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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 

[caption id="attachment_41516" align="alignright" width="150"] Marie Clifford[/caption] Marie Clifford is the new communications and brand coordinator for the Genesee County Board of Commissioners. A new position, Clifford is responsible for oversight of the Genesee County website and all social media platforms; and coordinating messaging to ensure the mission and vision of the Board of Commissioners are effectively communicated to the community.… Read More 

Are you familiar with the Flint & Genesee Chamber’s “FACES of Flint & Genesee Business” Q&A series? It’s one of the ways that our team regularly highlights the human personas driving local businesses and brands. One thing I look forward to is reading how these businesspeople answer the question, “How would you describe Flint & Genesee to an outsider?” In… Read More