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Active Design in Schools Grant Opportunity

The NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene’s (DOHMH) Active Design in Schools program has provided support to schools to increase access to physical activity and active play through built environment enhancements. All NYC DOE K-12 public schools are encouraged to apply to participate in the program. Selected schools will receive services from pre-selected arts organizations in spring 2019 to develop an interactive […]

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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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Flushing Greenmarket Launches Third Season at Maple Playground

Organic Composting & Cooking Demos Available During Season, July 11 to November 28 The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce and GrowNYC along with Councilman Peter Koo today launched the third season of the Flushing Greenmarket at 136-50 Maple Ave, Flushing, NY 11355. The Flushing Greenmarket operated by GrowNYC will be open every Wednesday 8am to 4pm, from July 11 to November 28, 2018. The Flushing Chamber partners with GrowNYC to promote the […]

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Big Brothers Big Sisters Seek Manager

For over 110 years, Big Brothers Big Sisters of New York City (BBBS of NYC) has been supporting New York City’s neediest youth, providing them with the support and guidance of a one-to-one mentorship, which is overseen by the agency’s team of case managers. Established in 1904, when Ernest Coulter saw the potential of mentoring young people in the City, […]

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Korean Festival @ Queens College

The 34th Annual Korean American Cultural Festival will take place on the weekend of Saturday, October 29, 2016 (11am to 10pm), and Sunday, October 30, 2016 (10am to 6pm), at Queens College, located at 65-30 Kissena Boulevard in Flushing NY 11367.  Commemorating “Chuseok” — the major Korean harvest and thanksgiving celebration that takes place during the time of the autumn […]

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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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New assistance program aims to help Flushing businesses grow

The Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce has been selected by city agencies to offer several new business assistance programs as part of the launch and first phase of the “Flushing 2050 Community Building Initiative.” According to Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce Executive Director John Choe, Flushing 2050 is a long term visioning process to enable members of the community to voice […]