MDHHS shares FDA announcement about risk of inaccurate results from certain lead tests

MDHHS shares FDA announcement about risk of inaccurate results from certain lead tests

In an effort to reach all Michigan health care providers and the public, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) is sharing the recent U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warning about falsely low blood lead test results from Magellan Diagnostics LeadCare® Analyzers. The FDA believes […]

Lighting up Brush Alley

Lighting up Brush Alley

Flint city residents lit up the night yesterday at the “Light Up Brush Alley Wine Party Fundraiser” at Cork. Yes, the wine flowed, but the evening also involved hard work and a lot of elbow grease as participants worked to the floor to raise funds to add more lights to Buckham Alley. Their fundraising efforts will […]

Community Foundation of Greater Flint elevates dynamic leader

Community Foundation of Greater Flint elevates dynamic leader

Isaiah M. Oliver, a longtime staple at the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, has long talked about pursuing “work that matters, that is purposeful and aligns with my core values.” Now, Oliver will have a significant opportunity to show that passion for Flint and its residents through his new role as the President and Chief […]

Kettering University and its students take a hands-on role in moving Flint forward

Kettering University and its students take a hands-on role in moving Flint forward

Kettering University and its students are problem-solvers. The institution, founded in 1919 as General Motors Institute, believes in real-world, hands on cooperative education. That philosophy goes beyond the classroom and its co-op programs and extends into its home city, Flint. Over the past few years, Kettering students, parents and faculty have lent their time, talents […]

Girl Power: Flint book author inspires girls to appreciate who they are

Girl Power: Flint book author inspires girls to appreciate who they are

In an imaginary world, Keira, a wide-eyed nine-year-old girl, enjoys her wonderful life traveling around the globe singing in the Sally Court Band with her best friends, who are endangered species animals. When they are not performing, the clan is in the classroom, where Keira’s Auntie Marsay teaches them spelling and about homonyms and homophones. […]

Legacy builders: Family construction team tackles water line

Legacy builders: Family construction team tackles water line

For Rhonda Grayer, building a better Flint  has been a family affair. The vice president of W.T. Stevens Construction leads a competitive contracting company, named for her father, at a pivotal moment in the community. While many local businesses call on construction experts to help remodel and literally re-create their images, the very infrastructure of […]

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