$225K Michigan DNR Grant Supports Teens with Outdoor Employment

(FLINT, Mich., July 1, 2019) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $225,000 from the Michigan Department of Natural Resources.

The funding—which supports the Michigan DNR’s initiative to introduce youth in urban areas to outdoor career opportunities—facilitates the hiring of 73 teens ages 16-19 who have graduated from the Chamber’s TeenQuest pre-employment training program.

“Over the past eight years, the Michigan DNR has helped us connect hundreds of teens to outdoor job opportunities in Genesee County,” said Tim Herman, CEO, Flint & Genesee Chamber. “In doing so, their program fits nicely with our talent development efforts, and we are thankful for their continued support and partnership.”

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MEDIA CONTACT:

Izzi Joseph

Flint & Genesee Chamber

(810) 600-4071

C: (810) 348-8108

ijoseph@flintandgenesee.org

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