Chamber Events for March 2012

Eye Opener Networking Event
March 13
8 to 9:30 a.m.
Bob Evans Restaurant
23729 Michigan Ave., Dearborn, MI
Network over breakfast at the newly renovated Bob Evans Restaurant.
Sponsored by PNC Bank
Register at

5 Star Member Benefit Lunch,
March 15
11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Joy Manor
28999 Joy Road, Westland.
Enjoy lunch and network with five surrounding Chambers, including
Dearborn/Dearborn Heights, Garden City, Redford, Wayne and Westland. Event is sponsored by ViaMedia TV, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Office Depot and TDS Metrocom.
Cost is $15. Please register by emailing or call Wendy at 313-274-7480 no later than March 13.

Center for Michigan Community Conversation
March 28
6:30-8:30 p.m.,
Dearborn Public School Administration Building, 18700 Audette.
Join the Center for Michigan Community Conversation, Community leaders interested in having a conversation about education in Michigan should register. Register at Only 50 slots are available. For more information or contact Peggy at 313-584-6100.

Business Recognition Awards Ceremony & Expo (BRACE),
April 26
11 a.m .to 2 p.m.,
The Henry-Dearborn, an Autograph Collection Hotel
Presented by Ford Land.
The event features expo booths and celebrates the milestone anniversaries of Dearborn’s premier businesses. This year we honor Henry Ford Medical Center-Fairlane/Ford Road with the Business of the Year Award; Genevieve Vang, owner of Bangkok 96 Restaurant, will receive the Business Leader of the Year Award, and The Glass Academy will be presented with the Small Business of the Year Award. Admission for members: Early bird special (before March 30) is $45, and $60 for non-members. Register online at

NEW this year!
Expo Vendor Workshop,
March 16
8 to 9:30 a.m.,
Dearborn Chamber of Commerce, 22100 Michigan Ave. (first floor of the Bryant Branch Library). Learn how to market your business for BRACE and other expo/promotional endeavors. Talk with experts in printing, display, and promotional materials. There is no cost, free to attend. Register at by March 15.

Hiring Our Heros
April 11
11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Ford Community & Performing Arts Center
15801 Michigan Ave., Dearborn
The Dearborn Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce to host Hiring Our Heroes Employment Fair sponsored by Hero2Hired (H2H) and Ryder System Inc., scheduled for April 11 from 11 3 p.m., at the Ford Community & Performing Arts Center, at 15801 Michigan Ave. This is a one-of-a-kind FREE hiring fair for employers and veteran/military spouse job seekers. Employers and veterans must pre-register for this event by going to Registration closes on April 3. Job seekers please bring along proof of military service. For question contact Jennifer Giering at or call 313-584-6100.

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