Flint hosts 60th CANUSA Games

Flint hosts 60th CANUSA Games

Long after the referee’s final whistle blew, Fred Jackson still enjoyed the thrill of victory. From the late 1980s to the early 1990s Jackson was among hundreds of Flint youth and their peers from Canada, who competed in a wide variety of Olympics-like sports. Whether traveling to Hamilton, Ontario, or hosting fellow athletes, Jackson gave […]

Savor the Flavor of Flint: Initiative will showcase Flint’s growing food culture, family recipes and more

Savor the Flavor of Flint: Initiative will showcase Flint’s growing food culture, family recipes and more

People line up at 3613 E. Court Street for Yevette McClain-Henley’s deliciously addictive stir-fried veggies and turkey tacos. The founder of Yevette’s Gourmet Tacos uses seasonings, salsa, and stir-fried ingredients. Her plates offer a burst of flavor that keeps customers coming back. McClain-Henley is one of the many entrepreneurs who share their talent and love […]

Flint Homecoming panelists stress importance of engagement and action

Flint Homecoming panelists stress importance of engagement and action

Bilal Kareem Tawwab took on more than a job when he accepted the leadership of Flint Community Schools in 2015. The new superintendent took it upon himself to learn everything he could about the school system before he set about the task of improving the quality of education for thousands of the community’s young people. […]

The Diplomat Difference: Hometown company makes the community a priority

The Diplomat Difference: Hometown company makes the community a priority

“Manager of corporate social responsibility” seems more like a foundation official’s title than a medical supplier employee’s position. But, at Diplomat, philanthropic and neighborhood investment are part of a broader mission beyond filling prescriptions. As Diplomat’s manager of corporate social responsibility, Adrian Walker and his colleagues regard community wellness as a mandate, and they take […]

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