FLINT, Mich.Oct. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced receipt of two distinctive awards, including the 2017 Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award from the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals, MACP, and the 2017 Chamber Innovation Award from GrowthZone.

"We are thrilled to receive these awards," said Tim Herman, CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. "They validate the work we do – every day – to move Flint and Genesee County forward, and recognize the efforts of our boards, members and community partners."

Herman added: "We should all be proud of these accomplishments."

Each year, the Outstanding Chamber of Commerce Award is presented by the MACP – the industry association for chambers of commerce in Michigan – in three categories including Small, Mid-size and Large Chamber.