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Nonprofit Spotlight: LK St. Clair Soccer

Posted November 15, 2022

Advancing Macomb works to shine the spotlight on Macomb County-based nonprofit organizations. In this edition, we welcome Zuhair Issa, Co-Founder and Director of Community Affairs of LK St. Clair Soccer.

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In the News

Mount Clemens mayor highlights recreation at State of the City

Posted November 10, 2022

Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal | Published November 9, 2022 - MOUNT CLEMENS — Changes to recreation programs in Mount Clemens held top billing as Mayor Laura Kropp delivered her 2022 State of the City address at the Cairns Community Center on Oct. 14... Another organization that contributed to the redevelopment of the recreation program was Advancing Macomb, which worked with the city and TCB to provide funding for programs, equipment and facilities.

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Collaboration Solves a Community Challenge

Posted November 3, 2022

Providing kids a safe place to grow and play is vital for the health of our communities. When Advancing Macomb learned that an important community center in Mount Clemens had closed because of lack of funding, we went to work. The Cairns Community Center fills an essential gap in the Mount Clemens community as continued disinvestment and shrinking tax bases forced the city to cut back on recreational programming. These cuts put youth sports and recreational activities out of reach for many families.

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In the News

Cairns Center reopens under new partnership

Posted September 26, 2022

Mount Clemens-Clinton-Harrison Journal | Published September 21, 2022 The Cairns Community Center in northeast Mount Clemens has reopened under a new operating partnership between Advancing Macomb and TCB Youth Mentoring.

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In the News

Video: Cairns Community Center reopens after closing in 2019

Posted September 16, 2022

Fox2 News Detroit story video - "Advancing Macomb, a 501c3 that convenes resources to solve community challenges has secured funding to support programming at the Cairns Community Center in Mount Clemens, officially allowing the center to reopen. Because of the funding secured by Advancing Macomb, the City of Mount Clemens was able to contract with TCB Youth Mentoring, a nonprofit youth organization dedicated to assisting at-risk youth, as the new operating partner. Advancing Macomb provides back-office support for the center..."

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In the News

Mount Clemens Cairns Center gives youth a place to play after school

Posted August 31, 2022

Macomb Daily - August 31, 2022 The sounds of children having fun after school — learning how to play basketball or just socializing with other kids in the neighborhood — has returned to Cairns Community Center in Mount Clemens. Three-years ago, after the center was forced to close its doors because of a lack of funding and operating partners, Advancing Macomb went to bat for young people in the community who no longer had a place to play.

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Cascade in the Shade Grand Opening

Posted August 30, 2022

The August 19, 2022 grand opening of Cascade in the Shade, an artistic community play fountain at Shadyside Park in Mount Clemens, saw sunny skies and eager children.

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New Community Health Impact awards champion locally-led initiatives

Posted May 16, 2022

Advancing Macomb receives grant from the Michigan Health Endowment Fund for Breaking Barriers to Play. The Health Fund’s 2022 grantmaking has officially launched—57 Community Health Impact projects are receiving over $4.5 million in support, with grant awards ranging from $34,000 to $100,000. The grants support health-focused, community-driven initiatives taking place in every region of Michigan.

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Nearly $2 Million in Grants Awarded from Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds at the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan

Posted May 16, 2022

The Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan and Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Foundation announced nearly $2 million in grants to 80 organizations through the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Legacy Funds. Since the inception of the funds in 2016, over 385 grants totaling nearly $9.5 million have been awarded. The Advancing Macomb Foundation received a grant for equipment-sharing coalition for youth sports in four Macomb County communities

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Disaster Recovery Group

Posted December 17, 2021

Advancing Macomb is partnering with the Michigan Community Service Commission and the Michigan State Police Emergency Management Division to start a group to facilitate community recovery from the from the impact of disaster in our region. As we have recently experienced, increasing weather events and infrastructure issues have made the potential for local disasters rise.

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