CHAMBER CONNECTION
June 10, 2020
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
We are so excited to be welcoming more new businesses to the SHRCCI family.
Click on the link to view our newest Chamber members!
For sponsorship opportunities, contact Stacy Ziarko
at 586.731.5400 x 22 or sziarko@shrcci.com
CHAMBER CHAMPION
CHAMBER BLOG
To have your blog content shared to the Chamber's blog, please reach out to Ashley Edwards for more information, aedwards@shrcci.com .
MEMBER NEWS
How to be featured in upcoming Chamber Connections:
To have your message included (four are complimentary annually with your paid membership), they should include a contact name and phone number, not be longer than 100 words, and emailed to Ashley Edwards by Thursday at 5 pm for inclusion in the next week's edition.

The Chamber Connection is our bi-weekly newsletter that is emailed to more than 4,200 emails of members and associates every other Wednesday morning!
CONGRATULATIONS!
Congratulations to our members who were selected as winners for the Macomb is Open photo campaign!


The initiative, which ran from May 20 through May 31, asked the public to submit photos from local restaurants, coffee shops, breweries and diners for a chance to win a $50 gift card, and a $1,000 grant for the named business. A total of 349 submissions were received. 
To read more and learn about the winners, click here.
STRIVE FITNESS NEW 28 DAY PROGRAM
Many lost motivation, momentum and their results during this long shut down....Now is the time to get it back

You get to transform your mind and body from the comfort and safety of your home! Introducing Strive Fitness and Performances' New 28-Day Hybrid Challenge.
 
GO LIVE OR COME IN with the power of the Strive Fitness family!
Fire up your computer, tap into our amazing resources, be ready to engage with the best, get professional coaching and transform your body and life.
 
BEST PART: 50% of the money will go back to help support our local businesses in the form of gift cards I will give out for prizes.
 
Benefits:
Simple Nutrition Plan To Get You Started Again
Virtual Or At Strive Workouts For All Fitness Levels
28 Days Of Coaching And Accountability
 
THIS IS A COACHING PROGRAM. Our program is NOT a do it yourself or do it on your own program. If you love accountability and over-delivering, then you will love our program. 
 
If interested in joining please contact Derek @586-531-3856 or click here .
GALLON SIZE HAND SANITIZER AVAILABLE - AMOUR YOUR BODY
If you haven't been able to find hand sanitizer at the stores, or if you are getting ready to reopen and need to keep your business stocked up, we can help!
We now have 32 oz, half-gallon, and gallon sizes of our hand sanitizer available to order!

Contact us today to order yours and to talk about our Private Label option that lets you put your brand on right on the bottles!    
Call 586-565-6545 or email info@amouryourbody.com for more information.
CONGRATULATIONS, JENNY EISBRENNER ON HER NEW ROLE AT DUDEK INSURANCE AGENCY GROUP
Jenny Eisbrenner, Chairperson of the Wednesday Big Boy BRAG Group has recently joined the ranks of Dudek Insurance Agency Group in New Baltimore. 
An independent agency for over 20 years, Dudek Insurance offers both personal and business insurance through their multiple top-rated insurance carriers. Concentrating on superior customer service, the agency has continued to thrive on word of mouth business and referrals.

With over 20 years of experience in the business, Jenny Eisbrenner is elated with this new opportunity. She is focused on sales and service, as well as marketing efforts for Dudek Insurance Agency Group. 
The agency is located at 36120 Green Street, New Baltimore, MI 48047. 
You can reach out to Jenny at 586-725-0030 or jenny@insurewithdave.com.  
EMOTIONAL SUPPORT FOR ADULTS AND TEENS
Life naturally has its ups and downs. With the current health crisis, we are all dealing with new emotions and stresses that can feel overwhelming. If you’re having feelings of anxiety or sadness that won’t go away, or are worried about excessive drinking or drug use, we’re here for you. Our licensed therapists are available to provide an assessment and guide you to community resources that can help.

Community Emotional Support Line
Call us today 313-874-0343
Open daily, 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Open to adults and teens
TRADEFIRST - AMERICA'S PREMIER BARTER NETWORK
In these uncertain times, it is the perfect time — to discover a strategic business tool that has stood the test of time, helping local Michigan Businesses for more than 40 years: TradeFirst.com. Through crashes, collapses, health scares and more, TradeFirst.com has been there for its 5,000 member businesses.
Immediate membership benefits:
1. expand your client base
2. improve your cash flow, and—
3. sell off excess inventory and capacity

TradeFirst.com — America’s premier barter network.

Give your business the TradeFirst Advantage! Call Ben Baker today, 248-544- 1350 ext 226. Learn more about TradeFirst at www.tradefirst.com
SUPER SAT'ART'DAY @ HOME
Building on the success of SatARTdays presented by First State Bank we are pleased to announce SUPER SatARTday @ Home, a virtual celebration of the arts on Saturday, June 13, from 11 a.m.- 4 p.m. ONLINE through the Anton Art Center and livestreamed to their social media.

To read more, click here .
CO.ACT DETROIT SEEKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICE PROVIDERS
Co.act Detroit is seeking professional service providers to apply to work directly with new grantees/awardees of the Activate Fund’s two inaugural programs: Nonprofit Fundamentals and Collaboration Pilot. Awards will be granted in June, after which qualified service providers will be eligible to be matched with selected grantees/awardees to provide professional services between July 2020 and March 2021.

We would appreciate any support in sharing the following information with any service providers in your network who may be interested in this opportunity. With this opportunity, we hope to:
(1) build a roster of qualified and experienced professional consultants that can deliver capacity building services to Co.act Detroit’s nonprofit grantees.
(2) identify professional service providers to participate in future consulting opportunities through Co.act Detroit and its network partners as a precursor to the development of a larger, long-term capacity building network.
 
Service providers who are interested can visit our  website  to find the full RFQ, selection criteria and link to apply.  All responses must be submitted electronically through our website and are due Friday, June 19, 2020 at 11:59 PM EST.

If you have additional questions, please contact us at  activatefundinfo@coactdetroit.org  or 313-789-1386.  
GIVE BLOOD TO MAKE IT A SUMMER OF LOVE
June 22 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Clinton Township Senior Center - Gym
40730 Romeo Plank, Clinton Township, 48038
To follow social distancing, appointments are strongly encouraged.

Register now. Call 866-MI-BLOOD or visit Versiti.org/MiBlood

To learn more, click here .
MEMBER BENEFIT
Phone and Internet Services - (employer only) Special pricing on business packages
Below is a list of FREE Resources for you to utilize!
Please fill out the form and to let the community know that your business or organization is open for business! 

Please fill out the form exactly how you would like to be promoted/represented. A spreadsheet will be published with all submissions.
​(Click the header image to see published submissions) 

Thank you to our partners in promoting Macomb is Open: The Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce, Macomb County Chamber of Commerce, Macomb County, Anchor Bay Chamber of Commerce, Romeo/Washington Chamber of Commerce, Eastpointe-Roseville Chamber of Commerce, and the Richmond Area Chamber of Commerce. 

Are you re-opening for dine-in service? Let us know! Please resubmit the form so we can properly represent you.
Please support our local businesses during this time. If you don't wish to order food, gift cards can go a long way too. Click on their names to view their websites or social media profiles highlighting their hours of operation and specials.

  Please continue to follow the Chamber's  Facebook  page, as we will be doing our best to share as many posts as we can to support these businesses.

If you would like to update your restaurant listing or be added to the list, please send an email to Ashley Edwards, aedwards@shrcci.com.
The Chamber, in partnership with the City of Sterling Heights and Live Picture has reached out to industry experts to share information during our current climate.
If there are topics you would like to see please let Stacy Ziarko know at sziarko@ shrcci.com.
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