Consumers Energy Foundation donates $200,000 to help restart Flint & Genesee small businesses

Consumers Energy Foundation donates $200,000 to help restart Flint & Genesee small businesses

The Consumers Energy Foundation has provided $200,000 in grants to be used to assist small businesses in Genesee County that have suffered economic distress because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The contribution will help establish “Restart Flint & Genesee,” a special recovery program from which the Flint […]

52 Flint, Genesee small businesses awarded $5,000 grants to help relieve damage caused by COVID-19

52 Flint, Genesee small businesses awarded $5,000 grants to help relieve damage caused by COVID-19

Fifty-two small businesses in Flint and Genesee County were each awarded a $5,000 grant from the Michigan Small Business Relief Program to compensate for damages caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), which funds the program, allotted Genesee County $260,000 for the grants. The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce was […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber, Michigan offer help for businesses impacted by coronavirus

Flint & Genesee Chamber, Michigan offer help for businesses impacted by coronavirus

The coronavirus (COVID-19) has everyone on edge.  The breaks from workplaces that we used to dream about have become nerve-racking days of social distancing. Flint, along with the rest of the country, faces uncertain times, and for those who spent their lives building a small business all that work is in jeopardy. Fortunately for Flint’s […]

Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Forward Together: Flint & Genesee County residents invited to create a shared roadmap to prosperity

Thinking and acting regionally is at the center of economic resurgence efforts throughout the country and, now, it’s a part of the mission of Flint and Genesee County Forward Together Steering Committee, who will be working in tandem to create a roadmap for regional prosperity. The 24-member group, which represents a unique partnership between the […]

One vision, many voices and a single aim: Include everyone

One vision, many voices and a single aim: Include everyone

Fostering shared interest in economic development, growth and prosperity is a good idea and a model that TheHUB Flint stands squarely behind. In order for Flint and Genesee County communities to grow, development must be inclusionary of everyone. That’s the premise of the new Forward Together initiative, which aims to create alignment and momentum between […]

Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

A popular afterschool program serving Flint’s youth is welcoming new students aboard. YouthQuest, a 32-week extracurricular initiative that provides activities structured around academics, physical fitness, science, math, technology, and leadership development, begins Sept. 17 at more than a dozen Genesee County schools. “YouthQuest offers a safe place for students to explore new interests and build […]

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