Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes New Members in April

(FLINT, Mich., May 17, 2016) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 11 area businesses joining the organization in April. 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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Flint & Genesee Chamber, Literacy Network to Host Summer Learning Professionals Conference

Summer Learning Provider ConferenceCarol A. Goss, Eric Rowles to Deliver Morning and Afternoon Keynotes

(FLINT, Mich. – May 12, 2016) As summer fast approaches, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and Flint & Genesee Literacy Network are teaming up to provide summer program providers with best practices, proven strategies and local resources. The Summer Learning Professionals Conference — to be held June 10 at Baker College in Flint — will bring in dynamic speakers who will share their ideas, tips and strategies for engaging youth of all ages. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Hosts Mission Flint, Business Leaders and Faith-Based Community to Discuss Next Steps in Economic Recovery

(FLINT, Mich., May 11, 2016) – Flint business leaders and pastors met yesterday with city and state officials to share firsthand accounts from their on-the-ground experiences of the water crisis during a private meeting hosted by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The 12-member group included top officials from the Snyder Administration, including Lt. Gov. Brian Calley and Mission Flint Chief of Staff Kevin Weise. Read More »



Leadership NOW Cohort Celebrates Cycling, Arts & Culture in Capstone Project

‘Journey of Hope’  Events include Bike Decorating on May 12, Rolling Art Exhibit on May 14

(FLINT – May 6, 2016) As the inaugural Leadership NOW cohort nears the end of the year-long leadership development program, its 10 participants have one final requirement to complete: to execute a sustainable, collaborative community project.

Using the name MorphACTion – which stands for “movement that rebuilds pride and hope through art and culture in the city of Flint” – the team members will host two events leading up to and during the HealthPlus Tour de Crim on May 14. Read More »



FGCC Hosts Orientation for Flint Small Business Grant Program

(FLINT, Mich. – May 5, 2016) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is hosting an informational meeting May 11 for Flint small businesses interested in applying for a Moving Flint Forward Fund grant. The session will be held from 4:30-6 p.m. at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley St. Read More »



Welcome to Flint, Mr. President

(FLINT – May 4, 2016) The following statement regarding President Barack Obama’s visit to Flint should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.

“The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce welcomes President Barack Obama to Flint. We appreciate the commitment you’ve made to our great city, and we believe you will find an unmistakable resiliency in Flint and its people. With the continued help of local, state and federal government, we will once again demonstrate to the world that Flint is alive and is a great place to live, do business and play. Flint is open for business. We welcome you to our home.”



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 »