Economic 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 Amani Program "Children in Harmony" aims to build a lifetime of gender equity and empathy through music and emotional intelligence.

Using music to teach life lessons


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


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Westside Diner stays fresh by remaining vintage


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.
  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.  
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.
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


A vendor with his impressive display at the 8th annual Flint Comix Con.

Comic books and culture at Flint Comix Fall Fest


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