Where we shop matters: Shop ‘small’ this holiday season

Where we shop matters: Shop ‘small’ this holiday season

Small businesses are the lifeblood of our neighborhoods, if not our saving grace. Step inside and you’ll discover a passionate group of truly unique individuals who not only contribute to our local economy, but keep Flint from becoming a city of look-alike, cookie-cutter establishments. Local business owners add character to our street corners, strengthen our […]

Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

Vehicle City Fashion Week prepares designers for the stage beyond the runway

In Kala Wilburn’s world fashion isn’t just about flowing garments and colorful fabrics. The intricate industry behind memorable runway show highlights and glamorous galas is at the heart of Wilburn’s ongoing efforts and professional advocacy. As a major goal of next month’s annual Vehicle City Fashion Week, she’ll feature designers with whom she can collaborate, […]

Building Healthy Communities aims to curb childhood obesity by keeping kids active, eating right

Building Healthy Communities aims to curb childhood obesity by keeping kids active, eating right

Raising a child in the second decade of the 21st century is difficult. The tools and resources they need to succeed are oftentimes overwhelming. There are answers and they start with learning good nutrition and having access to healthy food choices. That is a family issue and community challenge. Something needs to change in our […]