MIT releases report featuring Flint on ‘Rebuilding Main Street After COVID-19’

March 11, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

Flint was recently featured in an MIT report focused on business recovery after COVID-19. According to Flint& “There is a lot of thinking about how to help small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now there is research about what might help small city downtowns thrive in the long-term, based on the changes to commuting and […]

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200 seasonal jobs opening now at Genesee County Parks

March 4, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

Looking for a new position? 200 seasonal jobs will soon be up for grabs with the Genesee County Parks system. According to East Village Magazine: “More than 200 jobs are opening at the Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission, Director Barry June announced in a press release. “’These seasonal positions are perfect for high school […]

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After $36.5 million renovation of century-old downtown landmark, Hilton Garden Inn opens with two new restaurants, COVID-19 protocols

February 18, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

For those looking to visit the new Hilton Garden Inn in Flint, consider this. According to East Village Magazine: “The first guests have checked into their rooms and reservations have been made for the weeks and months to come, according to the new Hilton Garden Inn staff. A historic century-old building that sat vacant for […]

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Taking a closer look at the small business ecosystem in Flint & Genesee

February 11, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

Curious about the current state of small businesses in Flint? Consider this. According to Flint& “The state of small business in Flint and Genesee County is going under the microscope in early 2021. “The Flint & Genesee Chamber’s Economic Development unit is working the Ann Arbor-based consultant EntryPoint to gain a deeper understanding of the […]

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The importance of talent attraction & retention for community vitality

February 4, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

When it comes to keeping your community alive, attracting top talent and keeping them is essential. According to Flint& “The Flint & Genesee Chamber has long focused on the importance of bolstering the region’s workforce by offering a variety of professional development courses and workshops for individuals and employees of local businesses. This mission has […]

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Black women create new business-focused initiative in Flint

January 28, 2021 News Page Info by TWPAdmin No comments

There’s a new business initiative in Flint created by women of color in the area. According to ABC 12: “Women entrepreneurs are showing just how strong their voices are as one through a new Flint-forward and business-focused movement. “It is called Black Owned Buyout. “’It’s really just sparking this movement of collaboration that we couldn’t have […]

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