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Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes New Members in January
(FLINT, Mich., Feb. 13, 2019) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 12 area businesses joining the organization in January. 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 new members to the Flint… Read More 

Sweet Eats: Candy Stores in Flint & Genesee
Valentine’s day is here, and few things are better than a sweet treat for your special someone. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of places to find fine chocolates, macaroons and other decadent sweets. If you are planning to shop for your valentine, consider shopping local at these businesses: Semi-Sweets Located at the Flint Farmers’ Market, Semi-Sweets offers a… Read More 

5 Ideas for Date Night Restaurants
Valentine’s day is around the corner. If you and your significant other are looking for a great restaurant for a date night in Genesee County, here are five favorites. Davison A perfect place for a date night in Davison is Black Rock, an award-winning steakhouse specializing in steaks served on a 755-degree volcanic sizzling rock. Fenton Fenton’s newest Andiamo serves… Read More 

A little-known financial resource available to help entrepreneurs with the capital needs to support growing businesses has awarded loans to two Flint companies. BRP Northside Solutions, an upstart customer call center, and Dean’s Auto Sales, a used automobile dealership, are the newest beneficiaries of the Small Business Revolving Loan Fund. The fund, which is governed by the Genesee County Economic… Read More 

Member News - Feb. 6, 2019

Lewis & Knopf, CPA, P.C. announce the following promotions: Joel Gibbons, CPA, steps into his new role as a principal of the firm. Employed with the firm since 2013, Gibbons has 12 years of experience in public accounting and specializes in servicing medium-size businesses with complex multi-state tax issues in a variety of industries.

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Accessing vendor opportunities with the Mass Transportation Authority (MTA) is the focus of a purchasing event for small businesses in Flint & Genesee. “Making Connections: Doing Business with MTA” will educate small businesses about the range of needs the local transit authority is looking to fill for the current year and beyond. Presented by the Region 6 Procurement Technical Assistance… Read More