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Q&A: Sarah Sullivan on emotional intelligence & ‘Search Inside Yourself Leadership’
Research has recently shown that emotional intelligence skills are often a better predictor of top performance than previous work experience or IQ – which is just one of several reasons for area professionals to attend “Search Inside Yourself Leadership” on Oct. 22-23. [caption id="attachment_41798" align="alignright" width="243"] Sarah Sullivan[/caption] As the flagship leadership training program of the Mindful Cities Flint Initiative,… Read More 

Atwood Stadium to host third-annual Vehicle City Gridiron Classic
Kettering University’s Atwood Stadium will host the third-annual Vehicle City Gridiron Classic to kick off the 2019 high school football season with two days of doubleheaders, beginning on Aug.29.   A news conference was held yesterday at Atwood to introduce the teams and some of the players competing in this year’s classic. The match-ups are: Thursday, Aug. 29 4 p.m.… Read More 

[caption id="attachment_41783" align="alignright" width="150"] Melanie Cieslinski[/caption] [caption id="attachment_41782" align="alignright" width="150"] Tina Bausick[/caption] The newly constructed Hyatt Place Flint-Grand Blanc, which opens September 12, has announced the following hires: Tina Bausick has been named general manager. Bausick was previously the general manager of the Hampton Inn & Suites Flint-Grand Blanc, also Lodgco Hospitality sister property. Melanie Cieslinski is the director of… Read More 

Flint & Genesee Chamber Welcomes New Members in July
(FLINT, Mich., Aug. 12, 2019) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with six area businesses joining the organization in July. These new members represent a wide range of industries, and are actively contributing to the success and economic activity of this region. “We’re pleased to welcome our new members to the Flint… Read More 

(FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 8, 2019) The following statement should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce "We have been working closely with Mahindra and we’re thrilled that Flint is on their short list!  We have the expertise, infrastructure and workforce to support a major business expansion and we welcome the opportunity. An investment of… Read More 

Highlights: July 2019
Exploring New Places Middle school students participating in Summer on the Road went on an end of summer trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. Students got to explore the unfamiliar city, went to museums and aquariums, and relaxed at the pool. Warm Hearts Service learning is a key component of YouthQuest. At Brownell STEM Academy, students went to work making no-sew blankets… Read More