In October, we announced an ambitious initiative called the Flint Sprint, which partnered Michigan businesses with local organizations in Flint to help improve the quality of life for residents – in just 60 days. As the Flint Sprint comes to a close, I am delighted to share that the 22 participating Michigan businesses and community […]

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(FLINT, Mich. – Dec. 15, 2016) Sixty days after announcing the launch of the Flint Sprint initiative, 22 Flint community organizations and sponsor organizations have completed impactful projects aimed at improving residents’ quality of life. The initiative – introduced by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with Flint Mayor Karen Weaver, with […]

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(FLINT, Mich. ) The Flint Economic Recovery Task Force today presented a two-pronged approach for increasing residents’ access to full-service, inviting grocery stores in Flint neighborhoods. The plan calls for the development of two new grocery stores in areas that currently lack nearby access to healthy food options, and improving four existing full-service grocers in […]

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(Flint, Mich. – Oct. 28, 2016) Seven Genesee County businesses and entrepreneurs will compete in the “Catapult Your Craft Food & Beverage Business Contest” at the Flint Farmers’ Market on Nov. 2, 2016. The pitch event – a project of the I-69 Thumb Region – kicks off the contest’s county-level competitions and will determine who will […]

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Information Sessions to be held in late October, early November (FLINT, Mich., Oct. 20, 2016) – Leadership NOW – an intensive leadership development program for professionals who work and/or live in Genesee County –  is seeking candidates for its next cohort, which will begin Jan. 20. The year-long program will host six information sessions in […]

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