Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2017

The Department in the News
Roseville High School students learn valuable workforce skills
Macomb Business Blog, 2/24/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Spanish supplier to open $61.2 million plant in Shelby Township, create 430 jobs
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/28/17

ZF aims to fill 50 engineering positions at job fair
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/27/17

Improved military vehicle demonstration held at BAE Systems
Source Newspapers, 2/24/17

Mergers, acquisitions and new contracts across metro Detroit
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/26/17

New Horizons Book Shop in Roseville prepares for last chapter
Macomb Daily, 2/28/17

Pieology Pizzeria Opening in West Bloomfield Township and Warren, More Stores Planned
DBusiness, 2/24/17

Opportunities
14TH ANNUAL APACC EAST WEST BUSINESS CONNECTION “BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE SHIFT IN AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE TECHNOLOGY
Automation Alley (press release), 2/24/17

Industry Trends
Hackel says Macomb County could benefit from military spending increase
Macomb Daily, 2/28/17

Technology drove Michigan’s mergers and acquisitions last year
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/26/17

Emagine hosts ‘Hush Reel’ video contest for high schoolers
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/27/17

Government in Action
Macomb warns about coming mental health cuts
Michigan Radio, 2/20/17

Money management class offered by MSU Extension
Macomb Daily, 2/25/17

Boat and personal watercraft safety course scheduled
Source Newspapers, 2/24/17

Hubbard to close Tuesday in Mount Clemens for sewer line repair
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Snyder appoints 12 to Michigan Council on Future Mobility
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/27/17

Wilbur Ross sworn in as Commerce secretary
The Detroit News, 2/28/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Bob-Lo history comes alive in upcoming event
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

OneMacomb
St. Clair Shores native has left his mark on Detroit restaurants and bars
Macomb Daily, 2/25/17

Monday, Feb. 27, 2017

Macomb Biz in the News
Hall Road business owners invited to construction meeting
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Businesses brace for M-59 construction in Macomb County
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Fat Tuesday demand keeps Macomb County bakers turning out paczkis
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

April opening planned for Muer’s seafood eatery at Partridge Creek
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

National Association of Manufacturers brings its State of Manufacturing Tour to MCC
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Clinton Township’s reopening of Olga’s Kitchen attended by founder’s children
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Opportunities
Michigan transportation agency to auction excess properties
Crain’s Detroit, 2/27/16

Industry Trends
Crain’s Biggest Deals of 2016
Crain’s Detroit, 2/27/16

Manufacturers see historic opportunity to shape policy
Detroit Free Press, 2/27/17

Europe’s automakers in turmoil at Geneva auto show
Detroit Free Press, 2/27/17

Government in Action
Eastpointe fire lieutenant to receive Medal of Valor
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Road improvements to be addressed in Clinton Township’s budget
Macomb Daily, 2/27/17

Funding squeeze could prompt Proposal A update
Crain’s Detroit, 2/27/16

Report: Obamacare repeal could create funding gap for states
MLive, 2/27/17

Friday, Feb. 24, 2017

The Department in the News
Video: Shelby This Week 2.21.2017
Shelby TV, 2/21/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Wilson Foundation to add college leader James Jacobs to staff
Crain’s Detroit News, 2/23/17

Peters foresees autonomous future for military vehicles
The Detroit News, 2/23/17

The 9 Epic Metro Detroit Delis You Should Visit
Daily Detroit, 2/23/17

Opportunities
Art Van’s Charity Challenge cuts number of grants, shortens fundraising window
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/23/17

Sixth Annual North American International Cyber Summit Announced for Detroit’s Cobo Center
DBusiness, 2/22/17

Utica Community Schools Career Expo set for March 16
Macomb Daily, 2/24/17

Industry Trends
J.C. Penney to close up to 140 stores
The Detroit News, 2/24/17

UCS high schools recognized for excellence in business education
Macomb Daily, 2/24/17

Metro Detroit ranked No. 1 region where pay goes the furthest
MLive, 2/23/17

Government in Action
Selfridge, county officials announce launch of F-35 advocacy initiative
C&G News, 2/23/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Brave a Shave for Kids with Cancer comes to Macomb County in March
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 2/23/17

On the Calendar: Watch “Me Before You” at the library
Source Newspapers, 2/23/17

On the Calendar: Learn about what animals eat
Source Newspapers, 2/23/17

Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

The Department in the News
Placemaking success in Mount Clemens as Clinton River project reaches crowdfunding goal
Metromode, 2/23/17

Macomb Biz in the News
New Muer’s restaurant to open in Mall at Partridge Creek
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/23/17

April opening planned for Muer seafood eatery at Partridge Creek
Macomb Daily, 2/22/17

McLaren overhauls lighting systems to save $1.6 million a year
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/22/17

SERAPID TO EXHIBIT AT THE USITT 2017 ANNUAL CONFERENCE AND STAGE EXPO
Automation Alley (press release), 2/22/17

Hotts Spots: 7 fun events this weekend in Macomb County bars
Macomb Daily, 2/22/17

Opportunities
February is Career and Technical Education Month
C&G News, 2/22/17

Industry Trends
Retail Giant Walmart Keeps Finger in Online Space With Yet Another Purchase
Corp!, 2/23/17

Government in Action
Website launched to ramp up support for F-35 aircraft at Selfridge
Macomb Business Blog, 2/23/17

Macomb Community College authorizes lease for sinkhole construction staging area
Macomb Daily, 2/22/17

Hayes closed south of Moravian through October for sinkhole work
Macomb Daily, 2/23/17

Shelby, Utica distribute CDBG funds
C&G News, 2/22/17

Calley, Michigan business executives complete trade mission to Mexico
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/22/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Shelby Township to revamp Military Wall of Honor
C&G News, 2/22/17

Filling stomachs and building a community, one empty bowl at a time
C&G News, 2/22/17

Community Spotlight
Macomb Daily, 2/22/17

Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017

The Department in the News
Community support sought for bringing F35 jet to Selfridge
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Local businesses, school recognized with awards
C&G News, 2/22/17

Macomb County recognizes local business leaders with Valentine’s Day breakfast awards ceremony
Metromode, 2/16/17

Macomb Biz in the News
Muer’s Table + Bar Coming to Partridge Creek in Clinton Township This Spring
DBusiness, 2/22/17

SERAPID TO EXHIBIT AT THE AERODEF® MANUFACTURING EXPO IN MARCH
Automation Alley (press release), 2/21/17

Prep for Paczki Day by pre-ordering
C&G news, 2/21/17

Fraser sinkhole fundraiser benefits residents, businesses
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Opportunities
“SALES & MARKETING CONFERERNCE” – JUMPSTART YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH!
Automation Alley (press release), 2/21/17

SECRETS OF MY SUCCESS: CONVERSATIONS WITH ENTREPRENEURS ON MARCH 8
Automation Alley (press release), 2/21/17

Industry Trends
New research suggests ways to improve ban-the-box employment policies
Crain’s Detroit Business (blog), 2/21/17

New FCA US Supplier Diversity Initiative Strengthens Ties with Minority Business Associations
DBusiness, 2/21/17

Government in Action
Macomb officials hope to land fighter plane
The Detroit News, 2/21/17

Selfridge ANGB and Macomb County launch campaign to land F-35 Lightning II
WXYZ, 2/21/17

Watch: Officials discuss bringing F-35 to Michigan’s Selfridge Air National Guard Base
Click On Detroit, 2/21/17

Specs and five facts about the F-35
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Make Macomb Your Home
New Baltimore prepares to celebrate sesquicentennial
The Voice, 2/18/17

Warren library to host a Oscar Preview Night on Feb. 23
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Baker College in Clinton Township conducts open houseSaturday
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Ruthie Stevenson honored as Mount Clemens’ ‘Local Treasure’
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Local hot rodders to represent Macomb County at Autorama
C&G News, 2/17/17

OneMacomb
Decades after creation, artist’s metal sculptures honored
C&G News, 2/17/17

Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2017

The Department in the News
Synergy on display at Macomb Business Awards
Macomb Business Blog, 2/16/17

Macomb County businesses, leaders awarded
C&G News, 2/16/17

Another round of applause for the 2017 Macomb Business award winners
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

Photos: Macomb County Business Awards
DBusiness, 2/16/17

Get ready! $60M Hall Road reconstruction starts in March
Detroit Free Press, 2/21/17

Macomb Biz in the News
2 metro Detroit companies plan investments totaling $4.4 million
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/15/17

21 executives from Michigan join Calley on trade mission in Mexico
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/17/17

FedEx withdraws development for Liberty Park property in Sterling Heights
Source Newspapers, 2/20/17

Can tiny Key Safety Systems digest embattled Takata?
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/21/17

Nino’s International Weekend celebrates global cultures with food and recipes
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

Art Van Furniture kicks off charity challenge on Random Acts of Kindness Day
Oakland Press, 2/17/17

Washington Township residents can get help from CDBG funds
Source Newspapers, 2/17/17

Opportunities
“SALES & MARKETING CONFERERNCE” – JUMPSTART YOUR BUSINESS GROWTH!
Automation Alley (press release), 2/17/17

Nominations of businesses sought for Sterling Edge Awards
Macomb Daily, 2/19/17

Michigan Manufacturing Technology Center Granted $1.2M for Lightweight Metal R&D
DBusiness, 2/20/17

Industry Trends
Burger King owner to buy Popeye’s for $1.8B
Detroit Free Press, 2/21/17

Government in Action
Major promotional campaign for Selfridge to be announced today
Macomb Daily, 2/21/17

Macomb officials hope to land fighter plane contract
The Detroit News, 2/21/17

Macomb County accepting applications for Community Mental Health board seats
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

St. Clair Shores City Council to act on 10 Mile sewer project
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

Michigan Senate poised to pass brownfield legislation
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/20/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Warmth in abundance at annual Walk for Warmth fundraiser in Roseville
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

St. Clair Shores Aqua Freeze Festival thaws out with record temps
Macomb Daily, 2/19/17

Library events
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

OneMacomb
Lorenzo Cultural Center to spotlight Michigan cultural history
Macomb Daily, 2/20/17

Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017

The Department in the News
Annual Macomb Business Awards celebrate and inspire businesses
Macomb Daily, 2/14/17

Video: Macomb County business hands out awards
Click On Detroit, 2/14/17

Macomb Biz in the News
D Discount Pass adds DIA, USPBL games to roster
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/14/17

Industry Trends
Report shows ‘much work to be done’ as U.S. manufacturers confront Industry 4.0
MLive, 2/13/17

Growth projections for Michigan hinge on auto industry investments
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/15/17

Suppliers see opportunity as auto industry shifts to mobility
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/14/17

Michigan Council of Women in Technology Foundation names new president
Crain’s Detroit Business, 2/15/17

Government in Action
Macomb County government offices, courts closed for holiday
Macomb Daily, 2/15/17

Program to teach individuals how to conserve water
C&G News, 2/14/17

M-59 reconstruction project in Macomb County set to begin in March
Macomb Daily, 2/14/17

Make Macomb Your Home
Make sure this mid-winter break is, well, a break
The Make Macomb Your Home Blog, 2/15/17

Macomb County, Mount Clemens begin planning 200th birthday bashes
Macomb Daily, 2/14/17

Macomb Community College prof honored for teaching innovation
Macomb Daily, 2/15/17

OneMacomb
Hotts Spots: Homegrown Sponge headlines Diesel’s 4th anniversary celebration
Macomb Daily, 2/15/17