A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

In Your Corner: 2012 was a Year of Firsts

On behalf of the Genesee Regional Chamber staff let me wish you a very happy New Year. I hope it is filled with great success for your business and the best for your family! As we enter 2013, I can’t help but to reflect on the past year. As I look back, I am reminded that 2012 was a challenging yet…

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Thank you

It occurred to me that there are only 20 days left in 2012, so before we close the books on another successful year, I want to say thanks to our members. Thanks for your contributions toward rebuilding Flint and Genesee County and thanks for your ongoing confidence and support of the Genesee…

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There are Signs of Economic Progress in the Air

Over the past few months we have seen many signs of economic progress in Flint-Genesee County. Businesses are investing in the region through expansion projects and new construction, and we are forming economic development partnerships at the state and national level. Let me review a few examples…

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In Your Corner: Do You Know Where Our Candidates Stand?

In late September, the Regional Chamber along with our Public Policy Committee, Landaal Packaging and ITT Tech will host a “meet and mingle” event with you, our members and individuals who are running for political office. We’re calling it “Meet the Candidates”. This is an important opportunity and…

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In Your Corner: What’s Next for the Regional Chamber CVB?

Last week, we announced that the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce now leads tourism efforts for Flint and Genesee County. We have created a new action group called the Flint-Genesee Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau. We have a dedicated staff and budget, and we have hit the ground running…

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In Your Corner: Investment and Jobs in the Forefront in 2011

Last week, more than 300 members of the Flint-Genesee County community gathered at the Regional Chamber Annual Meeting. It was a great celebration! I enjoy our Annual Meetings because it is the perfect forum to publicly express our gratitude to our partners for their roles in helping to move the…

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