Mount Clemens “Play Everywhere” Call for Artists

November 21, 2018 • Press Release

Advancing Macomb, in partnership with the City of Mount Clemens, the Anton Art Center and the Macomb Family YMCA, has released a call for artists to design and manage the installation of four separate public outdoor paintings. This project will execute the vision of the KaBoom! "Play Everywhere" challenge to bring “play to unexpected but everyday spaces, making it easy and available for kids and families.”

Trustee Event: Testa Barra

September 5, 2018 Blog Post

The next exclusive event for the Advancing Macomb Trustees will be held on September 27, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. at Testa Barra – one of the Eastside’s hottest restaurants. We will be celebrating manufacturers in Macomb County in advance of Manufacturing Day 2018. This event is generously sponsored by DTE Energy. If you are interested joining the Advancing Macomb Trustee group, please contact Melissa Roy at for more information.

Robots in Macomb

September 5, 2018 Blog Post

The Cyberstangs of Merritt Academy in New Haven is one of more than a dozen high school FIRST Robotics teams in Macomb County. This team is in its fourth year, but FIRST has been in existence since 1989. Teams are tasked with designing, building, and programming a robot to compete against other teams.

Manufacturing Monday

September 5, 2018 Blog Post

As part of Advancing Macomb’s mission to help Macomb County grow as good place to live, work, and play, we began our #ManufacturingMonday Twitter campaign to promote the strong manufacturing community in the county.  Since December 2017, Advancing Macomb has been taking to Twitter on Mondays to highlight local manufacturers.  Macomb County has a wealth of manufacturers in a variety of industries - automotive, aerospace, defense, industrial, agricultural, etc. The goal is to make these companies more visible to our community and to others in the industry.

Shop Class 2.0

December 7, 2017 Blog Post

In the midst of the recession, founder and instructor Paul Tregembo Jr. was on tour of the Midwest with a ’51 Ford project car that his high school auto shop students had completed for Show Car Competition.