Lions Club to offer free eye screenings

DAVISON TWP. — Davison Lions Club Free Eye Screening for children ages 1-5 and older children on March 9 from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd. Free vision screening will be offered to your child by the local Lions Clubs in your community in conjunction with Lions Project KidSight, in partnership with Children’s Hospital of […]

Investment officer gives insight to business group

FLINT TWP. — Looking for a solid stock market investment tip? Create a plan and stick to it is one piece of advice from Steve Schiestel, chief investment officer for Citizens Bank Wealth Management, who spoke last week to the West Flint Business Association. Likening investments to making New Year’s resolutions, Schiestel said most investors start off with good intentions […]

Steady job growth will continue for county

GENESEE COUNTY — The sevencounty region of Genesee, Lapeer, Livingston, Macomb, Oakland, St. Clair and Shiawassee will gain more than 76,000 jobs this year through 2015, according to University of Michigan economists. In their annual economic forecast for the Economic Growth Alliance, a partnership of seven Michigan counties north of Detroit, George Fulton and Don Grimes of the U-M Institute […]

In brief

Blue Cross Blue Shield recognizes county hospitals GENESEE COUNTY — Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan has recognized 39 hospitals for the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® program in the areas of Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement. Hurley Medical Center, Genesys Regional Medical Center and McLaren Regional Medical Center were among the hospitals recognized as a Blue […]


Consumers who live in areas affected by wintry weather can benefit from improved control offered by all-wheel-drive systems. To meet this need, Chrysler is showcasing two vehicles equipped with the newest AWD system: The 2013 Dodge Charger AWD Sport, designed for performance enthusiasts, and, for the luxury car customer, the new 2013 Chrysler 300 Glacier Edition. Both vehicles have recently […]