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MOTT NEXT Alternate Spring Break at MCC

FLINT — MOTT NEXT will host an Alternate Spring Break for students in 7th through 9th grade March 27, 28 and 29 on the Mott Community College (MCC) main campus in Flint, at the MCC Workforce Development Wagner Building at 709 N. Saginaw Street in Flint, and at the Southern Lakes Branch Center in Fenton. MOTT NEXT Alternate Spring Break […]

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Bay Region to host state long-range plan visioning session FLINT — The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) is developing a new state long-range transportation plan (SLRTP), known as Michigan Mobility 2045 (MM 2045), that will establish a vision and priorities for transportation in Michigan for 25 years. The MDOT Bay Region is hosting two meetings in a series of in-person […]

MCC Board of Trustees elects new officers

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Board of Trustees elected new officers at their Feb. 25 organizational meeting, in addition to swearing in one new and two re-elected board members. The organizational meeting is held every two years for the purpose of swearing in new Trustees, electing officers and assigning committee membership. Newly elected Board member Andrew Everman, of […]

Second Annual Healthy Flint research symposium

FLINT — Three universities, two community partners, one mission: improving health outcomes in Flint, Michigan. Michigan State University, the University of Michigan-Flint, the University of Michigan, the Community Based Organization Partners, and the National Center for African American Health Consciousness form the Healthy Flint Research Coordinating Center (HFRCC). The HFRCC is hosting its second annual Healthy Flint Research Symposium on […]

Genesee County Parks Will Host Second Job Fair Next Thursday

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Parks is set to host another job fair as they continue their search for hundreds of new team members. In preparation for the upcoming summer season, the organization is looking to hire more than 200 people, many of whom will be able to participate in on-the-spot interviews at the job fair next week. Hosted on […]

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Second round of Innovation Grants open for businesses, educational partnerships LANSING — Businesses and educational institutions have another chance to address Michigan’s growing talent gap and increase postsecondary credential attainment by applying for the second round of Innovation Grants. Talent and Economic Development Department of Michigan (Ted) and Michigan Department of Education announced the second round of Innovation Grants aimed […]

Job opportunities in Flint & Genesee


We’re only two months into 2019, and I can already tell it’s going to be a good year for job seekers. As businesses continue to open and expand in our region, the demand for talent is a constant topic of discussion at the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. Off the top of my head, I can think of at […]

Financial Plus giving away a $1,500 Classroom Makeover

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union is bringing back their award winning FPCU Love’s Teachers Classroom Giveaway. They want to provide two deserving and hardworking teachers, one in Genesee County and one in Saginaw County, with a classroom makeover worth $1,500 each. This one-of-a kind opportunity will help enhance and improve the winning teachers’ classroom. In 2018, Financial Plus received […]

Bowling fundraiser to benefit PAWS Animal Rescue

FLINT — PAWS Animal Rescue will host its annual PAWS Bowling Fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 15 at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Road. Entry fee is $20 per person. Each team will receive two games of bowling, shoe rental, a pitcher of pop and pizza. Participants also will have opportunities to win door prizes and participate in contests. […]

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Benefits of having a family physician recognized during Family Medicine Week LANSING — Research shows adults and children with a family physician as their regular source of care have lower annual costs of care, visit the doctor less, are prescribed fewer medications and report less difficulty accessing care. To highlight family physicians’ dedication to providing high quality, patient-centered primary care […]


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