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YouthQuest Highlights: November 2018
Holy Guacamole To promote nutrition at Eisenhower Elementary, the Gardening Club uses their bounty to make healthy snacks. Using fresh ingredients students are learning how to make nutritious snacks, like Guacamole, and also learning how to use what they grow. Wise Words At Brownell STEM Academy, students start and end their time at YouthQuest with positive affirmation time. Affirmations students… Read More 

Snow Day? Experience Your Local Parks
The snow has arrived in Flint & Genesee, and with it comes snow days for students and adults alike. If you don’t want to spend the day wrapped in a blanket, here are four fun experiences perfect for a snow day. Ice Skating A wonderful place to lace up your skates is at Physicians Park in Grand Blanc. In Downtown… Read More 

[caption id="attachment_38858" align="alignright" width="150"] Ridgway H. White[/caption] Ridgway H. White has been named CEO of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, in addition to serving as its president. A great-grandson of founder Charles Stewart Mott, Ridgway White has been preceded by only three other leaders of the Foundation during its 92-year history: Mott; Mott's son, C.S. Harding Mott; and William S.… Read More 

As we all make our way through this fast-paced, technology-ridden world that we live and work in, I hope you were able to take time last week to enjoy Thanksgiving and be mindful of the things for which you are grateful. As I reflect on 2018, two words come to mind for Flint and Genesee County: recovery and revitalization. For… Read More 

Where to #ShopSmall on Nov. 24
Planning to #ShopSmall this holiday season? Get a head start by participating in this year's Small Business Saturday, which falls on Nov. 24. There are several local events and promotions that will be taking place throughout the day. You might, for instance, check out Flint Handmade’s 12th Annual Holiday Craft Market. Held at the Flint Masonic Temple (755 S. Saginaw St., Flint), the event… Read More 

People enjoying coffee in the Flint and Genesee Chamber lobby
(FLINT, Mich., Nov. 15, 2018) –The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce today announced continued growth in its membership, with 11 area businesses joining the organization in October. These new members represent a wide range of industries, and are actively contributing to the success and economic activity of this region. “We’re pleased to welcome our new members to the Flint… Read More