How Flint and Genesee County-area small businesses can make the best of positive online reviews, mitigate negative ones

How Flint and Genesee County-area small businesses can make the best of positive online reviews, mitigate negative ones

This summer, small business owners say business is booming, with 59 percent anticipating their revenue to increase over the next 12 months, 67 percent looking to expand and 24 percent planning to hire in the year ahead, according to our spring 2019 Bank of America Small Business Owner Report. The survey, which explores the perspectives, […]

Summer favorites and staples available at Flint’s Mobile Pantry stops

Summer favorites and staples available at Flint’s Mobile Pantry stops

This month’s mobile pantry program will include summer favorites, according to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, which says area residents can expect to find plenty of rhubarb, plums, peaches, nectarines, sweet corn, potatoes and watermelon, in addition to staple items included in monthly distribution stops. All of the food packages include items […]

Flint company’s move downtown adds to safety for students

Flint company’s move downtown adds to safety for students

Parents can soon breathe a little easier knowing that Flint students have a friend watching over them. Premier Security Solutions, a company whose goal is to create safe school environments for children, will move downtown into in the Dryden Building. “Flint has always been home for us and we’re excited about the opportunity to become […]

Forward Together asks: What would it take (for you) to prosper in Flint and Genesee County?

Forward Together asks: What would it take (for you) to prosper in Flint and Genesee County?

Our region’s next move may prove its most important one, according to Forward Together partners, who want not just some but as many people as possible to benefit in future job and wealth creation throughout the region. It’s an unprecedented thought and effort, according to organizers, who say the initiative represents the first time Genesee […]

Dinner under the Lights

Dinner under the Lights

Flint will be aglow May 17 as diners gather in Buckham Alley for a locally sourced, four-course dinner prepared by Tony Vu, founder of MaMang Restaurant, and Therman Sisco, founder of Sisco’s Catering.The 6:30 p.m. dinner will include some chef favorites, including wings two ways (caramel brined in keffir lime leaves and spicy buffalo), cornbread […]

Mobile pantry stops continue

Mobile pantry stops continue

Flint families may get nutritious food that can limit the effects of lead exposure during mobile food pantry hours set for March at locations throughout Flint. Residents can access foods rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron including oranges, apples and potatoes, as well as milk, according to backers including the Food Bank of Eastern […]

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