‘Change the WORLD’

Carman-Ainsworth students encouraged to move beyond comfort zone and ...


FLINT TWP. — Isaiah Oliver’s message began with an analogy about a man’s dog moaning in pain because it was sitting on a nail. Asked why the animal would not move, the man said because it was not uncomfortable enough yet with the pain. People often find themselves in uncomfortable situations analogous to sitting on a nail but don’t move […]

In brief



Boy injured in mowing accident to host fundraiser METAMORA — Archer Granger, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals’ 2011 Michigan State Champion, will be hosting a fundraiser to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) and Hurley Children’s Hospital. The event is Feb. 24 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Metamora BP in Metamora (on M24 North of Dryden Road). For […]

MCC graphics coordinator gets Fulbright Scholarship



FLINT — Mara Jevera Fulmer, professor and program coordinator in Graphic Design at Mott Community College, has been selected for a Fulbright Specialists project in Russia at the Yekaterinburg Academy of Contemporary Art during May 2012, according to the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Fulmer will be teaching a short course on cultural […]

Prize winning play Ruined at the FYT



FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre’s staged reading of Ruined will be performed Sunday, Feb. 19 at 6 p.m. This Pulitzer Prize winning play by Lynn Nottage is a stirring tale of Mama Nadi, who provides refuge for women affected by civil war ravaging the Democratic Republic of Congo. Ruined is the fifth staged reading in FYT’s 2011-12 Off the Press […]

Genesys Heart Institute adds two physicians



GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Heart Institute welcomes two physicians to its heart team: Ravi Kilaru, MD; and Abed Osman, MD, FACC, FSCAI. Electrophysiologist Ravi Kilaru, MD, completed his residency in internal medicine at Westchester Medical Center — New York Medical College. He is board certified in cardiology and clinical cardiac electrophysiology. Dr. Kilaru obtain a fellowship in cardiac electrophysiology from […]

Gavulic named interim president, CEO of Hurley



FLINT — The Hurley Board of Managers voted unanimously at a recent meeting to appoint Melany Gavulic, RN, MBA to serve as interim president and chief executive officer at Hurley Medical Center. Patrick Wardell resigned from Hurley as president and CEO, after accepting a position as chief executive officer at Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Mass. The Board’s future approval […]

Chocolates and sparkling red



It’s always a very special occasion, Valentine’s Day, and if you’re celebrating this weekend, it deserves something special for the celebration. Chocolates have long been the favorite gift for your loved one and red roses have been known to win the heart. But, now there is another special gift to add to the collection. Made in Italy, Banfi Rosa Regale […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present its Pin-Up Contest, Feb. 17 at 8 p.m. Music will be by Cash O’Riley and Rattletrap. The cost is $5, ages 18 and up. Country Night at the Machine Shop is Feb. 18 with Frankie Ballard and special guests Pole Barn […]

CALENDAR of events



Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. CARDS AND GAMES EVERY 3RD FRIDAY Euchre tournament hosted by the Swartz Creek Knights of Columbus at St. Mary’s Church Hall, 4413 Morrish Rd., […]

Cavaliers girls’ hoops falls to Flint Powers




FLINT— The Lady Cavs had a bit of a hiccup on Friday night at Flint Powers Catholic. The two long-time Big Nine rivals, and soon to be foes of the Saginaw Valley Conference-South, battled it out with the Chargers coming out on top, 59-51. Carman-Ainsworth began with an early advantage, jumping out to a 16-6 lead after the opening period. […]