2019-11-28 E-Edition

Couple offers Christmas experience with Santa’s Farm

GRAND BLANC — Dan and Kerrie Hajek own and operate Santa’s Farm in Grand Blanc. The couple has 10 acres at 7097 Vassar Rd. in and for the second year they are doing a “Visit and Pictures with Santa at the Farm.” Kerrie said this is something really unique to the area and the couple hopes it will create wonderful […]

Flint Twp. firefighters host turkey dinner for area seniors

FLINT TWP.—The Flint Township Fire Fighters Association sponsored the 2nd Annual Turkey Dinner at the Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center on Nov. 20. Over 100 seniors were served homemade fixings of turkey, mashed potatoes, bean, cranberry, rolls and dessert. Flint Township Police and the Red Cross also provided free give-a-ways. The Flint Township Fire Fighters Association would like to thank the […]

Prosecutor moves to padlock Hometown Inn

FLINT TWP. — Genesee County Prosecuting Attorney David Leyton has filed a lawsuit in order to shut down the Hometown Inn, G-3277 Miller Rd., because he claims it has become a public nuisance. Leyton held a press conference last week in which he said his office would be filing suit in Genesee County Circuit Court to padlock the hotel for […]

Old Newsboys kicking off holiday box program

FLINT — For the past 95 years, the Old Newsboys of Flint organization has lived up to its motto of “Let No Child Be Forgotten,” and the need to help children in Genesee County continues to grow. “We’re seeing more need and seeing new clients this year,” said Lisa Kirk, director of programs and volunteers. “We have families that have […]

Township disburses public access fund to local school districts

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees Monday approved the disbursement of Public, Educational, Government Access Television funds to the township’s three school districts. The districts will receive the following amounts: Carman-Ainsworth, $9,000; Swartz Creek, $4,000; and Flushing, $4,000, for a total of $17,000 disbursed. The disbursements are based on the size of each district within the geographical […]

In brief

Christmas Bake Sale FLUSHING — The Flushing United Methodist Women will be hosting their annual Christmas Bake Sale during Flushing’s Candlewalk on Dec. 5 and 6. Customers can purchase yeast bread tea rings for $15, buckeye candy for $6 per bowl and cookies for $7 per tray. All products will be made from scratch by the Flushing United Methodist Women, […]

Passing the baton on hosting Thanksgiving

Last year as we gathered around the table for our Thanksgiving meal, I announced to my five kids that this was the last year I would be putting on the big feasts for Thanksgiving and Christmas. All but my youngest daughter had moved out of the house, and two daughters had houses of their own that could easily accommodate the […]

The significance of National Apprenticeship Week is ongoing

Recently, GST Michigan Works! celebrated National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) by hosting a luncheon to provide local employers with information on creating U.S. Department of Labor registered apprenticeships. Even though the weeklong observance to highlight the impact apprenticeships have in training people for jobs in growing industries has come and gone, its meaning has lasting importance. Here’s why: An apprenticeship is […]

Ally Challenge receives 2019 PGA Tour Champion Sales Award

GRAND BLANC – Tournament Officials announced today that The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren was recognized with the Sales Award at the PGA TOUR’s annual Tournament Meetings on Wednesday, November 20 at TPC Sawgrass. The award is presented annually to the PGA TOUR Champions event which shows tremendous sales growth year over year, while establishing high sales marks in all […]