“Art in Motion,” an exhibit featuring 1,500 pieces created by participants in YouthQuest, will be on display at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26.

“Art in Motion,” an exhibit featuring 1,500 pieces created by participants in YouthQuest, will be on display at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26.

Splashes of color and vibrant images created by students will greet visitors to Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy’s atrium April 24 through April 26. Featuring more than 1,500 pieces that represent movement, the “Art in Motion” exhibition will showcase the talents of YouthQuest from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the 11,000- square-foot space at 4100 Saginaw […]

Baby Café boosts support for breast-feeders

Baby Café boosts support for breast-feeders

It’s like a lounge for the little ones. Baby Café of Genesee County’s grand opening will be held Thursday, April 26. Currently meeting at Michigan State University Extension Center’s GCCARD Building on Saginaw St., the program supports breastfeeding moms, their infants and families. More than 100 facilitators, community partners and supporters will celebrate the grand […]

“Critter Count” days help needed

“Critter Count” days help needed

Critters can be a sign of healthy water environments, but finding and identifying many-legged or winged creatures takes special effort. The Flint River Watershed Coalition needs volunteers to help collect snails, caddis flies, true bugs, and water pennies at 35 sites, including Genesee and Lapeer County streams. Insects that make their homes near water help researchers […]

Designer and Flint native celebrates successful ‘return’ at fashion show

Designer and Flint native celebrates successful ‘return’ at fashion show

Don Smith’s recent homecoming to Flint marked a reunion even larger than the one it promoted. Billed “The Return – A Live Motion Story Fashion Presentation Show,” the event was Smith’s first collaboration with fellow city native and social media savant KendallKyndall in several years. But “The Return” also reconnected Smith with local energy and […]

Looking for a job? National corporations and local agencies will recruit at Flint job fair April 13

Looking for a job? National corporations and local agencies will recruit at Flint job fair April 13

Flint’s employment landscape is continuing to gradually expand, recent economic data shows. While local entrepreneurship and small business opportunities appeal to many of Genesee County’s most ambitious residents, established companies and agencies are still looking for talented team members. About 30 such employers will scout to fill entry-level positions from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. […]

100K Ideas celebrates its 100th idea for economic development in Flint

100K Ideas celebrates its 100th idea for economic development in Flint

It’s one thing to have a concept, but quite another to make the concept reality. Especially when it comes to business, visions that lack planning, support or resources can quickly fade into disappointment. 100K Ideas, a Flint non-profit devoted to helping innovators and entrepreneurs create marketable ideas and services, is celebrating the acceptance of its […]

Mission Flint’s Sheryl Thompson honored as Advocate of the Year for support of senior community

Mission Flint’s Sheryl Thompson honored as Advocate of the Year for support of senior community

Sheryl Thompson, deputy director of Field Operations Administration-Mission Flint, has been selected as the 2018 Advocate of the Year by the Valley Area Agency on Aging (VAAA). Thompson was recognized for cultivating a successful working relationship between the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) and VAAA, resulting in MDHHS funding of VAAA-administered programs that […]

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