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TeenQuest Graduates Meet Employers (FLINT, MICH. – MAY 10) Portfolios, suits and resumes are familiar fare at job fairs; however 14 to18 year-olds are not as common.  On Saturday, May 14, an uncommon scene will play out as more than 1,000 TeenQuest graduates have an opportunity to gain summer employment at the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) Job Fair.  The event… Read More 

PTAC hosts MDOT Seminar focused on Minority- and Women-owned Business Certification (FLINT, MICH., MAY 6)  Minority- and Women-owned businesses interested in the Michigan Unified Certification Program can gain all the knowledge required at an upcoming workshop.  On Tuesday, May 17th the Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host a Michigan Department… Read More 

Leadership changes will help further program goals and objectives Builds on significant momentum achieved in 2010; Over 2,000 students enrolled in first year FLINT, MICH. - April 11, 2011 -- The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (GRCC) today announced leadership appointments at YouthQuest, the organization’s afterschool program for at-risk children. The program operates at 15 schools in Flint-Genesee County.  Changes in… Read More 

Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce helped to bring partners and resources together Magna plans to invest $64.8 million to expand their local operations creating 385 new jobs over five years (FLINT, Michigan - April 19, 2011) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce announced today that Magna Electronics Technology, Inc., an operating unit of Magna International Inc. has… Read More 

(FLINT, MICH – March 30, 2011) The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (www.flintandgenesee.org) in partnership with the eTeam has announced the recipients of two new awards -- “Genesee 10 to Watch” and “Spark” -- at the 4th Annual Jumpstart Business Conference. “Over the past three years, businesses located in Genesee County and across Michigan have been challenged by a… Read More 

(FLINT, MICHIGAN – MARCH 25, 2011) “Hoops Madness” hits Mott Community College’s Ballenger Field House on Saturday, March 26, 2011, as more than 1000 YouthQuest students take to the basketball court to learn the finer points of the game, have some fun – and shoot a few hoops with Flint’s Mayor Dayne Walling. The event begins at 9:30 a.m. (more…) Read More