Chamber Wins Sanitation Victory for Business Community

[caption id="attachment_2517" align="alignleft" width="640"] Sanitation Agrees to Replace Chamber Bins on Prince Street Triangle with City Trash Bins[/caption] FLUSHING, NY – The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced today an agreement with the NYC Department of Sanitation to replace trash bins donated by Crown Container Company with City trash receptacles…

Flushing Chamber Launches SOUP

[gallery type="slideshow" size="full" ids="2410,2409,2408,2407,2406,2405,2404,2403,2402,2401,2400,2399,2398" orderby="rand"] On April 15, the Greater Flushing Chamber launched its first micro-funding SOUP event. The purpose of the SOUP is to bring the community together and provide an opportunity to support local initiatives that serve our neighborhood. For a suggested $5 donation, guests received a potluck…

Join Our Financial Empowerment Academy!

[gallery type="slideshow" size="large" ids="2474,2473,2472,2471,2470,2469,2468,2467" orderby="rand"] The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce invites you to join our Financial Empowerment Academy, a series of workshops on financial management, long-term planning, investment and entrepreneurship. This program is part of a new initiative, the Flushing Lending Circle Program, which seeks to: o Build and…

Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Green Job Fair

[gallery type="slideshow" size="large" ids="2446,2442,2441,2440,2439,2438,2437,2436,2435,2434,2433,2432,2431" orderby="rand"] The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce celebrated Earth Day by organizing the New York City Green Job Fair at historic St. George's Church in downtown Flushing. Community members connected with careers that sustain our families, community, and the environment.  Recruiters came from solar energy companies,…

Become a Neighborhood 360° Fellow

The NYC Department of Small Business Services recently launched the Neighborhood 360° Fellows program to pair community organizers and planners with New York City community-based development organizations to facilitate increased collaboration between local stakeholders around impactful economic development initiatives. Fellows will serve as on-the-ground resources connecting local businesses, jobseekers and…