SBA Offers Specialized Financing Help to Businesses in Flint & Genesee County

(FLINT, Mich. – March 26, 2015) The U.S. Small Business Administration’s Michigan District Office, in conjunction with the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Michigan Small Business Development Center at Kettering University, is bringing Getting to Yes!  to Genesee County. Read More »

Flint & Genesee Chamber Announces 2015 Board of Directors

(FLINT, Mich., March 23, 2015) – Business leaders, the public sector and community members came together today at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Annual Meeting. Attendees learned of the Chamber’s key results for 2014, and changes to its Board of Directors were also announced. Read More »

Flint & Genesee Turning the Corner; Annual Meeting Highlights 2014 Results

Diplomat’s Jeff Rowe delivers keynote address

(FLINT, Mich. – March 23, 2015) Sustained optimism for the region’s economic prospects was  a key message at  the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s 2015 Annual Meeting today at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre. Overall, quality-of-life indicators are also on the upswing as the reinvention of Flint & Genesee County moves forward, said Tim Herman, Chamber CEO. Read More »

Business, Community Leaders Honored at FGCC Annual Meeting

Flint & Genesee Chamber Presents Robert P. Gerholz, C.S. Mott and Art Hurand Awards

(FLINT, Mich., March 23, 2015) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the recipients of three key business and community awards during the organization’s annual meeting. The event was attended by more than 400 people at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint. Read More »

TeenQuest Pre-Employment Training Program to Host Graduation on March 26

About 155 Flint & Genesee Students, Families to Celebrate during Ceremony

(FLINT, Mich., March 26, 2015) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host its TeenQuest program graduation for 155 Genesee County teens on Thursday, March 26. Read More »

Area Employers Sought for FGCC Job Fair

Up to 250 TeenQuest Graduates Will Seek Entry-Level Jobs

(FLINT, Mich., March 20, 2015) – Employers looking to fill full- and part-time entry-level positions will have the opportunity to choose from hundreds of young adults as the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce hosts the FGCC Job Fair on April 24.ib_JobFair Read More »

2015 SEE Magazine Puts Flint & Genesee Info at Your Fingertip

(FLINT, Mich., March 18, 2015) – Whether you’re looking for a few fun staycation options of your own or you need a handy guide to send to far-away family or business clients, the 2015 SEE Visitors Guide & Membership Directory has you covered. And, for the first time, the guide is also available as a free mobile app.Editorial-Genesee_DIGITAL_Layout 1 Read More »

New Flint Hockey Team Name Revealed

Flint Firebirds logo(Flint, MI, Mar. 16, 2015) – After weeks of careful consideration and public participation, IMS Hockey Corp., who purchased the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey league (OHL) in January, has settled on a name for the forthcoming Flint OHL hockey team. Read More »

About 175 TeenQuest Students to Volunteer at Food Bank

(FLINT, Mich., March 16, 2015) – Sometimes the best leadership skills are discovered by serving others. That’s the idea behind the volunteer service that about 175 current TeenQuest students will undertake Saturday, March 21, at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan in Flint. Read More »

Health Care Helps Boost Job Growth in Genesee and Shiawassee Counties

(FLINT, Mich., Mar. 12, 2015) – Employment in Genesee and Shiawassee counties edged up slightly by 1.4 percent in Q4 2014, with 2,889 more individuals employed than in Q3. In addition, annual employment was higher by 3,000 individuals in 2014 compared to 2013, according to data compiled by the Workforce Intelligence Network of Southeast Michigan (WIN) for its 4th quarter market report. Read More »