I-69 International Trade Corridor and MI Green Thumb Join Forces to Accelerate Region; Launch New I-69 Thumb Region Website

(FLINT, MICHIGAN – October 1, 2014) The I-69 Thumb Region is launching a new website to tout the benefits of the region, which includes Shiawassee, Lapeer, Genesee and St. Clair, Tuscola, Huron and Sanilac counties.  The website will highlight features of the region and ultimately provide a roadmap to growth and prosperity in the region. Read More »



Learn the 4 Steps to Government Contracting Success in Marlette

(FLINT, MICHIGAN – September 30, 2014) On Thursday, October 2 the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) will present 4 Steps to Government Contracting Success.  The seminar takes place from 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the the Thumb Area Michigan Works in Marlette in Sanilac County. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber Celebrates Chamber of Commerce Month

Flint & Genesee Chamber Celebrates Chamber of Commerce Month
Hosts Celebration, Highlights Benefits

(FLINT, MICHIGAN – September 26, 2014) October is Chamber Month and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is celebrating with a 2014 New Member Meet & Greet Coffee.  The event will take place on Thursday, October 9 from 9:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at Chamber offices at 519 S. Saginaw in downtown Flint.  Throughout October the Chamber will highlight the benefits of Chamber membership for its more than 1,000 members. Read More »



Chamber Hosts Gathering for Employers Seeking Truck Drivers

(FLINT, MICHIGAN – September 25, 2014) On Tuesday, September 30 the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host a Truck Driver Employer event.  Employers seeking drivers are encouraged to join the Chamber for a workforce strategy meeting in the north end banquet room of the Genesee Career Institute (formerly the Genesee Area Skill Center) from 2:30 p.m. to 3:45 p.m. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber’s YouthQuest Program Receives $4,000 Literacy Grant

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program has been awarded a $4,000 grant to support youth literacy.

(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 22, 2014) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest program has been awarded a $4,000 grant to support youth literacy. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce to Debut Art of Achievement Awards

 

(FLINT, MICH. – September 19) Do you know of a business that is committed to making a difference in the community, a person who provides exemplary customer service or an establishment that deserves recognition?  Then consider nominating the business or person for a Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Art of Achievement Award.  The inaugural 2014 Art of Achievement Award nominations are currently being accepted.  The gala event in celebration of excellence throughout Flint & Genesee will take place on Thursday, November 6 at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. Read More »



I-69 Thumb Regional Summit Highlights Growth and Opportunities

(FLINT, MICH. – September 18) More than 170 business, civic and education leaders convened today for the 2014 I-69 Thumb Regional Summit to celebrate excellence, explore talent development, identify trends and discuss opportunities.  The Summit was hosted by the I-69 Thumb region partners Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, Shiawassee Economic Development Partnership, Lapeer Development Corporation, Economic Development Alliance of St. Clair County, Sanilac & Huron County Economic Development Corporation and Tuscola County Economic Development Corporation. Read More »



I-69 Thumb Region Honors Local Exporters

(FLINT, MICH. – September 18) Today, six businesses were recognized for their foray into exporting from the I-69 Thumb Region, which includes Genesee, Lapeer, Huron, Sanilac, St. Clair, Shiawassee and Tuscola counties.  More than 170 business, civic and education leaders were on hand as Exporter of the Year awards were presented during the 2014 I-69 Thumb Regional Summit in Flint. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber Offers Church Challenge for Diplomat’s Hero 5K

(FLINT, MICH. – September 17) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Diplomat to promote fitness among church congregations in Flint through the Hero 5k Church Challenge.  The Challenge offers congregations with 10 or more participants in the 5k the opportunity to win a $1,000 Home Depot gift card.  The race takes place on Thursday, September 18. Funds will be awarded through the Genesee Chamber Foundation, a non-profit arm of the Flint & Genesee Chamber. Read More »



Local Employers Sought for TeenQuest Graduates

(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 16, 2014) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest program is seeking for-profit employers interested in hiring program alums ages 18-24. Potential employers are eligible to have costs subsidized through a TeenQuest grant from the Ruth Mott Foundation. Read More »