Flint & Genesee County Chamber of Commerce Articles
First-ever Flint Homecoming happening this week

FLINT, MI — For the first time ever, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and its partners will host Flint Homecoming, bringing together Flint expatriates from across the country to the invitation-only, one-and-a-half-day event. The event will feature panel discussions, site tours, networking opportunities and more. Flint Homecoming is designed to provide opportunities to reconnect, […]

Flint kids to benefit from $3-million grant for after school programs

FLINT, MI — As families around the country face the potential loss of local after school programs, children in Flint will have continued access to after school and summer learning opportunities over the coming year, thanks to a $3 million grant announced today by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The grant provides support for YouthQuest, […]

School supply drive kicks off for Flint students

Flint, MI — The Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association has teamed up with Leadership NOW’s 2016 cohort to collect school supplies, as part of a partnership to build community and support local students. “Our neighborhood association provides enough supplies for at least 100 students at Brownell and Holmes STEM Academies each fall,” said Jeanette Edwards, President of […]

Get to know Flint – ‘Be a Tourist in Your Home Town’

FLINT, MI — Several new attractions will headline the 5th Annual “Be a Tourist in Your Home Town” on July 15. This year’s venues include stops at the Durant-Dort Factory One, Factory Two, Ferris Wheel Building, Kettering University’s GM Mobility Research Center and the new Treehouse at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum. In all, nearly […]

Thousands of dollars to benefit Flint youth programs, economic development

FLINT, MI – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $261,600 from several organizations and individual donors in support of afterschool programming, teen employment and economic development efforts in Genesee County. The grantors and donors include: Ruth Mott Foundation, $75,000 (Summer Youth Initiative (SYI)) The Hagerman Foundation, $50,000 (SYI) Chase […]

Conference helps ‘Jumpstart’ Flint area small businesses, entrepreneurs

FLINT, MI – Entrepreneurs and small business owners can gain the knowledge and resources needed to start a business during the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce eTEAM’s tenth annual Jumpstart Conference on May 11. Skypoint Ventures executive David Ollila will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Jumpstart Entrepreneurs’ Conference, presented by the […]

Flint & Genesee Job Fair to Provide Access to Employers, Community Resources

FLINT, MI –  More than 20 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job Fair, to be held Friday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint. Check-in will be located at the student center. In addition to on-site interviews, the […]

Public Invited to ‘Meet the Masters’ During 2017 ArtQuest Exhibition

FLINT, MI – Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Dale Chihuly are just some of the master artists that YouthQuest students have been studying in preparation for ArtQuest, an annual art exhibition hosted by the afterschool and summer enrichment program. As part of this year’s theme, “Meet the Masters,” YouthQuest students have learned about the history […]