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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 […]

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Flushing Chamber Concerned About Future Of RKO Keith’s

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce issued the following statement in response to inquiries concerning the RKO Keith’s Theatre site. The current developer, Jerry Karlik of JK Equities, recently announced the RKO Keith’s Theatre site is now back on the market. “We are concerned that the former RKO Keith’s Theater continues to be flipped by speculators with no real interest […]

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BUILD CREDIT!

Join the New Flushing Lending Circle Program -Build and improve your credit score -Manage your long-term financial health -Connect to lenders-secure capital -Start or grow your business Information Session MONDAY, March 7, 6pm @Flushing Chamber, 39-01 Main Street, suite 511 Register by contacting Credit@FlushingChamber.nyc or 646-820-5163 Sponsored by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce, Chhaya Community Economic Development Center, and […]

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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 […]

How Can We Improve Our Community?

LIVABLE NEIGHBORHOODS PROGRAM  SATURDAY, MARCH 5 9:30AM-2:00PM @ST. GEORGE’s CHURCH 135-32 38th Ave, Flushing, NY 11354 GAIN THE TOOLS TO IMPROVE OUR COMMUNITY GOVERNMENT 101 How does New York City government work? PLANNING 101 What tools can we use to shape the future of our community? COMMUNITY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT How can we ensure economic opportunities for all? AFFORDABLE HOUSING What […]

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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, […]