The Dearborn Heights Chamber is participating in a joint meeting with 10 area chambers to offer money saving opportunities for all members. The meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 21 at the Canton Office Depot at 8am. The event is free but you must be registered. Participants will have a chance to network with area chamber members as well as receiving an Office Depot discount card good for 5-70% off store and internet purchases. Savings will be valid on receipt of discount card. To find out more about the chamber or its money saving programs contact Wendy at 313-274-7480 or visit our website at

You are invited to attend the Michigan by Rail Public Forum on September 15. Please join State Representative David Nathan, Dearborn Mayor John B. O’Reilly, other elected officials and your fellow citizens for the Dearborn Michigan by Rail Public Forum. The Michigan by Rail Forum in Dearborn is part of a series of 16 public forums taking place throughout the state to engage citizens on a vision for the future of Michigan’s freight and passenger rail system. The event will include an overview of the existing system; an interactive rail mapping session; discussion of financing issues and a big-picture vision of the fu-ture of Michigan’s railroad system. The Forum will be held on Wednesday Sept 15 from 6pm-8pm at University of Michigan-Dearborn’s Fairlane Center South, located at 19000 Hubbard Drive.

The 5 Star Business Group (Dearborn Heights, Redford, Wayne, Westland and Garden City Chambers) are pleased to announce their fall golf classic or “Turf Management Seminar”. The outing will be held on Friday, October 1 at Idyl

Wyld Golf Course in Livonia. The cost is $65 per golfer and includes 18 holes with cart, 3 drink tickets and dinner. All are welcome, from the part-time golfer to the semi-pro. This will be a “no frills, no fuss” day so get out of the office one more time before it snows and have a good time networking with fellow business leaders. Need a partner? Let us know. For more information or to register call the Dearborn Heights Chamber at 313-274-7480.

The Dearborn Heights Chamber and the Annapolis School Booster Club are pleased to announce a partnership in raising funds for local athletes. The Booster Club will sell the Chamber’s local Discount Card and keep a portion of all proceeds. The DISCOUNT CARD offers hundreds of dollars in savings to the cardholder and retails for only $15.00. The current Discount Card is valid until December 31, 2011. Dearborn Heights Chamber member businesses are offering discounts off services or products for each cardholder. Some of these businesses are listed on the back of the card and you can find discounts offered by additional businesses listed on the website at under the Discount Card section. Cardholders can be assured of the integrity of the participating businesses in the Discount Card since all must be members in good standing of the Dearborn Heights Chamber of Commerce. Discounts are offered for local restaurants, fast foods, banks, automotive repair and towing, hardware, apartment rentals, travel, advertising, and much more.
For more information on the program or to purchase the Discount card, contact your local high school athlete or call the Dearborn Heights Chamber of Commerce office at 313-274-7480 or visit