Entrepreneur gains foothold in Flint

Entrepreneur gains foothold in Flint

Kaelin Hurst is a force to be reckoned with. At the tender age of 22, she has already worked for a major public relations firm, on big-name entertainment events, launched Kaelin Ann Co. and produced two sizable events of her own — one in Flint and one in Detroit. All this during, and just after, […]

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 […]

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn joins TheHUB Flint staff

Kala Wilburn is joining TheHUB Flint staff supporting our social media and community outreach. Wilburn is the founder of apparel company Fannie Lucille. She also created Vehicle City Fashion Week, the first fashion week in Genesee County, and founded her own non-profit, Fashion Against Violence. She graduated with a bachelor of applied arts degree in […]

Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

Caterer Krazy Kravings spreads sweetness throughout the Flint community

There was a time Porsha Wilburn wouldn’t go near the kitchen while her mother made tasty magic. Cooking wasn’t a passion for Wilburn, a professional accountant more interested in crunching numbers than testing ingredients and experimenting with recipes. The oven was her mother Ann Wilburn’s domain, and it supported a popular, home-based business. Macaroni and […]