Unique program helps preserve home ownership in Detroit

Unique program helps preserve home ownership in Detroit

DETROIT, Mich. –Wayne County Treasurer’s office announced a number of donations that will help taxpayers save their home from proerty foreclosure. “Our office has worked diligently to educate the public about ways to avoid property tax foreclosure. Recently, we had over 2,700 people in owner occupied properties that owed less...

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Prentis Edwards Jr. named to Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court

Prentis Edwards Jr. named to Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court

LANSING, Mich. – Gov. Rick Snyder today announced the appointment of Prentis Edwards Jr. to the Wayne County 3rd Circuit Court. “At every stage of Judge Edwards’ career, he has been recognized for his skills and leadership,” Snyder said. “I have every confidence he will continue his stellar service as a new judge...

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Fifteen Years Brings Change, Expansion for The Michigan Banner

Fifteen Years Brings Change, Expansion for The Michigan Banner

The phrase ‘it takes a village’ may be cliché’ but it is true. It takes a village to building a community. It takes a village to help that community continue the path of economic development and success, productivity and sustaining an overall healthy quality of life for those in that...

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Flint Nonprofit Leader Becomes Youngest Board Chair of Statewide Organization

Flint Nonprofit Leader Becomes Youngest Board Chair of Statewide Organization

FLINT, MI — Glenn Wilson, President and CEO of Communities First, Inc. was recently elected to the role of board chair for the Community Economic Development Association of Michigan (CEDAM). Prior to becoming board chair, he served as a board member and secretary for the statewide organization.  Glenn’s experience in...

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AT&T Contributes $1 Million to the National Museum for African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

AT&T Contributes $1 Million to the National Museum for African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

AT&T is giving $1 million to the National Museum for African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C. The contribution qualifies AT&T as a Founding Donor. The museum opens to the public on Sept. 24 on the National Mall. It will tell the full story of African Americans through...

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Covenant HealthCare Hosting Events to Benefit United Way Campaign

Covenant HealthCare Hosting Events to Benefit United Way Campaign

As a Pacesetter organization for the United Way of Saginaw County Campaign, Covenant HealthCare is setting the speed for this year’s United Way Campaign. Last year, Covenant employees personally donated more than $75,000 in pledges to the United Way and their designated agencies. For this year’s campaign, Covenant HealthCare wanted...

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SCF Awards $25,000 Grant and More at 2016 Annual Celebration

SCF Awards $25,000 Grant and More at 2016 Annual Celebration

Saginaw, Mich. – The Saginaw Community Foundation hosted its 2016 Annual Celebration on Monday, June 13 at New Beginnings Enrichment Center, 2609 E. Genesee Ave., Saginaw. An estimated crowd of 235 people were in attendance. During this year’s celebration, Saginaw Community Foundation announced the 2016 Community Improvement Initiative grant recipient....

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Chicken BBQ Supports Local Youth

Chicken BBQ Supports Local Youth

BAY CITY, MI – Come out to Bay City’s Vet’s Park Sunday, August 7th (11am – 6pm) for the food, music & fun of The Nathan Weidner Foundation’s 20th Annual Chicken BBQ! Chicken dinners are $10 each, children 6 & under eat free. Funds raised during the event support the...

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Rep. Guerra Applauds Funding to Keep Buena Vista SOS Open

Rep. Guerra Applauds Funding to Keep Buena Vista SOS Open

LANSING — State Representative Vanessa Guerra (D-Saginaw) is pleased the Buena Vista Township Secretary of State office will remain open, as funding was retained for the location in the budget conference committee. The Buena Vista Township location is within one of two townships in the state still covered under Section...

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The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

The Newest Animals Leaping in The Children’s Zoo at Celebration Square

Harley and Nigel, two eastern grey kangaroos, have joined Andre and Nikki “down under” in our Kangaroo Walkabout. This is not the first time Harley and Andre have met, as the two of them are brothers who lived together before Andre moved here last year. Each member of the little...

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