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[caption id="attachment_32" align="alignright" width="400" caption="Tim Herman (third from left), Regional Chamber CEO, and Michael James (fourth from left), President and CEO of Genesys PHO, and other dignitaries cut the ribbon celebrating the grand opening of Genesys PHO's new location."][/caption] Burton, MI (June 30, 2010)—On Wednesday, June 30, Genesys PHO celebrated a relocation grand opening with a news conference and ribbon-cutting… Read More 

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) has awarded the Genesee Chamber Foundation a $30,000 grant for the 2010 Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) program. The SYI program is managed by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. (more…) Read More 

[caption id="attachment_27" align="alignright" width="200" caption="Janice Karcher, Vice President of Economic Development"][/caption] The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce has named Janice Karcher Vice President of the Economic Development Action Group. Ms. Karcher was selected from a field of national candidates who sought the position. “Janice Karcher, with 22 years of economic development history in our community and significant project success… Read More 

A take action stance was the platform Flint and Genesee County took to nominate the area for the Google Fiber for Communities project. The project is a nationwide search Google is holding to determine in which community they will build their ultra-high-speed broadband network—a network that promises Internet speed 100 times faster than what is available today. The Flint and… Read More 

Jeff Wright, Genesee County Drain Commissioner, will deliver a presentation on why he believes the county should build a water pipeline from Lake Huron to Genesee County, at the March 10, Small Business Committee (SBC) meeting. The meeting begins at 7:30 a.m. with breakfast and networking in the 1st floor Cafeteria at Kettering University’s Student Activity Center. The presentation starts… Read More 

Edward Donovan—head of economic development at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce—has announced that he will retire from the organization in early April. Mr. Donovan has served as the senior vice president of economic development at the Regional Chamber since January 2006, and will retire from that position on March 5. Prior to joining the Regional Chamber, Mr. Donovan… Read More