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February 15, 2018

Chamber News
 
Politically Speaking

Many local elected officials braved Friday's snow storm to come out to the Chamber's Political Hot Topics. They  fielded 
questions on income tax, regional transit, marijuana legalization & regulation, roads and infrastructure. The dialogue   revealed the Macomb delegation as a highly bi-partisan group in their working for their communities and constituents. The Chamber sends out thanks to State Representatives William SowerbyJohn Chirkun, Kevin HertelPatrick GreenHenry YanezJeff Yaroch, Shelby Township Supervisor Rick Stathakis, and Senior Community Outreach Coordinator Don Brown for their attendance and information.
Member News
Welcome Yell Sweets

Congratulations to Danielle Jackson 
and Yell Sweets on her ribbon cutting 
and celebration joining the Macomb Chamber! The ribbon cutting was held on Monday February 5. For more information about the Yell Sweets and their tasty treats, click here.

MSGCU Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Renovated Shelby Township Branch

Michigan Schools and Government Credit Union  celebrated the grand re-opening of its Shelby Township Branch on 23 Mile Road by hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony yesterday. In attendance were officials from Macomb County, Macomb Township, Macomb Chamber of Commerce, Charter Township of Shelby  as well as other  local area business and community leaders, members of the media, and MSGCU Board Members and employees. For more info on MSGCU, click here.
Detroit Zoo to build $10M Great Lakes Nature Center in Macomb County

The Detroit Zoological Society has selected Macomb County as the home of the new Great Lakes Nature Center, which will focus on the water and wildlife of the Great Lakes.
A number of waterfront locations in Macomb County are being considered and site selection will be announced in the spring. Construction on the facility, which will be more than 20,000 square feet, is expected to begin this year and to cost at least $10 million. 
Join  the Easter Bunny's 
Egg-cellent  Month of Fun 
at Partridge Creek!

Kids: March 9 - March 31
Dogs: March 17- March 20 

The Easter Bunny has announced his appearances for the Easter season and
 The Mall at Partridge Creek is on his schedule! Kids of all ages as well as well-trained dogs will be visiting with "EB" in March and enjoy an egg-cellent selection of photo opportunities for family fun.
Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk of Macomb County

October 20, 2018

Join the American Cancer
Society Making Strides Against
Breast Cancer walk to help save lives, celebrate survivors and honor loved ones lost. With every dollar raised, we're able to make a bigger impact by helping conduct innovative research, promote early
detection, and simply provide a
hand to hold.

Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Program: 9:30 a.m.
Start: 10:00 a.m.


1 Crocker Blvd
Mount Clemens, MI 48043

For more information or to 
sign up, please contact:
Julie Featherston at 248.663.3508 or julie.featherston@cancer.org
Galactic Heroes Meet & Greet

February 23, 2018 from 5 - 7 p.m. 

Some of the biggest heroes and villains in the galaxy are coming to Macomb Mall for a special Galactic Heroes Meet & Greet!  Don't miss out on what is sure to be an unforgettable experience filled with laughter and happy faces. One photo per group, please. This is an all age's event! Also, dressing up as your favorite characters is encouraged & welcomed! Be advised, teens & adults are not permitted out of the event space area with any helmets, masks or toy weapons. 
Friday Night Fish Fry at 
Cherry Creek

Every Friday thru March 30

Cherry Creek's annual fish fry is back for it's 22nd year! They will have seating every Friday night until Friday, March 30th (Good Friday.)  Seating times are from 4 p.m. to 
8 p.m.   New featured catch every week!   
DIA Away: Beaumont Family Medicine Center

Feb 15- 17 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. 

DIA Away, the mobile creativity experience, will be at the Beaumont Family Medicine Center in St. Clair Shores.  DIA Away is a fully furnished, vibrantly designed 53' double-expandable trailer.  Admission is free, as is general admission to the museum for residents of Macomb,  Oakland and Wayne counties. 
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