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 […]
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, 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 […]
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 […]
FLINT, MI – Planning for the second-annual Flint Restaurant Week is underway, and organizers are working to expand the food showcase beyond the downtown eateries. Organizers Ken Laatz and Spencer Ruegsegger want to build on the success of last year’s weeklong event by encouraging more restaurants within the City of Flint to partake in Flint […]
The future of Flint and Genesee County depends greatly on the investments made yesterday, today and tomorrow. And based on the returns thus far, the outlook for a thriving 21st century urban center in the next few years is very promising. That’s because the Flint area is “comprised of forward thinkers and doers,” said Chamber […]
FLINT, MI – The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce with 4-Star accreditation for its sound policies, effective organizational procedures and positive impact on the community. U.S. Chamber Accreditation defines standards of excellence in chamber planning, and recognizes individual chambers for outstanding contributions toward positive change in […]
FLINT, MI — There may soon be an increase in the number of young entrepreneurs who call Flint home, thanks to a partnership between Operation HOPE, Huntington Bank and the YouthQuest Afterschool Initiative. Starting today, the organizations will begin piloting Banking On Our Future – the precursor to HOPE Business in a Box Academies youth […]
City of Flint Launches Updated Website
FLINT, MI — The City of Flint has taken another step to improve communications and help keep the public informed on what’s happening by updating the City’s website.  Cityofflint.com has be modified into a format that visitors should find to be more user friendly so they can obtain important information and complete tasks easier than before. The Flint […]