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Stella and Frederick Loeb Charitable Trust contributes $5k to Habitat for Humanity

GENESEE COUNTY — Through the Homeowner Occupied Repair Program, Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) is able to improve the health and safety of homeowners and their families by performing critical home repairs for homeowners in need. Eligible repairs available through the Homeowner Occupied Repair Program include: accessibility modifications, carpentry, electrical, mechanical, plumbing (including water heaters), siding, roof repair or […]

GST Michigan Works! helping employers, employees

LAPEER — It’s hard to narrow down all of the things that GST Michigan Works! does on a daily basis, let alone on a weekly or monthly basis. As one of 16 similar agencies across the entire state of Michigan, GST Michigan Works! utilizes workforce development programs designed to assist employers in finding skilled workers, while also helping job seekers […]

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Guilfoyle to join Treasury’s Administrative Team Jan. 22 LANSING — State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks announced the selection of Dr. Jeff Guilfoyle as Chief Deputy Treasurer, effective Jan. 22. Guilfoyle will join Treasury’s leadership team with a broad range of responsibilities, including providing expertise on state and local tax policy in Michigan, overseeing department operations and acting on behalf of the […]

GST Michigan Works! proudly serving Veterans

LAPEER — For more than five years, Rick Tuckey has been proudly serving each veteran that walks through the front door at four GST Michigan Works! locations around the Thumb, offering a smile, a handshake and assistance with just about anything they need, from career assistance to computer literacy. Though he’s been the veteran services liaison for nearly six years, […]

Enter GCBA Real Life, Real Love contest by Jan. 18 for chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks

GRAND BLANC — There is still time to enter the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) “Real Life, Real Love” contest for your chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks. The GCBA is looking for couples to enter their “Real Life, Real Love” contest in conjunction with the Wedding Marketplace set for Sunday, Jan. 27 at Captain’s Club at Woodfield. “We […]

Cardiovascular care at McLaren Flint earns Blue Distinction Center designation from BCBSM

FLINT — McLaren Flint, the 378- bed tertiary care teaching hospital serving all of Genesee County, has been designated by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan (BCBSM) as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Cardiac Care. Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care® is a resource created to identify facilities with proven expertise in delivering specialty care. “McLaren Flint is proud to […]

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Online course to facilitate improved outcomes of opioid overdoses LANSING — In a direct response to the ongoing national opioid crisis, the American Heart Association, the leading voluntary health organization devoted to a world of longer, healthier lives, will provide two courses to educate both lay responders and all levels of clinical healthcare providers and emergency responders on delivering immediate […]

Enter GCBA Real Life, Real Love contest for chance to win $2,500 in GCBA Bucks

GRAND BLANC — Everyone has heard the quote “every love story is beautiful, but ours is my favorite.” And now, the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) wants to hear yours! The GCBA is looking for couples to enter their “Real Life, Real Love” contest in conjunction with the Wedding Marketplace set for Sunday, Jan. 27 at Captain’s Club at Woodfield. […]

Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce, Financial Plus Credit Union present check to Old Newsboys of Flint

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their 15th annual Whatchamacallit networking event on Dec. 7 to raise money and donations to benefit the Old Newsboys of Flint and the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan. As has become the tradition, Financial Plus provided the venue, opening their main office at G-3381 Van […]

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AAA: Michigan gas prices at 23-month lows STATEWIDE — The plunge at the pump continues this week, and now gas prices are poised to have their lowest start to the New Year since Jan. 1, 2016. Americans are finding gas prices below $2 a gallon at 31 percent of filling stations in the United States. Since mid-October, the national average […]


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