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Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2023

Michigan Live 08 Feb 2023
FLINT – The Greater Flint African American Sports Hall of Fame introduced its class of 2023 Tuesday at the Flint Public Library ... Embry helped Flint Central win back-to-back Class A state championships in 1981 and 1982 ... Torbert is one of the most decorated high school basketball players in Flint-area history.
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Flint Southern Aires, Rosa Warner-Jones coming to Oaks Tuesday

The Monroe News 05 Feb 2023
The local Blues Concert Series continues Tuesday with a gospel soloist and gospel music by the Flint Southern Aires ... “The Flint Southern Aires follows in the hard-charging gospel tradition of Southern-based groups like the Canton Spirituals and the Williams Brothers but with an urban flavor,” the library system said.
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Gather, Shop & Sled in New Troy Feb. 11

Harbor Country News 02 Feb 2023
The Three Oaks Township Public Library and Paws for Humanity invite children (and book lovers and dog lovers of all ages) to Read with Hazel at the Library ... Hazel will be at the library on the following Thursdays from 2.30 to 4 p.m ... For more information, call the library at 269-756-5621 ... at the Three Oaks Township Public Library.
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Here are 8 ways to celebrate Black History Month in Flint

Michigan Live 01 Feb 2023
FLINT, MI – Black History Month will be filled with cultural enrichment activities in Flint this year. From new art exhibitions that showcase Black culture to an African American film series, there will be plenty of ways for Flint and Genesee County residents to get involved this February ... 9 at the Flint Institute of Arts ... in Flint Township.
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Toledo band opens library's Blues Concert Series Tuesday

The Monroe News 29 Jan 2023
Tuesday at the South Rockwood Branch of the Monroe County Library System, 5676 Carleton-Rockwood Road. The Black History Month Blues Concert Series and next month’s Big Gig are sponsored by the library system, Monroe County Community College and a local Blues Coalition of community partners.
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‘The Working Cowboy’s Life’ is storybook combining ranch character, poems, pictures, fun, sadness, faith

Emporia Gazette 21 Jan 2023
He admits ... Youthful days in southeast Kansas to working vast Colorado ranches to Flint Hills experiences are uniquely related ... “Yep, this cowboy is (still) an architect of leather, art, poetry, all relating to the Flint Hills way of life.”. Perhaps the best thing about Brock’s latest book now in this ranch library is the author’s personal autograph ... .
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Stephanie Blazo retires from a barrier-breaking career in the National Guard

Eagle-Tribune 21 Jan 2023
In 2002, she served on the front lines in Afghanistan ... Master Sgt ... 31 ... Capitol on Jan ... Among the 75 people there on the front lawn of the Flint Public Library were several of her family members ... Michael, 8, one of Stephanie and Javier’s two children, is running around the library lawn when his grandfather calls him over to the bench where he is sitting.
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Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint unveils Planet Fitness gym at Averill location

Michigan Live 18 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI -- The Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint unveiled a “Mini Judgement Free Zone” with EPIC Fitness Group and Impact Fitness, two franchisors and operators of Planet Fitness gyms in Michigan, at its Averill Avenue location ... Read more at The Flint Journal..
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Damaged sewer line leads to closure of Fiedler Elementary Wednesday, Jan. 18

Michigan Live 18 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI -- Fiedler Elementary will be closed Wednesday, Jan ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. Boys & Girls Club of Greater Flint unveils Planet Fitness gym at Averill location ... Tickets on sale for 22nd annual Genesee District Library Black History Month brunch. Flint schools ...
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Tickets on sale for 22nd annual Genesee District Library Black History Month brunch

Michigan Live 17 Jan 2023
GENESEE COUNTY, MI – You can now save your seat at the Genesee District Library’s 22nd annual Black History Month brunch scheduled for next month ... Delaney Headquarters Library, 4195 W ... in Flint Township. Read more at The Flint Journal. ... Newcomers chosen to fill Flint Board of Education officer roles.
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Mott Community College receives $650K for workforce training programs

Michigan Live 17 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI — Mott Community College will receive $650,000 in federal funds earmarked by U.S ... Tickets on sale for 22nd annual Genesee District Library Black History Month brunch. Flint schools schedules first community forum of 2023. Popup at Flint Farmers’ Market to feature TikTok ...
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Here’s how Martin Luther King Jr. Day is being celebrated, honored in Flint

Michigan Live 13 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI - Community members are planning to come together to celebrate Dr ... Day in Flint ... at Flint Public Library ... Mott Foundation Community Room at the Flint Public Library, located at 1026 E ... The event’s Master of Ceremonies will be Wanda Harden, retired Community Engagement and Communications Manager at the Flint Public Library.
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UM-Flint to host Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival this week

Michigan Live 10 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI -- Close to 800 theater students from all over the Midwest will descend upon the University of Michigan-Flint this week. The University of Michigan-Flint is hosting the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival for Region 3 from Wednesday, Jan ... Read more at The Flint Journal. ... Rison Library.
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New branch librarian named for Beecher-Vera B. Rison Library

Michigan Live 08 Jan 2023
FLINT, MI – The Genesee District Library has hired Les Rout as branch librarian at the Beecher-Vera B. Rison Library. Rout formerly served as librarian at the Genesee Valley Center branch of the Genesee District Library. He also has experience in the East Lansing Public Library system ... Rison library, located at 1386 W.
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Former Kent County administrator’s new book shares his leadership path, helping others fulfill dreams

Michigan Live 08 Jan 2023
A native of North Carolina, Britt shares how his family moved to Flint seeking greater opportunities for a better life. He was active in active in student government and athletics at Flint’s Northern High School. He was instrumental in the basketball team capturing state titles in the 70s and is in the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame.

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