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Flint NAACP to hold 37th annual dinner in March 10

Flint NAACP to hold 37th annual dinner in March 10

The NAACP’s Flint branch will hold its 37th annual Freedom Fund Dinner at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 10 at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. The annual fundraiser held throughout the country by chapters of the civil rights organization, typically during spring, has become a highlight for members, often attracting locally, regionally, […]

City of Flint gets four-year grant worth nearly $3 million to support economic development

City of Flint gets four-year grant worth nearly $3 million to support economic development

The City of Flint has received a four-year W.K. Kellogg Foundation grant totaling $2,957,800 to be used to support ongoing economic development, Mayor Karen Weaver announced. The funds will also be used to address depleted staff levels with which the city has been struggling. “We have been meeting with (Kellogg Foundation CEO) LaJune Montgomery Tabron and […]

Kettering University student gives back to the Flint community through co-op experience

Kettering University student gives back to the Flint community through  co-op experience

by Sarah Schuch For Chelsea Reeves her Kettering University co-op experience wasn’t just about growing professionally but learning what it means to give back to the community. Her time at Kettering opened up many opportunities to volunteer in Flint through the National Society of Black Engineers and Kagle Leadership Initiatives. It was those experiences that […]

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