Gambling and its challenges will be addressed at March 1 conference

Gambling and its challenges will be addressed at March 1 conference

A problem affecting Michigan communities will be addressed in a daylong conference March 1 in metro Detroit. “Gambling: How Do You See It?” is the theme of an 11th annual held at Novi Suburban Collection Showplace, 46100 Grand River Ave. from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Department of Health and Human […]

Early disbursement of food assistance announced

Early disbursement of food assistance announced

The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) just announced that it will issue March and April food assistance benefits early to reduce the gap between benefits payments that resulted from the partial federal government shutdown. “Food assistance recipients can expect to receive next month’s benefits on March 3, 4 or 5,” according to […]

Yo-Yo Ma takes his musical message beyond the stage

Yo-Yo Ma takes his musical message beyond the stage

Rhythmic strings are just a part of his passion. Famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will visit Ann Arbor and Flint Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, in a goal to promote community awareness of the arts. The Feb. 27. The Feb. 28 program, “Flint Voices: Culture, Community and Resilience,” will be held at 4 p.m. at Berston […]

Reclaiming Health: Innovative program delivers contagious benefits

Reclaiming Health: Innovative program delivers contagious benefits

He had enjoyed just two months of freedom. A man recently released from prison became a resident of the MADE Transitional House for Flint returning citizens last year, but he began suffering from health issues. “Immediately when he came to the house we noticed some things about him. He was holding his stomach” in pain, […]

Health Hub: Local pantry helps close nutritional gaps

Health Hub: Local pantry helps close nutritional gaps

Even as an arctic blast pushed Flint’s temperature into negative double digits recently, patrons still lined up outside the Martus/Luna Food Pantry. More than 90 families were served by the organization, which operates from the back of the Latinx Technology Community Center. Food boxes are passed out every Wednesday starting at 9 a.m. One week […]

Doug Glazier named vice president of the McLaren Flint Foundation

Doug Glazier named vice president of the McLaren Flint Foundation

McLaren Flint will welcome Doug Glazier to the helm as its new vice president of the McLaren Flint Foundation in December. Glazier, who is known for his ability to drive growth in corporate, individual and volunteer contributions, is expected to elevate similar efforts at McLaren. The executive has served as the executive director of the […]