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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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Blog Post

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Arc Of Macomb County 

Posted August 31, 2022

Advancing Macomb works to shine the spotlight on Macomb County-based nonprofit organizations. In this edition, we welcome Lauren Christilaw, development specialist for The Arc of Macomb County. 

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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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AM News

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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Press Release

Advancing Macomb Announces Reopening of Cairns Community Center

Posted August 29, 2022

Advancing Macomb Secures Funding for Programming, TCB Youth Mentoring Named Operating Partner. Advancing Macomb, a 501c3 that convenes resources to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents, has secured funding to reopen the Cairns Community Center in Mount Clemens.

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In the News

General Motors awards eight community impact grants to local organizations

Posted July 26, 2022

General Motor's Global Technical Center in Warren is granting a total of $160,000 to eight nonprofits in the area to improve the lives of people in the community. Ahead of the annual employee car show held at the center, GM recognized the organizations, each working to build community through a multitude of programs.

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In the News

GM boosts local community with grants to nonprofits

Posted July 25, 2022

General Motors awarded $160,000 in community grants to eight local nonprofit organizations (including Advancing Macomb) Wednesday during a special presentation at the GM Technical Center in Warren. The grants are part of GM’s Community Impact Grants program, created in 2010, and are focused on STEM education, vehicle and road safety, community development, and climate equity.

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In the News

Survey says Macomb County missing out on non-profit dollars

Posted July 11, 2022

Macomb Daily, June 11, 2022 - “The state of philanthropic investment in Macomb County is not on par with other regions, and these disparities can have a significant impact on the quality of life for our residents,” said Banks. “The Advancing Macomb Board of Directors sees a real opportunity here to mobilize philanthropic investment in our county and to drive transformative change.”

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AM News

Community Leaders Gather at Jimmy John’s Field for Advancing Macomb’s Sixth Annual Summer Soirée

Posted July 6, 2022

Business, government and nonprofit leaders gathered at Jimmy John’s Field on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 for Advancing Macomb’s sixth annual Summer Soirée event. Titled “Field of Dreams,” the evening featured networking, a strolling dinner and an opportunity to learn about Advancing Macomb’s bold vision for the future. This is the first year the event was held at Jimmy John’s Field – a move that symbolizes the recent growth and progress of Advancing Macomb.

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In the News

Advancing Macomb to host sixth annual Summer Soirée at Jimmy John’s Field

Posted June 8, 2022

Macomb Daily - “The upcoming year is particularly critical for Advancing Macomb as we work to mobilize philanthropic investment in our county and drive transformative change,” said Diane Banks, executive director of Advancing Macomb. “We invite the community to join us on June 14 to learn how they can support our bold vision for the future.”

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