Recent Stories

Job Application Follow-Up May Tip the Scales in Your Favor
Submitting a job application is the first step to getting a job. However, according to, the average corporate job opening receives 250 resumes—making the chances of getting an interview and getting a job offer low. However, there is a way applicants can help beat those statistics. “In TeenQuest, we talk about how important it is to follow up on… Read More 

Back to School: Meet the YouthQuest Site Team Leaders and Lead Learning Guides
Although YouthQuest is starting most of its fall programming in the virtual space, it is still a great way to engage your student in a variety of activities including enrichment, leadership development, nutrition, physical fitness and academic support. “YouthQuest is still committed to delivering quality programming both in-person and online,” says Nefertari Jones, program director for YouthQuest. “We are fortunate to… Read More 

FACES of Flint & Genesee Business: John Wentworth III
John Wentworth III started working in the real estate business 15 years ago. After training racehorses for over 15 years in Canada, Wentworth found himself at a crossroads; he loved what he did but found himself missing home. “When I started in real estate, I just wanted to earn enough money to eat.” says Wentworth. “I love working with people… Read More 

5 Places to Get Local Produce
Flint and Genesee County has a vibrant agriculture industry with many local farmers growing fruits and vegetables during the warm seasons in their fields and during the wintertime in greenhouses and hoop houses. Access to fresh, local produce is never far. Here are five places you can shop: Rich’s Greenhouse and Farm Market Located on Linden Road in Swartz Creek,… Read More 

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will recognize business and community accomplishments differently this year with Twenty in ’20 — twenty individuals who have made a unique and positive impact in Flint & Genesee in 2020.  Nominations are now open. Twenty in ’20 replaces this year’s Art of Achievement Awards and gala, which was postponed until 2021 due the ongoing… Read More 

Karmanos Cancer Institute (KCI) at McLaren Flint expands head and neck cancer services by collaborating with KCI physicians in Detroit. Head and neck surgical oncologists George Yoo, MD, Jeffrey Hotaling, MD and John Cramer, MD are now also seeing patients in Flint. Expanding head and neck surgical services brings this option closer to Genesee County residents. [caption id="attachment_48144" align="alignright" width="130"]… Read More