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Volunteers pumped up for the big bicycle giveaway at Fredom Hill

Volunteers are finishing up the final touches on more than 500 bicycles designated for the upcoming bicycle giveaway, May 20 at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights.

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The Macomb Daily: Business group donations improve Freedom Hill park

A new business group dedicated to improving Macomb County’s quality of life announced their first contribution on Monday –- a playscape and other improvements at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights. Leaders Advancing Macomb, or LAM, unveiled the playground area plus new landscaping, accompanying brick walkways and a new underground drainage system to prevent the park flooding of the past. The new features are located just south of the Freedom Hill Independence Building near the park entrance, west of the outdoor concert theater.

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Spotlight on the News: TV-7 pollsters analyze presidential race & Melissa Roy on Advancing Macomb

WXYZ Detroit - On Sunday, July 31, Spotlight on the News will focus on the 2016 presidential race and the future of Macomb County. Guests will include: WXYZ-TV political pollsters Tim Kiska and Bernie Porn and the executive director of Advancing Macomb, Melissa Roy.

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Roseville Rising: How an older suburb is rebuilding its historic center

Between the collision shops, machine supply outlets, used auto sales and vacant lots at Utica Road and Gratiot in Roseville, a bit of history lingers beneath the surface. You can see it in the bright yellow awning of the 68-year-old Chester Boot Shop, the green-and-cream 1927 Art Deco Roseville Theater, and the quaint tea room at Just Delicious Scones.

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Macomb County will be celebrating Meet Me on the Trail Day on Sept. 25. Here’s how.

Advancing Macomb and the SportPort program will be participating in the Meet Me on the Trail Day events with a community art session and sports sampling in Shadyside Park, Mount Clemens.

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Eastside Bike Drive a success in first year

The spring season of 2017 might bring out hundreds of new bikers. That’s the intention of nonprofit Advancing Macomb and surrounding communities that are participating in the first year of the Eastside Bike Drive.

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East Side Bike Drive Photo Journal

A collection of photos taken during our East Side Bike Drive initiative.

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Downtown Mount Clemens’ economy ‘bubbling up’ next to the Clinton River

On New Year’s Eve 2015, WJR Radio asked Michelle Weiss to share her feelings on what 2016 had in store for Mount Clemens. “I said it was going to be a great year … I felt it in my bones,” said Weiss, marketing and events coordinator for the Mount Clemens Downtown Development Authority (DDA).

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Crain’s Detroit Business: Hackel highlights nonprofit board, $2 billion in investment in his State of Macomb address

Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel took on a new approach to marketing his community of more than 842,000 people Wednesday night – before even uttering the first word of his 40-minute 2012 State of the County address.

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C&G Newspapers: Leadership group invests in Freedom Hill park

Taking the initiative was a walk in the park recently for a group of county business, nonprofit and civic leaders. Members of the Leaders Advancing Macomb board gathered for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Oct. 20 at Freedom Hill County Park in Sterling Heights. According to its members, LAM strives to improve the county’s communities and their ability to help residents do business, innovate, have fun and more. The group recently announced that it spent around $25,000 to upgrade Freedom Hill’s playground amenities, landscaping, walking paths and storm water system.

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