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Leaders in Flushing Look to Make Local Businesses Better for Shoppers & Employees

A sector known for its distinct restaurants, bakeries and small businesses, the greater Flushing area continues to grow as one of the most dynamic and culturally diverse economic centers in the “World’s Borough.” Between 2000 and 2009, the number of businesses in Flushing grew by 37.6 percent, compared to 5.7 percent in the rest of the city. However, community leaders say there is room […]

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Flushing Hosts its First Pop-Up Amnesty Day for City Fines

In an effort to help Flushing business owners take advantage of “Forgiving Fines: The New York City Amnesty Program” before the Dec. 12 deadline, The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce hosted a “pop up” amnesty event on Tuesday night on 39-01 Main St. Staff was on hand to assist business owners reduce or eliminate fines from the city who spoke […]

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Our Pop Up Amnesty Day was covered by the Queens Courier: If you’re a business owner in Flushing with outstanding fines and violations from the city, today’s the day to clear the record. The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is hosting a “Pop-Up Amnesty Day” today at 39-01 Main St., Suite 511 between 4 and 7 p.m. The event is […]

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Traveling this Holiday Season? Don’t Forget Insurance!

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce invites you to join our Financial Empowerment Academy, a series of free workshops led by financial experts on business issues and entrepreneurship. Our next lunchtime workshop on Wednesday, December 7, 12:30-1:30pm, will focus on health insurance issues for small businesses and travelers. Refreshments served. Limited seating. Please RSVP @ http://financialempowermentacademy.eventbrite.com/. For additional information or […]

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Join Monroe College for Dinner and Dialogue

You are cordially invited to Monroe College’s next “Dinner and Dialogue” for the King Graduate School on Tuesday, December 13, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.  This dinner meeting is a good opportunity to learn more about Monroe’s Master of Business (MBA), Master of Public Health (MPH) and Master of Computer Science (MSCS) degrees and meet professors, staff and students within […]

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Small Business Saturday!

GIVEAWAY SPECIAL FOR TODAY ONLY. Small Business Saturday takes place tomorrow and we love our small shops in Flushing! Stop by Greater Chamber of Commerce office today anytime before 6pm (Chamber of Commerce building, 39-01 Main Street Suite 511) to pick up a free #ShopSmall tote bag, complete with pens, buttons, pet bandanas, stickers and balloons. A full-sized welcome mat […]

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Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Holiday Party

Join the Flushing Chamber as we celebrate the holidays and end an amazing year of community service with great food and friends. If you haven’t made it to any of our events yet, this one is sure to be the most fun one yet! Come and hang out with our community and kick back for the holidays! All are welcome! […]