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McLaren Flint to host “Community Resource Day”

FLINT – McLaren Flint’s Case Management team is hosting its annual “Community Resource Day” on Oct. 22. In these tough economic times Case Managers and Social Workers are an even more vital link between patients and the community resources they need for a range of health care concerns. These can include obtaining health insurance, mental health services, nutritional needs, in-home care, social security and so much more.

The event will be held at McLaren Flint- Ballenger Auditorium, 401 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Representatives from approximately 20 organizations are expected to be on hand.

For McLaren’s employees, patients, visitors and the general public. There is no charge.– G.G.

Loeb supports Flint Women & Girls Day

FLINT – The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) received a $1,000 grant from the Stella & Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust, administered by FirstMerit Bank, to support Flint Women & Girls Day 2015. The breakfast program will be held Oct. 20 at 7:30 the Flint Institute of Arts.

Flint Women and Girls Day promises to enlighten, inform and inspire people in our community who care about women and girls. A dynamic lineup of speakers includes Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea, President of Mott Community College; Linda Morris-Belford, Grand Blanc businesswoman; and Manal Saab, local philanthropist.

Registration deadline is Thursday, October 15. Register online at or call the Community Foundation at 767-8270. – G.G.

Vic Canever announces new general manager

FENTON – Vic Canever Chevrolet has promoted Matt Stevens to General Manager of the dealership. Stevens started as a salesperson at Canever more than 21 years ago, and has previously held the positions of New Car Sales Manager and General Sales Manager.

As the new General Manager, Stevens is determined to keep Vic Canever Chevrolet focused on customer satisfaction. “Vic Canever Chevrolet is a family-owned business. Everyone that works here feels like part of the family,” said Stevens. “We look at each customer as a friend, and we are committed to taking care of them and to keep them coming back.”

Stevens also plans to keep the dealership on the leading edge of technology by continuing to invest in new tools and equipment to shorten wait times for vehicle purchases and service visits. He believes this commitment to customer satisfaction sets Vic Canever Chevrolet apart from other dealerships.

Matt Stevens grew up in Fenton and graduated from Fenton High School. He currently resides in Swartz Creek with his wife Tami. Their son Brendan is a junior at Swartz Creek High School, and their daughter Brooke attends Central Michigan University.

Details: Visit or call 810- 629-3350. — G.G.

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