Flint’s resurgence is evident and the centerpiece of innovative campaign

Flint’s resurgence is evident and the centerpiece of innovative campaign
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Positive signs of Flint’s resurgence are undeniable. Palpable energy and gritty determination are in evidence at every groundbreaking ceremony, neighborhood block club meeting, community activity and event we cover.

While Flint still faces many struggles, it is certainly on the road to recovery. From its outstanding medical centers, colleges and universities, charitable, cultural and faith-based institutions to its welcoming cafés, shops and restaurants, the city is full of great people and places and the kind of gritty determination capable of capturing positive national headlines.

Ryan Patton and his daughter MaRyah embody the hope and promise of Flint’s future. Photo: Paul Engstrom

Ultimately, Flint will come to be known more for its accomplishments than its challenges, and we’re proud to be a part of its comeback story.

Health and healing are at the center of many city initiatives. We are pleased to join the Michigan Fitness Foundation and community partners in hosting a major event to elevate the importance nutrition plays in feeding Flint’s recovery efforts.

“Savor the Flavor of Flint” will be held on January 27, 2018. The event will bring together residents, businesses, churches and community organizations in a community-wide good food event that promotes the importance of Flint’s emerging food culture and delicious, healthy eating through favorite family recipes and local cooks.

There are a lot of great stories to tell.

TheHUB will give readers an inside look at the city’s people-powered resurgence through our Keeping the Faith and Chef’s Best series. 

This month, we’re inviting our readers to take an inside look at the city’s people-powered resurgence through our Keeping the Faith and Chef’s Best series. You’ll see how the many small acts of Flint’s faith-based and small-business communities collectively support the city’s resurgence.

Through these series and our Savor the Flavor of Flint event we’ll introduce you to the people who are elevating Flint’s well-being and driving its comeback story.

Editor’s note: Learn more at SavorTheFlavorFlint.com

Lead photo courtesy of UofM Flint

See more of TheHUB’s coverage of Flint’s faithful:

City of Light: Pastor Phillip Thompson is optimistic about Flint’s future

Lessons from Malcolm X: Father Phillip Schmitter champions diversity and racial tolerance

Inspiring hope and healing: Flint Pastor moves congregants forward

Home Court Advantage: George Wilkinson helps lead sprint toward renewal

Monumental Movement: Ruth Mott Foundation supports north end renewal strategy (Pastor R. Sherman McCathern)

Flint’s food landscape shows signs of new life  (Pastor Patrick Wayne Sanders)

 

See more of TheHUB’s coverage on Flint’s growing food culture:

Flint cook finds life-changing recipes and corners a new market 

Coffee Culture: Café Rhema stands on its grounds

Sweet Success: Meet the Curly Girl Lemonade founders

A Smooth Approach: Meet Healthy Dollar Store Owner Kathy Jackson

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