Michigan Dental Association Foundation to offer free dental services in Flint over 2-day event
May20

Michigan Dental Association Foundation to offer free dental services in Flint over 2-day event

By Canisha Bell The Michigan Dental Association Foundation (MDA) plans to bring hundreds of dentists and dental staff volunteers together on June 14 and 15 to provide free services to thousands of patients at Flint’s Dort Financial Center. The program, known as Mission of Mercy, is a collaborative effort to offer free dental care to all, regardless of income or residency status, and organizers are expecting to provide an...

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Flint Farmers’ Market pavilion to open this Saturday
May10

Flint Farmers’ Market pavilion to open this Saturday

By EVM Staff The Flint Farmers’ Market is ready to celebrate spring with the opening of its outdoor pavilion this weekend. Market Manager Karianne Martus said the pavilion’s opening day on Saturday, May 11, promises over a dozen vendors offering flowers, vintage clothing, baked goods, and produce, with additional vendors joining the outdoor ranks as spring turns to summer. “More will be coming by mid-June,” she explained, citing...

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City of Flint Service Center to host free estate planning event
Apr26

City of Flint Service Center to host free estate planning event

By EVM Staff The City of Flint will host a free informational presentation for residents on estate planning, wills, and end-of-life planning at the city’s new service center at 2 p.m. on May 1, 2024. The free three-hour presentation, happening in partnership with the Mallory, VanDyne & Scott (MVS) Bar Association, will cover topics such as selecting beneficiaries and a personal representative, powers of attorney, selecting...

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Mott Community College to host Flint, Genesee County housing crisis summit
Apr11

Mott Community College to host Flint, Genesee County housing crisis summit

By EVM Staff Mott Community College (MCC) will host a day of discussion on Flint and Genesee County’s housing crisis with a “Housing Summit 2.0” event Thursday, April 18, 2024 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The summit will take place in college’s event center on its main campus in Flint, Mich. The conference comes at a time when Genesee County is 7,000 units short of its needed affordable housing, or housing...

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Flint City Council now has ‘official’ YouTube channel
Apr08

Flint City Council now has ‘official’ YouTube channel

By Kate Stockrahm Flint City Clerk Davina Donahue has shared a new way to watch Flint City Council meetings: an official YouTube channel. “I am happy to announce the formal launch of the Flint City Council’s YouTube Channel: Official Flint City Council,” Donahue said in a press release on April 3, 2024. “All meetings of the City Council will be broadcast live on this channel.” When reached for further comment, Donahue told East...

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Nominating petitions now available for 1st Ward Flint City Council seat
Mar27

Nominating petitions now available for 1st Ward Flint City Council seat

By EVM Staff Nominating petitions for the 1st Ward Flint City Council election are now available, Flint City Clerk Davina Donahue announced in a press release on March 27, 2024. The petitions can be picked up from the City Clerk’s Office from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the exception of March 29, when City Hall will be closed from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. in observance of Easter. Petitions are due back to the clerk by...

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