Jerin Sage

Jerin Sage is a Flint-born creative with 20 years invested in bettering the greater Flint area through community building, innovation, and leadership. Jerin is the Director of Placemaking at The What’s Up Downtown Project, Founder, and CEO of Music and Art Festival (2X nominated for Attraction of The Year) Flint Drop Fest, Founder/Owner of the Arts & Entertainment business, SAGEncy LLC and founder/curator of lighting and visual effects business, Immersive Visual Arts Network – IVAN. Jerin was honored in the inaugural class of Flint & Genesee Groups 40 under 40 program and received 5 nominations for the 2022 Art of Achievement Awards including Young Professional Leader, CTA of the Year, and Gloria DeWitt Community Champion.

$.50 Cent Adventure Tours aims to increase tourism, foot traffic, and patronage of local businesses and attractions starting in Flint and Genesee county. This will be done using coupons received through gumball machines located in popular and publicly accessible locations that will be valued at $1 or more and costing consumers only $.50. Up to 8 Local businesses, per machine, will have an opportunity to join a monthly marketing program of coupon placements to offer discounts and become part of the adventures. The public will have regular access to the machines and receive a bubble containing a raffle ticket and typed message detailing the adventure and locations for participating food, drink, entertainment, art, history, and place-finding. Come explore your town on a $.50 Adventure Tour!