Swartz Creek Area Chamber

The Creek is Rising

Contact us

Mail:
PO BOX 130,
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
In person, by appointment:
5023 Holland Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
Phone: 810-733-8882
Email: info@swartzcreekchamber.org
 


We Are Volunteers!

Your SCACC Board and Ambassador group is a 100% volunteer funded and staffed organization that works for you, our members and our community.


President - John Knickerbocker

Excited to serve on the chamber to assist in helping Swartz Creek and the surrounding area to grow and become more attractive to families to relocate, settle and raise their family.  Swartz Creek has always been my hometown, and I am proud to say I am a Dragon! Married to Kathy, 26 years. One son, Andrew, 22 years old, Central Michigan graduate, Resident of SC over 45 years, SC Graduate 1979, Central Michigan Graduate 1983 Business Degree, Swartz Creek Board of Education, 21 years, Swartz Creek Kiwanis Club, 13 years, Swartz Creek Athletic Boosters, 24 years, Swartz Creek Hometown Days, 7 years, Swartz Creek Playground Committee, Flint Township CBDA, 11 years, Michigan Association of School Boards, Legal Trust Fund, 9 years, Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce, total of 6 years, two different time periods, Swartz Creek Area Fireboard, 1 year, Carriage Town Ministries Board of Directors, 3 years

Treasurer - Shelly Horkey

Shelly Horkey began her insurance career at the age of 15 working part time after school and then full time after graduating from High School for Mass Mutual Insurance in Flint. She then married and stayed home to raise her family, but later returned to the insurance industry. She has been with Blackmore Rowe Insurance since 1991. Shelly has been an active member of the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce for over 20 years and is the longest serving Board Member as Past President and now as Treasurer. She also serves on the Board of the Independent Insurance Agents of Genesee County. She is a life-long resident of Genesee County, Michigan and has been married to her husband, Alan for 37 years. They have three children, four grandsons and a granddaughter. Shelly’s time away from work is spent enjoying her grandchildren and relaxing at her cottage in Northern Michigan where the family enjoys boating and entertaining family and friends.

Marketing – Deb Hackett

Born-raised in Gaines/Swartz Creek, and a life long resident. Swartz Creek Schools Alumni and graduate of Mott Community College and The University of Michigan Flint, majoring in Business Administration. Owner of two branches of American Solutions for Business-(a Printing and Promotional Product Business) in Swartz Creek and Taylor Michigan and was proudly the youngest person to purchase a franchise within the companies history. "The Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce & its membership- are very important to me, and I have served since the inception of this version of the Chamber for all nine years". Serving in each position including: Admin, Board Member, Treasurer, Secretary, Vice President and President and back around to Marketing for the chamber in full terms.   Married to David Hackett, her best friend and business partner- who is also locally employed as a Buyer/Engineer. They have a young daughter in Swartz Creek Schools, Maegen- and she is the light of their lives.

 

Web Coordinator – Kristen Zielinski

Kristen Zielinski graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Communications and Marketing in 2010 from Baker College with honors. She started her career as a Marketing Assistant at Genesee Valley Center a 1.3 million sq. ft., regional shopping center where she assisted the Marketing Manager in the overall marketing program. In 2014, Kristen was hired at Financial Plus Credit Union as a Marketing Specialist. After two months of being with the company she was promoted to the Public Relations Specialist. She is in charge of over 100 events and sponsorships throughout the year with FPCU. She is also on the Pink Night committee, a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser. Kristen has been with her fiancé Neil for over 5 years and will be getting married on October 29, 2016.

 

Secretary - Linda Russell 

Long time Swartz Creek Resident, married with 3 children that all graduated from Swartz Creek High School and 2 grandchildren.  Linda helps with several Swartz Creek area events including Art in the Park and Swartz Creek Hometown Days. Linda is an Account Executive for Cumulus Media and is an expert in helping business owners and organizations create an effective marketing campaign.

 

Events Coordinator - Kristy Kranz 

Kristy is the Marketing Director for 1-800 Water Damage of Mid Michigan. She has been there for over 2 years. She is also the Events Coordinator for the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce where she was the Admin Assistant for 6+ years. Kristy got the job for the chamber through being the owner of K-Leigh Promotions and Productions. She has helped put on some of the biggest events in Genesee County ranging from an Art Walk to an Holiday Celebration 2 day event to a classic car events, since 1987. Kristy specialize in Marketing those events and has planned every detail by herself or with a team of up to 16 people.  

 

 

 

 

 

 



  Important Swartz Creek Contacts

City of Swartz Creek

8083 Civic Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
www.cityofswartzcreek.org/
Adam Zettel
(810) 635-4464

Swartz Creek Community Schools
8354 Cappy Ln.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473

www.swartzcreek.org/
Suzie Waddell – a.m.
Cyndee Marsh – p.m.
(810) 591-2300

Swartz Creek-Perkins Library
8095 Civic Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
www.scafd.com
www.thegdl.org
Ivan Smith
(810) 635-3900

Swartz Creek Police Dept.

8100-A Civic Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
www.cityofswartzcreek.org/index.php/police
(810) 635-4401

Swartz Creek Post Office
8055 Paul Fortina Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
www.uspspostoffices.com

Swartz Creek Senior Center
8095 Civic Dr.
Swartz Creek, MI 48473
msoper@myscasc.org
Melinda A. Soper
(810) 635-4122

Important Flint Township Contacts

Charter Township of Flint
1490 S. Dye Road
Flint, MI 48532
Phone: (810) 732-1350
Fax: (810) 732-0866
www.flinttownship.org
 

Main Line (810) 732-1350
Clerks Office (810) 600-3214
Assessment Dept (810) 600-3226
Building Dept (810) 600-3235
Code Enforcement (810) 600-3235
Economic Enhancement Dir (810) 600-3234
Sewer/Water (810) 600-3221
Treasurers Dept (810) 600-3223

Flint Twp. (NON) Emergency
Fire Dept. (810) 732-4413
Burn Permits (810) 732-4413
Police Dept (810) 600-3250

Police Emergency 911

Senior Center
2071 Graham Rd.
Flint, MI 48532
(810) 732-6290
www.carman.k12.mi.us/seniorcenter

McCarty Library
2071 Graham Rd.
Flint, MI 48532
(810) 732-9150
www.thegdl.org

Consumers Energy (800) 477-5050
Comcast Cable (800) 266-2278
Genesee County Animal Control (810) 732-1660
Genesee County Frain Commission (800) 732-1590
Genesee County Recycling (810) 762-7744
Genesee County Road Commission (810) 767-4920
Genesee County Water and Waste After Hours (810) 732-7870

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