News Brief:  Dental health summit Friday to explore water crisis impact, other oral health topics
Jun10

News Brief: Dental health summit Friday to explore water crisis impact, other oral health topics

Maternal and infant oral health, water fluoridation, health conditions cause by poor oral health and the impact of the Flint water crisis are among topics to be covered Friday at the 2019 Michigan Central Area Oral Health Summit for the Genesee County Area. The event, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mott Community College Event Center, is free and open to the public, including medical and dental professionals. Co-sponsors of the...

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News Brief: Genesee Health Plan to offer bus passes, Your Ride vouchers through Rotary grant
May30

News Brief: Genesee Health Plan to offer bus passes, Your Ride vouchers through Rotary grant

A $1,000 grant from the Rotary Club of Greater Flint Sunrise can go a long way in helping students and families in Flint get access to needed resources. The recent award to the Genesee Health Plan’s “Riding Above Barriers” programs will provide MTA bus passes and Your Ride vouchers to families within the Flint Community School District. The program will help reduce transportation barriers and improve access to...

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News Brief:  Eighth graders invited to open house, school year prep Thursday at Southwestern
May29

News Brief: Eighth graders invited to open house, school year prep Thursday at Southwestern

Eighth grade students and their families from Flint and surrounding areas are invited to prepare for the upcoming school year at “Journey Into 2020,”  an open house from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, May 30 at Southwestern Classical Academy, 1420 W. 12th St., Flint. According to a release from the Flint Community School district, the school is “focused on higher expectations—for students, teachers, families and staff—in year ahead,”...

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News Brief:  Aspiring photographers offered chance to network, learn from pros
May27

News Brief: Aspiring photographers offered chance to network, learn from pros

Three award-winning commercial photographers will be available to network and talk with aspiring photographers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. June 13 at Foster Coffee Company at the Ferris Wheel, 615 S. Saginaw St. in downtown Flint. Khalid Ibrahim, Leigh Ann Cobb and Marek Dziekonski will share stories about how they entered their field, why they love what they do, and offer insights on furthering creative careers, according to Heather Kale,...

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EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem
May06

EVM staffer, poet Jeffery L Carey Jr launches new book Saturday at Totem

By Jan Worth-Nelson Jeffery L Carey Jr, a poet, artist, and staff writer at East Village Magazine, launches his fifth book of poetry, Estranged Union, at a reading and signing from 3-5 p.m. Saturday, May 11 at Totem Books, 620 W. Court St. Carey said each purchase of the book will include a discount at the Totem Cafe. The book has a specific and historically significant format. Written in the classic “haibun” style of...

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International and U.S. residents invited to socialize, mingle at May 2 coffee hour
Apr20

International and U.S. residents invited to socialize, mingle at May 2 coffee hour

The International Center of Greater Flint (ICGF) has scheduled an “international coffee hour” for international and U.S. residents to socialize and mingle. The free event, open to the community, is set for 5-7 p.m. May 2 at Totem Books, 620 W. Court St. More information is available at ICGFlint.org. –EVM Staff  

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