O’Sullivan distributing earns award



FLINT — MillerCoors President Gavin Hattersley recently awarded local Flint beer distributor John P. O’Sullivan Distributing, Inc. with the 2015 “MillerCoors President’s Award” in front of some 2,000 fellow distributors from across the country. This is the second year in a row that O’Sullivan Distributing has won this prestigious award. “We are very proud to receive the MillerCoors President’s Award […]

Financial Plus’ Pink Night joins forces with Hurley’s Pink Palooza



FLINT – Financial Plus Credit Union’s Pink Night fundraiser has joined forces with the Hurley Foundation Pink Palooza fundraiser to introduce the first Annual Pink Palooza Night being held Oct. 6. The inspiration behind the original Pink Night fundraiser began in 2007 by a few caring employees of Financial Plus. Since 2007, Pink Night has flourished into a largely anticipated […]

In brief



YMCA seeking volunteers FENTON — The YMCA of Greater Flint is calling all volunteers! We are looking for volunteers to help get camp ready for our busy summer season. On May 7, from 8 a.m.–2 p.m., 100 volunteers are needed to help us rake, weed, and paint fences and buildings on the grounds of Camp Copneconic. Families and adults are […]

A word on that Millennial rant



By now, anyone who spends even a smidgen of time browsing social media has witnessed a rant making the viral rounds from one Alexis Bloomer – a Texan television journalist who took all of two minutes to eviscerate her fellow Millennials for their many generational deficiencies. Bloomer posted a disclaimer along with the video indicating she does not, in fact, […]

Harley Bike Night is back



FLINT TWP. — Vroom. Vroom. That’s the sound of motorcycle enthusiasts revving up for the return of Bike Night at Vehicle City Harley- Davidson, 2400 Austins Pkwy., a series of Friday night live performances featuring an array of local bands. Cybil & the Beast are set to kick off the first in the series from 6 -9 p.m. Friday May […]

A Bug’s World coming to the Sloan Museum



FLINT— Giant bugs are crawling into Sloan Museum from May 21-Sept. 4. Visitors will trade sizes with an insect to find giant animatronic bugs looming large in this interactive exhibit. Sponsored by Lush Lawn and Safari Tree, this unique exhibit gives visitors a brand new perspective on a bug’s world, as they encounter insects up close and larger than life. […]

In brief



Interfaith conference coming May 20 FLINT — The public is invited attend an Interfaith Reproductive Justice Conference on May 20 at the Woodside Church, United Church of Christ at 1509 E. Court Street, Flint. The conference offers workshops to strengthen the knowledge and skills needed to amplify the voices of activists as an alternative to Michigan’s “religious right”. Organized by […]

The 411 on Mother’s Day flowers



Mother’s Day is an annual holiday that honors motherhood and provides an opportunity for men, women and children to show their mothers how much they appreciate them. The tradition of Mother’s Day in the United States dates back more than a century to 1908, when West Virginia native Anna Jarvis held a memorial service to honor her mother, who had […]

Brains & brawn



FLINT TWP. – Randi Richardson and Jalen Lewis, both seniors, were named Saginaw Valley League – Carman- Ainsworth Scholar Athletes of the Year for 2015-2016: Randi and Jalen were among 28 student-athletes honored for academic and athletic ability on Wednesday April 27 at the Saginaw Valley League Scholar- Athlete Banquet at Horizons Conference Center in Saginaw. A basketball and track […]

Hot Tickets



Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will present Baroness, with special guests Youth Code, will perform May 6. Tickets are $10 in advance. Devildriver, with special guests Holy Grail, Incite and Hemlock, will perform May 7. Tickets are $22 in advance. Snarky Puppy, with special guests Mama Sol & The […]