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 »



Businesses Can Learn About Creating a Vision in Sept. 17 Zing Train Seminar

(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 12, 2014) – Zingerman’s is known nationwide for its mouthwatering breads, baked goods and more. But it’s also become quite the name in the business world, by sharing its unique approach to business via seminars, workshops, speakers and more. Read More »



I-69 Thumb Regional Summit to Highlight Opportunities; Honor Exporters

(FLINT, MICH. – September 11, 2014) Talent, industry trends, regional projects and opportunities will be highlighted as the I-69 Thumb Region hosts its 2014 Regional Summit.  The event takes place on Thursday, September 18 from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint. Read More »



Flint & Genesee Chamber’s Speakers Bureau Available to Area Organizations

(FLINT, Mich. – Sept. 10, 2014)  The Speakers Bureau is one of the key services that the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce offers to the Flint & Genesee community.  It’s a great opportunity for the Chamber to keep the community abreast of positive news and new developments.  Read More »



TeenQuest Pre-Employment Training Program Starts Monday, Sept. 15

(FLINT, Mich., Sept. 10, 2014) – While teens are settling into a new school year, it’s also a good time to start thinking about future jobs. The TeenQuest pre-employment leadership program is offering training at five locations in its fall session starting Monday, Sept. 15. Read More »