Savor the Flavor of Flint showcases city’s growing food culture

Savor the Flavor of Flint showcases city’s growing food culture

It was Latoya Kelso’s kind of get-together. Kelso was among the 1,200 visitors who munched, mingled and mulled their options for incorporating nutrition into their daily lives, while attending Savor the Flavor of Flint at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center Jan. 27. Many enjoyed snacks and samples from 20 Flint restaurants, chefs and home […]

New Michigan WIC Connect app puts information at clients’ fingertips

New Michigan WIC Connect app puts information at clients’ fingertips

Sometimes it can be difficult for clients to find the information they need about the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) Women, Infants and Children (WIC) program. Now a new free app called Michigan WIC Connect will put all the information at their fingertips. The mobile app from the MDHHS will give WIC participants […]

Uptown investments help revive downtown Flint

Uptown investments help revive downtown Flint

Tim Herman used to joke that he could take his three sons into the heart of downtown after 5 p.m. and play touch football without being disturbed by traffic. “Maybe we’d get a horn blown at us once in an hour,” he says. The daily shutdown in Flint’s business district left him concerned about funneling […]

Linkin’ Bridge to headline Genesee District Library’s Black History Month Brunch

Linkin’ Bridge to headline Genesee District Library’s Black History Month Brunch

If you’re a fan of America’s Got Talent you probably remember Linkin’ Bridge. The a cappella group made it to the finals in 2016. Here’s your chance to see them live. Linkin’ Bridge will headline the Genesee District Library’s 17th Annual Black History Month Brunch on Saturday, Feb. 3 at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center […]

Culinary cultures will combine to celebrate at Savor the Flavor of Flint

Culinary cultures will combine to celebrate at Savor the Flavor of Flint

While traveling the country to communities where health and wellness are significant concerns Debra Peek-Haynes was inspired by a story from Flint. Like many households impacted by the local water crisis, a woman Peek-Haynes met was beyond concerned. Her son was suffering in school, displaying symptoms of lead exposure. Despite Flint’s many support initiatives, including […]

Water testing begins in Flint Community Schools

Water testing begins in Flint Community Schools

It’s been a long time since students in Flint Community Schools could drink water from the tap. The district will not allow them to drink tap water until the Flint School Board of Education, the superintendent, and Flint’s health and medical professionals are satisfied it’s safe. On Jan. 20, the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality began […]

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