Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Macomb County Executive Mark Hackel, and the Planning and Economic Development, recognized local companies Tuesday at the first-ever Macomb Business Awards. A number of St. Clair Shores businesses were nominated.
Macomb County recognized five businesses Tuesday during the first-ever Macomb County Business Awards. A panel of judges reviewed 49 nominations to win a crystal award in one of four categories: efficiency, workforce development, diversification and corporate citizenship. St. Clair Shores businesses nominated include the Go Green Salon for an Energy Efficience Expert award; Achatz Burgers for a Champion of Workforce Development award; Snapshot Design for a for a Diversification Leader award; First State Bank, Foot Solutions, Island Harbor Marina and Wigs 4 Kids for a Corporate Citizen award. The panel of judges which reviewed the nominations included Dr. Jim Jacobs, president of Macomb Community College, and Gene Lovell, president of St. …
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Did you feel the Earth - and lake - shake in St. Clair Shores during the First State Fireworks Extravaganza Friday night?
In case you missed the display — or if you're wanting a replay — here's a 107-second video of grand finale. Did you photograph the fireworks? Share your photos here.
Friday, June 29, 2012
Veterans Memorial Park was home Friday to many picnics, barbecues and family fun leading up to the St. Clair Shores-First State Bank Fireworks. Share your photos from the event, and celebrations throughout the city, on Patch!
The annual celebration of St. Clair Shores and Independence Day brought together residents, their families and friends Friday for festivities in Veterans Memorial Park and surrounding neighborhoods. The St. Clair Shores-First State Bank Fireworks Extravaganza featured a wide array of activities in the park and gatherings in homes along the waterfront neighborhoods around the Masonic and Jefferson area. Share your photos from all the festivities on Patch.
The St. Clair Shores-First State Fireworks blast off at dusk, but there is a whole day of events planned before the first shell explodes just off the shore of Veterans Memorial Park.
As you get ready to "ooh" and "aah" for tonight's St. Clair Shores-First State Bank Fireworks, Patch has you covered with the schedule of events for the show and important parking tips. The fireworks begin at dusk, but events are planned throughout the day: Other events planned for the day include:
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The annual St. Clair Shores-First State Bank Fireworks will be set to music for the first time this year. What songs would be on your playlist?
When the St. Clair Shores-First State Fireworks dance across the sky Friday night, the pyrothechnic show will be set to music that will be played throughout Veterans Memorial Park and simulcast on 87.9 FM. The radio simulcast signal should be able to be picked up within a mile of the park. Patch wants to know what songs you would like to hear played during the nearly 30-minute show. Share your playlist in the comment section below. If you are going to see the show in person, admission will be $2 person. Entry wristbands are currently available in advance at the Parks and Recreation Department. Show-goers will also have the opportunity to pay at the gate, and purchase $5 parking passes for the lot on Jefferson and Masonic. The fireworks …
Friday, June 8, 2012
The St. Clair Shores Activities Committee has contracted with a company that will set the June 29 fireworks display to music.
When the rockets red glare, and the bombs burst in the air, during this year's fireworks display at Veterans Memorial Park it will be accompanied by music. The city and the St. Clair Shores Activities Committee contracted with Great Lakes Fireworks LLC to conduct the show and set it to music. The music will be broadcast throughout the park and on a low-frequency radio station for those who are watching the display in the neighborhoods and on the water. "We are excited," said Maureen Antushevich, chairwoman of the Activities Committee. "We had been hoping to do that for several years." First State Bank will again be the title sponsor for the annual show, and the Activities Committee will be charging an admission to the park for the …
Thursday, January 19, 2012
Lake Shore Superintendent Christopher Loria has been selected to receive the Winners' Circle Award from the Michigan Association of School Administrators.
Lake Shore Superintendent Christopher Loria will receive the Winners' Circle Award in February from the Michigan Association of School Administrators for starting the home renovation and building trades class at Lake Shore High School. The Winners' Circle Award recognizes school administrators "whose leadership has launched or adapted an effective program that could be replicated in other district" according to a release. The extreme home make-over class at Lake Shore is currently renovating a home in St. Clair Shores. The home being used for the class was in foreclosure and purchased from First State Bank for $1.
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Students from Lake Shore High School are learning the basics of construction in the classroom, and then practicing their skills by remodeling a foreclosed home purchased by the district for $1 from First State Bank.
Friday, June 10, 2011
The St. Clair Shores Activities Committee is raising funds to offset the costs of the annual fireworks show on June 24.
Members of the St. Clair Shores Activities Committee are collecting donations and selling wristbands for the city's annual fireworks display. The annual event, which draws thousands of people to Veterans Memorial Park and many more to neighborhoods around Masonic and Jefferson, costs about $50,000 for the actual fireworks, police protection and other city services. To help offset those costs, the city is charging $2 admission for the fireworks and a $5 parking fee for those who park in the lot across Jefferson. Prior to the event, members of the activities committee will sell the entry wristbands and collect donations throughout the city, including today at Village Market. "It is a great event for families to spend time together and enjoy …