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In Search of Tech

Posted September 22, 2016

Macomb County is the third most populated county in Michigan with a diversified portfolio of successful businesses. Its reputation is built on manufacturing, automotive, and defense. In addition to diversifying into other industries, Macomb continues to be a leader in its established sectors. But what does that success look like in the face of the latest technological advancements?

Categories: Business, Economy, Workforce/Education

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Press Release

County-wide Macomb Bike Drive Kick-off

Posted September 21, 2016

Do you have more bikes than people in your home? No problem! Help kids across the Eastside and help clear some space in your garage. Consolidating this first-ever county-wide bike drive campaign, Advancing Macomb, the Macomb YMCA, Leadership Macomb, Thoughtful Missions, The Macomb County Executive Office, CARE of Southeast Michigan and No Bike Left Behind are creating a positive community impact by collecting bikes across Macomb this fall and distributing those bikes to kids in need in the spring of 2017.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Development and Projects

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Blog Post

A Seed Now Firmly Rooted

Posted August 26, 2016

Since its inception in 2013, The Little Mustard Seed Café and Shoppe has been serving farm-to-table meals. The menu at the café is varied, but with one goal: to provide customers with the freshest, most delicious, organic and gluten-free meals and beverages – and, perhaps, for an unexpected reason.

Categories: Business, Communities

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Blog Post

Martin Manna – The Chaldean Chamber and Foundation

Posted August 16, 2016

Chaldeans have a history dating all the way back to ancient Mesopotamia, and are indigenous to Iraq, Syria, and parts of Iran and Turkey. Iraq has the largest population of Chaldeans followed by Syria. Chaldeans are Eastern Rite Catholics who have their own patriarch in Baghdad with the Pope being the highest authority. Chaldeans speak Aramaic, which is the oldest continuous language in the world and the language spoken by Jesus Christ.

Categories: Communities, Leader Profiles

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Andy Appleby-General Sports

Posted August 16, 2016

Categories: Business, Communities, Economy, Leader Profiles

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In the News

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

Posted July 30, 2016

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.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Leader Profiles

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Blog Post

Living, Thriving, and Telling the Story

Posted July 12, 2016

Advancing Macomb conducted numerous interviews in earlier part of 2016.  From these interviews, the board of directors identified five ground-level projects as integral to the vision of creating an enriching environment to live, learn, recreate, innovate and conduct business. These are projects that we are adopting to serve as starting points for the larger strategic plan and asset inventory.   The final five projects represent all three focus areas – community investment, economic development and natural resource protection.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities

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Projects to Watch in Macomb

Posted July 12, 2016

This public marina redevelopment will help provide additional public access to Lake St. Clair and support development throughout the community.  New Baltimore is home to an historic downtown and public beach.  This project will be a major addition to the waterfront assets in the Detroit Region for boaters and non-boaters alike.

Categories: Business, Development and Projects

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Blog Post

Macomb County Asset Inventory

Posted July 12, 2016

Encompassing the entire eastern border of the county, Lake St. Clair is a popular recreational lake.  It is accessible in select places throughout the county, rich in wildlife and a primary connection point in the Detroit / Windsor region along the Great Lakes system.

Category: Communities

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Blog Post

Walcott Mill Metropark Madness!

Posted July 1, 2016

Wolcott Mill was officially born in 1847. A Ray Township miller named Arad Freeman constructed a grain and feed mill on the banks of the north branch of the Clinton River in northern Macomb County. In 1989, the mill re-opened as part of the 2,625-acre Wolcott Mill Metropark. The park consists of four independent sites that provide unforgettable experiences in a peaceful, rustic setting.

Categories: Business, Communities

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