Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Coupon Wallet Updates App for iOS
Mac-OU INC August 2016 Newsletter, 8/30/16

Roseville council approves McKinnon rezoning request
C&G News, 8/30/16

Dollar General opens to much fanfare in Memphis
The Voice, 8/30/16

Dream comes true as La Reve debuts in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 8/29/16

ZellaDor Wellness & Fitness in Utica named best gym
Source Newspapers, 8/30/16

Homearama expected to draw 25,000 over 11-day event
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/30/16

Build-your-own pasta restaurant opens in Clinton Township; Detroit is next
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/30/16

Hope Center uses Walmart donation to purchase new food truck
Macomb Daily, 8/30/16

Opportunities
Cyber-Security certificate courses launching at Macomb-OU Incubator
News at OU, 8/8/16

Chamber’s Grub Crawl moves to Van Dyke
C&G News, 8/30/16

The truth about government grants for your new business
Michigan State University Extension, 8/29/16

DEALING WITH CONFLICT
Macomb-OU INCubator (blog), 7/12/16

Industry Trends
GENERAL MOTORS SUPPORTS SIXTH ANNUAL WAYNE STATE SUPPLY CHAIN CASE COMPETITION
Automation Alley (press release), 8/30/16

Could the next tanks have fuel-cell technology from a Chevy truck?
Detroit Free Press, 8/30/16

Michigan apple growers expect to harvest record crop
The Detroit News, 8/30/16

INNOVATION VS. SAFETY: REGULATORY IMPACTS ON CONNECTED AND AUTONOMOUS VEHICLES
Butzel Long, 8/11/16

BOOK REVIEW: EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS
Security Management, 8/1/16

Government in Action
Veterans commission aims to create task force
C&G News, 8/29/16

Law enforcement for seniors classes start Sept. 12
Macomb Daily, 8/30/16

Elizabeth Road to re-open Saturday as work wraps up on sewer line break
Macomb Daily, 8/30/16

Access to 17 Mile Road restricted
Source Newspapers, 8/30/16

‘Recreating Recreation’ forums scheduled in Sterling Heights
Source Newspapers, 8/29/16

Internet station looks to finalize contracts with Romeo, Bruce Township
Source Newspapers, 8/30/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Richmond celebrates town clock’s 92nd birthday
The Voice, 8/31/16

Vending machines coming to library
C&G News, 8/30/16

Yoga, crafts, movie day coming to Chesterfield Township Library
The Voice, 8/31/16

Famous paintings pop up in Chesterfield Township
The Voice, 8/30/16

Romeo Peach Festival returns this weekend
Macomb Daily, 8/29/16

Anchor Bay Quilt Show to feature dozens of creations in New Baltimore
The Voice, 8/31/16

Park dancer earns Nice Neighbor Award
C&G News, 8/30/16

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Lipari Foods to add freezer warehouse space, add 350 jobs in Warren
Macomb Daily, 8/26/16

Crain’s Cool Places to Work 2016
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/28/16

Fiat Chrysler invests $166 million at Sterling Stamping Plant
Detroit Free Press, 8/26/16

FCA Sterling Stamping plant adds Jeep Wrangler work
The Detroit News, 8/26/16

Freedom Hill presents worker monument, plans renaming
C&G News, 8/26/16

Homearama 2016 to Open in September
DBusiness, 8/29/16

Ribbon cutting held for dfcu branch in Clinton Township
Macomb Daily, 8/26/16

Business briefs
Macomb Daily, 8/26/16

Beaumont hosts sharps drop-off in Macomb Township
Macomb Daily, 8/26/16

Opportunities
Business events in September: Building brands, sports business, startups tips and more
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/30/16

San Francisco’s Lean Startup Co. Summit Series is Coming to Detroit in September
DBusiness, 8/26/16

VOTE FOR AUTOMATION ALLEY’S 16TH ANNUAL AWARDS GALA WINNERS BY SEPT. 30
Automation Alley (press release), 8/29/16

Industry Trends
AUTOMATION ALLEY HIRES CYNTHIA HUTCHISON AS DIRECTOR OF MEMBERSHIP AND GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS, PROMOTES KAROL FRIEDMAN TO DIRECTOR OF STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIPS AND TALENT
Automation Alley (press release), 8/29/16

New drone rules apply to business, not hobbyists — yet
Detroit Free Press, 8/29/16

FAA forecast: 600K commercial drones within the year
The Detroit News, 8/29/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Harper Charity Cruise ready to roll down the avenue
Macomb Daily, 8/29/16

Chesterfield Arts & Music Festival a success despite storm
The Voicer, 8/29/16

Monday, August 29, 2016

The Department in the News
Job opportunities continue to grow in Macomb County
Macomb Daily, 8/28/16

Macomb County sees 7th year of job growth
Detroit News, 8/29/16

Macomb Biz in the News
In Sterling Heights, FCA celebrates $166 million investment at world’s largest stamping facility
MLive, 8/27/16

Fiat Chrysler celebrates $166 million investment at Sterling Heights plant
Macomb Daily, 8/28/16

New Create-Your-Own Pasta Bar to Open in Clinton Township, Downtown Detroit
DBusiness, 8/29/16

Industry Trends
Amazon, expanding automotive business, launches vehicle research portal
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/29/16

Cheap prices halt Mich. drilling, kill oil, gas jobs
Detroit News, 8/29/16

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan rise 7 cents
Detroit News, 8/29/16

U.S. economy grew at tepid 1.1% pace in spring
Detroit News, 8/29/16

United Airlines adding Detroit-San Francisco flights
Detroit News, 8/29/16

Michigan Businesses Form Group to Expand Advanced Energy Resources
DBusiness, 8/29/16

Detroit Three autoworkers with Unifor authorize strike
MLive, 8/29/16

Meijer’s new 4-year labor contract puts ‘value back in employees’
MLive, 8/29/16

Government in Action
Economy improved, but Michigan cities still in crisis
Detroit Free Press, 8/29/16

No changes in Mt. Clemens, Armada Twp. races
Macomb Daily, 8/29/16

Richmond makes part of city cemetery available for pets
Macomb Daily, 8/29/16

23% of Michigan public school students opt for school choice
MLive, 8/29/16

Make Macomb Your Home
School district redesigns websites, offers mobile app
Macomb Daily, 8/28/16

Friday, August 26, 2016

The Department in the News
Macomb County has most employed since March 2001
Macomb Business (blog), 8/25/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Fireworks to light up the sky during Richmond Good Old Days
The Voice, 8/25/16

Find new Stroh’s on tap Friday at 72 Michigan bars
Detroit Free Press, 8/24/16

MORC names director of autism clinics in Troy and Clinton Township
Oakland Press, 8/25/16

Huron Academy charter school cuts ribbon on new building
Macomb Daily, 8/24/16

Opportunities
Are You Prepared To Tell Your Company’s Story?
Corp!, 8/25/16

The Benefits of Reputation Management
Corp!, 8/25/16

Industry Trends
GM Recycles Water Bottles into New Vehicle and Factory Components
DBusiness, 8/24/16

Record car leasing could rise even higher
The Detroit News, 8/24/16

Amazon, expanding automotive business, launches vehicle research portal
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/26/16

A word or two on (the lack of) diversity in commercial real estate
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 8/25/16

Government in Action
Mosquitoes test positive for West Nile in Warren
C&G News, 8/25/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Several events set for September at Stony Creek Nature Center
Source Newspapers, 8/25/16

Your City 5: Things To Do In Detroit For The Week OfAugust 26-28
Daily Detroit, 8/25/16

Family Fest returns to St. Mary’s in New Baltimore this weekend
The Voice, 8/26/16

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Macomb Biz in the News
Homes, assisted living facility coming to land UCS once owned
C&G News, 8/24/16

BAKER COLLEGE MAKING APPOINTMENTS FOR LOW-COST DENTAL HYGIENE SERVICES
Automation Alley (press release), 8/24/16

Industry Trends
Opposite strategies fuel driverless car development
The Detroit News, 8/24/16

Why Canadian auto labor talks matter for Michigan workers
Detroit Free Press, 8/25/16

Freight railroads benefit Michigan’s economy
The Detroit News, 8/20/16

Eastern Market’s 10-year plan will shape our region’s food economy
Metromode, 8/25/16

A region of opportunity: How Metro Detroit is helping its immigrant population succeed
Metromode, 8/25/16

Government in Action
Mosquitos test positive for West Nile Virus in Warren, health officials say
Macomb Daily, 8/24/16

Officials: West Nile virus found in Warren mosquitoes
The Detroit News, 8/24/16

West Nile virus found in mosquito pool in Warren
Detroit Free Press, 8/24/16

Township hosts pet food drive to help pet owners
C&G News, 8/23/16

Romeo Village Council considers offer from AT&T for cell tower
Source Newspapers, 8/24/16

Fraser City Council OKs RFP for water rate study
C&G News, 8/24/16

Sterling plans resident forum, new State of City address
C&G News, 8/23/16

City repairing failing concrete on Little Mack
C&G News, 8/23/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County’s Weekly Top 5
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 8/24/16

Library encourages young kids to reach reading milestones
C&G News, 8/24/16

Friends group presents scholarships to library science students
C&G News, 8/24/16

Lenox Township’s Huron Pointe hosts Heritage DaysSunday
Macomb Daily, 8/24/16

Macomb Township residents organize ‘Heritage Day’
C&G News, 8/24/16

Music, comedy, festivals and more this week around town
The Detroit News, 8/25/16

Upcoming dining, beer and wine events
The Detroit News, 8/24/16

Tickets on sale
The Detroit News, 8/24/16

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Opportunities
Do you have an employee handbook for your greenhouse or nursery business?
Michigan State University Extension, 8/23/16

Difference between a zoning ordinance and a master plan
Michigan State University Extension, 8/23/16

Industry Trends
Industry 4.0: Michigan poised to usher in new era of manufacturing
Michigan Radio, 8/22/16

The alternative higher education: trade school 
Detroit Metro Times, 8/24/16

UM survey: Fewer local officials report positive fiscal health
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/24/16

Make Macomb Your Home
Car cruise, flagpole installation on the horizon in New Baltimore
The Voice, 8/23/16

History Fair to celebrate milestones in New Baltimore
The Voice, 8/23/16

Art on the Bay to mark seventh year in New Baltimore
The Voice, 8/19/16

MacDonald Public Library in New Baltimore helps students prepare for new school year
The Voice, 8/23/16

1,000 Books: Library promotes early literacy with campaign
Source Newspapers, 8/23/16

Richmond Community Choir recruiting for fall season
The Voice, 8/23/16

Weird Al as shocked as anyone by his staying power
Detroit Free Press, 8/24/16

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

The Department in the News
More Business Partners Wanted for Manufacturing Day
SEMCOG (blog), 8/22/16

Macomb Biz in the News
Snack companies, nonprofit win pitch competition at Crain’s Food Summit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/22/16

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/21/16

Memorial honoring workforce to be unveiled at Freedom Hill on Saturday
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/19/16

At the corner of Auburn and Moscone
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 8/22/16

Opportunities
Meet the 2016 Shining Light Awards winners
Detroit Free Press, 8/21/16

Industry Trends
National food brands increasingly seek small food companies to reinvent themselves
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/22/16

Miller honored by boating industry
C&G News, 8/19/16

Michigan’s auto tech to draw attention at ITS event
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/21/16

Planning a career path in early childhood education
Michigan State University Extension, 8/18/16

Retail giants look to hook college students — for life
The Detroit News, 8/22/16

Drops in manufacturing jobs, auto production, jobless rate forecast for Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/22/16

The Skilled Labor Workforce and the American Prison System
DBusiness (blog), 8/22/16

Program to provide business training, loans to ex-prisoners in Detroit, 3 other cities
Crain’s Detroit Business, 8/22/16

Coalition seeks free tuition for advanced manufacturing community college students
MiBiz, 8/21/16

Government in Action
Employees, businesses host food drive to benefit seniors’ pets
Source Newspapers, 8/22/16

Trail access limited during river construction
C&G News, 8/19/16

New Haven storm sewer project, repaving to wrap up in October
The Voice, 8/19/16

Pet cemetery approved in Richmond
The Voice, 8/19/16

Make Macomb Your Home
August is National Immunization Awareness Month
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 8/19/16

Old Crowd Reunion marches through downtown Mount Clemens
Macomb Daily, 8/20/16

Cruise night is a big party
C&G News, 8/22/16

Harper Cruise rolls back into town Aug. 31
C&G News, 8/22/16

Warren readies for Birthday Bash
C&G News, 8/22/16

Chesterfield Arts & Music Festival to return for second year
The Voice, 8/22/16

Party like Gatsby at this weekend’s Great Gatsby Gala
Detroit Metro Times, 8/23/16

UCS to celebrate ‘Back to School’ at Jimmy John’s Field in Utica
Source Newspapers, 8/19/16

Rainy weekend doesn’t dampen Art Fair
Macomb Daily, 8/20/16

Photos: Armada Fair marks 144th year
The Voice, 8/22/16

Yacht club continues free boat rides for MDA
C&G News, 8/19/16