Hundreds attend free Kids Festival in downtown Saginaw

Hundreds attend free Kids Festival in downtown Saginaw

On Saturday, August 26, KMS Creative Group partnered with Women of Colors and The Michigan Banner to host the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Bay Kids Fest. The festival took place in the empty lot across the street from Michigan Works and TV5 in downtown Saginaw. Hundreds of kids attended the...

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Flint Health Events Happening in August

Flint Health Events Happening in August

C.A.R.E. Summit The next Greater Flint Community Advocate Resource Empowerment (C.A.R.E.) Summit will be held on August 30th at Foss Avenue Baptist Church (1159 E. Foss Ave.) from 8:30-3:30 p.m. All Community Workers are invited to attend this FREE event focused on empowering individuals who engage with the community. The...

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Saginaw Spirit names Troy Smith Head Coach

Saginaw Spirit names Troy Smith Head Coach

SAGINAW, Mich. – General Manager Dave Drinkill announced Monday the Saginaw Spirit have hired Troy Smith as the team’s eighth Head Coach in franchise history. “We are very pleased to announce that Troy Smith will be taking over as the next Head Coach of the Saginaw Spirit,” said Drinkill. “When...

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KMS Creative Group to host Kids Fest featuring free school supplies and family fun

KMS Creative Group to host Kids Fest featuring free school supplies and family fun

On Saturday, August 26, 2017, from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm, KMS Creative Group will host the 3rd Annual Great Lakes Bay Kids Fest. This year’s festivities will take place in the large empty lot across the street from TV5 and Michigan Works. KMS has hosted this free, family event...

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Celebrating 25 years of service with Kathy Conklin

Celebrating 25 years of service with Kathy Conklin

Kathy Conklin is celebrating her 25 years of service as the executive director of the Saginaw County Business & Education Partnership (SCBEP). During Kathy’s tenure, the SCBEP has established breakthrough approaches to workforce development. Kathy is a founding member and administrator of the Great Lakes Bay Employer Resource Network with...

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Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission Launches Back-to-School Backpack Program

Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission Launches Back-to-School Backpack Program

The Michigan Hispanic Latino Commission (HLCOM), led by new Executive Director Felipe Lopez-Sustaita, is launching a Back-to-School Backpack initiative to help children in the Hispanic/Latino community be prepared for the coming school year. The program aims to gather 500 backpacks with supplies for children in the areas of Lansing, Flint...

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Stars to Test Run New Route System, Offering Free Rides Saturday

Stars to Test Run New Route System, Offering Free Rides Saturday

Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services (STARS) is on track to implement a new bus route system on Monday, August 21 and are asking residents to help test the new system. On Saturday, August 12, from 2 to 6 p.m., STARS will test the new system – and the rides are...

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New STARS program will allow riders to schedule transportation ahead of time

New STARS program will allow riders to schedule transportation ahead of time

Saginaw, Mich. –  Saginaw Transit Authority Regional Services (STARS) will hold a July 21 press conference to announce their new 24/7 transit Dial-A-Ride service called “STARS Express” beginning July 23, 2017. The new program will allow riders to schedule trips in advance by calling (989) 907-4040. The fare for the...

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UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

UM-Flint Presents Awards to 11 Flint Entrepreneurs 

Flint, MI – The University of Michigan-Flint’s University Outreach has announced winners of an entrepreneurship competition held June 24 in Flint. The competition was part of a celebration held at Berston Field House, to mark the culmination of four business boot camps held in Flint from February through June 2017. A...

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Flint-based nonprofit partners to bring free movie event to Saginaw

Flint-based nonprofit partners to bring free movie event to Saginaw

Flint based non-profit, Communities First, Inc. is bringing the popular Movies Under the Stars summer film series to Saginaw!!! The kickoff is scheduled for Friday, July 21, 2017 and the film is Finding Dory. All films will be screened at Huntington Event Park  locatd at 300 Johnson St., Saginaw –...

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