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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 

ROWE Building Renovation Completed [caption id="attachment_43" align="alignright" width="388" caption="From left: Scott Whipple, Development and Project Manager for Uptown Developments; Phil Shaltz, Managing Member for Uptown Developments; Flint Mayor Dayne Walling; John Matonich, President and CEO of ROWE Professional Services Company; and Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce."][/caption] (FLINT, MICHIGAN, January 26, 2010) The revitalization of Downtown… Read More