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

Momentum continues with opening of Capitol Theatre

If you walk down the streets of downtown Flint, you can feel the momentum that is fueling the revitalization of the area. Tim Herman, CEO Just this past week – after nearly 20 years – the historic Capitol Theatre opened and a ceremonial program and ribbon-cutting was held as a crowd of nearly 800…

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Talent, Infrastructure Fuel the Rebirth of Flint

Galvanized by crisis, community leaders embark on a mission to bring Genesee County back to its roots as a hub for innovation. The story of Diplomat Pharmacy Inc. is in many ways the story of Flint, Michigan. Established as a corner drugstore half a century ago, Diplomat today is a thriving…

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Leadership Reads - Retail

Check out these articles that may prove helpful as you run your business, provide leadership tips and strategies or spur creativity in your organization. The articles were selected from a variety of publications and websites such as Fortune, Inc., Fast Company, New York Times and Wall Street…

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Leadership Reads – Hiring

Check out these articles that may prove helpful as you run your business, provide leadership tips and strategies or spur creativity in your organization. The articles were selected from a variety of publications and websites such as Fortune, Inc., Fast Company, New York Times and Wall Street…

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Leadership Reads - Flintside

Flintside is a new online news magazine based in Flint. Flintside is about what unites us. It is about all neighborhoods and all people. It's about the change-makers and problem-solvers. To read the first issue, click here…

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The Business of Moving Flint Forward

Earlier this month, during the Crain’s Detroit Business Newsmaker event, Detroit Pistons Owner Tom Gores received an award and afterward was asked what’s next for Flint. His response generated multiple news headlines. Mr. Gores, who is a native of Flint and a great supporter of our community, said…

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February Housing Sales Report for Flint & Genesee

Residential sales in Flint & Genesee were down nearly 6 percent in February 2017 from the same period last year, according to the East Central Association of REALTORS®. There were 309 homes sold last month compared to 328 in February 2016. Meanwhile, the average sales price of homes sold last month…

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