PRESS RELEASE: County-Wide Recycle Day Event

Genesee County is pleased to announce a county-wide Recycle Day collection event for hard-to-recycle items such as household hazardous waste, electronics, tires, and appliances! The event is coming to Flushing High School and the Flint East Water Service Center on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 10 AM until 2 PM. One other Recycle Day event …

Volunteers Needed!

COME PLAY IN THE DIRT! Join United Way of Genesee County as we make an impact in our community at For-Mar! We’ll restore the tree house understory, mulch the gardens and prepare the hoop house for winter. The morning will end with the Burton Regional Campaign Kick-off and Luncheon. Tuesday, August 29th from 8:30 – …

Important Information About the Crim

Due to Flint River Remediation, the Crim Course is a little different this year. Here is a map and some tips on what to do on race day. The Crim is Going by Your Front Door! Saturday, August 26, 6:30am – 12:00pm The 2017 HAP Crim Festival of Races will take place on Saturday, August …

PRESSER – Flint: Neighborhoods Without Borders on Charlottesville

Statement: Neighborhoods Without Borders is committed to denouncing white supremacy in any form. What happened in Charlottesville should not happen anywhere in a country that claims to offer equal rights and protections to all within its borders. Shame on a presidential administration that encourages hate and the actions that follow. To our white brothers and …

Art on the Bricks Competition

Art on the Bricks presented by Communities First, Inc. Flint, Mich.–  Communities First, Inc.is hosting Art on the Bricks and a parking fundraiser this weekend! Art on the Bricks The festivities begin with a Street Art Competition called “Art on the Bricks” at University of Michigan-Flint Outdoor Rink located at 303 S. Saginaw Street.  Artists from …

Flint ReCAST seeking proposals; up to five $30,000 grants to be awarded

ReCAST is seeking proposals from agencies/programs that support the mission of ReCAST, and expand the use of trauma-informed approaches throughout the greater Flint community. Up to five grants for a maximum amount of $30,000 each will be awarded to agencies & programs that support the mission of ReCAST, and expand the use of trauma-informed approaches …

In Flint, Block Clubs Make a Difference Worth Millions

Lorrie Knighten met Marijoyce Campbell for the first time at the New Community Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan, on Mackin Road. The street marks the boundary of the Ballenger Square Community Association, which Campbell organized and has run since 2012. Read the full article here.

Charter Vote TOMORROW!

For all those who’ve been complaining of dysfunction in city government for years…Here’s your chance to DO something constructive about it! Vote YES!

edible flint Food Garden Tour

Yes, space is still available! The edible flint Food Garden Tour is this Wednesday, July 26th beginning at The Flint Farmers’ Market. Tour check-in at 4:30 p.m. Departure at 5:00 p.m. $10 donation accepted. edibleflint.org

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