SVSU students to help homeless women and children through 2017 Battle of the Valleys

SVSU students to help homeless women and children through 2017 Battle of the Valleys

Saginaw Valley State University students will direct their passion for supporting the community by raising funds for an organization that helps homeless women with children during the 15th annual “Battle of the Valleys” fundraising competition. SVSU students will raise funds for The Mustard Seed when they compete against their rivals...

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Democratic candidates vying to be Michigan’s governor are set to debate in Flint

Democratic candidates vying to be Michigan’s governor are set to debate in Flint

FLINT, MI — Four Democratic candidates for governor of Michigan are expected to participate in a Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, debate at the University of Michigan Flint’s Harding Mott University Center in the Kiva room starting at 5:30 p.m. Candidates Bill Cobbs, Dr. Abdul El-Sayed, Shri Thanedar and Gretchen Whitmer...

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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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Covenant HealthCare Named 2017 Most Wired

Covenant HealthCare Named 2017 Most Wired

Technology is making it easier for patients and providers to interact, thus improving communication, safety, and patient-provider relationships. New tools are helping patients become more actively involved in their care and maintaining their health, according to results of the 19th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey, released today by the...

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Saginaw Valley State University graduate secures future with The Dow Chemical Company

Saginaw Valley State University graduate secures future with The Dow Chemical Company

As a future accounting asset to The Dow Chemical Company, Kevin Finley crossed the graduation stage in May 2017 with excitement and a firm sense of purpose after five years at Saginaw Valley State University. The Flint native has replaced childhood scars with an ever-present smile, having learned many valuable lessons inside and outside the classroom. “In leadership and...

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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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