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Winter Family Programs at Queens Botanical Garden

Winter is wonderful at Queens Botanical Garden! Bring the whole family and experience winter’s splendor with indoor garden activities and an outdoor nature walk. Please dress for the weather. Recommended for children between 4 to 10 years old, but all are welcome to attend. Ticket includes one child. Please purchase separate tickets for each child. This is not a drop-off […]

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IQ vs Emotional Intelligence

There was a time when intelligence quotient (IQ) ruled all. From educational placements to job interviews, IQ was deemed to be the No. 1 predictor of future successes. However, psychologist Daniel Goleman (featured on Schooley Mitchell) has spent over two decades bringing the concept – and importance – of emotional intelligence to the masses, and for good reason. Research shows nearly […]

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Queens Community House Toy Drive 2018

About the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce  The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is a multicultural membership association of entrepreneurs and civic leaders representing the most diverse community in New York.  The Chamber fosters the economic growth, inclusive diversity, and shared prosperity of greater Flushing through advocacy, networking, and education. More information is available at flushingchamber.nyc.  

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Holiday Shopping Guide

Flushing Fantastic’s top unique holiday gifts, and the best places to shop for them in our neighborhood The holidays are a time for giving, we all know that, but the giving doesn’t have to stop at loved ones. By shopping local we create a giving multiplier, not only bringing joy to friends and family, but supporting and strengthening our local […]

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Sheraton Hotel Celebrates Thanksgiving!!!

Sheraton LaGuardia East Hotel  is celebrating Thanksgiving with a buffet!!! Foods such as chicken corn soup, mashed potatoes, pesto pasta salad, roasted turkey, crispy shrimp with walnut, cakes, and many more will be offered. This bountiful buffet will be held on November 22nd, 2018 from noon until 8pm. The tickets are $55 per person, with a complimentary 3-hour valet parking. For […]

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Halloween Fun & Healthy Treats at Flushing Greenmarket

“The Good Bad Wolf” Puppet Show & Healthy Treats as well as Fresh Food from Local Farms on Wednesday, October 31, 11am The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC invite the local community to spend Halloween at the Flushing Greenmarket, where there will be a free children’s puppet show, healthy snack giveaways, healthcare information as well as the regular weekly […]

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WIN CASH! Submit Your Best Tech Ideas at Pitchfest!

Pitchfest is a yearly competition which brings together New York City’s best and brightest entrepreneurs to compete for seed investments. The competition is designed to give entrepreneurs a platform to pitch to investors and stakeholders while successfully commercialize their products. This competition kicks off in September, starting with a virtual round and culminating in a final live pitch competition on […]

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Community to Welcome New Kumon Math & Reading Center

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and community members will welcome the new Kumon Math & Reading Center with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, September 21, 6pm.  The ceremony will kick-off the grand opening of Kumon’s new center at 149-36 Northern Blvd #101 in Flushing, NY 11354. The grand opening will include a family appreciation night with face painting, light refreshments, games for children, […]