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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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Advancing Macomb Hosts Sixth Annual Summer Soirée

Posted June 2, 2022

The Summer Soirée event supports the work of Advancing Macomb. Attendees will learn about the organization’s vision while networking with Macomb County business, government and nonprofit leaders. Dinner and cocktails are included.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Communities, Nonprofits

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Third Largest County in Michigan Ranks Last for Nonprofits, According to New Study

Posted April 14, 2022

Third Largest County in Michigan Ranks Last for Nonprofits, According to New Study Mt. Clemens, Mich. (April 14, 2022) – Despite ranking third in population, Macomb County lags behind every peer group both in metro Detroit and Michigan for the number of charitable nonprofits per GDP, according to new research commissioned by Advancing Macomb, a 501c3 that convenes resources to solve community challenges and enrich the lives of Macomb County residents.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Nonprofits

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Mount Clemens “Play Everywhere” Call for Artists

Posted November 21, 2018

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.”

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities

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Advancing Macomb Seeks Executive Director

Posted November 19, 2018

Advancing Macomb, a Macomb County business and community leadership organization representing nearly 900,000 residents and 18,000 businesses, is seeking an executive director. David Girodat, president and chief executive officer of Fifth Third Bank for Eastern Michigan and Advancing Macomb board chair, made the announcement today.

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Advancing Macomb Board Members Collaborate to Fund Mt. Clemens Riverfront Development

Posted November 16, 2017

The Advancing Macomb board answered a call to help provide gap funding for the new recreation and launch site on the Clinton River in Mt. Clemens. Final bids for the project came in much higher than anticipated due to additional engineering needed to lower ongoing maintenance costs. The Clinton River Watershed Council spearheaded the project as a part of its broader Watertowns® initiative.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Communities, Development and Projects

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Board Member Updates June 2017

Posted June 14, 2017

Advancing Macomb announces the addition of two new board members – Thom Lipari of Lipari Foods and Jim Sawyer, President of Macomb Community College.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Leader Profiles

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Advancing Macomb Gives 670 Bikes to Kids throughout Macomb County

Posted May 21, 2017

Advancing Macomb completed the very first county-wide bike drive and give-away on Saturday, May 20th. The program began in the fall of 2016 with Macomb County and neighboring residents donating a total of 800 bikes to township and city hall offices.

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Advancing Macomb Supports Mt. Clemens Riverfront Development

Posted January 16, 2017

Advancing Macomb is proud to announce its fourth project – $10,000 to support crowdfunding for the downtown WaterTowns® Mt. Clemens riverfront project.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Development and Projects

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Advancing Macomb to Sponsor Macomb Manufacturing Day October 7

Posted October 3, 2016

Advancing Macomb is one of this year’s Manufacturing Day sponsors in Macomb County. After researching and creating a county asset inventory, the Advancing Macomb Board of Directors conducted several interviews earlier this year to determine top priorities for the county. Each of the identified priorities creates a positive impact on Macomb’s economy, community or natural resources. Manufacturing and manufacturing technology emerged as the driving factor for Macomb’s economic success – within the Detroit Region and globally.

Categories: Advancing Macomb, Business, Economy, Workforce/Education

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