Macomb Chamber eConnect

December 15, 2016

Member News
Packard Proving Grounds wins honor

On Nov. 30, the MotorCities National Heritage Area presented the Packard Proving Grounds with its 2016 Award of Excellence for preservation.   The 14-acre grounds are home to eight historical classic cars, and the public is welcome to take tours of the eight buildings. Check them out at the Proving Ground's events  website.
Welcoming Splurge!
Congratulations to Splurge Boutique LLC and owners Cheneada and Amber Scarborough. They held their ribbon cutting on Saturday, December 10 with a few Ambassadors of the Chamber and Bob Cannon, Clinton Twp Supervisor. Welcome to the Chamber!

Wigs 4 Kids to receive check

The Metro East Chapter of Credit Unions, which encompasses 30 credit unions ranging from Detroit to Port Huron, will present a check for $6,264.94 to Macomb Chamber member Wigs 4 Kids Thursday, Dec. 15.  Each year the charity committee selects a variety of charities to support.

Baker College winter registration still open

Enrollment for 2017 winter quarter is ongoing for new and returning students at Baker College's Clinton Township campus. On-ground classes begin Monday, Jan. 9; the two sessions of online classes begin Thursday, Jan. 5, and Thursday, Feb. 16.  Enrollment deadlines vary; for new students taking classes at an on-ground campus, the deadline is Thursday, Dec. 29. More Information here
McLaren Macomb names Chief Medical Officer 

Dennis J. Cunningham, MD, has been named chief medical officer of McLaren Macomb, the 288-bed acute care hospital in Mount Clemens. Dr. Cunningham comes to McLaren Macomb after having most recently spent 14 years as an attending infectious diseases physician at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, OH.
News about your business?  Voted best? Something new?  Changes happening?  Whatever your business news may be, let us share it with our members!  Send it to Penny at the Chamber to place in our newsletter.


2017 Economic Forecast & Luncheon
Jan. 11, 2017
11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Join the Chamber Alliance of Macomb County and over 400 local business and community leaders for the annual Economic Forecast for Macomb County with Dr. James Jacobs, Macomb Community College President and David Sowerby, DFA, Loomis Sayles & Co. 

Sponsorship opportunities available - Contact Danielle at the Macomb Chamber, (586)493-7600.

Coffee Connections
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017
8:30 a.m.

Start the year off right with a morning networking mixer at Bender Chiropractic Health & Vitality at 33580 Harper Ave., Clinton Township.  FREE event, but please register!

Macomb County Chamber Annual Meeting and Board Induction
Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017
11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m.

Announcing our Keynote Speaker Matt Cullen, CEO, Rock Ventures LLC for this 125th Anniversary Celebration!

Get the SOCIO app here before our next Member Mixer so you're ready to Shake and Connect!
Download the app prior to our meeting and get it set up with your contact information.  At our holiday member mixer, we'll create a SOCIO "event" to join so we can easily share our networking info.