City of Flint receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

City of Flint receives Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting

The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to the City of Flint by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR). The Certificate of Achievement is the highest form of recognition in the area of governmental accounting and financial […]

August welcomes food pantry’s monthly neighborhood tour

August welcomes food pantry’s monthly neighborhood tour

Meal time in August will be a little easier to manage with the familiar appearance of the mobile food pantry at locations throughout Flint. Nutritious foods that can protect against lead absorbtion, including cabbage, cantaloupe, cucumbers, sweet corn, peppers and zucchini, will be provided to families on a first come, first served basis during specified […]

Veteran advocate makes stop in Flint on 2,800 mile trek across America

Veteran advocate makes stop in Flint on 2,800 mile trek across America

To truly know someone, you’ve got to walk a mile in their shoes. For Navy veteran Tommy Zurhellen, the statement represents much more than an mere idiom. They are words to live by, according to Zurhellen. The dedicated veteran’s advocate is walking 2,800 miles across America to raise awareness for veteran-related issues, which he feels […]

SART aims to better protect survivors of sexual assault

SART aims to better protect survivors of sexual assault

They are our mothers, daughters, sisters, brothers, friends and neighbors. Yet when it comes to sexual assault, they remain invisible and often unsupported. That will soon change, according to members of Genesee County’s Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). SART team members will gather Wednesday, July 10, to announce a coordinated response protocol aimed at addressing […]

Gov. Whitmer moves to address two major Michigan health issues

Gov. Whitmer moves to address two major Michigan health issues

Several bills approved this week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a public awareness campaign she endorses are expected to significantly impact two Michigan health issues. Whitmer signed House Bills 4367, 4121, and 4296, as well as Senate Bills 200, 282, and 283 to let staff at public institutions administer medication to counteract opioids. Through the […]

CANUSA promotes youth competition, camaraderie

CANUSA promotes youth competition, camaraderie

Flint will celebrate one of its strongest and longest traditions when it hosts the CANUSA Games Aug. 9-11, the Crim Fitness Foundation announced today. Hundreds of youth from Flint and its competitor city, Hamilton, Ontario, will participate in sports ranging from swimming, basketball, track and field, tennis, and soccer to wrestling and ice hockey at CANUSA and its […]

Great Big Household Giveaway is happening Saturday in Mott Park

Great Big Household Giveaway is happening Saturday in Mott Park

Social worker Chia Morgan is confident that she can find plenty of Flint area residents in need of vacuums, pots and pans and other large household items, which will be distributed on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Mott Park located at Nolen and Dougherty.  The effort, called the Great Big […]

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

At 82 years old, Buddy Guy’s name has become largely synonymous with the blues. The veteran guitarist and recording artist, whose latest album is The Blues Is Alive and Well, will take the Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets will be on sale June 28. “I’m always trying to make an album […]