Tomorrow marks the eighth annual Small Business Saturday – a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. To celebrate, check out some of the following Chamber members that are hosting events and special promotions Nov. 25! Fireside Coffee Co. 3239 Elms Road, Swartz Creek 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Small Business Saturday shoppers will be privy to […]

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New Placemaking Report Released at News Event in Flint (FLINT, Mich., Nov. 9, 2017) – Ten years ago, very few knew the term “placemaking” and what it meant for Michigan’s future. Today, placemaking isn’t just a word, it’s a way of life for many people and communities. That’s most certainly the case for downtown Flint. […]

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Chamber Recognized by Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals, GrowthZone (FLINT, Mich., Oct. 30, 2017) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced receipt of two distinctive awards, including the 2017 Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award from the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals, MACP, and the 2017 Chamber Innovation Award from GrowthZone. “We are thrilled […]

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Legislation clears House, Senate, heads to governor’s desk (FLINT, Mich., Oct. 24, 2017) – Legislation recently passed the House and Senate to make Flint a Promise Zone, and today Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich (D–Flint) gathered with community leaders to announce the latest information about the scholarship program. Senate Bill 98, sponsored by Sen. Ananich, […]

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By the time TeenQuest graduate Devontia Whigham applied to work at Subway at age 18, he was more than ready for the job. After all, Whigham had gone through 40 hours of pre-employment training and had previously worked at Kearsley Park through Summer Youth Initiative. “I don’t think I realized how much I was learning […]

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