Gloria’s, Ltd., offers unique, one of a-kind items at new location

FLINT TWP. — Since opening its doors in 1983, Gloria’s, Ltd., has provided customers in Genesee County and beyond with a wide selection of unique, one-of-a-kind items. Owner Gloria Van Duyne first opened the store in a little room in a house below the Chestnut Tree in Grand Blanc and since, the business has operated in subsequent locations in Grand […]

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Local groups to spread cheer at GVC FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center is creating a wonderland of sounds and sights this holiday season. Commencing on Black Friday and spreading throughout the holiday season, choral and instrumental groups from local churches, schools and community groups will be performing in the Burlington Coat Factory Wing. Groups interested in performing during the […]

Local author hopes to spread inspirational message through writing

GENESEE COUNTY — Author and Flint native Kimberly Broome will bring her positive message of acceptance during the first book signing of the recently penned “I Am The Only Me There Is.” Broome, a Flint Central High School graduate, will hold the event from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday Nov. 13 at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley […]

Michigan Talent Bank announces enhanced website

LANSING — Michigan Department of Energy, Labor & Economic Growth Acting Director Andrew S. Levin today announced enhancements to the Michigan Talent Bank website that include resume and job search tools for job seekers and new features to help employers find qualified applicants. Job seekers and employers are encouraged to use the website at “The Michigan Talent Bank is […]

GVC announces blood drive

FLINT TWP. — Michigan Blood invites the public to help save lives by giving blood from noon-6 p.m. Oct. 22 at Center Courts, located in the Genesee Valley Center, G-3341 S. Linden Rd. Every three seconds, someone needs blood and on average, one out of every seven people entering the hospital will need blood. Michigan Blood must collect 300 pints […]

Goodwill publicizes recycling efforts, green efforts

GENESEE COUNTY — When Goodwill talks trash, it’s a good thing. The company recently highlighted its recycling efforts, publicizing the tons of recycled and reclaimed material it prevents from going into landfills every year. “When people donate, shop or work at Goodwill, they set in motion a whole series of earth-friendly activities,” said Kathy Rometty, community relations manager for Goodwill […]

Hurley kicks off PFCC this month

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is pleased to join other hospitals and healthcare organizations across the country in commemorating the Fourth Annual Patient Family-Centered Care (PFCC) Awareness Month in October. Across the country, healthcare organizations will engage in a variety of activities designed to empower patients, strengthen their patient-centered practices, publicly proclaim their commitment to patient-centered care, and reflect on […]


SATURDAY, OCT. 23 TEDxFlint at the McKinnon Theatre on Kettering University from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.. Details: or SUNDAY, NOV. 14 My First Time written by Ken Davenport at 6 p.m. at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth Theatre, 1220 E. Kearsley St., Flint, is open from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Details/tickets: 810-237-1530 or SUNDAY, DEC. 12 […]


MONDAYS Bingo at the Elba Lions Club. Early birds start at 7 p.m. and regular games start at 7:30 p.m. The kitchen will be open for snacks. Bingo at the Lapeer American Legion, 1701 W. Genesee St. EVERY 3RD THURSDAY Scrabble Club, 5-7:45 p.m. meets the third Thursday of each month at the Marguerite deAngeli Library. Bring your Scrabble board […]


TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-241-5258. WEDNESDAYS Awana […]