Chamber Events for August 2012

‘Could I, Should I Start My Own Business?’ Workshop
Tuesday, July 31
8:45 a.m. to noon
Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce
22100 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Have you been dreaming about opening up a business?
Cost is $10. Register online today or call 313-226-7947.

Special All-Stars Day
Friday, Aug. 3
9 a.m. to noon
Ford Field Tennis Courts at Homecoming
It is never too early to start thinking of all things summer and the Dearborn Homecoming Festival. This year, the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce has partnered with the City of Dearborn for “Special All-Stars Day,” a newly created event catered to children and adults with special needs. We invite you and your child to be a part of this wonderful event.

The event features games, activities, face painting, dance party, and lots of fun. From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., your child can be a guest of Wade Amusements, and can enjoy selected rides. Special needs participants will have a day of fun they won’t forget. Please pre-register your child by going to the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce website,, or for more information call Renee Aloe at

Sponsored by Wade Shows Inc., H.Y.P.E. Athletics Community, Polish League of American Veterans, Memberfocus Community C.U., and more.

Cruisin’ Dearborn Car Cruise
Friday, Aug. 3
6 to 10 p.m.
Dearborn Police Station
16099 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48126
Registration at the police station; cruise to Ford Field for car show
Start your engines and join the fun. If you have a classic car, we want you as part of this cruise and show that kicks off Dearborn’s Homecoming Festival.
$10 for the first 150 cars.
Sponsored by J & M Towing, Blue Cross Blue Shield – MI, Tire Discount, Jack Demmer Lincoln Mercury, Village Ford.

Family Fun Day: Business Open House and National Night out
Tuesday, Aug. 7
10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
As part of our National Night Out, the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce and Dearborn Heights Police have teamed up to offer local families an alternative to crime and drugs wrapped up in a nice summer event.
$10 per family and $40 to participate as a business.
For more information and registration info go to the Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce website,, or call the Chamber at 313-274-7480.

Face to Face on Facebook
Friday, Aug. 10
10 a.m. to noon
Ponderosa Steakhouse
66336 N. Telegraph Road
Dearborn Heights
Drop in between 10 a.m. and noon for tips and hand-on instruction for using Facebook to enhance your business, free.
Bring your laptop or use one provided. For more information contact Wendy Fichter at 313-274-7480.

Small Biz Networking Lunch
Tuesday, Aug. 14
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Bob Evans Restaurant
23729 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Lunch is $12. Please RSVP to Wendy Fichter at 313-274-7480.

Mind Your Own Business: Focus on Business by Microsoft
Thursday, Aug. 30
11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dearborn Area Chamber of Commerce
22100 Michigan Ave.
Dearborn, MI 48124
Attend this event to discover useful features in Microsoft Office and the Windows 7 operating system. Step-by-step demonstrations provide helpful tips to efficiently use these tools so you can spend more time focused on your business. Free.
Register online today or call 313-584-6100.