Economic Development

In The NewsThe new Lear Corp. plant in Flint is located on a portion of the former Buick City site.

Why Lear chose Flint for new plant and 600 jobs


In The NewsAnn Werring sells her creations at vintage markets and through her Etsy shop, 1HeavenSentDesigns.

Mott Park mompreneur carves out her own business


Feature StoryFlint SOUP  founder Adrian Montague speaks with a patron  at the Flint SOUP event in January 2018 at the Church of the Harvest International  in Flint.
In The NewsTalicia Campbell, owner of Chef Telly, receives congratulations after winning the microgrant at the Flint SOUP event in January.

Inside Flint SOUP: $800 win funds kitchen, licensing for Chef Telly


Feature StoryCharma Dompreh presents her business, Charma's Green Chips, at Flint SOUP during the October event at Factory Two in Flint.
In The NewsThe leadership team at SIPI, which currently has contracts to provide training and to help local organizations build success.

Building Flint's social enterprise and investment systems


In The News“With the skills that I've learned with the CNC (manufacturing equipment), I've got three companies who are really interested and ready to hire me on the spot once I finish the program,” says Steve Terry, a student in MCC's Workforce Development Prog
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In The NewsRichard Lipp created the plaster designs and Joe Katrinic, Jr., lead painting efforts to restore the Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint.
Feature StoryFlint, MI - Tuesday, November 21, 2017: Workers put the finishing touches on the entryway of the new Educare Center in Flint.
Development NewsWater sprayed on a demolition site creates a rainbow at at Clio and Pierson roads. This is one of six major commercial demolitions planned by the Genesee County Land Bank.

These 6 longtime Flint eyesores soon will be dust


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Feature StoryFull-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.
In The NewsThe 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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