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2021 First Quarter Training & Development Opportunities

Diversity & Inclusion Workshop February 24  Graci Harkema, Owner of Graci LLC, will lead us in a two-hour interactive virtual workshop where we will understand the business case of diversity, equity and inclusion. We will learn how to build more inclusive environments where employees are able to thrive as their authentic selves. We will …

RELEASE: Gov. Whitmer reminds Michigan’s eligible businesses: Application opens tomorrow for Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program

$55 million in funding available through Michigan Economic Development Corporation-led relief program to support small businesses impacted by COVID-19 and recent public health orders Application will be open 9 am EST Jan. 19 – Noon EST Jan. 22 at michiganbusiness.org/survival All applications received will be collected by MEDC, then reviewed and considered by regional Economic …

Turtle Odyssey debuts January 20

Turtle Odyssey Debuts Wednesday, January 20 Showing at 4:30 PM Wed./Thurs./Fri./Sat./Sun. Sponsored by Moby Dick Pet Store Turtle Odyssey explores the unique lifecycle of an Australian green sea turtle named Bunji and her incredible journey across the open ocean. The film follows Bunji the green sea turtle from a hatchling into adulthood as she swims …

Grant Programs

Dear Municipal & Community Leaders, Stemming from the Governor’s stimulus plan, three grant programs were announced last week to help offset some of the personal and professional financial losses that Michiganders may have incurred due to the coronavirus pandemic – the Employee Assistance Grants, the Michigan Small Business Survival Grant Program, and the Michigan Stages …

Community Messaging… Say it Loud!

Hello Michigander, Happy New Year! I want to share an exciting opportunity called “Take the Mic,” a contest celebrating the everyday heroes in our community! Launched by Michigan Communities Conquering COVID (MI-CCC), Take the Mic wants to showcase your creativity to help save lives this winter. Submit messages and media to inspire and support people …

Pitch for $K

Submissions have been extended to tomorrow, January 12, 2021. Do not forget to submit your idea today! See below for details. Pitch For $K is designed to foster the entrepreneur mindset in Flint & Genesee County, along with creating an inclusive support system to assist individuals in moving their idea, product, or business forward. If …

Launch of Hummer Raffle to Benefit Hasselbring Senior Center

HASSELBRING SENIOR CENTER TO RAFFLE OFF 2007 HUMMER H3 Proceeds to Fund Important Community Programming (Flint, Mich.) – One lucky winner will ride away in style in a 2007 Hummer H3 as part of a fundraiser for the Hasselbring Senior Center. The black four-door four-wheel drive vehicle was donated to Hasselbring Senior Center with the …

Neighborhood Engagement Hub: Open Positions

Good morning all, The Neighborhood Engagement Hub currently has the following positions open and the final position listed is expected to open in the late spring. Please pass along to anyone you think may be interested. Descriptions are also attached. Finance and Project Coordinator Timeline of placement: Open for Immediate Placement Full time with health …

Request for Proposal – Flint Kids Fund

Request for Proposal Application Deadline: February 1, 2021 Since 2016, the Flint Kids Fund has invested over $11 million in programs aimed to address and mitigate the impact of lead poisoning and trauma suffered by many children in Flint. The 20-year fund supports programs and services that focus on the long-term health and development needs of our children. …

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