Flint’s food landscape shows signs of new life

Flint’s food landscape shows signs of new life

To make sure his congregation and community enjoy healthy food options one pastor  took it upon himself to find resources to feed more Flint residents. Pastor Patrick Wayne Sanders of New Jerusalem Full Gospel Baptist Church at 1035 East Carpenter Road, developed the nonprofit Fresh Start CDC about five years ago, around the same time […]

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Lear’s Flint facility is already fueling renewed interest in city’s redevelopment efforts

Flint’s Mayor, council members, state representatives and liaisons from the Michigan Economic Development Corporation stood next to backhoes and earth movers with golden shovels to celebrate the ground breaking of a 156,000-square-foot factory that will make seats for General Motors Corp. in Flint. Lear is making a $29.3-million investment on this 33-acre site that will […]

TheHUB Flint launches its City Cars campaign

TheHUB Flint launches its City Cars campaign

It can fall into the “life-changing decisions” category. For better or worse, the vehicles we choose impact not only our daily routines and sense of convenience, but our long-term success and failures in everything from career options to credit scores. An affordable, used car can be a great investment by a single parent in need […]

Happy Trails: Michigan families can enter a whole new world without ever leaving their home state

Happy Trails:  Michigan families can enter a whole new world without ever leaving their home state

Flying. That’s how 12-year-old Tonya Harris describes the freedom she feels when she’s on her bike. “It’s a liberating experience that is ageless and more important now than ever as our constantly connected lifestyles scream for an opportunity to relax and unwind,” says Mary McGuire Slevin, a cycling enthusiast and assistant director of the Michigan […]

Flint hosts 60th CANUSA Games

Flint hosts 60th CANUSA Games

Long after the referee’s final whistle blew, Fred Jackson still enjoyed the thrill of victory. From the late 1980s to the early 1990s Jackson was among hundreds of Flint youth and their peers from Canada, who competed in a wide variety of Olympics-like sports. Whether traveling to Hamilton, Ontario, or hosting fellow athletes, Jackson gave […]

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