On Wednesday afternoon August 24, 2011, the groundbreaking ceremony took place on first new address on the new section of Vreeland Road in Flat Rock. Metro Shores representative along with city, county, state and federal government officials were watching as Mayor Jonathan Dropiewski and CEO of Metro Shores Donna Follbaum threw the first shovel of dirt representing the start of new credit union build. Metro Shores Credit Union, a Trenton based company, has been in Flat Rock on Telegraph Road in the CVS Plaza for over 11 years. Donna Follbaum said she was committed to stay in Flat Rock so she started to look for property to build. She continued by saying that she and Metro Shores received great support from the Mayor and Economic Director George Mans. Mayor Dropiewski was happy to support her effort to stay in Flat Rock. The Mayor also praised the Downtown Development Authority and Planning Commission for their quick call to action with a short deadline. Both the Mayor and Donna talked about Flat Rock as a business friendly town.