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Sterling Heights Dodge celebrates 50 years in business

Longtime Chrysler dealer Tony Viviano honored Stories about being employed by the automotive industry are a dime a dozen around Macomb County. In fact, over 74,000 individuals living here have an automotive-related job. That’s not even counting the numerous families … Continue reading

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How to use your local chamber of commerce to your advantage

Have you ever wondered what exactly a chamber of commerce does? Many believe a chamber of commerce is meant to only serve local businesses, but that’s not true. Chamber of commerce’s are also beneficial to the community residents and workers … Continue reading

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Local business owner sees success in Macomb County

A few weeks ago, I was loving life, eating pizza from several of the 12 different pizza businesses that came to the Gibraltar Trade Center for the Motor City Pizza Fest: Eastside Showdown competition. While wandering around aimlessly in a … Continue reading

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Food and agriculture make Macomb one tasty home

The food and agriculture industry has a special place in my heart. I grew up just north of 21 Mile Road, on the west side of North Avenue, on a piece of property that has been in the family for three generations. At … Continue reading

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New websites showcase Macomb County

Promoting the best of Macomb County has been a priority of the County Executive since the new form of county government was implemented. Bringing new visitors and investment to Macomb, as well as building community pride are a focus of … Continue reading

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2015 NAIAS a must see

If you’re coming from Macomb County to visit this year’s North American International Auto Show, take pride. More than 500 Macomb County businesses produce things on display at the show. The manufacturing prowess is a result of more than 37,000 … Continue reading

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Macomb County recruits investment opportunities from Saudi Arabia

I represented Macomb on their most recent mission to the Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Dubai and Abu Dhabi). Automation Alley is one of the best organizations in the country at hosting trade missions for businesses and economic development agencies. These … Continue reading

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Planning and Economic Development staffer represents Macomb County in China

I recently represented Macomb County on a trade mission led by Governor Rick Snyder and the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) in November. I was selected because of my experience assisting Chinese-based company Yangfeng USA in investing more than $56 … Continue reading

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A look into Plaza Mexico

Plaza Mexico opened on Nine Mile Road in 2001. It is a small restaurant that has cultivated a faithful following and has attracted customers from all over southeast Michigan. It offers excellent Mexican cuisine with generous portions at a great … Continue reading

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Macomb’s young professionals come together at NextGEN Macomb

The energy in downtown Mount Clemens was easy to see as a large group of young professionals turned out for the inaugural launch of NextGEN Macomb, a new group dedicated to engagement in community. Attendees had the opportunity to share … Continue reading

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