Monthly Archive:: November 2017

Voters Not Politicians

Voters should choose their politicians, not the other way around. On election day, we, the voters of Michigan, deserve to have our say. We expect our elections to be fair and transparent so that our votes matter and our voices are heard. Politicians don’t agree. They manipulate our voting maps to keep themselves in power. …

Christmas Greeting ads

Did you know? For $10 you can have a full-color business card ad promoting your club or business in Flint: Our Community, Our Voice. We can either use your business card, or we can produce an ad FOR you. Please email cfrye52@gmail.com or jrmjrichardson@sbcglobal.net with what you wish to have in your ad and we will invoice you. …

This Is What Happens When The Bees Disappear

Chances are, you’ve heard about bees disappearing. But you might not know just how bad things have gotten. More than half of the bee population is gone worldwide, and bees are now an endangered species in the US. Why should you care about these stinging insects? Because unlike wasps or hornets, bees actually do a …

Flint: Our Community, Our Voice

All, The deadline for articles and ads for the December issue of FOCOV is upon us. Additionally, Christmas Greeting ads in a business card size are available for $10 each. Color or Black & White. These have proved very popular as a way to send greetings as well as publicize your various groups, block clubs, …

Mattress Disposal

Since many people don’t know how to dispose of old mattresses, my team at Tuck.com created a guide on how mattresses can be recycled, donated, and disposed of legally. You can a look at the resource here: https://www.tuck.com/mattress-disposal/ The Mattress Recycling Council estimates that up to 20 million mattresses are disposed of every year in America. When it’s …

Home Safety Articles

We can never know too much about how to make our homes safer. The Ideal Home for the Autistic Child: Physiological Rationale for Design Strategies Important Post-Rehab Home Modifications to Eliminate Triggers and Prevent Stressful Situations What Moms Need to Know in Case of Intruders How to Prep For Every Type of Natural Disaster Senior …

Two Towns of Jasper Film Screening

This is just a friendly reminder about your invitation to join us this Thursday, November 16th for a free film screening, food reception, and discussion featuring TWO TOWNS OF JASPER – the acclaimed, Peabody award-winning film about the aftermath of the court case surrounding the racially motivated killing of James Byrd Jr., an African American …

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