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(NOVEMBER 23, 2010, FLINT, MI)—The Genesee Regional Young Professionals (GRYP) is bringing beauty, cheer, and one of the only solar-powered Christmas trees in the Midwest to downtown Flint this holiday season. On Tuesday, November 30, amid the excitement of the Downtown Development Authority’s Flint Holiday Festival, Mayor Dayne Walling will help light up the GRYP Holiday Tree. The tree lighting… Read More 

The grand opening of Nina’s Place was cause for celebration at the YWCA of Greater Flint on October 27. Festivities honoring the new transitional living center for young women aging out of foster care included a ribbon-cutting ceremony and news conference featuring Senator Debbie Stabenow, Congressman Dale Kildee, Paul D. Newman, YWCA CEO, and Tim Herman, Flint & Genesee Chamber… Read More 

Genesee County student enrollment climbs to 33,766 (Flint, Michigan—October 27, 2010) The total enrollment number of students pursuing a college degree in Genesee County was the focus of the October 27 morning news conference at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. Leaders from Baker College of Flint, Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, Kettering University, Mott Community College and… Read More 

(FENTON, MICHIGAN – October 26, 2010)  Fenton-based Creative Foam, which designs and manufactures cellular and non-cellular foams and plastics for customers in the automotive and medical industries, has received a $362,386 tax credit from the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) board to expand their expansion of their manufacturing of machined core materials comprised of their composite materials to supply the… Read More 

[caption id="attachment_195" align="alignright" width="400" caption="The morning of October 21, Bishop International Airport Authority held a ribbon cutting ceremony and news conference for their new deicing pad. Guest speakers included Congressman Dale Kildee; Genesee County Commissioner, Patrick Gleason; Flint Mayor, Dayne Walling; Bishop International Airport Authority Chairperson, Guy Briggs, Airport Director, Jim Rice; and Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint &… Read More 

HOLLY, MI (October 6, 2010) -- Leaders from the public and private sectors and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce officials showed their support today for Central Sign & Fabricating, a local business that made a strategic move from Oakland County to Genesee County, and made a significant investment in the region on expansion projects.   Community leaders and Regional Chamber… Read More