Monthly Archive:: July 2017

edible flint Food Garden Tour

Yes, space is still available! The edible flint Food Garden Tour is this Wednesday, July 26th beginning at The Flint Farmers’ Market. Tour check-in at 4:30 p.m. Departure at 5:00 p.m. $10 donation accepted.

NEH highlighted in FlintSide

If you know anyone or any group that deserves some recognition, let me know and I will be more than happy to pass it along to FlintSide. Click here to read the article. Carma Lewis, President Flint Neighborhoods United 3216 M. L. King Ave., Flint, MI 48505 Phone: 810.620.0078

Healthy Homes Presentation

For those that want their homes tested for lead, this is the program for you. Testing MORE than plumbing, paint and soil included. Yes, it’s all inclusive.

Genesse County Maternal Child Health Network August Meeting Dates

We are nearing the final months of the 2017 Maternal & Child Health Community Needs Assessment and a lot of important work will be completed during these months. Please see below for information on the next two Genesee County Maternal Child Health Network meetings where we will be identifying themes and strategic issues based upon collected data …

The Tendaji Talks Year 2 Begins August 8

FLINT – March 10, 2017 – The Tendaji Talks, sponsored by Flint’s Neighborhoods Without Borders (NWOB), to commemorate the life and contributions of Tendaji W. Ganges, who died in 2015, continues into its second year of discussions on systemic racism in Flint August 8. Spoken word artist, author and teacher Traci Curie will facilitate a …

Proposed Charter Question and Answer Sessions

FLINT, MI – The committee behind Flint’s newest charter proposal is holding community meetings to answer questions on its updates to the 43-year-old document. The Flint Charter Review Commission will host four informational meetings over the next month to explain its proposed changes to the charter on Flint primary ballots Aug. 8. All meetings will …

Apply TODAY to serve with AmeriCorps in Flint and Genesee County

AmeriCorps is an opportunity for anyone age 18+ to help the Flint and Genesee County community, while earning a living stipend and an education award ($5,800 to be used to pay off student loans or offset education costs). Members can use their passion for helping others to teach kids to read, provide enriching extracurricular activities, …

Movies Under the Stars – Grease on July 14 – Crossroads Village

Flint, Mich.–  Communities First, Inc.’s 4th annual  Movies Under the Stars outdoor summer film series is scheduled to screen the film “Grease” on July 14, 2017 at Crossroads Village (6140 Bray Rd., Flint). After conducting a survey at last year’s Movies Under the Stars, it was highly requested that a movie be hosted for a more adult …

Flint Charter Ballot Fund Raiser

The new Flint City Charter is done and it goes to the voter on August 8th.  We have moved into campaign mode and are seeking financial assistance to inform Flint voters about the new charter. We are holding a fund raiser on July 11th, 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the White Horse Tavern 621 W. Court …

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