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Flushing Chamber Launches Lending Circle Program

Are you seeking ways to: -Build and improve your credit score? -Manage your long-term financial health? -Obtain secure funding? -Start or grow your business?  The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is hoping that a small but innovative step can prove to be the key to unlock credit for individuals and business owners. The chamber is launching a Flushing Lending Circle, […]

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Flushing Chamber Protests Sale of RKO Keiths Theatre

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce publicly criticized the proposed sale (yet again) of the RKO Keith’s Theatre site, located at 135-35 Northern Boulevard in Flushing, NY 11354. Over the years, many neighborhood activists like Jerry Rotondi of the “Committee to Save the RKO Keith’s Theatre of Flushing” and Chris Kellberg of “Save the Flushing RKO Keith’s Theatre” have labored to restore the grandeur of […]

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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 CBDOs to NYC Department of Small Business Services’ programs. Additionally, […]

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Flushing 2050 initiative eyes vision for the future

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is part of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative,” a grassroots, community-led vision for the neighborhood’s future.  As part of this new initiative, the Chamber announced a number of new business assistance programs: John Choe, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce’s executive director, said the initiative is about not only helping people feed their […]

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New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members of the community to voice […]

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Plan to Rezone Flushing West Flies Under the Radar

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been working hard to ensure all stakeholders have the ability to influence and shape the future of our community.  In the latest planning process to redevelop Flushing West, we have been working with the Department of City Planning and other agencies to engage with small business owners, local residents, and property owners.  With […]

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Business Leaders Seek New Flushing Chamber

Business and civic leaders established a host committee and advisory board responsible for forming a “Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce.” During the initial pilot program, the host committee will organize networking events and educational activities for the business community. In consultation with the advisory board, the committee will begin to recruit business owners and officially launch the Chamber at the […]