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Works by More Than 2,000 Area Students Featured in Exhibit; Public Reception May 15 (FLINT, MICH.) Art inspired by Picasso, music reflecting diversity and poetry to lift your spirit will be on display as the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest afterschool program presents ArtQuest 2012:  A Celebration of Colors.  The art exhibit, which will run from Tuesday, May… Read More 

[caption id="attachment_1025" align="alignright" width="115" caption="Tim Herman, CEO"][/caption] Last week, we announced that the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce now leads tourism efforts for Flint and Genesee County. We have created a new action group called the Flint-Genesee Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau. We have a dedicated staff and budget, and we have hit the ground running with an aggressive marketing… Read More 

Opening at Former Fazoli’s Site; Mateen Cleaves to Join VIPs On Saturday, May 19, Freakin' Unbelievable Burgers hosts a VIP Night and Ribbon Cutting event. Join the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce and Mateen Cleaves for the VIP event at the former site of Fazoli’s, 5100 Corunna Road in Flint from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Freakin' Unbelievable Burgers is… Read More 

This is one in a series of features highlighting the ‘Genesee 10 to Watch’ and 'Spark' Award recipients. [caption id="attachment_3119" align="alignright" width="340" caption="Vanessa Nelson (left), President of Expert Human Resource Consultants, LLC, receives a 2012 Spark Award from Nell Taylor, Business Development Manager for the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce."][/caption] ‘Do what you love and you will be successful’ is… Read More 

Pinterest, the social bookmarking site where users “pin” images onto virtual bulletin boards, has been generating a lot of buzz lately. This month, articles about Pinterest have popped up on such notable Web sites as The Huffington Post, and TechCrunch.  And the interest isn’t unmerited. Since its launch in March 2010, Pinterest has gained a following of more than… Read More