Flushing Women’s Club’s 52nd Art in the Park is coming to Riverview Park




FLUSHING — The GFWC Flushing Women’s Club is proud to host the 52nd annual “Art in the Park” on June 2, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at Riverview Park, on Cherry Street, behind the Flushing A. Again this year, there will be many outstanding craftsman and artists participating in the event. Crafts will include metal work, wood work, pottery, paintings, clothing, […]

Hurley Medical Center earns stroke Silver Plus Achievement Award



FLINT — Hurley Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The GuidelinesĀ®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. Hurley earned the award by meeting specific quality achievement measures for […]

Donut Day to be celebrated by Salvation Army, Wal-Mart



GENESEE COUNTY — June 1 is National Donut Day, a “holey” day for sweets-lovers and an essential holiday for The Salvation Army. In Genesee County, The Salvation Army has partnered with Walmart to celebrate the holiday by handing out free doughnuts and coffee from 7-9 a.m., June 1, at all area Walmart Stores in Genesee County. The Salvation Army is […]

In brief



Architectural event tonight FLINT — An Inventory of Flint’s Modern Architectural Resources will be hosted by Michigan State Historic Preservation Office May 24 from 6-7:30 p.m. at Genesee County Historical Society, 316 W. Water Street. This is a free public meeting discussing the recently announced photographic survey of Modern resources built between 1940 and 1970 within the city limits of […]

Badgley named Goodrich librarian



GOODRICH – The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Nicholas Badgley as the new Goodrich librarian. Prior to this position, Badgley was a temporary librarian at the Flint Township-McCarty Library, and worked 12 years as a library assistant for GDL. Badgley has a vision for the Goodrich Library. “I want to ensure that the library functions as a community gathering […]

Goyette Mechanical celebrates 90th anniversary



FLINT — In 2018, Goyette Mechanical celebrates its 90th Anniversary. Ninety years of doing business in Mid-Michigan. Three generations of the Goyette Family have kept the business growing, and the legacy strong. The company started as a small heating company in Flint in 1928, founded by Leo Goyette. It has steadily grown into a leading mechanical, electrical and plumbing contractor. […]

Ground-breaking ceremony held for Hyatt Place hotel in Mundy Township




MUNDY TWP. — Local dignitaries, community members and company representatives from Lodgco Hospitality celebrated the ground-breaking of Genesee County’s newest hotel, May 17. The ceremony, which was held on Hill Road, along US-23 in Mundy Township, marked the location where a future Hyatt Place hotel will stand. “We believe that the Hyatt Place is the right product for this market,” […]

Media Reload holds ribbon cutting at third location



Media Reload celebrated their grand opening at their third location, at 4365 Miller Rd. in Flint, last week. Manager Eric Tinnin, Owner Mark Campbell and Owner Kristen Campbell (with scissors) were joined by friends, family and the Flint & Genesee Chamber for the ribbon-cutting ceremony. According to Mark and Kristen, the new location is part of Media Reload’s strategic growth […]

M.A.D.D. to host drunken/drugged driving Awareness Event, May 26



FLINT — The spotlight will be on drunk/drugged driving as a continuing issue, May 26, at the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St. in downtown Flint. Genesee County M.A.D.D. invites families that have lost loved ones in impaired-driving crashes to visit between 10 a.m.-2 p.m. that day. They can hang a card with the names on the M.A.D.D. remembrance […]

Robo-Con T-shirt design winner announced



LAPEER — The Robo-Con planning committee is pleased to announce that seventh grade student Lauren Skovran, who attends North Branch Middle School, is the winner of this first-ever Robo-Con souvenir T-shirt design contest. The souvenir T-shirt, sponsored by Kettering University, will be available for sale at Robo-Con a free, family-friendly robotics festival set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., July […]