Yo-Yo Ma takes his musical message beyond the stage

Yo-Yo Ma takes his musical message beyond the stage

Rhythmic strings are just a part of his passion. Famed cellist Yo-Yo Ma will visit Ann Arbor and Flint Feb. 27 and Feb. 28, in a goal to promote community awareness of the arts. The Feb. 27. The Feb. 28 program, “Flint Voices: Culture, Community and Resilience,” will be held at 4 p.m. at Berston […]

300 youth will work toward a cleaner Flint on Volunteer Service Day

300 youth will work toward a cleaner Flint on Volunteer Service Day

Residents of six local neighborhoods can expect their blocks to be more beautiful this week due to the combined efforts and energy of about 300 young people. For the fifth consecutive year, the City of Flint will partner with Summer Youth Initiative for its Volunteer Service Day. Participants in the program, who will cut grass […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber TeenQuest program to honor 120 graduates

Flint & Genesee Chamber TeenQuest program to honor 120 graduates

Success is nothing new to participants of a popular Flint youth program. The goal of TeenQuest, an initiative of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, is to promote succeeding as a lifelong habit for every student it reaches. TeenQuest,  a free afterschool pre-employment and leadership training program, will graduate 120 high school students on […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber propels 113 youth toward career readiness

Flint & Genesee Chamber propels 113 youth toward career readiness

  He might not have years of experience at it, but job-hunting doesn’t intimidate Demetrius Noakes. As a graduate of TeenQuest, the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce’s award-winning work-readiness and life skills program, Noakes is better prepared than many young adults. Interview techniques, financial literacy and other tools are offered to TeenQuest participants, ages […]