The Detroit Tigers' home opener is just weeks away (March 31). Thousands will brave the cold (snow is possible) to watch our national pastime. Ever wonder how baseball became so popular? Did you know Michigan played a key role in expanding its popularity? The man who wrote the book on local baseball history is coming to the UM-Flint Friday, March 14 to answer these questions and others.
Community leaders and local, state, and federal lawmakers are being invited to a special luncheon at the University of Michigan-Flint on Monday, March 10 focusing on foster care support in the state, such as UM-Flint's Mpowering My Success program. That program is a state-funded initiative designed to help foster youth who are aging out of care make a successful transition to college.
Over the past four years, the friendly recycling competition among Baker College, Kettering University, Mott Community College, and the University of Michigan-Flint has kept nearly 164,000 pounds (82 tons) of recyclable material out of area landfills. Last year, 26 tons of recyclable materials were collected and organizers are hoping to top that number this year.
Thirty-five School of Management students are spending their Saturdays preparing Federal, State, and City income tax returns at no cost to low income and elderly individuals, and families in Genesee County. Certain requirements must be met to use the service.