Community Foundation of Greater Flint event will tackle racism

Community Foundation of Greater Flint event will tackle racism

Flint residents, religious leaders, business and community advocates are invited to unite next month. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) will celebrate “A Day of Racial Healing” Sept. 29, in support of its current 30th anniversary year theme of recognizing citizens in their common humanity. “We invite community members to participate in healing conversations […]

New health club invites Flint to get fit

New health club invites Flint to get fit

Flint residents will soon have another option for getting healthier, and one less reason to say they don’t have a place they can go to work on becoming more fit. The Aug. 23 ribbon-cutting and grand opening of Old No. 4 CrossFit, a new workout facility, will welcome guests eager to exercise and sweat. Located […]

Active Flint residents gear up for HAP Crim Festival of Races

Active Flint residents gear up for HAP Crim Festival of Races

Runners – and walkers – of all experience levels will get on their marks Aug. 24-25. All ages, backgrounds and abilities, including wheelchair participants, will be represented in the annual HAP Crim Festival of Races. Organizers at the Crim Fitness Foundation say competing is less the goal of the outing than camaraderie, as participants from […]

Riverside renewal moves along on Chevy Commons, site of historic labor dispute

Riverside renewal moves along on Chevy Commons, site of historic labor dispute

A site associated with historic labor conflict is becoming a location for environmental preservation and leisure activity. Chevy Commons, made famous as the scene of 1936 “sit-down strike” held by Flint auto workers, has gained attention and is attracting more resources to support development of the district. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality (MEDQ), City […]

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