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Try Something New in Flint & Genesee
A new year calls for new experiences and in Flint and Genesee County many places offer the chance to try something new. Whatever your resolutions are for the new year, here are some new things you can try: Learn Something New Flint and Genesee County is a place for makers. From art to enterprises and everything in between, the area… Read More 

Mindful training participants
(FLINT, Mich., Jan. 16, 2019) – Whether you want to learn how to apply for grants or facilitate more effective brainstorming sessions, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce has several opportunities for professional development in the first half of 2020. The training lineup, which begins later this month, focuses on six subject areas, including increasing efficiencies, celebrating diversity, telling… Read More 

The recall of workers on layoff due a strike in the automotive sector contributed to a reduction in the number of unemployed in Michigan in November 2019. The impact was particularly strong locally where Genesee County’s unemployment rate declined by a full percentage point to 3.8 percent from October to November, according to Michigan’s Bureau of Labor Market Information and… Read More 

Member News - Jan. 15, 2020

Backs to the Bricks, Inc. on Jan. 2 hired Amber Taylor as it first executive director. Board chairman Steve Hobson said the organization’s growth over the past 15 years made it necessary to hire a director to manage operations while continuing to expand its activities. Taylor previously handled marketing and communications for E&L Construction Group. She has also been involved with other local nonprofits, including the Flint Women’s Forum, Whaley Children’s Center and the Hurley Foundation.

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Lead Now issues RFP for Community Impact Project
As Lead Now Flint & Genesee gears up for the launch of its sixth cohort, the yearlong leadership development program is seeking proposals for the cohort’s community impact project. The Request for Proposal (RFP) is open to 501(c)(3) nonprofit agencies and should fulfill a specific community need in Genesee County. Projects should: Be able to be completed between March and… Read More