Friday, February 26, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Kuhnhenn Brewing Co. to open new location in Clinton Township
Metromode, 2/25/16

SERAPID TO PARTICIPATE IN USITT 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND STAGE EXPO
Automation Alley (press release), 2/25/16

Why your next homemade pizza should hail from the Midwest, not New York
The Washington Post, 2/23/16

Opportunities
Fifth annual local food conference hosted in Macomb County
Michigan State University Extension, 2/25/16

Government in Action
Shovels, sun, help clear snow from Macomb County roads
Macomb Daily, 2/25/16

Shelby Township to upgrade emergency dispatch system
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/25/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Placemaking projects on Huron and Clinton rivers yield positive changes
Metromode, 2/25/16

The Friday 5 — Feb. 26-28
C&G News, 2/25/16

How sweet she is! Girl Scout raises $40,000 to buy cookies for U.S. troops
Macomb Daily, 2/25/16

Thursday, February 25, 2016

The Department in the News
Sterling Heights Hub to Offer Cyber Defense Platform for Businesses
DBusiness, 2/24/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Cheers: Kuhnhenn offers more with new taproom
The Detroit News, 2/24/16

Despite reports of layoffs, officials say they are optimistic about Sterling Heights Assembly Plant
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/24/16

Top 4 on 4: ‘Choices Organic Bath & Body’
Click On Detroit, 1/31/16

Imperial creates takeover menu | Piada to open in Ann Arbor | Science mixer | Nino’s international tastings
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/25/16

In search of metro Detroit’s oldest bars
Metromode, 2/25/16

Food and beverage events calendar
The Detroit News, 2/24/16

Opportunities
State to hold series on new federal crowdfunding rules for entrepreneurs
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/24/16

The National Veteran Business Development Council (NVBDC) Aligns with Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) to Connect Veteran Businesses with this historic agreement
PR Newswire (press release), 2/24/16

Enhance direct farm marketing efforts in 2016 through update experience
Michigan State University Extension, 2/24/16

Government in Action
Heavy snowfall prompting emergencies, closures
Macomb Daily, 2/24/16

Storm dumps snow, slush on Macomb County
Macomb Daily, 2/24/16

Water rate hike stalled again in Chesterfield Township
The Voice, 2/24/16

New Baltimore expects to close on Schmid Marina property by fall
The Voice, 2/24/16

Eastpointe State of the City highlights include SMORSA and schools
C&G News, 2/24/16

New logo effort stalls due to funding issues
C&G News, 2/24/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Warren emergency response team wins regional volunteer award
Macomb Daily, 2/24/16

Clinton Township firefighter quietly pays $1,000 utility bill for struggling family
Macomb Daily, 2/24/16

Chesterfield Township, New Baltimore make safest cities list
The Voice, 2/24/16

Tickets on sale
The Detroit News, 2/24/16

Entertainment Calendar
The Detroit News, 2/24/16

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
New pro baseball league seeks host families for players
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/23/16

Architect approved for senior center
C&G News, 2/24/16

UAW local having trouble with unemployment benefits
The Detroit News, 2/22/16

Opportunities
A Simple Step Toward Becoming DCAA Compliant
Huffpost Business (blog), 2/12/16

Resources for greenhouse growers considering organic certification
Michigan State University Extension, 2/22/16

Industry Trends
AUTOMATION ALLEY PREDICTS STRONG GROWTH FOR METRO DETROIT TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES IN 2016
Automation Alley (press release), 2/22/16

Metro Detroit Added 39,600 Jobs In 2015
Daily Detroit, 2/23/16

Workers find retirement expectations and reality don’t always match
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/24/16

‘Transformers 5’ to film in Detroit, casting now
The Detroit News, 2/22/16

QUICK TIP: Transformers 5 Casting Call In Detroit!
Daily Detroit, 2/22/16

Experts help define what millennials seek in a home
C&G News, 2/24/16

Government in Action
Trustees allocate funds to service agencies, capital projects
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/23/16

Sterling Heights leaders consider amending junk, wrecking yard regulations
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/23/16

Clinton Township residents to receive new trash containers
Macomb Daily, 2/23/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Be a part of the annual Mount Clemens Art Fair
Macomb Daily, 2/23/16

Shelby artist to donate giant Memorial Park painting to Utica
C&G News, 2/23/16

Macomb Community College president to leave in 2017
C&G News, 2/23/16

First wave of Freedom Hill 2016 shows announced
Detroit Free Press, 2/23/16

Shanty removal dates approaching for Michigan anglers
Detroit Free Press, 2/19/16

DIA mobile classroom visits Fraser elementary school
Macomb Daily, 2/24/16

Tribute to American Dance to Open at DIA
DBusiness, 2/22/16

‘Everyone’s Reading’ in metro Detroit
C&G News, 2/20/16

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Coming Soon: L.L. Bean Opening First Michigan Store In Clinton Township
CBS Detroit, 2/19/16

L.L.Bean to Open First Michigan Store at The Mall at Partridge Creek
DBusiness, 2/19/16

L.L. Bean to open first Michigan store this summer
MLive, 2/20/16

L.L. Bean to open first Michigan retail store
The Detroit Free Press, 2/19/16

Kuhnhenn Brewing gives Clinton Twp. pub preview
The Detroit News, 2/19/16

JetCo and LSI On-Site at the Macomb-OU INCubator: Providing Bid-Writing Services via Michigan Defense Center
MAC-OU INC Newsletter: February 2016, 2/19/16

2016 Annual Membership Meeting Recap
Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce (blog), 2/19/16

STERLING HEIGHTS REGIONAL CHAMBER ONCE AGAIN ORGANIZES POPULAR RESTAURANT WEEK
Automation Alley (press release), 2/19/16

Opportunities
Macomb-OU INCubator’s Capital Raise Meetups: Let Mac-OU INC show you the money!
Macomb Business (blog), 2/19/16

Office Space at Mac-OU INC!
MAC-OU INC Newsletter: February 2016, 2/19/16

Lean Green Belt Course Offerings for Spring 2016
MAC-OU INC Newsletter: February 2016, 2/19/16

Pest management class offered March 1
Macomb Daily, 2/22/16

Industry Trends
RESPONDING TO THE GOVERNMENT’S INCREASED EMPHASIS ON COMPLIANCE
Butzel Long, 1/29/16

Report: Technology industry leaders say Metro Detroit tops Silicon Valley
Oakland Press, 2/22/16

Metro Detroit tech execs plan on more revenue, jobs in 2016
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/22/16

Michigan’s entrepreneurial growth slows, but still strong, score card shows
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/21/16

Employers hiring: Not just any bachelor’s degree required
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 2/23/16

Government in Action
New program could help residents pay water bills
Macomb Daily, 2/23/16

Detroit area health officials prepare to fight Zika
The Detroit News, 2/20/16

Council rejects sidewalk program — for now
C&G News, 2/23/16

Council majority votes to reject waste contract bids
C&G News, 2/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Top five reasons I’m pumped to Walk for Warmth
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 2/23/16

Macomb County to host inaugural glow run April 16
C&G News, 2/22/16

Officials ‘aglow’ over Shelby Special Olympics fundraiser run
Macomb Daily, 2/22/16

Hearty souls take the plunge during the St. Clair Shores Aqua Freeze Festival
Macomb Daily, 2/21/16

High winds slow down but don’t stop Aqua Freeze Fest
Macomb Daily, 2/20/16

Comic-Con, where the fun begins
C&G News, 2/19/16

‘Price is Right Live!’ stops at Macomb College
The Detroit News, 2/19/16

‘Weird’ Al, AMP Live, 311, more heading to Freedom Hill
The Detroit Free Press, 2/23/16

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 2/17/16

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
LIGHTHOUSE ELECTRONICS PROTECTION IS NEW NAME FOR LIGHTHOUSE MOLDING.
Automation Alley (press release), 2/16/16

Global Propulsion Systems Is The New Name For The Team That Makes General Motors Vehicles Move
Forbes, 2/17/16

Morley’s Candy maker is living the American dream
Macomb Daily, 2/5/16

Macomb County restaurants, shops, ready for Valentine’s Day
Macomb Daily, 2/12/16

VGE seeks sponsors for charity golf outing
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/16/16

Opportunities
MACOMB-OU INCUBATOR SEMINAR TO FOCUS ON EXPORT CONTROLS & ENCRYPTION
Automation Alley (press release), 2/16/16

NextEnergy Hosts I-Corps Energy, Transportation Program
DBusiness, 2/17/16

New Research Project Examines Resources for Small, Medium-sized Companies in Michigan
DBusiness, 2/17/16

Is your community looking for ways to help support entrepreneurship?
Michigan State University Extension, 2/16/16

Industry Trends
Macomb County growing and cultivating talent
Macomb Business (blog), 2/17/16

Michigan among 17 states to announce clean energy, transportation agreement
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/16/16

Kitchen incubators stir up food businesses
Michigan State University Extension, 2/16/16

Video: Healing roadways in the Great Lakes with green infrastructure
Metromode Media, 2/17/16

Government in Action
Local officials concerned with transit plans
C&G News, 2/16/16

Macomb Township forms road paving committee
Macomb Daily, 2/17/16

Board approves water fee schedule for rental property residents
C&G News, 2/17/16

Board OKs METRO extension between township, AT&T
C&G News, 2/17/16

Center Line names new finance director
C&G News, 2/17/16

Saving A-10s saves hundreds of jobs, Selfridge officials say
C&G News, 2/17/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Diverse groups sign up for city Cultural Exchange
C&G News, 2/16/16

Sterling Heights history book is in the making
C&G News, 2/16/16

Clinton Township Blood Drive meets goal
Macomb Daily, 2/16/16

St. Clair Shores Memorial Day Parade group to hold annual fundraiser
Macomb Daily, 2/16/16

Cruise logo contest a family affair
C&G News, 2/17/16

Eagle Scout, exchange students make agility park for dogs
C&G News, 2/17/16

Plans moving forward for dog park
C&G News, 2/16/16

Locals try their luck at Autorama
C&G News, 2/17/16

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

The Department in the News
Macomb County Business Awards honor innovation, creativity and diversification
C&G News, 2/12/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Motorcity Malt House brews plan to add more local taste to Michigan craft beer
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/13/16

Brewing facility to open in Clinton Township
The Detroit news, 2/15/16

Kuhnhenn Brewing Company sets opening date
Macomb Dialy, 2/15/16

Kuhnhenn Brewing Expands with Taproom in Clinton Township
DBusiness, 2/16/16

Entrepreneur Andy Appleby familiar with naming rights deals
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/14/16

Local nonprofit venues see uptick in business bookings
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/14/16

Judge won’t halt contract for Oshkosh / TACOM
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/13/16

McLaren Health Care consolidates billing departments to Shelby facility
C&G News, 2/16/16

Scouts help out troops, veterans at Nino Salvaggio
Macomb Daily, 2/12/16

Opportunities
Business and recreational opportunities on display at the Detroit Boat Show
Macomb Business (blog), 2/12/16

Macomb-OU Incubator offers money advice to entrepreneurs
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/11/16

SAFETY PAYS AS STERLING HEIGHTS REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE MEMBERS EARN WORKERS COMPENSATION DIVIDEND OF $107,284.31
Automation Alley (press release), 2/11/16

Ann Arbor Spark to host 3-day session for budding entrepreneurs
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/15/16

Sources: Google seeking local R&D site for autonomous cars
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/13/16

Industry Trends
Urban Science Report: U.S. Dealerships Achieved Record Sales in 2015
DBusienss, 2/15/16

Got job skills? Michigan needs you
Detroit Free Press, 2/16/16

Think big, execute small: Practical guide to small business growth
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 2/15/16

From airport hangars to bowling alleys, today’s business functions serve up atmosphere
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/14/16

Michigan utilities to exceed renewable energy production standard, report finds
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/12/16

Government in Action
Metro area may save on 2015-16 winter road maintenance
The Detroit News, 2/15/16

City delves into details about Dodge Park Road work
C&G News, 2/12/16

Planning firm to conduct study of Schmid Marina in New Baltimore
The Voice, 2/12/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb Food Program hosts $10,000 raffle
Macomb Daily, 2/16/16

Macomb Township dog park finally moving forward
Macomb Daily, 2/15/16

Sterling Heights unveils art initiative
Macomb Daily, 2/12/16

Library bookstore undergoes renovation
C&G News, 12/12/16

Aqua Freeze coming to Blossom Heath Feb. 19-21
C&G News, 2/12/16

Photos: Utica Ice Festival
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/15/16

Photos: Romeo Recreation hosts Valentine’s Day luncheon
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/15/16

12 months of heart health awareness
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 2/12/16

Baker College to switch to semester calendar in 2017
Macomb Daily, 2/15/16

Friday, February 12, 2016

The department will be closed Monday, Feb. 15 in observance of Presidents’ Day. Biz Clips will return on Tuesday, Feb. 16.

The Department in the News
Tweddle Group Receives ‘Champion of Workforce Development’ Award
EconoTimes (press release), 2/11/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Griffin Claw beer for Buddy’s | New Tom+Chee | Lent menu | Free bowling for kids | Wine pop-up
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/11/16

Organization’s blog presence gains popularity
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/11/16

Opportunities
Macomb County anticipates the Detroit Boat Show
Macomb Business (blog), 2/11/16

Employers must register for MCC job fair
Macomb Daily, 2/11/16

Chemical Free Farming Conference Planned in Howell
DBusiness, 2/11/16

Industry Trends
Online flower sales up 695% today for Valentine’s Day
Detroit Free Press, 2/11/16

Energy agency says gas will average under $2 in ’16
The Detroit News, 2/9/16

Metro Detroit Home Sales Jump Double-Digits; Prices Increase in January
DBusiness, 2/11/16

Government in Action
Service organizations seek share of township’s CDBG funds
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/11/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Photos: Daddy Daughter Dance 
Advisor & Source Newspapers, 2/11/16

Richmond Community Theatre auditions
Macomb Daily, 2/11/16

MCC hosts Discover Macomb on Feb. 27
Macomb Daily, 2/11/16