(FLINT – May 4, 2016) The following statement regarding President Barack Obama's visit to Flint should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.

“The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce welcomes President Barack Obama to Flint. We appreciate the commitment you’ve made to our great city, and we believe you will find an unmistakable resiliency in Flint and its people. With the continued help of local, state and federal government, we will once again demonstrate to the world that Flint is alive and is a great place to live, do business and play. Flint is open for business. We welcome you to our home.”