On November 6, Flint & Genesee will have an opportunity to recognize many great accomplishments by local business and community leaders at the Art of Achievement Awards.

The event planning team tells me that we have received some great nominations. So in advance I want to thank those who took the time to share your insights on why these individuals and companies should be celebrated.

The FGCC team always enjoys our award events, but this year we are really excited. The broader range of categories allows us to reach into different parts of our community and the art theme gives us an opportunity to be creative.

Art of Achievement will be like no other awards program that we have held to date. Plan to be delighted! From the time you walk in the door you’ll be surrounded by good music, interactive entertainment and the stars themselves – the award recipients.

I encourage all of our members to participate. Of course we want everyone to attend the program, but we also have a number of sponsorships available. If you’re interested in becoming a sponsor, contact our Director of Member Services Heather Kale at hkale@flintandgenesee.org. And to register for the event you can visit our website.

In the meantime, help us spread the word about the Art of Achievement Awards and encourage everyone you know to come join us in honoring some of our region’s great businesses, and committed and innovative individuals.

Thank you, and I look forward to seeing you soon.