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5 Places to Get Hitched in Flint & Genesee
Engagement season – the time between Thanksgiving and Valentine’s Day where there is a spike in engagements – is coming up soon. For couples who may have already agreed to tie the knot, now is the perfect time to plan your venue. In Flint and Genesee County there are plenty of places traditional and unique to say your vows. Here… Read More 

YouthQuest Invites Community to Participate in ‘Lights On Afterschool’ Rally
(FLINT, Mich. – Oct. 22, 2019) With more than 1 million Americans expected to participate in the 20th annual Lights On Afterschool, YouthQuest will host 12 community events in Flint from Oct. 23 through Oct. 31. “This is a nationwide rally focused on drawing awareness to the impact that afterschool programs have on students, families and their communities,” said Nefertari… Read More 

Member News - Oct. 16, 2019
[caption id="attachment_43045" align="alignright" width="139"] Kiran Patel[/caption] [caption id="attachment_43044" align="alignright" width="150"] Kevin Kelley[/caption] 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,… Read More 

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 Biz will begin sharing their… Read More 

I came across an article the other day in The Flint Journal* that caught my attention. The headline read: “Be kind, and live longer, researchers say”. While being kind is a fundamental tenet of mine, and something that my wife and I instilled in our children, I wanted to read further to learn how researchers linked kindness to extending a… Read More 

Spooky Fun in Flint & Genesee
October is filled with events and attractions for lovers of spooky things. In Flint & Genesee, there are plenty of things to do surrounding Halloween. Here are four spooky experiences in the area: Halloween at the Stockton House Museum On Saturday, October 26, Stockton House Museum is hosting a Halloween event with food, drinks, music and tours included. This year,… Read More