Macomb Chamber eConnect

December 7, 2016

Welcoming Mad About Balloons

Congratulations to Francine Townsend and Mad About Balloons �� on her ribbon cutting and celebration joining the Macomb Chamber. Thanks to Chamber Ambassadors and Roseville City Councilman Steve Wietecha for attending and Bender Chiropractic Health & Vitality Center for hosting the event!
Member News
Diversity success lies with inclusivity, understanding

Last week's Connecting Diverse Business Cultures learning luncheon with three other chambers of commerce and OneMacomb was deemed a success!  So much useful business and community information shared.  Maybe you weren't able to attend, so you can  read all about it here.

Socio App launching at Holiday Mixer tonight!

O ur organization has added a new member benefit, Socio app. This is a cutting edge app that will enhance your networking opportunities in our future events!

With this app, you will be able to optimize your networking opportunities by having real-time visibility of who is at the event and what they do. You will simply Shake your phones to share contact information more completely and efficiently than ever before. You will also receive updates from us via real-time push notifications in Socio.

Please download this FREE app to your mobile phone and simply set up your profile prior to attending our events. Contact Penny with questions at (586)493-7600.
Walsh College appoints new president CEO

The Walsh College Board of Trustees has voted unanimously to appoint Marsha Kelliher as the school's seventh president and chief executive officer.
McLaren names new VP of Business Development

Michael P. Lacusta has been appointed vice president of business development for McLaren Health Care effective Nov. 14, 2016.
Macomb Community College students share perspectives on 2016 presidential election

Eleven students from Macomb Community College and ten from the University of California, Berkley linked together via videoconference for a lively and eye-opening discussion.

Coordinated and facilitated by Political Science Professor Brooke Allen from Macomb Community College and Professor Harley Shaiken from UC Berkley Graduate School of Education, the intent was to bring together students from differing backgrounds and social surroundings to share their unique perspectives on the events that shaped the election.
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

Survey deadline date is this Friday, December 9th. 
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. 



Member Holiday Mixer
Dec. 8, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Come and join us at Premier Event Center for a Holiday Member Mixer. $20 per person with portion going to Toys for Tots. Complimentary appetizers and CASH bar.  Bring an unwrapped new toy for Toys for Tots and receive a raffle ticket for a great prize! 

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.

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.
December Member 
Office Depot Benefits

2 0% off HON furniture from Office Depot.  Use coupon code 37314891 for 20% off at checkout