Retail shopping in downtown Flint has taken another step forward with the opening of the Pop-Up Shops on the ground floor of the Dryden Building at south Saginaw and Second streets. The gallery of shops, which run along the Second Street corridor, are largely additional locations of existing businesses in Flint & Genesee and beyond. […]

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To promote health and wellness within the local business community, the Greater Flint Health Coalition’s Commit to Fit! program will kick off its 8th Annual Fall 4 Fitness Challenge at noon on Sept. 28 at the Flint Farmers’ Market. The business-to-business wellness competition is available free-of-charge to any Flint & Genesee business, organization or community group interested in […]

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The unofficial end of summer has come, and we are less than 60 days out from a November election where voters will choose Michigan’s next governor other political and legislative leadership. As the largest business advocacy organization for Flint & Genesee businesses, the Chamber is paying close attention. Public policy has an important role in […]

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To retain and attract businesses in our region, the I-69 Thumb Region partners, including the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, and the EDA University Center for Community & Economic Development at UM-Flint are working together to gather information about the area’s business climate. Business leaders who are on the front-line of these issues are […]

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Earlier this year, Zingerman’s Delicatessen was named a finalist for a James Beard Award in the category of “Outstanding Service.” While Zuni Café in San Francisco ultimately received the 2018 award, when it comes to recognition from the prestigious James Beard Foundation – a national nonprofit that celebrates, nurtures and honors America’s diverse culinary heritage […]

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Lear Corp. on Aug. 11 welcomed the community to its new $29-million, 156,000-square-foot manufacturing facility, built on the site of the former Buick City administration building. Employment at the facility, which will supply seating for General Motors’ Flint Truck Assembly plant, is expected to grow 600 when it reaches full capacity by 2019. Click here to view […]

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