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Deadline is Sunday, March 29, at 11:59 p.m. Small businesses in Flint and Genesee County impacted by the COVID-19 virus can now apply for grants and loans through the Michigan Small Business Relief Program. The program, established by the Michigan Economic Development Corp. (MEDC), will provide up to $20 million in grants and loans to provide economic assistance to Michigan’s… Read More 

Outdoor Activities You Can Do at a Distance in Flint & Genesee
Feeling stuck inside? With the recent Stay Home, Stay Safe Executive Order, individuals are encouraged to shelter in place. However, you can still enjoy the great outdoors while keeping a safe, six-foot distance from other people. Here are three things you can do to in Flint and Genesee County: Hiking Genesee County is home to over 11,000 acres of parks.… Read More 

Immediate impact on small businesses; layoffs and wage cuts loom elsewhere The negative effects of the global coronavirus pandemic on businesses in Flint and Genesee County is clear and will be more pronounced with the latest executive order by Gov. Whitmer to temporarily suspend in-person operations for the next three weeks with ‘Stay Home, Stay Safe’. Nearly two-thirds of local… Read More 

Support Restaurants in Flint & Genesee
Wondering if your favorite restaurant is offering carry-out or delivery, etc? Maybe this list will be helpful. List effective as of 3/26/2020 at 2:30 p.m. Disclaimer: Governor Whitmer signed Executive Order 2020-21: Temporary requirement to suspend activities that are not necessary to sustain or protect life on March 23, 2020. However, individuals may leave their residence to obtain take-out food.… Read More 

Resources during the Coronavirus Outbreak
With the outbreak of coronavirus in Michigan, YouthQuest is closely monitoring and complying with guidance provided by local, state and federal partners including the Genesee County Health Department, State of Michigan and Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Following the statewide closure of all K-12 school buildings, YouthQuest has canceled its programming, field trips and special events through Sunday, April 5. The program… Read More