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March 29, 2018

Chamber News
Chemical Bank Sales & Marketing Conference

With more than 150 people in attendance, many vendors participating and six presenters, this year's Sales & Marketing Conference presented with the Sterling Heights Chamber was definitely a success. You won't want to miss this one next year!  See keynote speaker Blaine Fowler's speech here.
Macomb County Chamber Supports Macomb Community College Upcoming Millage

On May 8, 2018, Macomb Community College will seek an operating millage renewal and restoration. The current millage accounts for 26 percent of the College's budget and is vital for the future of the college. The Chamber's Board of Director's voted to support the millage renewal and restoration at their March meeting. The Board thought that the College is a vital part of the economic sustainability of Macomb County. There is a fundraiser planned for April 12 at Kavan's Restaurant, more details/RSVP below in member news.
Member News
M's Table + Bar Grand Opening

Congratulations to M's Table + Bar and owner David Muer on their ribbon cutting, grand opening dinner and celebration joining the Macomb Chamber. Stop in to enjoy some their seafood, steaks, & sushi.
Partridge Creek, 17470 Hall Rd., Clinton Township, 586-412-2539
Taxpayers for Macomb Community College

April 12 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Kavan's Restaurant

On May 8, 2018, Macomb Community College will seek an operating millage renewal and restoration. The current millage accounts for 26 percent of the college's budget, and is vital for the future of the college. Funds raised at this event will support the advocacy campaign. For more info visit   
Macomb County launches tool to track conditions and costs of primary roads

Called Macomb County Roads: Conditions and Costs" is a web-based portal that provides a searchable map of the roads maintained by Macomb County. Currently, there are 805 lane miles rated as being in poor condition and 44 bridges in need of repair. The cost to fix them all is estimated at $1.06 billion.
Nino Salvaggio launches Fresh2Go, Shopping Service

Nino Salvaggio's new offering, Fresh2Go, lets customers order groceries from  any device with curbside pick-up or home delivery. This Service is available at the Troy and Clinton Township locations, while the service will be available in the coming weeks at the St. Clair Shores store.  Both services are available from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and until 6 p.m. on Sunday. 
Team SBA Financing Roundtable

April 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Attend a free financing roundtable. SBA will debunk the myths and demystify the process of small business financing.  You will get first hand information on what credit criteria your banker has. The SBA team will answer all of your financing questions and give you advice on what steps to take to achieve your goal of starting or expanding a business. The roundtables are best suited for those who have good credit, a solid business idea, and some money to invest in the business. 
Macomb Community College tuition rates to stay the same next school year

The Macomb Community College Board of Trustees voted to maintain current tuition rates for the next academic year, fall 2018 through spring/summer 2019, during their regular monthly meeting on Wednesday evening, March 21. Residents will continue to pay $100 a credit hour. The college's tuition rates are well below the state average, with Macomb having the fourth lowest cost of attendance (tuition and fees) among Michigan's 28 community colleges..


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