This year, the average consumer is expected to spend roughly $1,500 during the holiday shopping season, according to a new survey from Deloitte. While the bulk of that spending will cover gifts, it also includes things like holiday travel, entertaining at home and holiday furnishings. To motivate local spending, retailers across the country are participating […]

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Once again, it is the time of the year where we gather around the table with family members to reflect on the things for which we are thankful. I’m personally thankful for a great family and friends, good health and a great place to work. In addition, I am thankful to and for the members […]

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Flint School of Performing Arts Director Davin Pierson Torre has received the esteemed Milestone Award from the National Guild for Community Arts Education. She is the only arts educator in Michigan – and one of only seven in the United States – to receive the award. Torre accepted the award during the Guild’s Conference for Community Arts […]

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Lewis & Knopf, CPA, P.C. recently announced the following personnel updates: Kevin Kelley, CPA, was promoted to manager from senior staff accountant. Kelley has been with the firm since 2016 and currently works in the firm’s audit department. He serves clients in a variety of industries, including construction, manufacturing, distribution, school districts, and not-for-profit. Kiran […]

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This October, members of the business community can support local youth by giving just a few hours of their time. YouthQuest, an afterschool program administered by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, is seeking community participation in two upcoming events, where attendees can: Judge a YQ Biz business pitch competition. Students participating in YQ […]

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