Stepping Up: Say it Ain’t Krispy Founder Vantrell Erving is setting new pathways for growth

Stepping Up: Say it Ain’t Krispy Founder Vantrell Erving is setting new pathways for growth

Since 2014, SIAK founder Vantrell Erving has been daring his customers to say “It ain’t krispy.” “The term “krispy” means very clean, fresh, stylish and just being on point from head to toe,” Erving explains. “Our name really sets the tone for our service and reputation. Because we never want clients to be able to […]

Blight Fight: Metro program will renovate 37 North Flint homes, employ area youth and strengthen neighborhoods

Blight Fight: Metro program will renovate 37 North Flint homes, employ area youth and strengthen neighborhoods

Metro Community Development is taking steps to battle blight on Flint’s north side in a big way thanks to major support from the Consumers Energy Foundation. This week, Consumers Energy Foundation awarded Metro Community Development with a $250,000 grant to bolster Metro’s new and innovative Back @ Home program. Through this grant and other funds, […]

Kids love of devices is center at Kettering’s robotics demo 

Kids love of devices is center at Kettering’s robotics demo 

Getting kids inspired about the so-called ‘hard skills’ of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics) isn’t as difficult as many think. Watch any kid engage with a gaming or other device and you get the picture. That’s the idea behind Kettering University’s Robotics demonstration scheduled to take place at the Moving You Forward Opportunity Expo, […]