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Davison business nominated for award

DAVISON — Green Energy Management Solutions has been nominated for the Award for Outstanding Green Business as a part of the 2011 Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce biennial Business Awards banquet. All of the exceptional companies who have been nominated will be recognized, and the recipients of these awards will be announced at the Riverfront Banquet Center in downtown Flint on Nov. 10. Green Energy Management Solutions Corporation (GEMSCO) is located in downtown Davison and offers both residential and commercial energy efficiency audits, energy automation systems, and products like energy measuring devices, energy saving devices and LED lighting. Established in 2009, James Cowan, Partner and CEO; and Scott Brown, Partner and COO, believed commercial and residential customers could benefit from state-ofthe art energy saving devices and systems. — G.G.

Floyd’s Restaurant announces wine tasting

GRAND BLANC — Floyd’s Restaurant at The Captain’s Club at Woodfield is hosting a Holiday Wine Tasting on Nov. 17 from 6-8 p.m. Guests will be able to sample a variety of premium wines and hors d’oeuvres will be served through out the evening. Affordable wine by the bottle and case will be available for purchase- perfect for Holiday entertaining and gift giving. Cost for the tasting is $12 per person. Reservations are accepted through Monday, Nov. 14. — G.G.

CNA training offered

LAPEER — For individuals who are interested in careers as Certified Nursing Assistants (CNAs), the Continuing Education Department at Mott Community College’s Lapeer Extension Center is offering a one-month long , state-accredited training program. The job outlook for CNA’s is excellent, as they provide hands-on care and perform routine tasks under the supervision of nursing and medical staff. Anyone interested in pursuing a career as a Certified Nursing Assistant can expect numerous job job opportunities in the field. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, overall employment for CNA’s, also known as nurses aides, is projected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2018, The 120-hour training program offered at MCC Lapeer is approved by the State of Michigan and includes comprehensive classroom instruction, laboratory and clinical practice that prepares students to provide basic nursing or nursing-related care in today’s hospitals and extended care facilities. Students who successfully complete this course are eligible to take the state clinical and written competency tests. — D.P.


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