FLINT, MI - Nineteen Genesee County businesses, supporters and industry professionals received recognition Thursday night for their contributions to the community.

The fourth annual Art of Achievement Awards ceremony was hosted Thursday, Nov. 9, by the Flint and Genesee Chamber of Commerce and the Convention and Visitors Bureau.

The 19 awards were granted to companies and individuals who are business savvy, customer-focused and civic-minded, said Steve Landaal, President of Landaal Packaging Systems and chairman of the chamber's operating board.