5th Annual M.I.A.C.C. Gala

Planning for The 5th annual M.I.A.C.C. Gala has begun and we intend on making it our best Gala to date. Please plan on joining us for a wonderful evening of business networking, entertainment, dinner and cocktails. More details will be available soon.

8th Annual Motor City Irish Fest

Save the dates for the 8th annual Motor City Irish Fest. Father’s Day weekend June 16, 17 & 18, 2017. Located at Greenmead Historical Park in Livonia. 2 Stages of live Irish music with over 20 Irish bands including Scythian, The Druids, The Steel City Rovers, Stone Clover, Blackthorn and many more. Irish dancers, a children’s area, cultural tent, great retail vendors, Gaelic Football, Irish whiskey tasting, food vendors and a great beer and whiskey tent along with many other cultural events. Please join members of the MIACC for a fun business networking event at the festival and celebrate your heritage and Irish culture.

Irish Heritage Night at Comerica Park Detroit Tigers vs Minnesota Twins

Celebrate your Irish Heritage with the United Irish Societies Irish Heritage Night at Comerica Park on Friday September 22, 2017. Watch the Detroit Tigers take on the Minnesota Twins with your family and friends while celebrating your Irish Heritage. Live Irish bands and Irish step dancers will perform before the game. This is a great family friendly event. More details and ticket information to come soon.

Project Children

The M.I.A C.C. is proud to support the wonderful program “Project Children”. Project Children is an international program that provides business internships for college juniors and seniors from Queen’s University Belfast and from University of Ulster with businesses in the United States. Chamber members Tim & Kittie Higgins are the Michigan Coordinators of this wonderful project. Now is the time to request to have an intern from Northern Ireland work for your company this summer. There are only a few interns slotted for Michigan this summer so you need to act now if you are interested. Internships are 8 weeks long and run from the end of June to the end of August. The deadline to request an intern is March 1 so don’t delay.

For more information email; myprinter@intlminutepress,com or call Kittie Higgins during the day at 734-414-6203

www.projectchildren.org

St. Patrick Parade Downtown Detroit

Celebrate your Irish heritage at the 58th annual UIS Detroit St. Patrick Parade in downtown Detroit on Sunday March 12, 2017. The parade theme this year is “Corktown, The Heart and Home of the Detroit Irish”. Join Parade Grand Marshal Brian Dunleavy as he leads the parade route down Michigan Avenue through the heart of Corktown to kick off a week of celebrating the Patron Saint of Ireland as we celebrate our Irish heritage. The parade begins at noon. We hope to see you there. Slainte!

St. Patrick’s Day V.I.P. Event

Mark your calendars for Thursday March 16, 2017. The M.I.A.C.C. is proud to host a V.I.P. St. Patrick’s Day Event at the Signature Grille in downtown Detroit from 6-8 pm. This event is restricted to chamber members and V.I.P. guests only. Our distinguished guests include the Consul General of Ireland Brian O’Brien, Michigan Lt. Governor Brian Calley and our Emcee for the evening, Wayne County Circuit Judge Paul Cusick. More information and details will be coming soon.

Michigan Irish Music Café Radio Show

Be sure to listen to the Michigan Irish Music Café Radio Show live every Monday from 4-6 pm at www.crbradio.com. Hosted by M.I.A.C.C. Executive Director Patrick Johnson, playing the best variety of Irish music from local, national and international artists, you will also enjoy live interviews from the music makers from Ireland and the United States. “Your Heritage, Your Music”. Podcasts of all shows are available to listen to  on the MIMC facebook page. www.facebook.com/irishmusiccafe. The M.I.A.C.C. is proud to be a Platinum sponsor of this program.

 

Court of St. Brigid

The 50th annual Court of St. Brigid Scholarship Program will be taking place on Saturday February 18, 2017 at the AOH Hall 25300 Five Mile Rd. Redford 48239. This is a wonderful event that promotes Irish heritage, values and culture. Please help us support this great event.

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