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Men’s event at IMA Brookwood

BURTON — A brand new, can’t miss, gotta be there men’s event — Burgers, Brews & Dudes at IMA Brookwood Golf Club, Feb. 8, from 3-7 p.m. The cost is $35 per person.

All proceeds benefit the IMA Recreation Association and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Flint. The event is sponsored by The Lodge Men’s Grooming; Consumers Energy; and Sunrise Coast Tobacconist.

Events will include: hot towel shaves, a cigar tent, build your own burger bar, beer tasting and outdoor events.

Details: Call 810-249-7060. — G.G.

HealthPlus appoints new director of health and lifestyle management

FLINT — HealthPlus of Michigan has announced the appointment of Elaine Schnueringer to director of health and lifestyle management.

Schnueringer brings 20 years’ of experience at the University of Michigan’s Health Management Research Center and is responsible for creating engaging member wellness programs and sophisticated reporting processes. Carrie Germain, HealthPlus senior director of pharmacy services, made the announcement.

Schnueringer’s responsibilities include:

• Creating and implementing reporting mechanisms to benchmark best practices and use evidence-based criteria for future programming

• Providing strategic direction for population health management solutions through the evaluation of health and cost data relationships

• Overseeing development of programs and processes that inspire members to take ownership of their wellness and health care

• Collaborating with HealthPlus sales and marketing teams to further develop and evolve the company’s incentive-based products

• Facilitating communication and transparency among patients, health providers and benefits coordinators to help ensure effective and appropriate disease prevention and disease management. — G.G.

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