A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.
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Carol Pongrac

Things To Do: July 2-8

Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm. Celebrations Events Attractions Art & Culture Entertainment Shopping Dining with Evening Entertainment Nightlife Download PDF Independence Day Celebrations Wednesday, July 4: “Clio Family Fun Day” at Clio City…

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Lunch Hour Workout: Group Fitness in Flint & Genesee

Whether it’s taking the stairs, scheduling walking meetings or stretching at your desk, there are many ways to sneak in a workout throughout the day. For professionals who prefer a bit more structure to their exercise regime, there are a variety of fitness facilities in Genesee County. Why not try…

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5 Steps to Start Up

The Innovation Incubator at the University of Michigan-Flint and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) have teamed up to offer a free intensive bootcamp to help entrepreneurs prepare a solid foundation for success. “5 Steps to Start Up” is designed for businesses at any stage. A kickoff…

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PTAC Certification Series

Some government contracts are set aside for certain businesses with special certifications, such as woman-owned, small disadvantaged businesses and veteran-owned. The Region 6 PTAC’s Certification Series can help small businesses obtain the appropriate documentation to compete for these federal…

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Matt Miller, Co-Owner, Miller Industries

When it comes to managing employees at Miller Industries – the Fenton-based holding company behind Performance Fabricating, FlexAir and MiReps – Matt Miller looks no further than his four children for inspiration. “If I don’t want to miss my kids’ activities, I know my employees don’t want to miss…

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Shannon Easter White, FUNchitecture

FUNchitecture has an office inside Flint’s Plaza One building on Court Street, but owner Shannon Easter White prefers to leave her desk behind for meetings. Today, she’s had two appointments at the Flint Farmers’ Market, which has its perks. For one, it’s an effective way to showcase her work…

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Dan Crannie, Signs by Crannie

When asked to identify his proudest moment as a business owner, Dan Crannie has a difficult time pinpointing one particular project. After all, since launching in 1985, Signs by Crannie has become one of the state’s largest sign makers, with a sister site in Florida and a portfolio boasting…

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Dwayne and Sonyita Clemons, Total Life Prosperity

Dwayne and Sonyita Clemons first met a few years ago through work. They were representing different organizations at a church health fair, and after stopping by Dwayne’s table, Sonyita set up a business meeting with him to discuss potential collaborative opportunities. “We went to lunch, and then…

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