Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017

The Department in the News
Area businesses to be recognized at Macomb awards breakfast
Oakland Press, 1/30/17

Macomb Business Awards breakfast to honor outstanding area businesses
The Peninsula, 1/30/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Macomb Innovation Fund awards $225,000 to five companies
C&G News, 1/27/17

Art Van Furniture to be sold to private equity firm
C&G News, 1/27/17

Making Self-driving Vehicles a Reality
Michigan Economic Development Corporation (blog), 12/16/16

Getting a Second Wind: Industry Growth is Fueled by Those with a Few Gray Hairs
Advisor Solutions, Q4 2016

Q&A with Mac-OU Inc Staff
January 2017 Newsletter, 1/30/17

Opportunities
Community leaders to share insights during breakfast event
Source Newspapers, 1/27/17

COMMUNITY LEADERS BREAKFAST WITH STERLING HEIGHTS REGIONAL CHAMBER APPR/OACHING
Automation Alley (press release), 1/30/17

2017 Outlook for Entrepreneurship in Michigan — Resources, Facts, and Figures
DBusiness (blog), 1/30/17

HOW CAN I IMPROVE MY PRESENTATIONS?
Macomb-OU INCubator (blog), 1/24/17

Industry Trends
GM, Honda team up on fuel cell systems
The Detroit News, 1/30/17

NHTSA’S PROPOSAL TO MANDATE THAT AUTOMOBILE MANUFACTURERS INCORPORATE VEHICLE-TO-VEHICLE CAPABILITIES INTO NEW CARS – AN UPDATE
Butzel Long, 1/10/17

Security Awareness Note: DoD Section 815 ‘Other Transaction’ Authority
January 2017 Newsletter, 1/30/17

Government in Action
Applicants sought for Health Department, Building Authority boards
Macomb Daily, 1/30/17

Mount Clemens will take on some of county’s sewage flow
The Detroit News, 1/27/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Roseville DRIVE ONE program gets racing assist from NASCAR manufacturers
Macomb Daily, 1/14/17

New Baltimore’s Polar Plunge pays tribute to late civic leader
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

Foundation to host daddy-daughter dance
C&G News, 1/28/17

Monday, Jan. 30, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
USPBL CEO talks about league’s newest team, future expansion plans
C&G News, 1/27/17

Looking to what’s next: Van Elslander plans new for-profit, philanthropy projects
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/30/17

Industrial space nearly full in parts of Metro Detroit
Detroit News, 1/30/17

Industry Trends
Housing values in Macomb County up for fourth consecutive year
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

Report: U.S. Automotive Parts Manufacturing Jobs Increase Nearly 19 Percent
DBusiness, 1/30/17

Auto parts suppliers may take NAFTA hit
Detroit Free Press, 1/30/17

Ford aims for ‘mobility’ with Super Bowl ad, NYC hub
Detroit Free Press, 1/30/17

Ford Technology Allows 2010-2016 Vehicles to Have Connectivity Features
DBusiness, 1/30/17

A drone’s-eye view: Technology helps brokers sell real estate
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/30/17

AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 9 cents
Detroit News, 1/30/17

Government in Action
Macomb moves ahead on road improvements
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

MDOT tries to ease fear of Hall Road, other projects
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

Macomb County Mental Health program fights to save services
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

State works at new view: Skilled trades matter
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/30/17

Convention center authority makes early, $13.5 million debt payment that will save taxpayers
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/30/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Green Lantern hosts fundraiser for sinkhole-impacted residents
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

Filling a need at Empty Bowls
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

New Baltimore Winterfest to warm up Anchor Bay this weekend
Macomb Daily, 1/29/17

Friday, Jan. 27, 2017

The Department in the News
Clinton Township’s State of the Township looks ahead to 2017
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Snyder, Michigan businesses heading to Israel on investment mission
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/26/17

Art Van Furniture Agrees to Sell to Private Equity Firm
Corp!. 1/25/17

Experts: Art Van sale will only boost company
The Detroit News, 1/25/17

Rubin: New owners at Art Van, but the same generosity
The Detroit News, 1/26/17

Fiat Chrysler made $1.9B in 2016 – enough for $5,000 in profit-sharing for hourly workers
MLive, 1/26/17

Ford’s 2016 earnings are 2nd-best in history and generate $9,000 in profit-sharing checks
MLive, 1/26/17

O’Halloran’s Public House hosts grand openingSaturday
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Industry Trends
Auto industry jobs up 31 percent since 2010, says report on Metro Detroit economy
MLive, 1/25/17

As Tension Grows Around Private Donors and Public Spaces, Here’s One Bright Spot
Inside Philanthropy, 1/24/17

Michigan union membership dipped in 2016
The Detroit News, 1/26/17

The Myths and Realities of Family Businesses are Worth Noting (and Celebrating)
Corp!, 1/26/17

Development news: What’s on Metro Detroit’s agenda in 2017
Metromode, 1/26/17

Government in Action
Macomb region’s businesses, residents urged to restrict water usage
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/26/17

Sediment plugs collapsed sewer line at Fraser sinkhole
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Walk for Warmth returns for 27th year
C&G News, 1/25/17

CARE to host conference on ‘Parenting in the Digital Age’
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

OneMacomb
Fraser teacher honored for encouraging classroom diversity
C&G News, 1/25/17

Student work highlights 30th annual Martin Luther King Jr. event at Dakota High School
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Dakota hosts MLK Day celebration
C&G News, 1/25/17

Dakota musical going to new ‘Heights’
C&G News, 1/25/17

Warren Consolidated School of Performing Arts to host Winterfest
Source Newspapers, 1/26/17

Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
New cybersecurity hub latest in Macomb County workforce enhancements
Macomb Business Blog, 1/25/17

Shelby Township development goes inward and upward
C&G News, 1/25/17

Art Van Furniture Announces Sale to Thomas H. Lee Partners
DBusiness, 1/25/17

Art Van Furniture sold to private equity firm
Macomb Daily, 1/25/17

Local Entrepreneur Named to Forbes 30 Under 30, Expands Business
DBusiness, 1/25/17

Zoning change denied for Nine Mile property
C&G News, 1/25/17

Hotts: New owner takes over Detroit Pub, Dooley’s-Mount Clemens closes
Macomb Daily, 1/25/17

Local hospital turns to robots for sanitation
C&G News, 1/25/17

AEW PRESIDENT & CEO ROY C. ROSE HONORED BY HENRY FORD MACOMB BOARD APPOINTMENT AND MICHIGAN’S LEGISLATURE
Automation Alley (press release), 1/24/17

Local company lends a hand at VFW
C&G News, 1/25/17

FCA union workers to get $5,000 profit sharing checks
Detroit Free Press, 1/26/17

Fiat Chrysler profit soars to $1.9 billion for 2016
Detroit Free Press, 1/26/17

Ford expects $9,000 bonus checks for hourly workers
Detroit Free Press, 1/26/17

Ford reports $4.6B profit in ’16 despite drop in quarter
Detroit Free Press, 1/26/17

Opportunities
Q4 2016: AUTOMATION ALLEY CONDUCTS TRADE MISSIONS TO MEXICO AND CUBA, HELPS CHINESE COMPANY SET UP SHOP IN SOUTHEAST MICHIGAN, INVESTS IN NEW MICHIGAN STARTUPS
Automation Alley (press release), 1/24/17

SKYLINE CLUB AND SOUTH EAST MICHIGAN ENTREPRENEURS TEAM UP TO TEACH NETWORKING STRATEGIES
Automation Alley (press release), 1/24/17

BAKER COLLEGE’S CLINTON TOWNSHIP CAMPUS TO HOLD INFO EVENT FOR HIGH SCHOOL SENIORSFEB. 25
Automation Alley (press release), 1/25/17

Industry Trends
Industry + administration = economics
C&G News, 1/25/17

Detroit Regional Chamber State of the Region Report Indicates Economic Strides
DBusiness, 1/25/17

Detroit chamber says regional economy is catching up
Detroit Free Press, 1/25/17

Detroit Regional Chamber focuses on improving K-12 education
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/25/17

DTE increases spending with Michigan-based companies
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/25/17

Government in Action
County offering free income tax assistance to veterans and other residents
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Four things to know about North Avenue road project in Macomb Township
Macomb Daily, 1/26/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Macomb County winter festivals a great way to chill out
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 1/25/17

Thinking spring during the gray days of January
C&G News, 1/25/17

Shelby Optimists host student essay contest
C&G News, 1/25/17

F-16 Thunderbird lands at Michigan air base to gear up for 100th anniversary
MLive, 1/24/17

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 1/25/17

DTE compiles list of 180 reasons to love Michigan in honor of state’s birthday
Detroit Metro Times, 1/26/17

OneMacomb
Speakers exhort students, community to bridge gaps, communicate to promote diversity
C&G News, 1/25/17

Black History Month activities in Metro Detroit
The Detroit News, 1/26/17

DIA begins screening home movies collected for ‘Detroit ’67’ project
Detroit Free Press, 1/25/17

Stage and comedy events, Jan. 26-Feb. 1
Detroit Free Press, 1/26/17

8 ways to enjoy the weekend
Metromode, 1/26/17

Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
Cabela’s aims for fall opening of new Metro Detroit location
MLive, 1/25/17

Art Van Furniture sells to private equity firm
Detroit Free Press, 1/25/17

President Donald Trump talks job creation with Detroit’s automakers
Detroit Free Press, 1/24/17

Big 3 Auto executives meet President Trump at the White House
The Detroit News, 1/24/17

Opportunities
Sterling Heights Chamber forms partnership with Our Community Exchange
Source Newspapers, 1/24/17

Industry Trends
New home construction ends decade of stalled development in New Haven
The Voice, 1/24/17

Construction Outlook Survey Marks Promising Results for Michigan
DBusiness, 1/24/17

Study pegs food retailers’ economic impact at $15.4 billion in Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/24/17

KPMG Report: One Connected Car Generates More Revenue Streams Than 10 Conventional Cars
DBusiness, 1/24/17

Bob Evans selling its restaurants to firm for $565M
The Detroit News, 1/25/17

Dow hits all-time high, cracks 20,000 for the first time ever
Detroit Free Press, 1/25/17

Government in Action
Finding the center in Center Line
Metromode, 1/21/17

North Avenue reconstruction project set to beginWednesday
Macomb Daily, 1/24/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Ice sculptures, fireworks to headline scaled-down Ice Festival
C&G News, 1/24/17

‘Winter Safari’ theme planned for 2017 Richmond Winterfest
The Voice, 1/13/17

Thunderbird pilot roars into Selfridge to preview centennial plans
Macomb Daily, 1/24/17

Guests invited to Tim Tebow Foundation’s prom night experience
Source Newspapers, 1/24/17

Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017

The Department in the News
Corporate Citizens compete to take home Macomb Business award
Macomb Business Blog, 1/24/17

Macomb Biz in the News
WSU opens ‘Cyber Range Hub’ at Warren center
The Detroit News, 1/24/17

Cybersecurity training center opens today in Warren
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/24/17

Cybersecurity training center to open Tuesday at Wayne State in Warren
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

Plan to replace Liberty Park with FedEx discussed
C&G News, 1/20/17

Liberty Park’s replacement project gets preliminary approval
Macomb Daily, 1/24/17

Kroger plans to add 900 jobs in Michigan this year
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/23/17

Newest Community Choice Credit Union opens in Shelby Township
Source Newspapers, 1/19/17

Haven Place seeks volunteers
Macomb Daily, 1/24/17

Opportunities
Time is running out! Donate now to the MacArthur Park crowdfunding campaign!
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 1/24/17

MACOMB COUNTY CHAMBER INDUCTS 2017 BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Automation Alley (press release), 1/23/17

Sponsors wanted for Shelby Township Parks & Recreation events
Source Newspapers, 1/19/17

SarahCare offers educational session for caregivers
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17

Industry Trends
Detroit Auto Show draws more than 800,000 People, Economic Impact Rises to $450M
DBusiness, 1/23/17

Different approach to corporate philanthropy takes shape in Southeast Michigan
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 1/24/17

The best of the best U.S. jobs are tech, tech and tech, again
Detroit Free Press, 1/24/17

Government in Action
Free home radon testing kits available
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17

Snyder touts jobs, comeback in Michigan at state address
C&G News, 1/20/17

Michigan Treasury Online Improves Digital Business Services
DBusiness, 1/20/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Selfridge bringing the thunder for base’s birthday
The Detroit News, 1/23/17

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 1/24/17

OneMacomb
Lorenzo Cultural Center to host Scholastic Art Awards exhibition
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17

Monday, Jan. 23, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
Kroger seeking tax break for new store in Warren
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17

#NAIAS
Detroit auto show wraps up with 806,554 total attendance
Crain’s Detroit Business, 1/23/17

Foggy roads don’t keep crowds from final day of Detroit auto show
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

Industry Trends
AAA: Average gas prices in Michigan fall 11 cents
Detroit News, 1/23/17

The truth behind Trump, the auto industry and Mexico
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

It’s official policy now: Trump to renegotiate NAFTA
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

Car buyers will find good deals this year
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

Raw Data: The state of Michigan’s brain drain
Detroit Free Press, 1/23/17

Government in Action
Free addiction program launching at all police stations in Macomb County
Fox2 Detroit, 1/23/17

MCREST continues to rebuild homeless center after setbacks
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Augmented reality adds dimension to art at DIA
Macomb Daily, 1/23/17