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East West Bank Joins Financial Education Program

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced a partnership with East West Bank to organize the “Financial Empowerment Academy,” an innovative community education program for local residents and entrepreneurs to learn effective strategies to save money, build credit, and access economic opportunities.  This free program is scheduled for the second Monday of each month at the Chamber office located at […]

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Flushing Chamber Sponsors “Adopt-A-Block” Cleanup

Flushing Earth Citizens celebrated the completion of their “Adopt-A-Block” pilot project to clean up the sidewalks on Roosevelt Avenue between Main and Union streets in downtown Flushing.  For seven days, from May 31 to June 6, local volunteers worked two-hour shifts in the mornings (7-9 am) and evenings (5:30-7:30 pm) on weekdays and in the afternoon (12-2p) on weekends. The […]

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Flushing Chamber Launches Financial Empowerment Academy

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce announced today a partnership with East West Bank to organize the “Financial Empowerment Academy,” an innovative community education program for local residents and entrepreneurs to learn effective strategies to save money, build credit, and access economic opportunities.  This free program is scheduled for the second Monday of each month at the Chamber office located […]

Chamber Criticizes City’s Abandonment of Flushing West Redevelopment

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce criticized City Hall’s recent decision to abandon plans to rezone the Flushing West neighborhood of Queens. “We are disappointed that the plug was pulled from the ambitious Flushing West rezoning, particularly because of how engaged our community was with shaping our future. We held several community visioning exercises and town hall meetings where residents […]

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Chamber Wins Sanitation Victory for Business Community

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 under the “Adopt a Basket” program. Crown had previously installed the industrial-strength bins and agreed to empty them on a daily basis as a free community service to […]

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Flushing Chamber Launches SOUP

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 dinner and voted for a project that would potentially have the greatest impact in Flushing. […]

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Join Our Financial Empowerment Academy!

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 improve your credit score o Manage your long-term financial health o Connect to lenders – […]