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Enjoy a $5 Gourmet Meal with Your Neighbors!

2017 Greater Flushing Soup This coming Earth Day, April 22, 2017, Queens residents have the opportunity to participate in Queens SOUP, a crowd-funded micro-granting community dinner, hosted by the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce. Inspired by Detroit SOUP, the Chamber raised over $800 for neighborhood improvement projects in 2016 — this spring the program is expanding to fund projects from […]

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Cody Ann Herrmann @ Queens SOUP

  Cody Ann Herrmann is the lead project coordinator for the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce’s Queens SOUP, a crowd-sourced community-dinner model to provide small grants to community projects and civic initiatives. She is a passionate New York City based community organizer with an interest in participatory design methods, public space, and local sustainable development. A long-time Flushing resident and […]

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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. […]