impact and achievements in business and to represent a diversity of sectors and backgrounds.  Wilson holds a Master of Public Health from the University of Michigan and a bachelor's degree in political theory and constitutional democracy from Michigan State University's James Madison College.
Motor City Co-op Credit Union has been nominated and selected to receive the 2017 Roseville Capital Improvement Award

In January 2016, Motor City Co-op Credit Union purchased the property at 27454 Gratiot Avenue located in Roseville. This property had been vacant for a few years and was an eyesore on Roseville's main thoroughfare. With a significant investment, MCCCU proudly pays homage to the Credit Union's automotive ties and Roseville's love for automobiles through its unique design and décor. The branch was designed and built by Thompson-Phelan Group, Inc. It officially opened on July 19, 2017 with a ceremonial ribbon cutting and Grand Opening events.


Upcoming Events

Political Hot Topics
Friday, Oct. 6
8-10 a.m.
Avante Banquet Center, Clinton Twp
$25 members
$35 non-members
Hot breakfast included    

Meet candidly with your elected officials and see how they weigh in on the topics that are important to you and your business. This event will be moderated by Joel Kurth, Bridge Magazine writer and editor. 


Coffee Connection
Thursday, Oct. 19
8-9:30 a.m.
PNC Bank,  24612 Harper Avenue,  St. Clair Shores
Free, but please register!

Join us for a Coffee Connection at PNC BANK - St. Clair Shores. This is a wonderful opportunity to network with your fellow Chamber Members and make lasting business connections.


Member Mixer
Tuesday, Oct. 24
5:30 - 7 p.m.
Westview Orchards, 65075 Van Dyke, Washington Twp.
Free, but please register!

Join us at Westview Orchard for a member mixer! Macomb county's 1st bicentennial farm produces fresh fruits & vegetables, & features outdoor entertainment, food, on-site bakery, seasonal u-pick & winery.


State of Mount Clemens
Friday, October 27
8-10 a.m.
OU/Frankel Building
20 South Main 
Mount Clemens
$25 members / $35 non-members

Join us as we welcome Mayor Barb Dempsey, who will provide a forecast of the exciting and wonderful things happening in Mount Clemens