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(FLINT, MICHIGAN – December 14, 2010)  Acument® Global Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of mechanical fastening products and services for the transportation market, has received an $874,651 tax credit from the Michigan Economic Growth Authority (MEGA) board for expansion projects at five facilities in Michigan, four of them in Fenton and Grand Blanc Township. (more…) Read More 

(Flint, Michigan, December 2, 2010) During a ceremony at the Riverfront Banquet Center on Thursday, December 2, 2010, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce presented Dr. Laura Ann Carravallah with the prestigious 2010 ATHENA Award, and Katrina Khouri with the new 2010 ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award. These two outstanding women in our community were chosen from a pool… Read More 

Chamber billboards get attention and promote incentives No longer Mid-Michigan’s best kept secret, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is making sure the community knows what they have to offer— one towering billboard at a time. “People may not realize the many different ways the Regional Chamber serves businesses and the community. We offer after school programs, incentive packages… Read More 

(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