The Macomb Foundation will add the following distinguished community leaders and businesses to the Macomb Hall of Fame at its 2017 induction ceremony on September 21:
- Andy Appleby – President & CEO, General Sports & Entertainment, LLC
- Christine Johns, Ed.D. – Superintendent, Utica Community Schools
- Charlie Langton – Langton Law, Fox 2 and WWJ Legal Analyst
- The Randazzo Family – Randazzo Fresh Markets
- Brig. Gen. John Slocum – 127th Wing, Selfridge ANG Base
- Viviano Family – Viviano Law, Judges and Viviano Flowers
“The Macomb Hall of Fame is the premiere event for Macomb County’s business community,” said Grace Shore, CEO of the Macomb Foundation. “The members of the Macomb County Chamber are proud to recognize these exceptional men and women through our Foundation. They truly make Macomb County a better place to live, work and play.”
The Macomb Foundation has inducted 83 area leaders/businesses since the Macomb Hall of Fame was founded in 2000. The Foundation’s mission is to promote the advancement of business and community in Macomb County.
“These honorees demonstrate exceptional commitment to building our community,” said State Representative Peter J. Lucido, chair of the Macomb Hall of Fame and president of Lucido & Manzella, P.C. “Their corporate, civic and philanthropic leadership exemplify the highest standards of achievement over many years and we are proud to recognize them.”
More than 300 Macomb Foundation supporters are expected to attend the September 21 induction ceremony at Villa Penna in Sterling Heights.
Event sponsors are First State Bank, Henry Ford Macomb Hospitals, McLaren Macomb, UHY LLP, IBEW-NECA, Axalta Coating Systems, Consumers Energy, DTE Energy Foundation and Macomb Community College.
Tickets for the Macomb Hall of Fame, which include a reception, silent auction, dinner, honorary program and entertainment, are $175 per person and may be purchased online at www.macombcountychamber.com. Event sponsorships and program ads are also available. Contact Heather Schmuckel at 586-493-7600.