Goodwill Industries awarded $200K grant



GENESEE COUNTY — Goodwill Industries of Mid-Michigan has received notification from the United States Department of Labor that we have been awarded a one year grant in the amount of $200,000 to provide employment and training services, including job training, counseling and placement for homeless veterans. Goodwill has several partners to help complete the grant requirements, including Our Home Transitional […]

In brief



Nominations sought for Sybyl award GENESEE COUNTY — Do you know an outstanding community volunteer? Would you like to see them recognized for their outstanding service? Resource Genesee has announced nominations are now being accepted for the 2013 Sybyl Award. The award was created in 2008 to honor the life of Sybyl M. Atwood. Atwood served as Program Director for […]

Covieo, Adams join Yeo & Yeo



SAGINAW — Yeo & Yeo Computer Consulting welcomes Eric Adams and Dan Covieo to the Systems Group. A graduate of Central Michigan University, Adams has earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and has an Associate’s Degree in Industrial Electricity / Electronics Technology. Adams has been hired as Network Technician with areas of expertise including Networking: WAN/LAN, Routers […]

New president elected at McLaren Auxiliary



FLINT — Kathryn Carrithers was re-elected recently to a second term as the president of the McLaren Flint Auxiliary. Carrithers joined the auxiliary in March 2004, and has accumulated in excess of 3,500 volunteer hours since becoming an auxiliary/volunteer. She has volunteered in the hospital gift shop and participated in several special assignments. McLaren’s Auxiliary is comprised of 300 plus […]

Karate for Kids




FLINT TWP. — Self-defense classes for children and their families are offered at Carman-Ainsworth High School and other area locations. Enrollment is ongoing. The program combines two crucial courses called Sanchin-Ryu Karate & Self- Defense and Project Secure Child (child safety). “Students will be trained with proven, age-appropriate techniques that are necessary for kids to protect themselves from attackers,’’ according […]

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Genealogical program planned for Oct. 5 LAPEER — The Lapeer County Genealogical Society and Derek S. Davey are pleased to announce The Second Annual Genealogy Workshop, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The workshop will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 433 Calhoun St., Lapeer. This will be the second year that Davey has presented classes in Lapeer. Davey’s […]

Mott Foundation hires two program officers



FLINT — Kari Marie Pardoe and Christopher Jay Stallworth have joined the staff of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The new associate program officers will work for the Pathways Out of Poverty and Flint Area grantmaking teams, respectively. “Each of these new program officers brings a unique set of skills that will enhance and expand the Foundation’s grantmaking expertise,” said […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Smile Empty Soul, with special guests RA, Parabelle, Acidic and Serosia, Oct. 4. Tickets are $12 in advance. The Howling Diablos with special guests Awesome Jarvis and the Whales and Red Stone Souls will perform Oct. 5. This is a low […]

Malik ‘Seales’ win over Flushing




FLUSHING — Carman-Ainsworth was a pretty good football team without Malik Seales. The Cavaliers are going to be a lot better with him. The senior running back came off an injury to play his first game of the season last Friday and scored three touchdowns in Carman- Ainsworth’s 44-0 win at Flushing. Seales rushed for 148 yards on just eight […]

Cavaliers fourth at County Meet




FENTON — Amidst a 10-team field at the Genesee County Swim and Dive meet hosted by Fenton last Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Carman-Ainsworth placed fourth with 179 points. Coming in first was Grand Blanc with 650 points, which picked up its sixth straight County title. Fenton was second at 353 and taking third with 250 was Brandon. Kearsley/Clio was fifth […]