Business Briefs



Shoppers can earn a gift card

FLINT TWP. — Starting this week, Genesee Valley Shoppers have the opportunity to receive a $10 mall gift card with a $75 purchase at participating retailers as part of the Spring into Savings promotion.

Shoppers who spend $75 (pre-tax) at aerie, Buckle, Charlotte Russe, Deb, Famous Footwear, Hot Topic, Jimmy Jazz, Journey’s Kidz, rue21 or Wear District and show their same-day receipts at Genesee Valley Center Customer Service, will receive a $10 mall gift card. See Customer Service for complete details. Limit one gift with purchase, per person, per day, while supplies last.

Details: Call 810-732-4000, visit online at www.geneseemall.com. — G.G.

Jim Waldron Buick-GMC appoints three sales consultants

DAVISON — Jim Waldron Buick-GMC, a leading new and used car dealership in mid-Michigan, today announced the following appointments, effectively immediately: Anne M. Freeman; Krista Mayhew; and Rebecca “Becca” Spratt-Amon.

Freeman joins Jim Waldron Buick-GMC from Cintas Corporation where she spent four years as a Service Manager. In Freeman’s new position as a New and Used Car Sales Consultant, she is responsible for all aspects of new vehicle purchases and providing outstanding service after the sale. Originally from Otisville, she currently lives in Swartz Creek,and has four daughters, Hollie, 35; Stephanie, 32; Kayla, 18; and Jenna, 16.

Mayhew was named New and Used Car Sales Consultant, where she assists customers with purchasing a new vehicle. Prior to joining Jim Waldron Buick-GMC, she held the position of Banquet Director at Davison Country Club. She’s a life-long resident of Davison, and has two sons, Kody, 24; and Drew, 23.

Spratt-Amon joins Jim Waldron Buick-GMC as a New and Used Car Sales Consultant, responsible for helping customers select a new vehicle. Spratt- Amon earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration from University of Toledo, and was most recently employed at LVC Technologies, Inc. She is actively involved in local community organizations, such as Humane Society of Genesee County, Genesee County Regional Chamber of Commerce and Davison High School Booster Club. Spratt-Amon resides in Davison, with her children, Trevor, 17; and Amanda, 13.

Details: Call 1-800-WALDRON or visit www.jimwaldron.com. — G.G.

Gas prices still climbing

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 2.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.58 per gallon. This compares with the national average that has increased 3.4 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.56 per gallon, according to gasoline price website www.michigangasprices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the past week, prices were 81.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 16.6 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 21.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 76.5 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago.— G.G.


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