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(Flint, MI Wednesday, August 11, 2010) With a new academic year just around the corner, a number of schools throughout Genesee County are preparing to open the doors to children after school, thanks to a one-year, $3.1million grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation to the Genesee Area Focus Fund. The YouthQuest after school enrichment program, led by the Flint… Read More 

July 12, 2010—As part of its ongoing commitment to provide appropriate levels of medical care and services in the most effective and needed settings, Genesys announced today its plans to realign emergency care services and establish a patient care facility in downtown Flint as part of the city's revitalization initiatives. (more…) Read More 

[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