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Called a “natural choice” to assume the top post at the state’s chief economic development organization, Jeff Mason was approved July 11 by the Michigan Economic Development Corporation executive committee as the organization’s new CEO. He assumed the position immediately upon approval. “Jeff has a breadth of experience and knowledge about the driving forces and innovation reshaping Michigan’s economy,” said… Read More 

The Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association has teamed up with Leadership NOW’s 2016 cohort to collect school supplies, as part of a partnership to build community and support local students. “Our neighborhood association provides enough supplies for at least 100 students at Brownell and Holmes STEM Academies each fall,” said Jeanette Edwards, President of the Brownell-Holmes Neighborhood Association. “We’re hoping to grow… Read More 

On July 26, nearly 500 local teens will help spruce up several Flint neighborhoods as part of the annual Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) Volunteer Service Day. And – for the second year in a row – the summer employment program is inviting the business community to join the teens in their beautification efforts. “Last year, several businesses and organizations assisted in… Read More 

Employers seeking to fill full- and part-time entry-level positions are invited to register for the Flint & Genesee Job & Resource Fair on Aug. 23. Nearly 200 job seekers are expected to the attend the event, which will be open to the public and held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Baker College. Participating businesses will be provided with private rooms,… Read More 

Residential real estate prices continued upward last month. The average sales price of homes was up 15 percent in June  2017 compared to the same period last year, according to the East Central Association of REALTORS®. The average price in June was $160,616 versus $139,565 a year ago. Residential sales in Flint & Genesee declined 1.8 percent in June 2017 from… Read More