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

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you'll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

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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