Prime Time: Interest in local restaurant is growing despite restrictions

Prime Time: Interest in local restaurant is growing despite restrictions

It’s all that….and more, according to a growing group of loyal Prime Eight Ten supporters, who appreciate what founder and restauranteur Raymond Tyler brings to Flint and Genesee County’s dining scene. Although the restaurant is only able to offer curbside pick-up services at this time, Prime plans to feature entertainment alongside its steak, lobster and […]

GM funding provides new round of grants for Flint small businesses

GM funding provides new round of grants for Flint small businesses

A second round of funding is available for Flint small businesses. Thanks to $210,000 in additional funding from General Motors, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s Moving Flint Forward Small Business Grant Program will award grants of up to $10,000 to small businesses in Flint that meet certain criteria. The grants, which will be […]

Whitmer joins group of bipartisan governors urging everyone to mask up, stay safe for the holidays

Whitmer joins group of bipartisan governors urging everyone to mask up, stay safe for the holidays

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker, Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb, Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear, Minnesota Governor Tim Walz, Ohio Governor Mike DeWine, and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers to encourage everyone across the region to remain safe heading into the holiday season. “When it comes to fighting this virus, we are all on […]

Mott Foundation grants more than $120,000 to help repair Flint seniors’ homes

Mott Foundation grants more than $120,000 to help repair Flint seniors’ homes

Senior citizens in Flint’s neighborhoods are getting some extra love thanks to the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. It has awarded its first grant in response to how residents voted to spend $1 million to strengthen Flint neighborhoods. The community-led grantmaking is part of the Foundation’s Focus on Flint initiative. The Genesee County Habitat for Humanity […]

236 small businesses, nonprofits receive grants, keep 1,950 jobs

236 small businesses, nonprofits receive grants, keep 1,950 jobs

Grants totaling more than $2.34 million have been awarded to 236 small businesses and nonprofits in Flint and Genesee County through the Michigan Economic Development Corp.’s (MEDC) Michigan Small Business Restart Program. In Genesee County, the grants, ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, helped to retain 1,950 jobs at area businesses. The grantees represent a variety […]

New website helps residents, visitors have a fun time in Flint, Genesee County

New website helps residents, visitors have a fun time in Flint, Genesee County

Residents and visitors looking for something to do in Flint can find it all on the new Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) website exploreflintandgenesee.org. The new site has tools for planning a visit, a more comprehensive events calendar and a streamlined RFP process for meeting planners and sports organizers. It also allows […]

Bank of America’s $1 billion investment will impact Flint, Pontiac, Detroit and West Michigan markets

Bank of America’s $1 billion investment will impact Flint, Pontiac, Detroit and West Michigan markets

The news spread rapidly in June when Bank of America announced it was making a $1 billion, four-year commitment to help local communities address key issues such as economic and racial inequality that have been accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic. This landmark program is focused on helping people and communities of color who have experienced […]

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