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Flint & Genesee Chamber to Offer 25 Opportunities for Professional Development

(FLINT, Mich., June 18, 2019) – In support of the region’s workforce, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host 25 professional development opportunities during the second half of the year. The new workshops, which kick off in early July, will cover a variety of topics including communications, financial planning, grant writing, leadership development, […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber Receives $185K in Grants, Donations

(FLINT, Mich. – May 20, 2019) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $185,334 from multiple organizations and individuals in support of business, teen job preparedness, economic development and afterschool programming in Genesee County. The grantors and donors include: Michigan Economic Development Corporation, $130,000 (Region 6 Procurement Technical Assistance […]

People enjoying coffee in the Flint and Genesee Chamber lobby

(FLINT, Mich., May 10, 2019) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 11 area businesses joining the organization in April. 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 […]

Flint Promise Scholarship Program Expands

Offers direct path to 2- and 4-year college degrees (FLINT, Mich., May 8, 2019) Flint Promise students can now attend Kettering University and the University of Michigan-Flint immediately following high school, provided they meet the schools’ admission requirements. The added pathways will be available starting with the fall 2019 semester and build upon the scholarship […]

Flint’s Capitol Theatre awarded recognition for historic preservation

The historic Capitol Theatre is a recipient of this year’s Governor’s Awards for Historic Preservation. The richly detailed, ornate theatre – which reopened in December 2017 after a $32-million renovation – has emerged as the crown jewel of the performance arts and entertainment scene in the ongoing revitalization of downtown Flint. The history of the […]