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GM and Flint & Genesee Chamber announce Moving Flint Forward Small Business Grants recipients

General Motors and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced 15 recipients of the Moving Flint Forward Small Business grants, totaling $150,000. The GM-funded initiative supports revitalization efforts across the city’s neighborhoods by strengthening local businesses. The grantees were drawn from of a range of businesses – including auto body repair, childcare, retail, […]

Lead Now's Fifth Cohort Graduates Following Capstone Project Supporting Local Nonprofit

(FLINT, Mich., Dec. 18, 2019) – On Thursday, Dec. 12, 14 area professionals celebrated their completion of Lead Now Flint & Genesee, formerly known as Leadership NOW. They represent the fifth cohort to graduate from the intensive leadership development program offered through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. “It’s been just over a year […]

Genesee Valley Center to Host 33 Student-Run Pop-Up Shops

YouthQuest brings back YQ Biz just in time for the holidays On Saturday, Dec. 14, Genesee Valley Center will expand its retail offering to include 33 pop-up shops featuring the wares and goods of some of Flint’s youngest entrepreneurs. The small businesses, created and run by K-12 students in YouthQuest’s afterschool program, will be in […]

Community Leaders, Business & Hospitality Professionals honored at the 6th Annual Art of Achievement Awards

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau today presented Art of Achievement Awards to 17 exemplary businesses, community leaders and hospitality professionals for their significant contributions to the region’s success in 2019. A sold-out crowd of nearly 375 people packed the Flint Institute of Arts where Master […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes New Members in September, October

(FLINT, Mich., November 1, 2019) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 14 area businesses joining the organization in September and October. 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 […]