In Your Corner: Plan to be delighted at the Art of Achievement Awards Banquet

On November 6, Flint & Genesee will have an opportunity to recognize many great accomplishments by local business and community leaders at the Art of Achievement Awards.

The event planning team tells me that we have received some great nominations. So in advance I want to thank those who took the time to share your insights on why these individuals and companies should be celebrated.

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Art of Achievement Awards Premiere November 6

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Art of Achievement Award will premiere on November 6.  The inaugural gala will take place on Thursday, November 6 at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint. Tickets for the celebration are currently available.

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Staff and Members Mingle During the New Member Coffee Meet & Greet

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce staff and members mingle during the Oct. 9 New Member Coffee Meet & Greet at the Chamber offices in downtown Flint. The event brought together members who joined the Chamber in 2014, as well as served as a celebration of Chamber of Commerce Month.

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Chamber Seeks Employees for Open Positions

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is seeking candidates for the following open positions:

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Learn How to Determine the ROI on Digital Marketing Today

The Flint & Genesee Chamber and the MLive Media Group are joining forces to present a Lunch & Learn seminar designed to teach businesses how to Determine the Return on Investment (ROI) for Digital Marketing Campaigns.  The seminar takes place on Wednesday, October 15 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the MLive offices at 540 S. Saginaw in downtown Flint.

The seminar is one in a series offered by the Chamber & MLive.  There is no cost to attend, however registration is required.  Click here to register or for more information.



I-69 Thumb Region Launches New Website

The I-69 Thumb Region recently launched 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 highlights features of the region and ultimately provides a roadmap to growth and prosperity in the region.

A center piece of the site will be ACCELERATE: A Plan for Regional Prosperity. The plan, which is slated for completion in November, will provide a guide to foster economic growth and increased employment, while promoting a high quality of life throughout the region.

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U of M-Flint Seeks Businesses for Fall Internship Fair

Are you looking for an intern for your business?  Then consider participating in the University of Michigan-Flint Fall Internship Fair.  The fair takes place on Wednesday, October 22 at the University of Michigan-Flint Harding Mott University Center from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

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Food Bank Leader Praises TeenQuest Graduates’ Work Performance

For Program Manager James Richardson, hiring graduates of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce TeenQuest program to sort donations at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan is a no-brainer.

“The TeenQuest grads are always respectful, very disciplined and well-prepared,” Richardson said. “We very seldom have issues with laziness with these teens. They are very eager to work and bring enthusiasm to the job.”

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Join Us After Hours at Sherman’s Lounge

Join the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce for After Hours Wine Down on Thursday, October 23 at Sherman’s Lounge. Make new connections while having fun as we “wine” down from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

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Chamber Employees Commit to Fit

Chamber employees join companies from across the region for the Commit to Fit Fall 4 Fitness Challenge kickoff competition in downtown Flint.  To learn more about the Challenge visit www.commit-2-fit.org.

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