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Blank to tour manufacturing plant and highlight manufacturing, innovation and trade promotion and enforcement investments in the President’s FY13 Budget request WASHINGTON – President Obama yesterday released his fiscal 2013 budget request, laying out his blueprint for an economy built on American manufacturing, American energy, and skills for American workers. Tomorrow, Acting Deputy U.S. Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank will travel… Read More 

Positioning and Branding on February 21; Working with State Government on March 2 On Tuesday, February 21 the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce presents the webinar “How to Super Charge Your Business for Success in 2012” from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.  The webinar, presented by Walethia Aquil of Grace and Charm, focuses on strategies to position and brand yourself… Read More 

Step 1-2-3 and the eTeam Can Help The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce’s eTeam can help take your business to the next level or help you start a business.  The 1-2-3 Step program takes you through the process needed to ensure that your business is on track for success. The eTeam is a collaboration of organizations convened by the Regional… Read More 

Program Prepares Students for Future The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce’s YouthQuest afterschool program grew significantly during the program’s second year of operations in Flint-Genesee County area schools according to an evaluation conducted by Policy Studies Associates (PSA).  Rhetta Hunyady, Group Vice President of Employer Education & Training Connection says students who participate in YouthQuest afterschool programs are building a… Read More 

Flint-Genesee County companies are invited to participate in the construction of a planned urban development on the outskirts of Baghdad in Iraq.  The construction opportunities are the result of a Memorandum of Understanding agreement between MICH Development, a consortium of Michigan companies organized by Prima Civitas (PCF) and the National Investment Commission of Iraq.    (more…) Read More 

[caption id="attachment_95" align="alignright" width="200" caption="TeenQuest is currently accepting applications for the February 27 through March 29 session. For more information or to sign up, visit or call Paula Stainbrook at (810) 600-1413."][/caption] The value of learning how to become a good employee is not lost on Santiara Henry.  The Beecher High School cheerleader has learned to leverage her activities… Read More