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FACES of Flint & Genesee Business: Angela Fox, A Fox International
Approximately 25 years ago, hairstylist Angela Fox received a request from a longtime client that changed the trajectory of her career. Fox’s client had begun to lose her hair and she didn’t have the means to go through traditional routes such as hair restoration surgery to fix her problem. So, she pleaded her case to Fox. “She said, ‘You got… Read More 

The Flint Promise Scholarship Program is hosting a virtual informational session this weekend for graduating seniors, parents, school counselors and interested community members. The event will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 27, on Facebook Live and YouTube Live. “The Flint Promise scholarship is an investment in the future of Flint,” said James Avery, director of Education & Training… Read More 

Later this month the Flint & Genesee Chamber will host our virtual Annual Meeting, from the amazing Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint. While we won’t be together in person, we can have a shared experience as we look back at 2020 and, importantly, look ahead at what’s coming in 2021. In spite of the many challenges that our community faced… Read More 

Consumers Energy has named Rafael Turner as the new community affairs manager for Genesee and Shiawassee counties. Turner brings established relationships and leadership skills to the role as the company’s local government and community liaison.

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On May 12, Boeing is hosting a virtual industry day for prospective vendors interested in doing business with the aerospace giant. The event is being presented by the Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) of Michigan, in collaboration with Pure Michigan Business Connect (PMBC), Michigan Aerospace Manufacturers Association (MAMA) and Association of United States Army (AUSA). Registration is now open. Following… Read More 

GM and Flint & Genesee Chamber announce a second round of Moving Flint Forward Small Business Grant recipients
General Motors and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced that 15 small businesses in Flint were awarded a total of $150,000 from the Moving Flint Forward Small Business Grant Program. It is the second round of grants from the GM-funded initiative, which supports revitalization efforts across the city’s neighborhoods by strengthening local businesses. The grantees comprise a… Read More 

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