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Health fair

Health Alliance Plan held its Summer Health and Fun Fair, Aug. 4 at the HAP building, 2050 S. Linden Rd. There were fire trucks, ambulances and police vehicles, as well as a petting zoo, games, face painting and other fun activities. Children were also able to receive vaccinations just prior to the start of the new school year. Pictured: Hunter […]

Duvendeck, Cherry move on to general election

GENESEE COUNTY — Patrick Duvendeck (R-Flushing) will face John Cherry (D-Flint) for the State House of Representative seat in the 49th District, this November. Cherry, 33, received 4,869 votes in the primary election against fellow Dems LaShaya Darisaw, 946 votes, Justin Dickerson, 191, Jacky King, 1,002, Dayne Walling, 3,200, and Don Wright, 287. Duvendeck was unopposed in the primary race. […]

Two millage renewals pass, Arts millage close call

GENESEE COUNTY — As of an hour after polls closing, the Mass Transportation Authority millage renewal appears to be likely to pass with Yes votes counted at 52,795 and No votes at 23,584. This will extend a 0.40 mills tax levy for another five years from January 1 2019 through Dec. 31, 2023 and amounts to 40 cents per $1,000 […]

In brief

August Networking Luncheon: FLUSHING — The next Flushing Chamber of Commerce networking event is a luncheon scheduled for Aug. 22 at noon. The event will be hosted at Riverview Park, Pavilion #2 on 230 S. Cherry St. in Flushing. RSVP: — B.G. Raider Rally is Aug. 21 FLUSHING — Come out and get to know the community at the […]

Pink Par-Tee Presents Check

(From left) Missy Smith, McLaren Foundation Development Coordinator; Chris Boyce, Regional Director Cancer Services Karmanos Cancer Network; Nancy Gignac, 2019 Pink Par-Tee Chairperson; Barb Walker, Pink Par-Tee Title Sponsor and Teresa McCulloch, Pink Par-Tee Committee Member gathered on Thursday, Aug. 2 for a check presentation following the 11th annual Pink Par-Tee golf and tennis charity event held earlier this summer. […]

Peivandi named manager-director of the road commission

FLINT — The Genesee County Road Commission (GCRC) has a strategic and experienced new leader. Fred F. Peivandi, P.E., has accepted the position of Manager-Director for the Genesee County Road Commission. Originally hired by the GCRC in 1993 as a Construction Project Engineer, Peivandi has consistently illustrated excellence in his work – having now received four internal promotions during his […]

D&W Roofing designated ProPlus Diamond Status

Atlas Roofing Corporation has recognized D&W Windows and Sunrooms for achieving ProPlus Diamond Status. This was awarded based on their quality workmanship and excellent customer service. D&W is the only Michigan Company, and one of seven companies nationally, to achieve the Diamond Status. “It is evident property owners realize the importance and value of selecting D&W when protecting one of […]

Bear Blast at MCC – A week-long Enrollment Fair

FLINT — To help current and future students get ready for the Fall Semester, Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting the Bear Blast – Enrollment Fair, beginning Aug. 11 and continuing for the week of Aug. 13-17. MCC is looking for students who are ready for more and ready to complete the necessary steps toward enrollment. Bear Blast kicks off […]

Genisys Credit Union opens mortgage office

AUBURN HILLS — Genisys Credit Union held a ribbon cutting ceremony at their new Genisys Credit Union Mortgage Office located at 2011 Executive Hills Boulevard. The building was acquired in 2018 and is across the street from the Genisys Headquarters. The new facility provides plenty of space for the growing Genisys Mortgage Operations Team and will also be used for […]