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City Orders Garbage Bins Off Dirty Triangle

DSNY: No trash containers on public property without city authorization Last Friday, Flushing leaders celebrated the Crown Container Company’s donation of three garbage bins to the pedestrian triangle at 37th Avenue and Prince Street in Flushing, a site known for hosting a lot of trash. But on Monday, the Department of Sanitation ordered the removal of the bins on the […]

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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 – […]

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Chamber Celebrates Earth Day with Green Job Fair

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, LED lighting installers, universities and government agencies. In addition to job recruitment, participants also accessed […]

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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 SOUP Program Funds Community Projects

Inspired by a similar program in Detroit, the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce kicked off a micro-granting effort at a crowd-funded community dinner last week that supported projects to help the neighborhood . Held at the Flushing Meetinghouse at 137-16 Northern Blvd. April 15, the SOUP community dinner was based on a grassroots model created in Detroit after the city […]

SOUP Crowd Funding Program

Mark your calendar, Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce is introducing a new program to be held on April 15! It includes a community dinner + crowd-funding event. For a $5 donation, attendees gain access to a potluck dinner where they will eat, learn, and vote for one of four projects they think will have the largest positive impact on the […]