Meet the people behind the Flint Michigan Scanners Facebook page

Flint, MI– In Flint, there is a woman who watches over all of the city from the palm of her hand.   On a cool September afternoon, Vicky Yrlas, 66, sat in her backyard with her purple cane, a 24-oz Faygo Cola, a pack of Newports, a flashlight, and most importantly, her pink cell phone.  “A […]

Flint book club looks to promote inclusion, understanding through reading

Flint, MI—Community Read, a city-wide book club looking to promote dialogue around inclusion and understanding in Flint, will be at the Flint Farmers’ Market this Saturday, Sept. 25 for their annual book distribution and registration drive.  Organizers will be stationed in the atrium from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. to help people sign up for […]

Flint Placemaking Week announces free public events

Flint, MI — National Placemaking Week begins Sept. 21 in Flint, and organizers have scheduled multiple hands-on events for residents who want to get involved free of charge. “People are naturally placemakers,” said Madeleine Spencer with the PlacemakingUS leadership team. “They have been since the beginning of time.” Spencer said anyone who walks around their […]


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