Teen, Adult Job Seekers to Benefit from $140,500 in Grants

Things to Do in Genesee County, MI, TeenQuest SYI photo - Flint & Gensee

(FLINT, Mich., April 27, 2016) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $140,500 from several foundations in support of giving Genesee County teens and adults the skills needed to get and keep a job.

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iSourceWorldwide, dba PrintSites™, Moving to Flint’s Dryden Building

Dryden

Represents $2.6 million investment, 100 jobs

(Flint, Mich. – April 26, 2016) iSourceWorldwide, LLC (dba PrintSites™), a highly skilled web application development company, will move into the historic Dryden Building in downtown Flint, bringing 100 jobs.

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Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes New Members in March

(FLINT, Mich., April 18, 2016) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 20 area businesses joining the organization in March. These new members represent a wide range of industries and are actively contributing to the success and economic activity of this region.

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Peckham Holds Jobs Fair for People with Disabilities in Flint

More than 200 jobs available in Military Manufacturing and Call Center Operations

 (FLINT, MI – April 11, 2016)  Peckham, Inc. will partner with the Disability Network in Flint and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce to host a job information session for individuals with disabilities interested in military manufacturing and incoming contact center positions in Lansing. Group transportation to and from these jobs available. Read More »



Additional Orientation Scheduled for Flint Small Business Grant Program

(FLINT, Mich. – April 7, 2016) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is holding a second group of orientations next week for Flint small businesses interested in applying for a Moving Flint Forward Fund grant.  Read More »



Zingerman’s ‘Path to Lean’ Focus of Next Training

Flint & Genesee Chamber to Offer First of Two ZingTrain Sessions April 13

 (FLINT, Mich., April 6, 2016) — Local business professionals and employers are invited to learn some of Ann Arbor-based Zingerman’s secrets to success this month. ZingTrain, the company’s business training arm, is teaming up with the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce to present “How to Improve: Zingerman’s Path to Lean” on April 13. Read More »



YouthQuest Invites Public to View Student Artwork in Literacy Themed Art Exhibition

YouthQuest Students at ArtQueste

“ArtQuest: Your Story” on Public Display April 12-14

(FLINT, Mich. – April 4, 2016) An annual art exhibition featuring the work of students in the YouthQuest afterschool program is back for its sixth year and – with more than 2,000 pieces of mixed-media artwork – it’s bigger than ever. “ArtQuest: Your Story” will be on display from 3-6 p.m. April 12-14 in the Diplomat atrium, at 4100 S. Saginaw St., Flint. Read More »



FGCC Hosts Orientations for Flint Small Business Grant Program

(FLINT, Mich. – March 31, 2016) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is hosting orientations next week for Flint small businesses interested in applying for a Moving Flint Forward Fund grant.  Read More »



FlintNOW Foundation, Huntington Bank announce $25 million economic development program for Flint

Industry, Flint, MI, Atlas Coney Island photo - Flint & GeneseeFLINT, Mich. – March 30, 2016 – Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores and Huntington Bank CEO Steve Steinour today announced a comprehensive economic development program aimed at boosting the economy of Flint, Michigan and providing relief to businesses and residents of the city and surrounding areas. Read More »



Flint’s economy to be supported by free business connection opportunities

Pure Michigan Business Connect sign up event March 31 in Flint

 

LANSING, Mich. – Using a proven model that has worked across the state in connecting buyers to suppliers of Michigan goods and services, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation has created an innovative web-based platform to allow companies with purchasing needs to connect with Flint and Genesee County suppliers. Read More »