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Area people honored for contributions to health care

FLINT — Six people were recognized for contributions to the health care community recently when the Genesee Health Plan honored the six individuals during the third annual Health Care Hall of Fame ceremony at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Dr.

The honorees included:

Dr. F. Michael Jagg, Hurley Medical Center vice president, chief of emergency medicine and chief medical officer.

Colleen Sproul, HealthPlus director of community and government relations.

David Burr, The DM Burr Group CEO.

Brenda Clack, Genesee County Commissioner, chair of the county’s Human Services Committee.

Dr. Brenda Fortunate, Genesys Family Practice clinic faculty adviser.

Rick Wyles, McLaren-Flint vice president of finance and chief financial officer.

Details: Visit — G.G.

Grand Blanc Motorcars presents Tux & Tennies Gala

FLINT — The 2014 Tux & Tennies Gala and Auction will take place May 3 at Grand Blanc Motorcars, 9099 N Holly Rd., Grand Blanc, Mich. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. featuring a cocktail reception, live and silent auctions and an afterglow party.

This charitable event garnered a record breaking $140,000 in 2013. All proceeds benefit the programs and services Whaley Children’s Center provides to children who have survived abuse and neglect from throughout Michigan.

Current sponsors of the event are Grand Blanc Motorcars, Walter Barkey, MD, Medawar Jewelers, Landaal Packaging, FirstMerit PrivateBank, Security Credit Union, Financial Plus Credit Union, RMI, Frederick and Tammy Bruening, Guardian Mortgage Company, STAT EMS, Elga Credit Union, D&T Computer Consultants, Hurley Children’s Hospital, Rama Rao, MD, iPayx, Denise K. Ghattas DKG Education Consulting & Habeeb Ghattas Attorney at Law, LaFontaine Automotive Group and Sterling


Tickets can be purchased in advance for $150. Information about sponsorships, tickets, table reservations or making a donation to the live or silent auction can be found by visiting or by calling 810- 600-0100. — G.G.

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