Let’s Get Physical

Let’s Get Physical Physical activity is important in all phases of life and it can be very helpful for people recently diagnosed with cancer, as well as for patients in remission. Some of the effects of physical activity are quickly apparent in patients’ overall wellness or quality of life. Exercise can reduce fatigue, maintain or […]

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Breast Cancer Health Navigator

What is a Breast Cancer Health Navigator? Marsha Schmit, RN, BSN, Hurley’s Certified Breast Cancer Nurse Navigator, shared some of the duties she provides while helping women battling breast cancer: Sits down one-on-one with a patient and family members shortly after diagnosis to answer questions and offer another layer of information and support after the […]

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The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond

The Gift of Friendship During Breast Cancer and Beyond Eastern Michigan University Girls  By Karin Burnett In the fall of 1982, a group of 17- and 18-year-old girls moved into their dorm rooms on the third floor of Sellers Hall on the campus of Eastern Michigan University. As it should have been, life was simple, our […]

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Community Passion – Letter from United Way of Genesee County CEO

Community Passion – Letter from United Way of Genesee County CEO “My experiences have taught me that it is the passion to give back that helps us accomplish so much throughout our community.” There are a million things that we feel we have to do. We have to cut the lawn. We have to go grocery shopping. We have to […]

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Healthy Body and Mind

Healthy eating and exercise for a strong and healthy body and mind. Healthy eating plays a key role in maintaining a strong, healthy body. Here are some great tips to help you make good nutritional decisions: Always make half of your plate non-starchy vegetables such as dark leafy greens, broccoli, bell peppers, asparagus, tomatoes, mushrooms, etc. These are packed […]

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Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry Smoothie, Hurley Wellness Hub shared this yummy summer recipe.  A great summer time treat, that is tasty and healthy. Strawberry Smoothie just screams summer time!  Here is a healthy spin off for a delicious summer treat. 1-2 cups strawberries 1 banana 1 cup plain Greek yogurt ½ cup water (optional) ½ – 1 cup […]

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The Local Grocer Farm to Store to Fork

Lifelong Flint residents Erin Caudell and Franklin Pleasant had a vision of giving Flint residents an opportunity to purchase locally grown produce, without pesticides or petroleum-based fertilizers. That vision has become a reality with the debut of their new store, The Local Grocer, at the corner of M.L. King and University avenues, just north of […]

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Erin Caudell – Starting a business in downtown Flint

Q. Why did you decide to start The Local Grocer? The Local Grocer’s M.L. King Avenue location is an expansion of our store inside the Flint Farmers’ Market. Our farm in Beecher supplies much of the produce we sell. We work with other small farmers that also share our production values and growing practices. Our […]

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