Community Foundation will discuss changes in funding process Nov. 5

Community Foundation will discuss changes in funding process Nov. 5

Flint’s numerous advocacy initiatives and programs are joined by a common thread of mutual interest in improving the city’s overall quality of life. But, as in other areas of Michigan and the country, funding is often an ongoing challenge for members of organizations whose daily goal is making a positive difference. To help support local […]

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Discover Flint’s city swag in this week’s guide

Flint’s nightlife isn’t what it used to be. It’s bigger and more bodacious than ever and provides a great backdrop to get your city swag on. Local bars, restaurants, cafés and entertainment venues are becoming more popular. Those who love their hometown are learning it’s no longer necessary to hop on the highway to find […]

Flint generates more good news

Flint generates more good news

Headlines have a profound impact on the economic health and well-being of Flint. Good news peaks investor interest and investment, creates an overall uptick in community satisfaction and shapes public perceptions in Flint and beyond. At TheHUB Flint, we recognize our news coverage shapes public perceptions here at home and beyond. That’s why we are […]

Changing Flint’s narrative

Changing Flint’s narrative

The narrative about Flint is shifting from coverage of the water crisis and recovery efforts to more positive news the city’s redevelopment efforts. At TheHUB Flint, we recognize our coverage shapes public perceptions here at home and beyond. We want to help make it easier for everyone to see what we see and that is […]

Promoting positivity: Kitty Gazall sees only good things ahead for Flint

Promoting positivity:  Kitty Gazall sees only good things ahead for Flint

Forward-thinking is how many describe Kathleen “Kitty” Gazall, the featured speaker at this month’s INSPIRE Leadership Series. “Flint has its mayor, but it also has other great women like Kitty Gazall behind it,” says Phil Hagerman, president of Skypoint and co-founder of the Flint Ferris Wheel. “If there’s something good going on in Flint Kitty […]

39 businesses move into Flint’s Ferris Wheel, sparking the city’s growth

39 businesses move into Flint’s Ferris Wheel, sparking the city’s growth

Nearly 40 local entrepreneurs, innovators, businesses and students moved into their new co-working digs at the Ferris Wheel building, the latest indicator of Flint’s attractive small business culture. The new entrants join an entrepreneurial class of downtown business ventures that now tops 100, according to a recent TheHUB Flint audit. Published earlier this month the […]

Cool things to do in Flint coming up

Cool things to do in Flint coming up

There are plenty of cool, fun things to do Flint. Here’s our short list of suggestions for “must see” or “must do” attractions you can pick from this coming week. Fiesta Mexicana – Saturday & Sunday Authentic music, dance food and fun are on tap this weekend at the annual Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic […]

George Wilkinson calls on change agents to transform Flint

George Wilkinson calls on change agents to transform Flint

We’re all going to leave this earth. That’s inevitable. The question we need to ask ourselves, says NorthGate President and Word of Life Christian Church Pastor George Wilkinson, is: How much of ourselves do we want to leave behind?” Despite his many personal and professional achievements, Wilkinson preaches that self-fulfillment cannot be achieved without purposeful […]

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