Students can Meet Up and Eat Up free summer meals

Students can Meet Up and Eat Up free summer meals

This 810 Kids! feature is a part of our monthly digital issue sponsored by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and its supporters the Crim Fitness Foundation, Genesee Intermediate School District and TheHUB Flint. Subscribe to receive the full newsletter. The end of the school year presents a new challenge to some students. For some Flint and Genesee […]

Sprouting Interest: Area gardens welcome youth

Sprouting Interest: Area gardens welcome youth

This 810 Kids! feature is a part of our monthly digital issue sponsored by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and its supporters including the Crim Fitness Foundation, Genesee Intermediate School District and TheHUB Flint. Subscribe to receive the full newsletter. Going green can have benefits beyond helping the environment, especially where children are concerned. Exposing the whole […]

Volunteers needed to help build new playgrounds in six Flint parks

Volunteers needed to help build new playgrounds in six Flint parks

There will be six new playgrounds​ coming to Flint parks this summer and you can help by volunteering to help build them in one or all of the parks. The parks include: Clara Hilborn Park Cook Park Dewey Park Eldorado Vista Park Farnumwood Park Whaley Park Check out playground build dates here and register to volunteer here. Here’s the schedule: […]

Flint Registry, Flint Lead Free add new training, resources to put city on road to recovery

Flint Registry, Flint Lead Free add new training, resources to put city on road to recovery

Flint continues taking steps to eliminate lead exposure as it adds new community resources and raises awareness. As part of that plan, three members of Flint Lead Free, a work group of the Flint Registry, recently attended the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Healthy Homes and Lead Poisoning Prevention Training Center conference in […]

Local grocers gain ground in Flint

Local grocers gain ground in Flint

When the last big-box grocery store left Flint, about 100,000 residents were left with one less major shopping option for affordable, fresh food. The void punctuated by Kroger’s closing on Davison Road in 2015 left residents, community leaders and local government to seek solutions, but the effort has grown into something bigger. Several independent retail […]

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