Chris Frye

April 2022FamilyMichigan
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers

Gov. Whitmer Announces Grants to Deliver $1,000 Bonuses to Childcare Professionals and Resources to Childcare Providers

Applications open for the bipartisan $365 million grant program to support childcare businesses and deliver $1,000 bonuses to thousands of childcare professionals.  Governor Gretchen Whitmer announced the launch of the second round of the Child Care Stabilization...

April 2022Community InfoGardening
Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!
Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!

Gardener’s Corners on King June 10 and 11 – Place Your Order For Vegetables & Flowers NOW!

King Avenue PLUS invites you to plan your garden, or your front steps, or your flower beds to choose vegetables and to get great ideas. TWO days for this “work.”  On June 10th, vegetables and flowers will be for sale on East McClellan just off Martin Luther King...

City of FlintCommunity InfoMarch 2022
Governor Whitmer
Governor Whitmer Launches Program for Michigan Homeowners Experiencing Hardships 

Governor Whitmer Launches Program for Michigan Homeowners Experiencing Hardships 

The Michigan Homeowner Assistance Fund expected to help over 8,300 homeowners keep their homes Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan State Housing Development Authority (MSHDA) have launched a new program to aid homeowners with additional financial support to...

Community InfoCOVID-19February 2022
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Urges Michiganders to Claim Free COVID-19 Tests Shipped directly to you home.

Governor Urges Michiganders to Claim Free COVID-19 Tests Shipped directly to you home.

Gov. Whitmer urged Michiganders to take advantage of the federal government’s free COVID-19 testing program. At-home, rapid COVID-19 tests are available for free at COVIDTests.gov, with every household eligible for four free tests that will be shipped directly to...

January 2022Michigan
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Signs Bills Keeping Kids Safe in School, Lowering Housing Costs for Michiganders, Cutting Taxes

Governor Signs Bills Keeping Kids Safe in School, Lowering Housing Costs for Michiganders, Cutting Taxes

Nearly $1 billion supplemental includes COVID testing for kids, rental assistance for families, safe water for communities, advocacy for nursing home residents, funds for law enforcement Recently, Governor Gretchen Whitmer signed HB 4398, a nearly $1 billion...

December 2021Michigan
Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship
Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship

Michigan Civil Rights Commission Passes Resolution in Support of Academic Freedom and Opposition to Censorship

At their recent meeting the Michigan Civil Rights Commission passed a resolution calling for academic freedom and opposition to censorship in Michigan’s public schools. “Students have the right to a complete, accurate and truthful education, especially on issues...

December 2021Michigan
Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint
Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint

Gov. Whitmer Announces Michigan Strategic Fund Support for Allegiant Air’s New aircraft and Crew Base at Bishop Airport, 88 new jobs in Flint

Governor Gretchen Whitmer joined the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) recently to announce Michigan Strategic Fund support for Allegiant’s forthcoming operational base at Flint Bishop International Airport. Allegiant, which serves more than 130...

City of FlintCommunity InfoNovember 2021
Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint
Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Michael Jordan & Jordan Brand Announce Grant to Community Foundation of Greater Flint

The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) announces that it has been selected as an inaugural recipient of a Community Grant from Michael Jordan and the Jordan Brand as part of its Black Community Commitment Grant Program. Funding will be dedicated to the...

City of FlintNovember 2021UM-Flint
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grant to UM-Flint to Support Over 300 Jobs and $10.4 Million Investment in Flint
Gov. Whitmer Announces Grant to UM-Flint to Support Over 300 Jobs and $10.4 Million Investment in Flint

Gov. Whitmer Announces Grant to UM-Flint to Support Over 300 Jobs and $10.4 Million Investment in Flint

Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently announced that the U.S. Secretary of Commerce's Economic Development Administration (EDA) is awarding a $3.8 million CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant to the University of Michigan-Flint, to construct the university’s new...

August 2021Recipes
3 Bean Salad
3 Bean Salad

3 Bean Salad

Boil in salted water to cover until tender but still slightly crunchy (2 minutes) 1 cup ½ inch pieces green beans 1 cup ½ inch pieces yellow wax beans Drain and place in a large bowl.  Add and stir together: 16 ounce can kidney beans, rinsed and drained ½ cup...

FamilyJuly 2021Michigan
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments
Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Gov. Whitmer Urges Parents to File a Federal Income Tax Return or Use Non-Filer Sign up Portal to Receive Child Tax Credit Payments

Recently Gov. Gretchen Whitmer urged parents to file a federal income tax return if they haven’t yet done so, or use the Non-Filer Sign-up Tool in order to be eligible for federal Child Tax Credit payments. Payments to begin July 15 and will not affect public...

Community InfoJune 2021Michigan
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet
Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Lt. Governor Gilchrist Announces Federal Program to Lower Cost of High-Speed Internet

Residents are eligible to receive discounts on internet service and devices. Lt. Gilchrist II and the Connecting Michigan Taskforce are encouraging Michigan families to sign up for a new federal program to help lower the cost of high speed internet service, which...

April 2021Community InfoGardening
Hoop Dreams
Hoop Dreams

Hoop Dreams

What would March be like (Yes, I know this is the April edition) without a story about hoops? (Stay with me here…) But I’m not talking about basketball. I’m talking about hoop houses! You’ve seen them all over town. Perhaps a neighbor has one and you thought how...

April 2021Community InfoLiteracy and Education
Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids
Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids

Over 200,000 Books distributed through Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library to Flint Kids

The water crisis and the pandemic have changed so many things in life, but if your child is enrolled in Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library, the program for children from birth to their 5th birthday, the monthly arrival of a book in the mailbox is one thing Flint...

April 2021City of FlintCommunity Info
Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!
Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!

Coming Soon To a Location Near You! The Best Part is That YOU Get to Help Choose Where!

Last year at this time the Community Foundation of Greater Flint graced us with a grant to help with this newspaper. Then Covid 19 hit and it became necessary to amend the grant request because, suddenly, many of our distribution points were closed and many remain...

City of FlintCommunity InfoMarch 2021
Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits
Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits

Flint Lead Free 2021 Report Highlights Positive Trends and over $53M in Economic Benefits

Flint Lead Free has released its 2021 report with the goal of sharing the widespread community efforts to reduce lead exposure, highlighting progress from new investments and partnerships, and demonstrating the positive impact on the Flint community. A workgroup of...

JobsMarch 2021
City of Flint Jobs
City of Flint Jobs

City of Flint Jobs

YOU Can Make a Difference in YOUR Hometown! Police Officer-Full Time Police Officer-Part Time Police Officer-Recruit Traffic Safety Maintainer Utilities Instrumentation Technician Utilities Instrumentation Trainee Job Descriptions, Qualifications, Salary Structure,...

January 2021Michigan
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks
Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

Governor Signs $106 Million Relief Bill & Bills Extending Unemployment Benefits to 26 Weeks

On Tuesday, December 29, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed the bipartisan relief bill that the Michigan legislature passed after she urged them to provide support for Michigan families, frontline workers, and small businesses. The relief bill includes $55 million to...

Community InfoJanuary 2021
Pitch for $K
Pitch for $K

Pitch for $K

Pitch For $K is designed to foster the entrepreneur mindset in Flint & Genesee County, along with creating an inclusive support system to assist individuals in moving their idea, product, or business forward. If you have an idea for a business or product, we...

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