Million-dollar crime reduction plan shows early signs of promise in North Flint

Million-dollar crime reduction plan shows early signs of promise in North Flint

Hamilton Community Health Network is pursuing a $1 million vision for North Flint. On the heels of its grant in the same amount from the U.S. Department of Justice’s Bureau of Justice Assistance, the community organization is receiving positive responses to “early action” initiatives designed to reduce crime. Recent events, including the “Love a Lot. […]

Hamilton Community Health Network opens Hamilton-Flint Clinic

Hamilton Community Health Network opens Hamilton-Flint Clinic

Hamilton Community Health Network (HCHN) opened a new clinic, Hamilton-Flint,  in Catholic Charities, Center for Hope, 812 Root St., on the second floor. The clinic officially opened for business on Aug. 27, bringing the total number of HCHN clinics in Genesee and Lapeer Counties to seven. Hamilton-Flint will provide comprehensive family medicine health care, including […]

Husband, wife team picked a place and started to move Flint forward

Husband, wife team picked a place and started to move Flint forward

When husband-and-wife team, Pastor Le V. Bailey II and Tonya C. Bailey, who operate Hand of God Ministries in Flint, could have been overwhelmed by the myriad of concerns in the community, they chose instead to simply pick a place and start. In 2011 they started P.A.P.A.S. (Pick A Place And Start), a non-profit organization […]

Joyful sounds and friendly faces highlight Heritage & Harmony Fest

Joyful sounds and friendly faces highlight Heritage & Harmony Fest

Lifting up neighbors, friends and visitors alike, the sounds of the Heritage & Harmony Festival are already drawing interest, attention and accolades on this, the first day of its 3-day run in Flint’s Historic Civic Park Neighborhood. Organizers feel that it is important to bring celebratory events like this back into Flint’s neighborhoods and are […]

Hamilton Community Health Network trains 2018 grads to serve the underserved

Hamilton Community Health Network trains 2018 grads to serve the underserved

One of only two teaching facilities out of 32 community health centers in Michigan, Hamilton Community Health Network (HCHN) is a non-profit catering to the underserved throughout Genesee County. The Network has six health clinics including Lapeer County, with the goal to improve health services, regardless of a patient’s ability to pay. The Hamilton Main […]

Heritage & Harmony Festival Kicks off Monday, July 2

Heritage & Harmony Festival Kicks off Monday, July 2

Music, a marketplace and more are all a part of the inaugural Heritage & Harmony Festival, which kicks off Monday, July 2. The aim of the event is simple: To bring Flint residents together through music and fellowship in the heart of the historic Civic Park Neighborhood, which was among America’s first planned neighborhoods. The neighborhood […]