New boutique will add glam to downtown in spring expansion

New boutique will add glam to downtown in spring expansion

It took years of work and dedication by the owner of Glam Box Boutique to fulfill her latest goal: The shop will soon open to the hustle and bustle of downtown Flint. The opportunity is not something Deria Brown takes lightly. She knows customer satisfaction and research are essential to her success, and she has […]

Crim cooks up a nutritious message at Flint Farmers’ Market

Crim cooks up a nutritious message at Flint Farmers’ Market

The truth is most Americans could stand to eat a little healthier.  Whether or not that’s true in your household, almost everyone enjoys the taste of fresh food. The Crim Fitness Foundation makes its presence known in a booth at the Flint Farmers’ Market to help remind shoppers and visitors of the fresh food choices […]

Cross Training Sports apparel lets wearers share the power of faith

Cross Training Sports apparel lets wearers share the power of faith

Countless championships across the sports world end with a player thanking God for the win.  It’s almost bizarre if it doesn’t happen, but outright testimonials of faith are often few and far between. Randall Wilburn, whose two passions are sports and spirituality, saw the discrepancy – and an opportunity. To bridge the gap he started […]

Not Forgotten: RACS+ helps children of incarcerated parents achieve success

Not Forgotten: RACS+ helps children of incarcerated parents achieve success

Some kids join the school band and develop a lifelong love of music. Other young people see their parents arrested and face issues that distract them from school and other pursuits. For the second group of young people Shirley Cochran organized Reading and Counting to Success PLUS (RACS+), an offshoot of her larger organization, Motherly […]

Flint Registry, Flint Lead Free add new training, resources to put city on road to recovery

Flint Registry, Flint Lead Free add new training, resources to put city on road to recovery

Flint continues taking steps to eliminate lead exposure as it adds new community resources and raises awareness. As part of that plan, three members of Flint Lead Free, a work group of the Flint Registry, recently attended the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center conference in […]