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Applewood Estate, Flint home of automotive pioneer Charles Stewart Mott, awarded Michigan Historical Marker amid 100th anniversary celebration

LINT, Michigan, May 5, 2016 – The Michigan Historical Commission has honored Applewood: The Charles Stewart Mott Estate with a new historical marker as the estate celebrates its centennial and opens its doors to the public for the first time. The official Michigan Historical Marker was unveiled at a dedication ceremony during Applewood’s grand opening […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation to debut public tours inside home at Applewood: The Charles Stewart Mott Estate in celebration of 100th anniversary

FLINT, Michigan, April 28, 2016 – An exciting piece of Flint’s rich automotive history is about to be revealed to the general public for the first time. Applewood Estate, the Flint family home of industrial pioneer Charles Stewart Mott, is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year and introducing free tours of the historic residence that […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation Commits $1 Million to Address Flint Water Crisis

Flint, Michigan, February 24, 2016 – The Ruth Mott Foundation Board of Trustees has dedicated $1 million in funding to address the Flint water crisis. “We feel great compassion for our community and we are compelled to act knowing that the water situation clearly impacts the health and vitality of every resident. We have made […]

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Rafael C. Turner joins the Ruth Mott Foundation as Program Officer

Flint, MI, September 21, 2015 – The Ruth Mott Foundation has hired Rafael C. Turner of Grand Blanc, Michigan as a Program Officer. Turner will join the Foundation on October 19.  “Rafael brings great experience from the public, private and volunteer sectors to his new role at the Foundation. He has worked to champion policies, education […]

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Ruth Mott Foundation welcomes Shannon Easter White to board of trustees

Flint, Michigan, July 2, 2015 – Flint native Shannon Easter White, who founded FUNchitecture a Flint-based design solution firm, has joined the board of trustees of the Flint-based Ruth Mott Foundation. The Carman-Ainsworth High School graduate and University of Michigan-Master of Architecture alumnus launched her career at PDA Architecture (now inForm studio) and then worked […]

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