Community Development

The Blueberry Ambassador 2016-17 Awards Ceremony and Pizza Party at Riverfront Conference Center on May 19, 2017.
Kala Wilburn is the woman behind the creation of Vehicle City Fashion Week, set for its sixth run Nov. 14-18, 2017.
EIE Flint Community Schools

Looking for excellence in education? Look right here


Full-time employee Nicole Zepp assembles a Stormy Kromer vest.  Zepp says she has personally utilized almost every program offered at St. Luke's including New Paths, food pantry, employment prep, and the literacy program.
The new Lear manufacturing plant will supply seats to GM's Flint Assembly plant, where Silverado and Sierra trucks are produced. Pictured here is the interior of the 2016 Chevy Silverado Heavy Duty truck.

This is what Flint workers will build in new Lear plant


Denise Diller and Craig Leavitt pose outside Crossover Ministries current building at Grand Traverse and Court streets.
Nadia Alamah describes herself as a writer, wanderer and wearer of many hats. She gives artists a stage, creates opportunities for collaboration, and provides spaces for inspiration. 

Nadia Alamah: Putting Flint arts in the spotlight


Flint schools head football coach Chris Wilson played in the NFL before returning to his hometown to coach.
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  There is an inherent emotional reaction to this river, an integral part of the city and of our childhoods. And, yet, it still remains unknown by so many of us—and misunderstood by much of the world.  
Justin Wetenhall discovered and fell in love with Flint as a student. He moved to the city a month ago and calls his Grand Traverse Neighborhood home The Ivy.

Why I chose Flint: A 24-year-old's perspective


Behind the scenes of Floradora, another business operated by Meghan Hoffman helps give women new beginning.
Married just five years, Mark and Meghan Hoffman just launched their fifth Flint business.

Building a business empire (and marriage) in Flint


Jonathan Blanchard, a Flint native and Kettering University senior, has developed a unique children's program that focuses on their passion for basketball to teach them STEM skills.
Lois Craig Invitational Michigan Special Olympics race, the kickoff of the Crim Festival of Races.

9 special reasons this is our favorite Crim race


Soriano's Mexican Kitchen is owned by 25-year-old Erica Soriano—and operated by the whole Soriano family.

More than a restaurant, more than a name—Soriano's is family


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