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CEO Blog: Together, we will get through this challenging period
Greetings, everyone. We are all experiencing a very challenging time in our lives as we navigate the coronavirus, also known as COVID 19.  The uncertainty and stress that a crisis such as this creates is very difficult; however, it is not insurmountable. [caption id="attachment_14356" align="alignright" width="175"] Tim Herman, CEO[/caption] We are all having to make difficult decisions about our businesses,… Read More 

Member News - Mar. 18, 2020
Jennifer Edwards-Johnson, an assistant professor of family medicine, has been named community assistant dean for the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Flint Campus. In her new position, Edwards-Johnson will continue impressing upon students the importance of caring for the underserved, which is a key part of the college’s mission. She will divide her time between Flint and Lansing, where… Read More 

The McLaren Fenton Emergency Center opened for patients on March 16. Pictured below, Dr. Ray Rudoni, medical director for McLaren Flint and McLaren Emergency Services, led media on a guided tour of the new facility on March 12. For more information about the facility, visit mclaren.org/main/mclaren-fenton-home/. [gallery ids="44758,44757,44761,44762,44760,44763"] Read More 

Where to Find Food To-Go for St. Patrick’s’ Day
In light of the temporary shut down of restaurants and bars, many Flint and Genesee County restaurants are serving carry-out and curbside service to help provide food for locals. Here are some of the places you can find Irish favorites for your St. Patrick’s Day meal. Hoffman’s Deco Deli Downtown Flint, Hoffman’s Deco Deli is selling carryout items and for… Read More 

Putting the spotlight on women-owned businesses in March
Since the 1980s,* Women’s History Month has provided the opportunity to recognize and celebrate the contributions women have made to the United States and recognize the specific achievements women have made over the course of American history in a variety of fields—including business. Flint & Genesee is home to many women-owned businesses, many of which have been featured in the… Read More 

The following statement should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce regarding Gov. Whitmer’s executive order to cease in-dining service at restaurants, cafes, coffee houses, bars, taverns, brewpubs, distilleries and clubs. The order also includes movie theaters, indoor and outdoor performance venues, gymnasiums, fitness centers, recreation centers, indoor sports facilities, indoor exercise facilities,… Read More