Macomb Chamber e-Connect

June 8, 2017

Member News
The Chamber Member Mixer held on May 31 at the Anton Art Center included two art activities and a pottery demonstration.  What a great evening with more than 30 Chamber members coming out to network.  Many thanks to the Anton Art Center!
Habitat's Restore Opens

Macomb Habitat for Humanity's new Restore in Shelby Township held its ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, Jun. 2.  Check out the store at 46660 Van Dyke, Shelby Township and let them know you're from the Macomb Chamber.
Macomb County to celebrate Blue Economy accomplishments

The annual State of the Lake will take place today, June 8, at 12:30 p.m. at MacRay Harbor, 30675 N. River Road, Harrison Township.  Join Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel and other local leaders for this update and overview of the Blue Economy Initiative and related efforts underway in Macomb County.  The U.S. Coast Guard will demonstrate a helicopter-based rescue.
AT&T Contributes $10,000 To STARBASE in effort to encourage are student to pursue STEM edutation

In celebration of Selfridge Air National Guard Base's 100th anniversary and inspiring the next generation event at the Coleman A. Young International Airport in May, AT&T presented a $10,000 contribution to STARBASE - a Department of Defense community outreach program conducted through Selfridge that exposes area students to fun, hands-on activities and training emphasizing science, technology, engineering and math (STEM).  The program at City Airport was the third in a three-part series of events celebrating Selfridge's 100th Anniversary, all made possible in part by AT&T. The foundation's contribution funded the material cost of the replica F-35 fighter jets constructed by the student as well as busing for the children in attendance. 
D.I.Y. Arts & Crafts Father's Day gift

Macomb Mall will proudly host a D.I.Y. Arts & Crafts Kids Club event on Friday, June 16, from 4-7 p.m. where children can get creative by making and decorating a special card for their Dad with a Father's Day poem inside. In addition, there will be craft tables setup for kids to make a custom picture frame! This free event will take place in the Dick's Sporting Goods Court and is suitable for children 10 and under. 


Upcoming Events
Member Mixer
Tuesday, Jun.20
5:30-7:30 p.m.
California Pizza Kitchen at 
Patridge Creek

Meet new connections and get new leads at our upcoming Member Mixer.  Appetizers provided.  Cash bar.  Free event, but please register!
State of Shelby Township
Thursday, Jul. 20
8:30-10 a.m.
Palazzo Grande, Shelby Township

Join Shelby Townshp Supervisor Rick Stathakis as he provides an update and forecast on what's happening in Shelby Twp. $25 members, $35 not-yet-members.  
Chamber Day at Jimmy John's Field
Thursday, July 27
6-10 p.m.
Jimmy John's Field, Utica

What a line up!  Special meet-n-greet opportunity with players, autograph session, dinner buffet including grilled chicken, pulled pork, 2 alcoholic drink tickets, unlimited soft drinks, human cannonball and the Game:  Beavers vs. Wooly Mammoths. Wow! $20 ticket / register through the Macomb Chamber.
Connect & Cruise
Thursday, Aug. 10
6-10 p.m.
Clinton River Cruises, Mount Clemens

Evening of networking includes dinner buffet, DJ & dancing, cruise, one alcoholic beverage ticket, cash bar, unlimited coffee, tea and soft drinks. Check in 5-6 p.m.; boat leaves at 6 p.m.  Free dockside parking. Casual. $45 chamber members, $55 non-members.