8th Annual Jumpstart Entrepreneur Conference Attracts More Than 100 Participants

Home Health Care Expert Mark Rice Keynotes; Small Business Awards Presentation 

(FLINT, MICH. – February 26, 2015) More than 100 aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners today participated in the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce eTEAM’s eighth annual Jumpstart Entrepreneur Conference to learn ways to start and grow a business.  Held from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, the conference featured workshops, a panel discussion and a luncheon for the Rising Star and Spark awards.  Chemical Bank was the event’s corporate sponsor.Jump-Start-Logo-2-11-300x52 Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber and eTEAM Recognize Rising Star and Spark Award Recipients

(FLINT, MICH. – February 26, 2015) Today, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the eTEAM named the 2015 Rising Star and Spark Award recipients during the eighth annual Jumpstart Entrepreneur Conference. More than 100 aspiring entrepreneurs and business owners were on hand at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre to gain knowledge and inspiration geared toward starting and growing a business.Jump-Start-Logo-2-11-300x52 Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber’s YouthQuest Program Awarded $2,000 Arts Grant

(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 26, 2015) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program has been awarded a $2,000 grant to support the creation of Club 3D, an arts instruction club for YouthQuest’s middle and high school students. Read More »



TeenQuest Pre-Employment Training Program Starts Monday, Feb. 23

TeenQuest students(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 16, 2015) – For teens looking for a leg up on summer employment, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is offering this school year’s final session of the TeenQuest pre-employment and leadership program starting next week. Read More »



Regional Agribusiness Forum to Sow Seeds for Significant Economic Growth

(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 13, 2015) – The I-69 Thumb Region is fertile ground for growing Michigan’s existing agribusiness to new heights. How to capitalize on that rich potential is the focus of the I-69 Thumb Region Agribusiness Forum to be held February 19 from 12:30-4:30 p.m. at the Lapeer Country Club, 3784 Hunt Road, in Lapeer. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber, eTeam Host Jumpstart Entrepreneur Conference

Home Health Care Expert Mark Rice Keynotes; Small Business Awards Presentation 

Marc Rice II(FLINT, MICH. – February 11, 2014) Entrepreneurs and small business owners can gain the knowledge and resources needed to start a business during the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce eTEAM’s eighth annual Jumpstart Conference.  The conference, which takes place on Thursday, February 26 from 8:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, features workshops and an awards luncheon. Chemical Bank will serve as the event’s corporate sponsor. Read More »



TeenQuest Pre-Employment Training Program Gets $20,000 Grant from AT&T

TeenQuest received AT&T grant(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 10, 2015) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest program received a $20,000 grant from AT&T during an event this week at Southwestern Classical Academy in Flint. Read More »



TeenQuest Pre-Employment Training Program to Host Graduation on Feb. 12

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest Graduation

About 141 Flint & Genesee Students, Families to Celebrate during Ceremony

(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 9, 2015) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host its TeenQuest program graduation for 141 Genesee County teens on Thursday, Feb. 12. Read More »



CVB to Launch Certified Tourism Ambassador Program in Flint & Genesee

(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 5, 2015) – Ever been to one of those cities where everyone is just so helpful? You know, the baggage handler at the airport, the taxi driver, the hotel concierge, the waiter – all beaming with pride as they tell you the region’s must-see list? Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber to Hire 50-Plus Staff for YouthQuest Program

(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 2, 2015) – If you like working with youth and are looking for a job, the YouthQuest afterschool enrichment program has an opportunity for you. Read More »