Humanity in Harmony festival returns Saturday Oct. 19
Oct13

Humanity in Harmony festival returns Saturday Oct. 19

By Jan Worth-Nelson The seventh annual Humanity in Harmony Music Festival featuring a quartet of four varied acts is set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 at the Flint Institute of Music’s MacArthur Recital Hall.  The event is sponsored by the Flint Jewish Federation. The festival also offers a free master class in jazz performance at 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17  followed by a free Meg Okura concert at 7 p.m., as a part of The FIM’s...

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Zoning code update progress, small business grants featured at FNU
Oct08

Zoning code update progress, small business grants featured at FNU

By Luther Houle “You guys are definitely the heroes. You don’t get paid for this,” said Glenn Wilson Saturday morning Oct. 5 at the Flint Public Library. “A breakfast is just something to say thank you to you guys, and keep up the hard work!” Wilson, president of Communities First, Inc., a non-profit community development corporation, provided the Flint Neighborhoods United (FNU) monthly meeting with a full breakfast buffet.  Wilson...

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Drive-through flu shots, water giveaway available Friday at Genesee Health Plan office
Oct07

Drive-through flu shots, water giveaway available Friday at Genesee Health Plan office

By Jan Worth-Nelson Area residents can get flu shots without even leaving their cars from 3-6 p.m. Friday at the Genesee Health Plan (GHP) office, 2171 S. Linden Rd., Flint. “Attendees can drive through one of our garage service bays, roll down their window and roll up their sleeve to receive their flu shot,” said GHP President and CEO Jim Milanowski. The event also features a host of other health-related services and a water...

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Access to health care gets assist from federal grant to Genesee Health Plan
Oct04

Access to health care gets assist from federal grant to Genesee Health Plan

By Jan Worth-Nelson The Genesee Health Plan (GHP),  a nonprofit health care organization that provides basic health services to uninsured Genesee County residents, has received a $92,988 federal grant to help people enroll in health care coverage. The one year grant, from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, will supply about a third of the costs of a $300,000 program called “Get it, Know it, Use it, Keep it,”...

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News Brief: City Hall closed Monday;  trash delayed one day next week
Aug30

News Brief: City Hall closed Monday; trash delayed one day next week

  Flint City Hall will be closed Monday, Sept. 2 for the Labor Day holiday,   It will reopen at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 3, according to the City’s public information officer Candice Mushatt. Because of the holiday, trash pickup will be delayed by one day next week. –EVM Staff  

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Zero Mass Water/Pierce Park proposal presentation cancelled for tonight
Aug22

Zero Mass Water/Pierce Park proposal presentation cancelled for tonight

Sherry Hayden, vice president of the College Cultural Neighborhood Association, has just issued this notice: “A special meeting of the CCNA regarding the proposed use of Pierce Park Golf Course on Thursday, Aug. 22, 7-9 pm has been cancelled. “The Director of Zero Mass Water, Colin Goddard, called last night to say that over the past couple days he has spoken with several members of the community, learned about some use...

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