Healthy Communities

In The NewsHeart of Worship Dance Studio is one of 17 organizations receiving a Ruth Mott Foundation grant.

Ruth Mott Foundation awards 17 grants totaling more than $1.4 million


Feature StoryRev. Dr. Tommy McDoniel has brought commercial farming operation, a cafe, and a health and wellness to the city of Flint.

See inside Pastor Tommy's vision for a better Flint


Feature StoryKettering University students are helping to use technology to reduce irrigation costs for the Asbury hoophouse.
In The NewsFaculty and students at Kettering University were awarded two patents in 2018.

Kettering University faculty, student research awarded two patents


In The NewsJake Saldana opened Flint's first CrossFit gym in August on University Avenue.
In The NewsHurley Children's Hospital is in a race to win $50,000 with community support.

Hurley in tight race for $50,000 in online contest


In The NewsTracy Palmer is launching a new fashion show, "This is Me." It features 15 models with autism and combats bullying.
Feature StoryKeysa Smith is owner of Spectacular Spudz in the Flint Farmers' Market.

Spectacular Spudz nabs Business of the Year award


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Mobile markets deliver healthy food and build community


In The NewsHusband-wife team Spencer Ruegsegger and Kristy Bearse are planning to open an arcade bar inside the newly renovated Capitol Theatre in 2019.

New arcade bar set to open in downtown Flint in 2019


In The NewsThis is an aerial shot of Buick City taken in Nov. 2018.
Feature StoryShift and Floradora opened in May in the corner space of the Capitol Theatre.

Downtown Flint seeing dramatic increase in retail businesses


In The NewsMott Children’s Health Center is located at 806 Tuuri Place in Flint, near Hurley Hospital. 
In The NewsChia Morgan founded the annual communitywide Thanksgiving dinner at just 22 years old.
In The NewsDerrick Munson poses with his son Brandon, 6, during Donuts with Dad at Durant-Tuuri-Mott Elementary School in Flint.

Dads take the lead volunteering at Flint schools


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