Friday, November 27, 2015

The Department in the News
Longtime county planner announces retirement
C&G News, 11/25/15

Small Business Saturday important, fun day for local stores
C&G News, 11/23/15

Macomb Biz in the News
BAE Systems Awarded $104M to Build Amphibious Vehicles for Military
DBusiness, 11/25/15

BAE division in Sterling Heights, SAIC win bids on Amphibious Combat Vehicle
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/25/15

BAE wins chance to develop next Marines assault vehicle
Macomb Daily, 11/25/15

Michigan companies get $13M in grants to train skilled workers
MLive, 11/25/15

$12M Awarded for State Skilled Trade Training
DBusiness, 11/25/15

Plans approved for new Meijer at 10 Mile and Schoenherr
C&G News, 11/25/15

Macomb-OU INCubator awarded $11,600 for client Map-N-Tour
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: November 2015 (press release), 11/18/15

Trends in holiday décor: simple, natural and easy
C&G News, 11/24/15

Lawn Care App Adds On-Demand Snow Removal Services in Metro Detroit
DBusiness, 11/25/15

Opportunities
Project Management Offered at Mac-OU INC in January
Mac-OU INC Newsletter: November 2015, 11/24/15

State seeks contractor to redesign Michigan’s popular tourism website
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/25/15

Government in Action
Harper reopened for traffic
C&G News, 11/25/15

Warren’s new treasurer prepares to move forward
C&G News, 11/25/15

Shelby Township sets top 10 priorities for 2016
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/25/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Shelby Township nature center hosts Christmas history event
Macomb Daily, 11/25/15

Richmond Community Theatre to stage ‘A Christmas Carol’ dinner show
Macomb Daily, 11/25/15

Community to kick off holiday season with festivities
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/25/15

New WSU Program Offers Jump Start on Bachelor’s for Macomb Community College Students
DBusiness, 11/25/15

Leaps and Bounds continues providing family services
C&G News, 11/25/15

Romeo Goodfellows raise funds for community
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/25/15

Washington Township Goodfellows seeks donations for families
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/25/15

5Qs: Art Van Elslander on Saving Detroit’s Thanksgiving Day Parade
DBusiness, 11/25/15

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Wednesday, November 25, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
Shop small this holiday season
Make Macomb Your Home Blog (blog), 11/25/15

Ford to invest $1 billion in Sterling Heights facilities
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/24/15

Fiat Chrysler agrees to invest $1 billion more in Michigan to receive maximum tax credits
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/24/15

Fiat Chrysler agrees to limit state tax credit
Detroit Free Press, 11/25/15

United Shore Professional Baseball League Unveils Team Names
DBusiness, 11/24/15

New Tubby’s location to ‘test drive’ fast-casual food, services
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/24/15

Detroit area retailers set tables for binge shoppers
The Detroit News, 11/25/15

Black Friday beer? Falling Down’s got the deals
The Detroit News, 11/24/15

Industry Trends
Some business, economic blessings to give thanks for this year
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 11/25/15

Government in Action
SMART service increasing in Macomb Township
Macomb Daily, 11/24/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Romeo Christmas events coming up
Macomb Daily, 11/24/15

Township prepares for tree lighting event
C&G News, 11/24/15

Ceremony honors vets around the holidays
C&G News, 11/24/15

MCC, Wayne State announce joint-enrollment program
Macomb Daily, 11/24/15

American Polish Century Club hosts health screenings
Macomb Daily, 11/24/15

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Department in the News
Macomb County touts aerospace opportunities at international expo
Macomb Business (blog), 11/20/15

Macomb Biz in the News
Palace Sports teams with Luna Entertainment at Freedom Hill
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Freedom Hill Amphitheatre to be managed by Palace team
Detroit Free Press, 11/23/15

Palace Sports and Entertainment to Co-manage Sterling Heights’ Freedom Hill
DBusiness, 11/23/15

Palace Sports, Luna Entertainment to co-manage Freedom Hill
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15

United Shores Professional Baseball League names its teams
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Names, mascots unveiled for teams at new Utica stadium
Detroit Free Press, 11/24/15

AUTOMATION ALLEY TRADE MISSION TO DUBAI AIRSHOW GENERATING BUSINESS FOR SIX MICHIGAN COMPANIES
Automation Alley (press release), 11/23/15

FLASH® BAINITE AWARDED $1.0M DEPT OF ENERGY GRANT ~ MAKING AUTO STAMPINGS 33-50% LIGHTER
Automation Alley (press release), 11/23/15

USE DIGITAL HUMAN MODELING TO IMPROVE THE SAFETY, EFFICIENCY, AND COMFORT OF THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT
Automation Alley (press release), 11/23/15

BROWN & BROWN OF DETROIT WELCOMES NEW RECEPTIONIST
Automation Alley (press release), 11/20/15

BROWN & BROWN OF DETROIT WELCOMES NEW BENEFITS PRODUCER
Automation Alley (press release), 11/20/15

By design: Detroit fashion incubator to offer work space, business training
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15
Handblown glass ornaments available at Warren antiques store
The Detroit News, 11/19/15

Business plans pet and family photos with Santa event for charity
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/23/15

Leo’s Coney Island, Joe Kocur Foundation host Winter Fest Dec. 5
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Henry Ford Macomb Hospital among Top 50 Cardiovascular Hospitals
Macomb Daily, 11/20/15

Industry Trends
Video: Made in Michigan holiday shopping guide
Fox 2 Detroit, 11/18/15

Report: More Customers Plan to Shop Black Friday, Cyber Monday
DBusiness, 11/23/15

Despite recent job gains, prosperity eludes Michigan
The Detroit News, 11/24/15

Government in Action
City moves water contract to new authority
C&G News, 11/24/15

City looks to save money with bond refinance
C&G News, 11/24/15

Public hearing Tuesday on used car lots in Warren
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Township adopts media advertising policy
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/23/15

Sterling Heights public works offers branch chipping
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Cities to ring in holidays with tree lightings
C&G News, 11/23/15

Holiday plays planned in Eastpointe
C&G News, 11/23/15

Christmas Aglow to spread holiday cheer
C&G News, 11/20/15

New Haven celebrates Thanksgiving
The Voice, 11/23/15

Macomb County volunteers, bands ready for America’s Thanksgiving Parade
Macomb Daily, 11/22/15

St. Clair Shores and Roseville Optimists distribute Thanksgiving baskets
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

St. Clair Shores civic organizations to host dinner-dance
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Downton Abbey premier slated for Macomb Center Dec. 17
Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Shelby Township uses rich history to apply for Preserve America program
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/23/15

Historical Research Center dedicated in honor of Hubert Leech
C&G News, 11/23/15

Teen center receives $10,000 grant for after-school program
C&G News, 11/24/15

Monday, November 23, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
UAW reaches end of winding road with Detroit automakers
Detroit Free Press, 11/23/15

Fiat Chrysler expands free college degree program
Detroit News, 11/23/15

Fiat Chrysler will put workers’ kids through college
ClickonDetroit.com, 11/23/15

MAComb-OU INCubator awards grant to Map-N-Tour
The Macomb Daily, 11/21/15

GM, U.S. Army Develop Hydrogen-run Chevy Colorado for Military Use
DBusiness, 11/23/15

Industry Trends
Retail is big in Macomb
MacombBusiness.com (blog), 11/23/15

Hits and misses at the Los Angeles auto show
Detroit Free Press, 11/22/15

Ford recalls 450K Fusions, Milans for fuel tank issue
Detroit News, 11/23/15

Home sales slump as higher prices weigh on buyers
Detroit News, 11/23/15

Gas prices down 23 cents in Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15

All banks with HQ in Michigan seeing stars
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15

U-M Report: Michigan Economy to Grow, But More Slowly
DBusiness, 11/23/15

Government in Action
U.S. senators push for new Great Lakes heavy icebreaking ship
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15

Macomb County gun board to meet for last time
The Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Guide to holiday lights events across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/23/15

Star Wars showing to benefit Clinton-Macomb Library
The Macomb Daily, 11/23/15

Saturday’s snow set the stage for Macomb County Santa Parade
The Macomb Daily, 11/22/15

Romeo defeats Grand Ledge in state semifinal
MI Prep Zone, 11/22/15

Friday, November 20, 2015

Macomb Biz in the News
MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR AWARDED $11,600 FOR CLIENT MAP-N-TOUR
Automation Alley (press release), 11/19/15

Small Business Saturday equals big returns for local shops
C&G News, 11/18/15

Survey: Many retailers predict an upbeat holiday season
C&G News, 11/19/15

It’s the season for metro Detroit craft markets
Detroit Free Press, 11/19/15

Crain’s recognizes 40 Under 40 honorees
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/20/15

Del Taco reopens in Roseville with ceremony
Macomb Daily, 11/19/15

Chive brings vegan to Farmington | Dinner’s on Milford | Punch Bowl Social turns 1 | Buddy’s #SaucyStaches
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/20/15

Opportunities
Detroit Regional Chamber Connects Middle Market Companies with Resources, Events
DBusiness, 11/19/15

The MEDC and Patronicity’s Public Spaces, Community Places completes successful first year: Part 1
Michigan State University Extension, 11/19/15

Industry Trends
Michigan seeks to expand jobs for those with disabilities
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/19/15

Hipster holiday: Why handmade gifts are the rage
Detroit Free Press, 11/19/15

UM forecast: Michigan will add 126,000 jobs by 2018
The Detroit News, 11/20/15

Government in Action
Sterling Heights promotes from within, appoints new DPW boss
Macomb Daily, 11/19/15

GM, TARDEC to modify Chevy Colorado to run on hydrogen
The Detroit News, 11/19/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Video: Michigan Edge Eastside Pt. 3
Michigan Edge, 11/5/15

Sterling Heights plays host to Thanksgiving-themed unity event Sunday
Macomb Daily, 11/19/15

TACOM LCMC gives thanks and cultivates tradition
U.S. Army TACOM LCMC Community Report, 11/19/15

Richmond Community Theatre to present ‘A Christmas Carol’ during holiday dinner show
The Voice, 11/19/15

Guide to holiday lights events across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/20/15

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015

The Department in the News
MACOMB COUNTY SOLICITS INDEPENDENT RETAILER PARTICIPATION LEADING UP TO SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY
Automation Alley (press release), 11/18/15
*Correction: Macomb County independent retailers are encouraged to send their Small Business Saturday sales and special event flyers toinfo@macombbusiness.com to be included in the resource guide.

Macomb Biz in the News
MCC Innovation Fund awards $300,000 in grants
Macomb Daily, 11/18/15

Coffee shop, bakeries, farms among 70 businesses awarded $175,000
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/18/15

70 micro-grants awarded to Michigan small businesses
The Detroit News, 11/18/15

Faurecia to expand operations in city through grant
C&G News, 11/18/15

Stahls’ Opens New Headquarters in Sterling Heights
DBusiness, 11/18/15

Business leaders in the news
Detroit Free Press, 11/15/15

Family pizzeria business seeks to make a name amid chain stores
Oakland Press, 11/16/15

Café closes, city debates next step
C&G News, 11/18/15

Macomb County native to lobby for independent retailers
Macomb Daily, 11/18/15

Industry Trends
Building Green Offers Michigan Chance to Reap Economic Rewards
DBusiness (blog), 11/18/15

Report: Americans’ Positive Attitude on Entrepreneurship Jumps 24% from 2014
DBusiness, 11/18/15

Government in Action
Sterling Heights police chief takes similar post with Huron-Clinton Metroparks
Macomb Daily, 11/17/15

Township board takes step toward imposing new water, sewer fees
The Voice, 11/18/15

Public works depts. keep sewer lines flowing despite age
C&G News, 11/18/15

Army tests fuel cell Chevy Colorado
Detroit Free Press, 11/17/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Video: Michigan Edge Eastside Pt. 2
Michigan Edge, 11/5/15

Snow may decorate Santa Parade in Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 11/18/15

Holiday gala features Sinatra sounds at Packard Proving Grounds
Macomb Daily, 11/18/15

Octagon House to host annual Victorian Christmas Celebration
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/18/15

November concert series welcomes local acts
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 11/18/15

Festive events around Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 11/18/15

Entertainment calendar
The Detroit News, 11/18/15

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The Department in the News
State approves $4.5M to clean up Clinton River
C&G News, 11/18/15

Macomb Biz in the News
Utica pro baseball league to unveil 3 team namesMonday
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/18/15

Warren property rezoned for commercial use
Macomb Daily, 11/17/15

Michigan Pot Hole raises $2,300 to fix state roads
C&G News, 11/17/15

House calls help hospitals reduce re-admittance rates
The Detroit News, 11/18/15

Opportunities
AUTOMATION ALLEY PARTNERS WITH TOOLING U-SME TO PROVIDE ONLINE MANUFACTURING TRAINING
Automation Alley (press release), 11/17/15

Industry Trends
Data economy ‘next big thing,’ Michael Dell tells Detroit Economic Club crowd
Crain’s Detroit Business, 11/17/15

Dell CEO: Get ready for the ‘data economy’
The Detroit News, 11/17/15

Courting business, Obama presses for climate action
The Detroit News, 11/18/15

Government in Action
MSU Extension forum gets community input on pressing issues
C&G News, 11/18/15

Sterling Heights police chief to take job at Metroparks
The Detroit News, 11/17/15

Clinton River Watershed Council selects Utica as ‘WaterTown’
C&G News, 11/18/15

EPA awards Great Lakes restoration funding for Macomb/Oakland projects
C&G News, 11/18/15

Continuing the conversation
C&G News, 11/18/15

Chief lays out plans for new fire station
C&G News, 11/18/15

Make Macomb Your Home
Crocker House Museum to host several Christmas events in Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 11/16/15

Christmas book bundles wrapped and ready to go
C&G News, 11/18/15

8 hot shows to catch on the night before Turkey Day
Detroit Free Press, 11/18/15

Yoga classes for people living with Multiple Sclerosis in Metro Detroit
MLive, 11/18/15