The Career Focus Luncheon…
Join us in leading students to a strong future!
Join other business leaders on Wednesday, May 3rd and/or Thursday, May 4th, 2017 to make a difference in the lives of more than 2,000 Utica Community Schools sixth graders at The Palazzo Grande, 54660 Van Dyke, Shelby Township.
The Career Focus Luncheon is sponsored by the UCS Foundation for Educational Excellence in partnership with Sterling Heights Regional Chamber of Commerce & Industry and the Source Newspapers, and in cooperation with Utica Community Schools. Its purpose is to introduce students entering young adulthood to a variety of career options. Through your involvement, they will have a better idea of the skills they will need to succeed in life after high school graduation.
Keynote Speaker, Mr. Andy Appleby, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Founder of General Sports and Entertainment, LLC. Mr. Appleby has more than 30 years of sports management experience. In 2015, Andy created the United Shore Professional Baseball League, a professional baseball league in Utica, MI. Prior to founding General Sports, Andy helped lead the ascent of the Palace Sports and Entertainment organization to the top of the sports and entertainment world. Andy’s drive for top-level achievement has long been evident in his pursuits and successes. He received the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year award in 2002. Currently Andy serves on the Board of Directors for the General Sports Foundation/Suite Dreams Project. Mr. Appleby resides in Bloomfield Hills with his wife and four children.
How? It’s easy and interesting! Be a sponsor and share your expertise with a table of ten students. Be
prepared to discuss what is great about your occupation. Our students will be ready with questions for you. They will also be waiting to share their own dreams and aspirations with you, their professional role model for the day.
What does it take? Just complete the registration form on our website or on the back and fax, email or mail it to us to hold your reservation.
Don’t Miss Out! – Join these Sponsors from 2016
Presenting Sponsor - Henry Ford Macomb Hospital
Event Sponsor - The Kroger Company of Michigan
Anderson, Eckstein & Westrick, Inc.
Charter Township of Shelby
DTE Energy Foundation
GLP & Associates
Integrated Design Solutions
Utica Education Association
UHY Advisors MI, Inc.
Wm. Sullivan & Son Funeral Home
MAJOR TABLE SPONSORS
American Fence & Supply Co., Inc.
Beaumont Health Systems
Buff Whelan Chevrolet, Inc.
CAAT – Macomb Community College
City of Sterling Heights
City of Utica
E.Gilbert & Son
Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works!
Macomb Community College
Shelby Township Lions Club
Urban Land Consultants
Utica Community Education
Baker College of Clinton Township
Christian Financial Credit Union
Honeywell Building Solutions
J. P. Morgan Chase
Lusk & Albertson
Metro Electric Engineering Tech., Inc.
Michigan Planners, Inc.
Michigan Educational Credit Union
Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, PLC
Mitsubishi Chemical Performance Polymers
Tedesco Building Services, Inc.
Testing Engineers & Consultants, Inc.
Tull & Laubach, Attorneys at Law
UCS Board of Education
Warren Screw Products, Inc.
Weingartz Supply Company
Beacon Tree Elementary
Big John Insurance
Boylan Law, P.C.
Cambridge Consulting Group
Crissman Elementary PTA
DeKeyser Elementary PG
Duncan Elementary Community
Eye Care Associates of Utica
Fran Marie Silveri
Kiwanis Club of Sterling Heights
Macomb Intermediate School District
Dr. Donna McMinn
Morgan Elementary PTA
Oakbrook Elementary Family Tree
Pediatric Health Care
Robert Peterson Insurance Agency
Schwarzkoff Volunteer Group
The Clean Plate Vegetarian Cafe
Wiley Coyote Parent Volunteer Group
Bultynck & Co., PLLC
Eisenhower High School
Sterling Heights Regional
Chamber of Commerce & Industry