Teeing Off: Flint pride movement catches fire

Teeing Off:  Flint pride movement catches fire

Marcus Bieth is a firm believer Flint is making a comeback. He’s seen it. The co-owner of Flint City T-Shirts was barely 16 when he started working at the shop screen printing garments. Back in 2003, few businesses were downtown and Saginaw Street was a lonely strip with that small shop, Paul’s Pipe Shop, the […]

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 […]

Forward Momentum

Forward Momentum

Every movement starts with an idea. In the case of the Flint Forward (#FlintFwd) campaign, the idea was to promote the strength, creativity, and versatility of the community it represents. #FlintFwd began as a social media strategy to inspire a city bombarded by unflattering images and bad news. Flint business owner, investor and champion Jocelyn […]