FLINT, MI – Citing the need to fund several community programs, Flint’s only bookstore, Totem Books, recently launched an online fundraising campaign. While Totem Books is involved in several charitable programs, including offering a section in their store of free books for “visitors who may not always have extra dollars in their budget to make […]
FLINT, MI–  Communities First, Inc. is hosting Art on the Bricks and a parking fundraiser this weekend in conjuncition with the city’s annual Back to the Bricks festivities in downtown Flint. Art on the Bricks, a street art competition, will begin at the University of Michigan-Flint Outdoor Rink located at 303 S. Saginaw Street.  Artists from […]
FLINT, MI – The Ford Motor Company Fund has awarded Kettering University and the Asbury Community Development Center in Flint $25,000 to integrate productive solar energy systems to scale up urban gardening efforts in the community. The award is part of the Ford College Community Challenge (C3). “Nutrition is a big issue for people in […]
FLINT, MI — For the first time ever, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce and its partners will host Flint Homecoming, bringing together Flint expatriates from across the country to the invitation-only, one-and-a-half-day event. The event will feature panel discussions, site tours, networking opportunities and more. Flint Homecoming is designed to provide opportunities to reconnect, […]
FLINT, MI — The Flint Genesee Job Corps in partnership with Veterans of Now (VON) and Pay It Forward will be hosting a Community Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, at the Flint-Genesee Job Corps Center at 2400 N. Saginaw Street in Flint. The event is free to […]
FLINT, MI — As families around the country face the potential loss of local after school programs, children in Flint will have continued access to after school and summer learning opportunities over the coming year, thanks to a $3 million grant announced today by the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The grant provides support for YouthQuest, […]
Flint, MI — The Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association has teamed up with Leadership NOW’s 2016 cohort to collect school supplies, as part of a partnership to build community and support local students. “Our neighborhood association provides enough supplies for at least 100 students at Brownell and Holmes STEM Academies each fall,” said Jeanette Edwards, President of […]
FLINT, MI – The Valley Area Agency on Aging is hosting the second of four events this summer through their Flint Senior Lives Matter initiative aimed at helping people ages 60 and older navigate through Flint’s water crisis. “We recognized very early on that the seniors in this community were profoundly affected by the water […]
FLINT, MI — Several new attractions will headline the 5th Annual “Be a Tourist in Your Home Town” on July 15. This year’s venues include stops at the Durant-Dort Factory One, Factory Two, Ferris Wheel Building, Kettering University’s GM Mobility Research Center and the new Treehouse at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum. In all, nearly […]
FLINT, MI — Laughter and inspiration is needed in this city, says one Flint area man – And he plans to bring it one play at a time. Local playwright, Andrew L. Aikins, is set to debut his latest work “God Kissed It, The Devil Missed” it at the University of Michigan-Flint Theatre on July 7, […]