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Singfields' The Flint wins state Renaissance Award

Longview News-Journal 02 Jul 2022
Asked Friday what it meant to find out their business with sons Glenn II and Gerard -- downtown Albany's The Flint restaurant -- had been selected as Albany's first-ever recipient of the statewide Georgia Cities Foundation Renaissance Award, Tandra Singfield said, deadpan, "It meant I had to buy a new outfit to wear to the awards ceremony.".

California public schools receive record funding under state budget

East Bay Times 02 Jul 2022
The state will allocate more than $1 billion to partnerships with community schools — public schools that provide services to support their neighborhoods — to help reduce barriers to learning by addressing family needs in underserved areas ... One area for progress that remains untouched is school pensions, Flint said.

Club news for July 2, 2022

The Mercury 02 Jul 2022
Flint Hills Woodturners Club ... on July 21 at Collins Lane Community Garden. The Irish potato plot will be harvested for the Flint Hills Breadbasket. The final items were a reminder that volunteers are needed to assist Pat Butler with his community garden plot for the next few weeks and for recruitment of new members.

Flint gets $170M pension fund bailout in state budget

Michigan Live 01 Jul 2022
In addition to the pension relief, the new $76 million state budget provides more than $10 million for more than a dozen community-based programs in the area, according to state Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich, D-Flint.

Carnival kicks off holiday weekend of events at Flint Water Fest

Michigan Live 01 Jul 2022
The movie “Space Jam 2″ is scheduled to be shown at 7 p.m., hosted by Communities First, Inc ... on Monday, a 27-foot water slide will be located on the parade grounds of City Hall, presented by 98.9 The Beat, followed by a brunch hosted by Beats x Beers and the Community Foundation of Greater Flint ... Read more at The Flint Journal..

Many pet projects in Michigan's $77B FY 2023 budget

Victoria Advocate 01 Jul 2022
Other spending includes.$30 million for an amphitheater in Grand Rapids.$28 million for two unspecified business incubators.$11 million for a Grand Rapids museum.$7 million for a Traverse City senior center.$5 million for Midland Community Center.$2.7 million for a Jackson theater.$1 million for EV chargers.

Petitions available for five Flint school board seats. Here’s how to run

Michigan Live 01 Jul 2022
citizen, a resident of the Flint Community Schools district no less than 30 days before the election, and must be at least 18 years old, according to the city ... Read more at The Flint Journal.. Flint’s superintendent wants to ask the Mott Foundation for help ... Flint gets $170M pension fund bailout in state budget.

Elkton excites with events and entertainment

The Roseburg News-Review 01 Jul 2022
The Elkton Community Education Center is encouraging people far and wide to attend their July events and support the local Douglas County communities ... The next Elkton Community Education Event will be held on July 9, 2022, from 9 a.m.

MCC students win top honors at NATAS

Flint Township View 30 Jun 2022
FLINT — Four Mott Community College (MCC) students won the top award for the best College Fiction Long Form film at this year’s 2022 National academy of Television arts & Sciences (NATAS) Michigan Chapter Student Production Awards, April 2 ... Flushing, and Aleesia Mangham, of Flint.

Ex-Michigan governor takes the 5th at Flint water trial

Ravalli Republic 30 Jun 2022
Rick Snyder invoked his right against self-incrimination Thursday and declined to answer questions at a civil trial arising from lead contamination in Flint's water in 2014-15 ... Bitterroot Community Band kicks off 38th season. “I wish this never would have happened,” Snyder said of the Flint water mess.

Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute receives grant from Community

Flint Township View 30 Jun 2022
GENESEE COUNTY — The Community Foundation of Greater Flint has awarded a grant of ... “On behalf of our patients, staff and physicians at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, I would like to thank the Community Foundation of Greater Flint for its generous grant,” announces.

Climate Action Collaborative: How I became the new climate action collaborative manager

Vail Daily 30 Jun 2022
Flint, Michigan. As I watched the Flint Michigan Water Crisis unfold before my eyes, I began to understand that the state of our environment is not just happenstance ... Unfortunately for Flint, Michigan, and many other communities across the nation, much of this legacy has been rooted in systemic environmental racism.

EXPLAINER: Years later, Flint water court fight drags on

The Grio 30 Jun 2022
Some 50,000 Detroit public school students will start the school year Tuesday by drinking water from coolers, not fountains, after the discovery of elevated levels of lead or copper — the latest setback in a state already dealing with the consequences of contaminated tap water in Flint and other communities.

Regional park to get bicycle tire repair station from grant

Flint Township View 30 Jun 2022
The city had received a $2,000 grant for the Davison Community Fund, through the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, to purchase and install a Pump it Up! Ultimate Repair Station for the park ... “Any time we can add an amenity to our park it’s a win for the community,” said Schroeder.
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Megalithic Mathematics Revealed at the Cotswold Severn Long Barrows!

Ancient Origins 30 Jun 2022
The British Neolithic communities were preliterate, and they have left behind no written records or sculptured schematics of any kind that could be interpreted as evidence of prehistoric metrology (the science of measurements) ... Undoubtedly, the rope was used to haul the quarried flint from deep inside the mines towards the surface.

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