Olio’s serves up authentic dishes

FLINT TWP. — Looking for a place to enjoy authentic, Italian cuisine? Look no further than Olio’s Cafe & Grill Italian Cuisine, 1072 Elms Rd. Owned by Chef Vito Cangemi, Olio’s Cafe & Grill opened its doors to hungry diners Aug. 23 and since then, the restaurant has served up a variety of signature dishes. The decision to open a […]

Business Briefs

West Flint Business Association monthly luncheon FLINT TWP. — West Flint Business Association, 4508 Beecher Rd., announces its monthly luncheon Oct. 20 at Old Country Buffet, G-3583 Miller Rd. The event begins with lunch at noon, followed by the meeting from 12:30-1:15 p.m. At the meeting, attendees will hear about veterans issues, along with the millage to provide services to […]

BB/BS receives $20,000 through Art Van Charity Challenge

FLINT TWP. — Art Van Furniture Company will award $20,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint through the Art Van Million Dollar Charity Challenge. The award will be among those presented to 50 charities throughout the state of Michigan. Art Van Furniture annually awards one million dollars to various charities throughout the State of Michigan that focus on […]


Township sets special street light public hearing

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will hold a public hearing for a Special Assessment Street Lighting District on Claude Avenue 7 p.m. Oct. 18 in the township municipal hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd. The Township Board of Trustees approved the public hearing at its Oct. 4 meeting. The hearing for the Special Assessment Street Lighting District is for three street […]

Foundation gives community opportunity to invest in district’s future

FLINT TWP. — As a way to generate and invest supplemental resources to enhance the quality of education at Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools, the district has the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation to help provide expanded learning opportunities for students and staff. Established in 2001, the Carman- Ainsworth Education Foundation is a fund of the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, and supports the […]

Celebrated pianist makes local appearance

Jerry Nelson to perform at Central Church of the Nazarene

FLINT TWP. — Internationally celebrated concert pianist Jerry Nelson will be in appearing in concert 6:30 p.m. Oct. 21 in the Chenoweth Family Center of Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd. Nelson’s concert includes music from traditional to contemporary hymn arrangements, touches of jazz, moments of classical interwoven with hymns, inspirational, eclectic, ethnic and occasionally a dash […]

In Brief

Lap band support group FLINT — A lap band support group meets 5:30- 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18 at the Hurley Bariatric Center, 2700 Robert T. Longway Blvd. The support group is for people who have had weight loss surgery using a lap band. Details: Visit www.hurleymc.com.— N.B. Genesys conducts diabetes care seminar GRAND BLANC TWP. — “Achieving excellence in diabetes […]

“Get Away, Right Away” is more than just a great idea

FLINT — For the people of Genesee County, “get away, right away” is more than just a great idea. It’s the cornerstone of a new brand identity and marketing campaign promoting their Genesee County Parks. This fall, Michigan’s largest county park system — with more than 11,000 acres of woods, water and recreational amenities — is bringing a fresh new […]

Arby’s awards $7,089.55 to BB/BS

GENESEE COUNTY — Arby’s restaurants recently awarded $7,089.55 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Flint through the 2010 Arby’s Foundation National Community Fundraiser. Arby’s customers who came into local restaurants from May 3 through June 15 could donate a dollar and sign a “Help Us Help Kids” pin-up to hang on the walls of the restaurants. The campaign is […]