Mayor Weaver invites millennials to discuss economic development, job opportunities Sept. 18

Mayor Weaver invites millennials to discuss economic development, job opportunities Sept. 18

They’re regarded as the most intriguing generation in decades. Throughout the country millennials have become associated with everything from entrepreneurship to advanced technical knowledge. Loosely defined as adults born after 1980, millennials are emerging as leaders and visionaries in their communities, including Flint. Mayor Karen Weaver will host a “Millennial Day” reception from 6 p.m. […]

Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

Enrollment open for YouthQuest afterschool program for 2018-19 school year

A popular afterschool program serving Flint’s youth is welcoming new students aboard. YouthQuest, a 32-week extracurricular initiative that provides activities structured around academics, physical fitness, science, math, technology, and leadership development, begins Sept. 17 at more than a dozen Genesee County schools. “YouthQuest offers a safe place for students to explore new interests and build […]

Some Flint households may be eligible for water heater replacement

Some Flint households may be eligible for water heater replacement

New water heaters are on the horizon for eligible homes in Flint with either children or seniors ages 60 and older through a grant program for low-income households. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Bureau of Community Action and Economic Opportunity is collaborating with Genesee County Community Action Resource Department (GCCARD) to provide […]

Kayak rental service brings paddle power to Flint River

Kayak rental service brings paddle power to Flint River

A new effort to support outdoor activities along the Flint River this fall promotes paddle power. The Flint River Watershed Coalition and Corridor Alliance chapter have launched Kayak Flint, a kayak rental service that begins Sept. 14 and operates through Oct. 7. Renters can get equipment at 119 North Grand Traverse St. behind Tenacity Brewing […]

Stepping Stone Falls listed as an urban waterfall everyone should visit

Stepping Stone Falls listed as an urban waterfall everyone should visit

If you live in Flint you know Stepping Stone Falls is beautiful place to picnic, fish, bike, stargaze or just sit, unwind and watch the multicolored lights light up the falls at night. The online publication Only In Your State thinks it’s great, too. It listed the falls as one of the eight enchanting urban […]

Flint Institute of Arts turns 90

Flint Institute of Arts turns 90

Sept. 14 marks the Flint Institute of Arts’ (FIA) 90th anniversary, and the community will receive a gift. The Members’ Exhibition Preview will be open to all visitors, free of admission that day. Along with cake and refreshments, guests at the celebration from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. can enjoy music and discounts at the […]

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