Recent Stories

There is a lot of thinking about how to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now there is research about what might help small city downtowns thrive in the long-term, based on the changes to commuting and lifestyles expected to endure after the immediate threat has passed. A new study by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) includes… Read More 

Financial Plus Credit Union celebrated the one-year anniversary of CEO Brad Bergmooser. He joined the Flint-based Credit Union in January and brought with him a wealth of knowledge and excitement for serving the community.

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15 Genesee County Professionals Graduate from Year-long Leadership Program
Lead Now capstone project for 2020 supported Flint church in efforts to establish laundromat (FLINT, Mich., Nov. 23, 2020) – On Wednesday, Nov. 18, 15 area professionals celebrated their completion of Lead Now Flint & Genesee, an introspective leadership development program offered through the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The graduates recognized the milestone with a drive-thru ceremony held… Read More 

‘Spread the Cheer’ Sweepstakes Offers Businesses, Shoppers a Holiday Boost
(FLINT, Mich. – Nov. 16, 2020) If you could give some extra love to any independently owned business in Flint and Genesee County this holiday season, which would it be? The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is calling on community members to answer just that question in the Spread the Cheer Sweepstakes. The contest, which is accepting entries today… Read More 

Special edition of AND magazine honors ‘Twenty in ’20’
Celebrating individuals who went above and beyond in 2020 in service to Flint & Genesee In a year of extraordinary circumstances and challenges, the people of Flint & Genesee rose to meet them in exceptional ways. Read about twenty amazing and uplifting stories in a special edition of the November-December 2020 issue of AND, a bimonthly business magazine published by… Read More 

FACES of Flint & Genesee Business: Madonna Bennett & David Bennett, THA Architects Engineers
THA Architects Engineers began in 1957 when two local architects, Cliff Gibbs and Jim Tomblinson, decided to go into business together. A few years later, Gerry Harburn joined the firm and together, they began to build a 63-year legacy. “I happen to be lucky enough to have worked for all three founders at one point,” says Madonna Bennett, President of… Read More