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Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes 20+ New Members in Recent Months
(FLINT, Mich., February 20, 2020) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 28 area businesses joining the organization between November 2019 and January 2020. These new members represent a wide range of industries, and are actively contributing to the success and economic activity of this region. “We’re pleased to welcome our… Read More 

The Laundry in Fenton, MI
Flint and Genesee County is home to 16 different communities with unique flavors. In Fenton, MI, visitors and locals can discover a variety of restaurants from casual to fine dining. With many restaurants to choose from, here is a guide to dining in Fenton: Andiamo Fenton The newest restaurant in the Andiamo family is located on the first floor of… Read More 

Valentine's Day
Valentine’s Day is this Friday. Whether you are planning to spend it with your significant other or looking for fun activities to do with friends, there are plenty of things to do in Flint & Genesee. Victorian Tea Join Whaley Historic House Museum for a love-themed high tea party from 2 – 4 p.m. Enjoy your choice of tea as… Read More 

FACES of Flint & Genesee Business: Rachel Hougen, Semi-Sweets LLC
Local business owner Rachel Hougen opened her business after she discovered a need in the restaurant industry. “I got the idea when I was working in a restaurant that couldn’t afford a dedicated pastry chef,” says Hougen. “I went to a few of my old chefs and asked if they’d be interested in buying pastries from me and they said,… Read More 

3 Reasons to Hire Teens through Summer Youth Initiative
The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is seeking proposals from Genesee County employers interested in hiring graduates of the TeenQuest pre-employment training program this summer. As part of the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI), local employers who participate in the SYI Job Fair in April will be paired with teens, ages 14-19, for 10 weeks starting in June. “Each year,… Read More 

In recent weeks, you can hardly go anywhere without seeing messages about the 2020 Census and the importance of everyone completing a questionnaire. Clever, impactful and poignant messages can be seen on social media, on the screens at the gas station pumps, grocery stores, at meetings and through advertising of all types – practically everywhere; and it’s necessary. So, I… Read More