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Consumers Energy Foundation donates $200,000 to help restart Flint & Genesee small businesses

Consumers Energy Foundation donates $200,000 to help restart Flint & Genesee small businesses

The Consumers Energy Foundation has provided $200,000 in grants to be used to assist small businesses in Genesee County that have suffered economic distress because of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. The contribution will help establish “Restart Flint & Genesee,” a special recovery program from which the Flint […]

Beats x Beers Festival Producer Offers Inspiration Through At Home Series

Beats x Beers Festival Producer Offers Inspiration Through At Home Series

Brandon Corder has some timely advice for his fellow Flint-based entrepreneurs facing uncertainty during the COVID-19 pandemic: Stay passionate. Stay creative. Why anyone should listen to him is a no-brainer. As the CEO of the Beats x Beers music festival, the music and event producer has long been beloved and respected in the local community. […]

Flint mobile food pantries continue during May with special precautions to prevent COVID-19 spread

Flint mobile food pantries continue during May with special precautions to prevent COVID-19 spread

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Service will continue to provide nutritious food by the truckload to Flint residents throughout May. Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in Michigan, food pantry distributors are taking extra precautions to keep customers and volunteers protected. Each site is requiring volunteers to wear gloves and masks, clean their hands […]

Many renters looking to leave Flint, some checking out Detroit

Many renters looking to leave Flint, some checking out Detroit

Many renters currently living in Flint are looking to move and more than a third of them are looking at Detroit. That’s the word from Apartment List’s 2020 Migration Report, which analyzes the metros people are looking to call their new home. The data shows that 68.6 percent of those currently living in Flint are […]

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