2021-08-05 E-Edition

Back to the Bricks Tune-Up parties are next week

GENESEE COUNTY — The Back to the Bricks Tune-Up Party is returning to communities across the county next week to help kick-off the main event the week of Aug. 16-21. Tune-Up Parties are planned and will take place over the course the week of Aug. 9-14 with events taking place in Davison, Swartz Creek, Linden, Flushing, Flint Township and Mount […]

Ally Challenge announces return of Celebrity Shootout

Event to include Izzo, Nicklaus and Trevino

GRAND BLANC — The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren today announced the return of one of the tournament’s fan-favorite events, the Celebrity Shootout. For 2021, this marquee competition will feature golf’s greatest champion Jack Nicklaus; fellow World Golf Hall-of-Famer Lee Trevino; and NCAA Men’s Basketball title-winning head coach Tom Izzo of Michigan State University. In the coming weeks, an additional […]

Good Times in Goodrich coming up Saturday

GOODRICH — The Goodrich Festivals & Events organization is putting the final touches on the Good Times in Goodrich festival, which will return to Goodrich Commons Park on Saturday, Aug. 7. The parade is set to begin at 10:30 a.m. when the larger parade entries will begin the procession from Goodrich High School. The parade proceeds east on Hegel Road. […]

GHCI offers free Advance Care Planning presentation

FLINT — If you became seriously ill or injured and could not speak for yourself, who would make decisions for you regarding your medical care? Advance care planning is more than completing a written document. It is a process of planning end of life care, clarifying the type of medical treatment you want to receive if you cannot voice your […]

Artisans, art lovers find treasure trove of creativity at GB Art Fair

GRAND BLANC — Abundant sunshine and a warm breeze created the perfect atmosphere for the 22nd annual Art Fair last Saturday and Sunday in Grand Blanc’s Physicians Park. The Grand Blanc Arts Council sponsored the fair which drew artisans from throughout the region, who brought all sort of creations from jewelry to textiles, woodwork, silk creations, ceramics, photographs, paintings and […]

4th annual London Strong ‘Set your Dreams’ 5K run/walk set

GRAND BLANC — Registration is still open for the 4th annual London Strong “Set Your Dreams” 5K run and walk. The in-person, live race will take place at The Jewel in Grand Blanc, 5270 Perry Rd. An AED will be presented at the race to a local facility, making it the 17th AED that race organizers have granted. The Thomas […]

Crowdfunding campaign launched for the Perry Center Centennial Pavilion & Gardens

GRAND BLANC — A group of dedicated community members in Grand Blanc is coming together to create a pavilion and public gardens space in honor of the Grand Blanc Perry Center’s Centennial celebration. This effort will be made possible through a new crowdfunding campaign, the Michigan Economic Development Corporation and Grand Blanc Community Schools announced Monday. The campaign is being […]

In brief

Grand Blanc Academy to hold Race for Equity GRAND BLANC — Grand Blanc Academy, 5135 E. Hill Rd., will hold its first ever Race for Equity, Sept. 9. The event will begin with the All-Star 100 Meter Kid’s Dash at 6 p.m. followed by the runner’s start at 6:15 p.m., walker’s start at 6:17 p.m. and race day registration begins […]

Save the Date

Cardio drumming fundraiser GRAND BLANC — ACE-certified fitness instructor Kylie Gates- Barrett will lead a cardio drumming event to raise funds for the Children’s Miracle Network from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, at the Grand Blanc High School football field. Drum tubs and sticks will be provided. Participants must bring a large stability ball, 65 to 76 […]