FLINT, MI. – Flint homeowners in need of critical home repairs have an opportunity for added financial support from a $1 million grant awarded to Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) by the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA). “Habitat for Humanity’s program provides support to low-income homeowners, so they can alleviate health and safety […]
FLINT, MI —  Diplomat Pharmacy has completed the acquisition of Affinity Biotech, Inc., a specialty pharmacy, and infusion services company based in Houston, Texas that provides treatments and nursing services for patients with hemophilia. Diplomat officials made an announcement Feb. 1 saying the acquisition will open the Flint-based pharmaceutical company to expand its reach to both […]
FLINT,MI — Mayor Karen Weaver, and everyone in the lobby of Flint City Hall Thursday afternoon, got to meet the 33 trainees working to become firefighters for the City of Flint. The men and women are hoping to fill positions now available after the City was awarded the Staffing for Adequate Fire and Emergency Response (SAFER) grant last fall. Flint […]
FLINT, MI — Mayor Karen Weaver’s FAST Start initiative to replace all the lead-tainted service lines in Flint will be featured on an episode of “This Old House” set to air in mid-May on Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). Richard Trethewey, the show’s plumbing and heating expert, was in Flint today with a film crew. He […]
FLINT, MI – As the lead crisis remains at the forefront of citizens’ concerns, The Flint Institute of Arts has received a $100,000 grant from the PNC Foundation to support a new Head Start-based Success through Art (START) program designed to benefit children, ages 3 to 5, who are participating in the Head Start, Great […]
Two local grass roots organizations have been awarded funding to help continue their push to build grocery stores on Flint’s north side. Fresh Start CDC, Inc and North Flint Reinvestment Corporation will receive $40,000 each from the Catalytic Investment Awards from Michigan Good Food Fund, according to a Nov. 18 Mlive.com article. The program is […]