FLINT, MI – The inaugural Flint Literary Festival will be July 21-22 and feature several noted authors with Flint roots who have achieved critical and commercial success with their writing. Hosted at the Flint Public Library, the literary festival will also include panel discussions, a reading room, a book fair, and an After-Hours Open Mic […]
FLINT, MI — For the past nine years, University Outreach has offered business workshops at the Innovation Incubator, a free co-working space nicknamed [IN], located in the Northbank Center on the UM-Flint campus. Now it is taking IN on the Road, a 5-session workshop series, to convenient neighborhood locations across Flint so more community members […]
FLINT, MI – Officials at a local church say they can help some people with water related bills but they are not cutting checks to everyone. A Facebook rumor that Woodside Church in Flint is cutting checks to pay Flint residents’ water bills is not true. “We will do everything we can to help but […]
FLINT, MI – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $261,600 from several organizations and individual donors in support of afterschool programming, teen employment and economic development efforts in Genesee County. The grantors and donors include: Ruth Mott Foundation, $75,000 (Summer Youth Initiative (SYI)) The Hagerman Foundation, $50,000 (SYI) Chase […]
FLINT, MI – Nearly 20 restaurants are participating in this year’s Flint Restaurant Week including Flint’s Krystal Jo’s Diner, Timothy’s Pub, Totem Books and The Palette Cafe inside the Flint Institute of Arts. “Our goal is the same as it was last year when we started this, which is to continue to promote Flint in […]
FLINT, MI —It’s 6:45 am on a Monday and Pastor Jimmie Whitaker along with nearly 20 other people line up at the two entry ways of Northwestern high school waiting for buses to arrive. “Good morning,” Whitaker says to students coming into the building. “Stay focused.” “Stay on point.” “Stay engaged.” “I’m proud of you.” […]
FLINT, MI – Entrepreneurs and small business owners can gain the knowledge and resources needed to start a business during the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce eTEAM’s tenth annual Jumpstart Conference on May 11. Skypoint Ventures executive David Ollila will be the keynote speaker at the 10th annual Jumpstart Entrepreneurs’ Conference, presented by the […]
FLINT, MI — The Flint City Council appointed community members to the advisory council that oversees  recommendations for the city’s Community Development Block Grant funds. The council voted 8 to 1 to appoint seven residents to the City Wide Advisory Council, the group that makes recommendations to the Flint City Council regarding Community Development Block Grant […]
FLINT, MI –  More than 20 employers looking to fill entry-level positions will meet with job seekers during the Flint & Genesee Job Fair, to be held Friday, April 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College of Flint. Check-in will be located at the student center. In addition to on-site interviews, the […]
FLINT, MI – Jackson Pollock, Pablo Picasso and Dale Chihuly are just some of the master artists that YouthQuest students have been studying in preparation for ArtQuest, an annual art exhibition hosted by the afterschool and summer enrichment program. As part of this year’s theme, “Meet the Masters,” YouthQuest students have learned about the history […]