Matters of the heart

Macy’s department store is a national sponsor of Go Red for Women events held nationwide to raise awareness about heart disease in cooperation with the American Heart Association. Last weekend, a Go Red event was held at Genesee Valley Mall center. For more information and photos, see the living section. Inset, Mrs. Fields cookies, which has a location at Genesee […]

2014 road projects OK’d

FLINT TWP. — Trustee George Menoutes is finally getting his wish. After several years of his complaining about washboard driving conditions on Calkins Road, the project has moved to the top of the list recommended by the township’s Road Advisory Committee. Paving and milling on Calkins between Elms and Dye roads is one of six road millage paving projects for […]

CAHS get STEM grant to implement engineering program

FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth High School administrators announced last week that it is the recipient of a $35,000 grant from Project Lead The Way (PLTW), the nation’s leading science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) program. The three-year renewable grant is made possible by a generous donation from General Motors. Funds will be used to support the implementation of the […]

Eagle Scout cleaned graves at cemetery

FLINT TWP. — Recognizable surnames like Ainsworth, Torrey, Dye and Judd are now easier to read on grave markers at the Bristol Road Cemetery thanks to clean-up efforts by two local scouts. Al Grebic, a member of Boy Scouts of America Troop 215 based in Grand Blanc, made a presentation about his Eagle Scout Project to the township board at […]

School board lauds Mo Peeps

The Carman-Ainsworth school board meeting last week was held at Rankin Elementary School to facilitate a presentation by the Mo Peeps FIRST Lego League Robotics Team. The school board also lauded the group for their state championship win and upcoming trip to compete at the World Festival in St. Louis, Missouri, April 23-26. The team will compete among teams representing […]

The Senior Games have begun

GENESEE COUNTY — While the world’s greatest athletes pursue gold, silver and bronze medals at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia, the senior citizens of Genesee County are after their own medals in a series of local contests. The Senior Winter Olympic Games kicked off with an Opening Ceremony on Feb. 3 and will end with a Closing Ceremony […]

In brief

Free resume help for vets FLINT TWP. — “”Warrior to Work” is a free resume workshop Davenport University’s Career Service and Military Support teams will be offering to veterans, military personnel, and their spouses on all Davenport University campuses on Monday, Feb. 17 from 9 – 10:30 a.m. A Career Services representative will be available to help veterans translate their […]

Tickets on sale for Hurley Benefit Ball

FLINT – Hurley Medical Center’s 33rd Annual Benefit Ball on March 8, 2014 celebrates an “Enchanted Forest” theme, and “A Tale of Health and Healing”. The Benefit Ball aims to raise $200,000 for Hurley Wellness Programs and the Children at Camp Copneconic in Fenton. Ten -year-old Rebekah Hall of Davison is this year’s Ball Ambassador. “Rebekah was diagnosed with asthma […]

Child Therapy Center accepting patients

FLINT TWP. — With the addition of speech and language pathologist Rebecca Hughes and occupational therapist Dana Gepfrey, Max Well Therapy, LLC, y is now fully equipped to provide treatment for any pediatric condition requiring therapy. Patients are being accepted now at Max Well’s Clinic, 1397 S. Linden Road, a therapy resource for children with various developmental disorders including autism […]

Enter Kroger’s ‘I Can Make History’ scholarship contest

FLINT TWP. — Area Kroger stores including two on Corunna Road are celebrating Black History Month with the 7th annual “I Can Make History” contest. The Kroger Co. of Michigan will award more than $71,000 in scholarships and prizes to winners in four categories — art, essay, music and poetry. Designed to encourage cultural and community pride, the contest is […]