Carman-Ainsworth using latest means of communication with parents




FLINT TWP. — With help from enhanced technology and better use of social media tools, Carman-Ainsworth schools are doing better than ever at keeping the lines of communication open. Its Courier newsletter, a long-standing means of communicating directly with parents, is transitioning into primarily an electronic communication format. In the most recent March 7 e-Courier edition Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff penned […]

Businesses gearing up to offer daily deals to help support C-A programs




FLINT TWP. — At least 500 families are hoped for to sign up by March 30 for Community Link Online, a new “daily deal” website that will save families money and support good causes. The online fundraising initiative is being organized by the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation. a nonprofit established to support students, staff, and community programs. Businesses will soon be […]

Diplomat CEO joins board of directors of National Association of Specialty Pharmacy



FLINT — Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, the nation’s largest privately held specialty pharmacy company servicing the needs of patients and physicians nationwide, has announced Diplomat CEO and co-founder Phil Hagerman, R.Ph., has been appointed to the board of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP), the leading association in the specialty pharmacy industry. “Phil is an experienced and dedicated member of […]

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SBA Small Business Lending & Exporting forum FLINT — The U.S. Small Business Administration is offering a Small Business Lending & Exporting Forum at Kettering University in Flint on March 28, 1-4 p.m. Designed for any small business that needs financing or wants to begin or grow in exporting, this forum will provide an overview of SBA programs; it will […]

Kettering professor named 2013 ASME Fellow



FLINT — Dr. Bassem Ramadan, a professor of Mechanical Engineering at Kettering University, has been named a 2013 Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). The Fellow Grade is the highest elected grade of membership within ASME and recognizes exceptional engineering achievements and contributions to the engineering profession. Ramadan was chosen to receive the ASME Fellow Grade for […]

Poulos named agent of the year



FLINT — Dennis G. Poulos was named Agent of the Year in the Michigan General Office of New York Life Insurance Company, Brian Lescinskas, managing partner of the office announced today. A New York Life agent for 40 years, Poulos received the award in recognition of outstanding sales achievement and exemplary client service and professionalism. He was born and raised […]

Shop for a Cause: Help send youth group to work with the homeless




FLINT TWP. — May the force be with YODA in an upcoming effort to raise funds toward costs of a missionary trip to Staten Island, New York. In this case, YODA is not the pointy-eared Jedi master of “Star Wars” fame. It stands for Youth of Divine Action, the youth group at Resurrection Reformed Church, 5225 Calkins Rd. Ten to […]

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Photos at Woodfield with the Easter Bunny GRAND BLANC — The Oaks at Woodfield, 5370 East Baldwin Rd., is hosting photos with the Easter Bunny on March 27 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Cost is $5 per photo. Proceeds will benefit the Grand Blanc FISH program. Join the Easter fun including and Easter egg hunt, egg coloring, entertainment and prizes. The […]

A students display work in Washington D.C.



FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts has been invited by the United States Department of Education to demonstrate the importance of arts education with an exhibition and live performances in Washington, D.C. on April 22. The FIA took this opportunity to form a cross-disciplinary collaboration called Flint Arts on the Road that will include students from the FIA’s Pre- […]

Public invited to Mott to view historical documentary



FLINT — The Mott Community College Library, with support from college and community partners, will present a screening of Prince Among Slaves, a historical documentary about Abdul Rahman Ibrahima Sori, an African Muslim prince who spent 40 years of his life enslaved in the American South before regaining his freedom. The screening is set for March 27 from 12:45-2:15 p.m. […]