Storm clouds dampen Biz Expo

FLINT TWP. — High winds and threatening storm clouds caused some to fold their tents early for the second annual Experience Flint Township Business Expo and Taste Fest, hosted last week at Davenport University, 4318 Miller Road. Sponsored by Davenport, the West Flint Business Association and the Township of Flint, organizers spent 10 months planning the four-hour event designed to […]

Twp. dealing with more street corner beggars

FLINT TWP. — Hark! Hark! The dogs do bark, the beggars have come to town. Some in rags, and some in tags, And some in velvet gowns. That age-old nursery rhyme shows that begging is nothing new and also suggests that some of them are not poor. Like many other cities, Flint Township officials are getting a growing number of […]

YouthQuest students spend summer on road

GENESEE COUNTY ­­— Carman- Ainsworth students will be among hundreds of YouthQuest participants who will soon strap on their backpacks and take their imagination and adventurous spirit on the road. The summer session of the YouthQuest after school program, “Summer on the Road”, kicks off on June 30. Students from YouthQuest schools in Flint and Carman-Ainsworth districts and the International […]

Join Flint Assembly Million Mile Club

GM now looking for million-mile vehicles for public Open House celebration in August

FLINT TWP. — It took only six years for Hugh and Tammy Pennington of Delton, who were driving for a living, to rack up a million miles on their 2006 Chevrolet Silverado truck that was built at the Flint Assembly Plant. The couple were guests of honor during a special recognition of that milestone at the plant in May 2012. […]

Classic Community King Par 2014

FLINT — The King Par Classic held on June 23 at The Flint Golf Club was a show of deeply compassionate charitable support for the younger generation of area golfers. A large amount of socially conscious residents and advocates of the area came out to raise charitable funds for the Flint Junior Golf Association at one of the premier yearly […]

In brief

Clarification FLINT — For pubic viewing of timelapse photos on construction work in progress for the new paint facility at Flint Assembly plant on Van Slyke Road the link is GMFlintPaintShop. The link provided last week was for a site that requires a log-in. — R.S. Annual Mid-East Festival coming next month FLINT TWP. — The Our Lady of […]

Steven Treece joins Yeo & Yeo

FLINT TWP. — Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants welcomes Steven Treece. He joins the firm’s Flint office as a staff accountant, providing tax planning and preparation services and business consulting services. Treece holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in accounting, from The University of Michigan-Flint. He is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, an honors organization for […]

Hospice, respite and grief relief help available

FLINT TWP. — Camp Good Grief, a free day camp for grieving children ages 5 to 17, is looking for a host site in Flint Township next year, said Paul Ikonen, camp director and volunteer coordinator for Hospice Advantage which sponsors the event in partnership with the Hospice Angels Foundation. Ikonen was among about 25 business representatives who braved a […]

ELGA awards five students scholarships

GENESEE COUNTY — ELGA Credit Union has announced it has awarded scholarships to five area students. Four Carmen Lee Wilber Scholarship Recipients each receiving $1,000 are: Kelsey Bees — a graduate of Davison High School. Kelsey will be attending Michigan State University to pursue a dual major in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Samantha Dunning – a graduate of Kearsley High […]

In brief

Chamber PTAC reveals road map to local contracting FLINT — Are you ready to provide goods or services to the City of Flint or Genesee County? Then plan to join the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as they host a Local Contracting Opportunities 5.0 workshop. The seminar takes place June 26, from 1:30-2:30 […]