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YouthQuest Kicks Off Summer Programming in June
(FLINT, Mich., May 25, 2017) – Enrollment is underway for YouthQuest’s summer enrichment programs for elementary, middle and high school students in Flint and Genesee County. YouthQuest offers high-quality activities and services that encourage the exploration of new interests in the areas of STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math), and promotes academic achievement, physical fitness, youth leadership and volunteerism.… Read More 

Applewood Estate, Flint, Michigan
Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm. Events Attractions Art & Culture Entertainment Shopping Dining with Evening Entertainment Nightlife Download PDF Events Thursday, May 25: Fly-Town Puppet Theatre presents “Little Red Riding Hood” at the Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 232-7111 * fpl.info (Event runs 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) Combining… Read More 

Steve Wolbert, Co-Founder, SIPI
Steve Wolbert’s favorite gift of all time just might be one that he received for Christmas last year: a plaid “Made in Flint” vest from Stormy Kromer – the well-known clothing manufacturer based in Ironwood, Michigan. “Receiving that vest was one of the greatest feelings I’ve ever had,” recounts Wolbert, a Flint native who graduated from Powers Catholic High School… Read More 

$260K in Grants to Support Youth, Economic Development Efforts
(FLINT, Mich. – May 18, 2017) – The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced the receipt of $261,600 from several organizations and individual donors in support of afterschool programming, teen employment and economic development efforts in Genesee County. The grantors and donors include: Ruth Mott Foundation, $75,000 (Summer Youth Initiative (SYI)) The Hagerman Foundation, $50,000 (SYI) Chase Foundation, $40,000… Read More 

Crossroads Village Brings Back Popular Pop-up Vintage Event
Before Crossroads Village officially re-opens for the summer season, more than 60 vendors will set up temporary shop along the streets of the historic village. “After a fantastic response last year – even in terrible weather — Vintage in the Village is back, bigger and better,” says Danielle Fulcher, marketing specialist at Genesee County Parks and Recreation Commission, which is… Read More