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(FLINT, Mich. – Aug. 8, 2019) The following statement should be attributed to Tim Herman, CEO, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce "We have been working closely with Mahindra and we’re thrilled that Flint is on their short list!  We have the expertise, infrastructure and workforce to support a major business expansion and we welcome the opportunity. An investment of… Read More 

Highlights: July 2019
Exploring New Places Middle school students participating in Summer on the Road went on an end of summer trip to Cincinnati, Ohio. Students got to explore the unfamiliar city, went to museums and aquariums, and relaxed at the pool. Warm Hearts Service learning is a key component of YouthQuest. At Brownell STEM Academy, students went to work making no-sew blankets… Read More 

Flushing High School Grad Receives Katharine Roat Stevens Scholarship
Throughout her high school career, Miriam Bingham stayed active. She played volleyball and tennis, sat on student council, participated in student senate and Youth in Government, sang in the chorus and played cello in the orchestra. On top of school activities, Bingham used her free time to give back to her community, volunteering at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan… Read More 

A Head Start: Afterschool Starts Aug. 19 at Flint Community Schools
Calling all Flint Community Schools (FCS) families! With the school year kicking off in early August, YouthQuest is moving up its start date at FCS sites to Aug. 19. “As the district moves to a balanced calendar, this school year will be a new experience for many families,” says Nefertari Jones, YouthQuest’s interim program director. “We’re excited for the change… Read More 

On the Job: Emily Hall
In her junior year at Flushing High School, Emily Hall graduated from TeenQuest. That following spring, she interviewed with Genesee County Parks during the Summer Youth Initiative (SYI) job fair and landed a job as a marketing intern. “When I first started with Genesee County Parks, I wanted to be a teacher,” says Hall. “But working in marketing, I learned… Read More 

Flint City Bucks Putting Flint on the Map
The Flint City Bucks have been making waves since their inaugural season as a downtown Flint team. The USL League two team will attempt to win their fourth national championship this Saturday against Reading United at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, August 3 at Atwood Stadium. Tickets for Saturday’s match are $15 VIP reserved, $10 Adult GA and $5 Youth GA (12… Read More