Open since 2011, Healthy Dollar “Holla” is a unique dollar store providing residents of downtown Flint with a wide range of products at affordable prices. Healthy Dollar sets itself apart by offering fresh fruits and vegetables daily. After retiring from automotive journalism, owner, Kathy Jackson, was inspired to return to her hometown of Flint because of the business growth downtown. Located one block from Saginaw Street, Healthy Dollar gives downtown residents, working professionals and local college students a store carrying everything needed to create healthier lifestyles, find necessary household items, create fun craft products, or restock school and office supplies. Healthy Dollar even has fresh, made to order smoothies!
HEALTH-FOCUSED DOLLAR STORE PLANNED FOR DOWNTOWN FLINT
FLINT, MI – Kathy Jackson has a goal in her new career: provide downtown Flint residents with fresh fruits and vegetables at affordable prices. The Flint native left her job as an automotive journalist in Los Angeles to try her hand at opening Healthy Dollar “Holla.” The store is an independent venture and is based on similar stores in California. Jackson said what sets the dollar store apart from others is the fresh produce that will be on sale. Read More
KATHY JACKSON RECEIVES LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
FLINT, MI – A Flint native and downtown business owner will be given a lifetime achievement award for her work in the automotive industry, at a North American International Auto Show event. Kathy Jackson, who owns the Healthy Dollar store located at the corner of First and Beach Streets, will receive the Urban Wheels Lifetime Achievement Award for her distinguished work in the field. She was an auto reporter for Automotive News for 21 years. Read More