Green Life Community Forum

Communities First, Inc. Encourages Residents to Spring Into Green with Green Life Community Forum

FLINT, Michigan (3/27/2018) Communities First, Inc.’s (CFI) Green Life community education program will host its community forum on Saturday, April 21 from 11:00am to 2:00pm. This event will be held at Sloan Museum (1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint, Michigan 48503). The Community Forum is open to any resident in Flint and Genesee County that is interested in using green practices. Residents that want to live a more earth friendly lifestyle, save money and positively impact our community by adopting green practices are encouraged to attend.

Topics and presenting organizations for the Green Life Community Forum include:

  • Why Green Products Make $ense – Shaklee
  • Funding Energy Upgrades – Michigan Saves
  • Eco-Friendly Make and Takes – Communities First, Inc.
  • Upcycling 101: Trash to Treasure – Communities First, Inc.
  • Energy Efficiency in Your Home – Consumers Energy
  • Step Up for Your Community and Your Health – Communities First, Inc.
  • The Lorax says, “Love the Earth” – Communities First, Inc.
  • Flint Riverfront Restoration Project – Genesee County Parks

“This forum allows Communities First, Inc. to extend the reach of Green Life programming to businesses. We are pulling important partners together to set a positive example through our collective actions, while lowering operating costs and promoting a healthier work environment for employees. Sustainability is a three-pronged approach which addresses social, economic and environmental impacts and this forum touches on each of these components.” said Glenn Wilson, President and CEO of Communities First, Inc.

The event is free, lunch will be provided to those who register by April 16 by visiting

About Communities First, Inc.
Communities First, Inc. is a Flint based nonprofit community development corporation which was founded in 2010. The priorities of CFI are affordable housing, economic development, green programs and quality of life programs. CFI is committed to building sustainable, equitable communities in distressed areas. The organization is the developer of Oak Street Senior Apartments, Swayze Court, etc.

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