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Pink Night raises $46,211.40 for breast cancer

FLINT — Financial Plus Federal Credit Union held its annual Pink Night on Oct. 4, to raise funds for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer.

The event, held at Blackstone’s Pub & Grill in Downtown Flint, raised $46,211.40 to fund breast cancer research and awareness.

“We are thrilled to announce that we have raised over $19,000 more than we did in 2011,” said Olga Long, Vice President of Marketing at Financial Plus. “This wouldn’t have been possible without our sponsors, donors, and overwhelming support from the local community.”

Genesys Comprehensive Breast Center was Pink Night’s title sponsor. Other sponsors included: ABC12, Airhead Balloons, American Solutions for Business, HAP, Health Plus, and Liquid Entertainment. Media sponsors included: Cumulus Broadcasting, MLive, NBC25, and Townsquare Media.

The evening’s signature event was a live brassiere fashion show. During the show, models wore brassieres that were hand-adorned by local businesses. The brassieres were then auctioned off. Throughout the evening, Pink Night attendees enjoyed a fine Blackstone’s buffet and signature pink drinks, both live and silent auctions, music, dancing, and camaraderie.

Next year’s Pink Night will be held on Oct. 3, 2013. Interested sponsors should contact Olga Long at 810- 244-2323 or via email at for more information. — G.G.

Corrigan Moving Systems top award winner

FLINT — Corrigan Moving Systems, announced that its Flint facility was honored with the Customer Choice and Fleet Safety awards at the UniGroup Annual Convention. Corrigan President and COO David P. Corrigan made the announcement.

Each year, the UniGroup Convention brings together United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit agents, and recognizes the top performing agents with Customer Choice, Performance Excellence and Fleet Safety awards. In 2012, Corrigan was the top award winner, taking home a total of 10 performance and quality awards. In addition, Corrigan was the only agent that won an award in all three categories, and was the only United Van Lines agent to win more than one award in any category.

Corrigan was also honored with the Customer Choice Award for its Farmington Hills, Auburn Hills and Rochester,N.Y., facilities. The Chicago and Farmington Hills locations also received the Performance Excellence Award. Additionally, the Chicago and Ann Arbor facilities received honorable mention for the Customer Choice Award, and the Farmington Hills location was awarded honorable mention for the Fleet Safety Award. — G.G.

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