Macomb Chamber e-Connect

November 9, 2017

Chamber News
Macomb County Chamber collaborates with Operation Rx

Chamber leadership met with John Brothers and Dominque Schroeder of Operation Rx, a county-wide collaborative res ponse to the opioid epidemic.  Grace Shore, Macomb Chamber CEO, co-chairs the Business Subcomitt ee of Operation RX, working to provide a well-informed approach to the epidemic while providing training, education and awareness throughout the county. For more information about Operation Rx, please visit their website at
Meet with MDOT  about the I-696 closure

Information sessions about the Spring 2018 I-696 construction project will be held at the Warren Civic Center,  1 City Square, Warren, 48093, from 9-10 a.m. Nov 15 and 29; Dec 13 and 14; Jan 17, 2018.

Military Affairs visits GDLS

The Chamber co-hosted a very impactful Military Affairs Committee Meeting Tuesday at General Dynamics Land Systems. What a terrific group of people dedicated to protecting and promoting our military assets and defense!
Member News
Five Million Lights - That's Pretty Wild!

The Detroit Zoo will light up the night this holiday season with Wild Lights, a spectacular light display presented by Strategic Staffing Solutions. More than five million twinkling LED lights will brighten the evening sky and illuminate buildings, trees and more than 230 animal sculptures on a trail through the front half of the Zoo.   Wild Lights will be held Nov. 18-19 and 24-26 and Dec. 1-3, 8-10, 15-17, 20-23 and 26-31, 2017. Tickets are $10-$16 in advance - based on the hour and day - and $16 at the gate for guests ages 2 and older (children under 2 are admitted free); parking is $7. 
Get Covered; Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment
Affordable Care Act Nov. 1 through Dec. 15

Beaumont Hospitals certified application counselors will help you:
apply, re-enroll, change your current plan, shop and compare plans, choose a plan that fits your budget,find the best option for you and
your family.  Appointments are free, local and available on evenings and weekends. Beaumont hospitals can also help you with Medicaid enrollment.  To schedule an appointment or speak with one of our certified application counselors, call 800-582-1101, or learn more at
The Mall at Partridge Creek is Aglow!  Join our Tree Lighting Celebration Weekend and Welcome Santa November 11-November 12

Watch as Santa lights our holiday tree, enjoy live musical performances, be amazed by a magician, take precious photos with your family and friends and enjoy free giveaways while supplies last.

Saturday, November 11, 1-8 p.m.
Sunday, November 12, Noon-8:30 p.m.
T he Mall at Partridge Creek
(586) 416-3855
Great Lakes Ace Hardware Stores host Holiday Giving Trees

Stop by the Warren Great Lakes Ace Hardware store located at 9 Mile & Ryan between November 12 - 25 to pick up a "wish ornament" from a child in need. The store is  working in partnership with Helping Hands Gifts.  Also, stop by the Clinton Township store between now and November 30 to drop off a non-perishable food item for Gleaners Foot Bank. Donations will be distributed to families in need this holiday and winter season. 
Thinking about a degree in Criminal Justice?

Attend Madonna University's Criminal Justice OPEN HOUSE! 
November 15, 2017
4 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Macomb University Center Building UC-1, Suite 120
44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township   

Madonna University Criminal Justice program  director, faculty and staff will be onsite to answer questions  about the dynamic degree offerings that fit any  student's educational goals and working  professionals' flex schedule needs.  Apply the same day and the application fee will be waived.  To RSVP or for more information, call Linda McIntyre at
586-263-6330 or e-mail
Marketing & Communications


Upcoming Events
Annual Diversity Luncheon
Friday, Nov. 17
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Italian American
23405 Hall Road, Macomb
$30 members / $40 non-members

Annual Diversity Luncheon: Exploring Cultural Competency for Personal, Organizational and Community Change with guest speaker Dionardo Pizana; Diversity and Personnel Specialist at MSU Extension and Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture. Presented with OneMacomb.


Get to know your Chamber
Thursday, Nov. 30
8 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
First State Bank
41240 Hayes Rd, Clinton Twp
Free, but please register!

A special event that helps newer Macomb Chamber Members connect with key people in our Chamber. We explain all the working parts of your Chamber and help you navigate your Membership.    

nextGen Macomb Connect
Thursday, Nov. 30
5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Kuhnhenn's Brewery
36000 Groesbeck Hwy, 
Clinton Twp

Join the Macomb County Chamber and nextGEN Macomb at this exclusive event! We will introduce our new partnership and explain future opportunities on how the Macomb County Chamber can assist in connecting young professionals with business owners and leaders in Macomb County. A fee of $20 per person includes (2) Drink Tokens and a professional Headshot provided by Bran Marie Photography!   

2017 State of the County
Wednesday, December 6
5:30 - 9 p.m.
Macomb Center for 
Performing Arts
44575 Garfield, Clinton Twp
Free, but MUST register!

Join us to hear Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel discuss the current climate in Macomb County and stay after for "Taste of Macomb".  Event Presenting sponsor - St. John Providence.