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December 1, 2016

Noodles & Company Ribbon Cutting

The first stand-alone Noodles & Company built in Michigan, and one of the first stand-alone stores in the nation, opened at 15575 Hall Road in Macomb Township in September.  Welcome to the Macomb Chamber Owner Jeff Pauley,  Mike Endres, Director of Marketing, and General Manager Marissa Kowalski!
Member News
Macomb Community College recognized as 2017 Military Friendly School 

Macomb Community College has been named a 2017 Military Friendly School by Victory Media, a veteran-owned organization connecting the military community to education, employment and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Macomb provides opportunities to the military community in numerous ways. The college has also been recognized by the Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency with gold-level status in its Veteran-Friendly School program.
Walsh College to offer Cyber Risk webinar

Protecting data and information with passwords just isn't enough to stay safe from hackers anymore.    Cyber risks go beyond just data, and we will have to learn how to guard ourselves against personal threats. 

Presented by Barbara Ciaramitaro Ph.D. Chair, Decision Sciences, December 7, 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.
  • Explore the digital world of cyber threats and attacks. 
  • Understand how cyber-attacks go beyond just personal data. 
  • Learn how to protect yourself against cyber risks. 
  • Get answers to your burning questions during Q&A.
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.
Michigan Economic Outlook Survey

Last week to participate!  The Macomb County Chamber, in cooperation with business chambers and associations throughout the state, is participating in a state-wide effort to help better determine how to continue to grow our existing businesses and attract new ones to Michigan.

This survey takes less than five minutes and can be completed on any smartphone or tablet too. Survey deadline date is Friday, December 9th.


State of the County Address
Dec. 7, 5-9 p.m.
Join us to hear Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel discuss the current climate in Macomb County. (Sponsorship opportunities available before Nov. 23.)

Member Holiday Mixer
Dec. 8, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Come and join us at Premier Event Center for a Holiday Member Mixer.  Complimentary appetizers and CASH bar.  Bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots and receive a raffle ticket for a great prize! Socialize after five with your fellow Macomb Chamber Members and make solid connections. (Vendor tables available)

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 at (586)493-7600.

Mt Clemens Farmers Market
Annual Meeting  & Christmas Party
Sunday, Dec. 11
Doors open at 4 p.m. / Dinner at 5 p.m.

Memphis Lions Club Youth Center
34758 Pratt Rd, Memphis

$15 Adults / $8 children 12 yrs and under
Beer & Setups included

Dinner reservations must be made by December 2
Call Dale Jenuwine (586)752-2596

Come celebrate the holidays and the end of another successful market season!
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.