2019-09-26 E-Edition

Eastern Equine Encephalitis spreads to Genesee County

GENESEE COUNTY — State and local health officials are warning residents to protect themselves from mosquito bites, following a confirmed case of Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) in Genesee County. As stated by the Genesee County Health Department, a deer in Genesee County tested positive for the mosquito borne EEE virus last week and was euthanized due to the severity of […]

Flint Women’s Forum raising money for Rosie the Riveter statue

FLINT TWP. — Ask most young people who Rosie the Riveter was, and many will draw a blank. Through the efforts of the Flint Women’s Forum (FWF), in its partnership with the Automotive Heritage Committee of Back to the Bricks, a third statue is in production to be placed at Bishop International Airport – this one representing Rosie the Riveter. […]

Pink Night Palooza

View Newspaper Group is proud to be a media sponsor of Pink Night Palooza. We hope you enjoy the special section inside today’s View, which provides information about this year’s Pink Night Palooza, set for Thursday, Oct. 3, and how the event can make a major difference in the lives of those with breast cancer.

Vocational Independence Program holds open house

FLINT TWP. — The Vocational Independence Program, 5069 Van Slyke Rd., held an open house, Sept.13. For many people, the work they do is a defining factor of their character, said Rene M. McMann, director of the program. “But having a job means even more to the most vulnerable of us – it means independence,” she said. “The Vocational Independence […]

Flint welcomes multiple Grammy winner, Bill Gaither & Gaither Vocal Band

FLINT TWP. — On Sept. 27, at the Central Church of the Nazarene, multi- Grammy Award-winner Bill Gaither will host a spectacular evening of music, laughter and encouragement featuring the talent of the prestigious Gaither Vocal Band (pictured in attached jpg). The Gaither Vocal Band will share timeless gospel classics, as well as refreshing, inspiring new favorites embraced by audiences […]

In brief

FOX 66 Health Expo 2019 FLINT TWP. — FOX 66/NBC 25 News and the Genesee Valley Center host the 2019 FOX 66 Health Expo on Oct. 12 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Genesee Valley Center mall, 3341 S. Linden Road. This free event will offer a myriad of health screenings, demonstrations and resources aimed to empower the […]

Serenity House hosts 2019 Recovery Walk and Rally

FLINT — Overdose is climbing according to the Greater Flint Health Coalition, which is all the more reason to celebrate those on the other side of addiction at the 4th Annual Flint Recovery Walk & Rally, Sept. 28 from 1-6 p.m. This event aims to raise awareness surrounding addiction recovery and the current opioid epidemic our community is currently experiencing. […]

McLaren welcomes doctors to medical staff

FLINT — Lauryn Przeslawski, DO, an OB/GYN, and Zubair Sarmast, MD, a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in hand and upper extremity surgery, have joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Przeslawski is seeing patients at McLaren Flint – Women’s Health, 1314 South Linden Road, Suite A, Flint. Przeslawski completed her residency at Metro Health University of Michigan Health Hospital […]

RMI reveals reason for secret CHAIR-itible Fundraiser!

FLINT — Regional Medical Imaging (RMI) is launching its Empty Pink Chair campaign, designed to raise funds for Genesee County women battling breast cancer. A prior “secret project” by RMI involved collecting old wooden chairs from the community for use as the fundraiser’s symbol. The response was strong, with more than 75 donated chairs. RMI staff and volunteers then painted […]