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Bowling fundraiser to benefit PAWS Animal Rescue

FLINT — PAWS Animal Rescue will host its annual PAWS Bowling Fundraiser at 6 p.m. March 15 at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Road. Entry fee is $20 per person. Each team will receive two games of bowling, shoe rental, a pitcher of pop and pizza. Participants also will have opportunities to win door prizes and participate in contests. […]

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Benefits of having a family physician recognized during Family Medicine Week LANSING — Research shows adults and children with a family physician as their regular source of care have lower annual costs of care, visit the doctor less, are prescribed fewer medications and report less difficulty accessing care. To highlight family physicians’ dedication to providing high quality, patient-centered primary care […]

41st Annual Flint RV & Camping Show opening March 14-17

FLINT — Find out more about the economical and family-orientated vacation opportunities of RVing at the 41st Annual Flint RV & Camping Show, March 14-17 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, located south of I-69 at the Center Road exit. The show is open weekdays from 2–8 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m.–7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m.–5 p.m. There […]

Genesee County Parks Job Fair to be held March 14

GENESEE COUNTY — It’s time to ditch your stuffy office job or that fast-food joint and spend some time outdoors this summer. The Genesee County Parks team is looking for great new people to join them for the upcoming summer season. The organization will be conducting on-thespot interviews at their two upcoming job fairs for all open seasonal positions. The […]

Birdies for Charity returns for the 2019 The Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials have announced the return of Birdies for Charity presented by Ally. This grassroots charity platform is an extension of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren’s mission to positively impact nonprofit organizations in the greater southeast Michigan area. Birdies for Charity creates positive opportunities for charities to partner with the tournament and benefit from the philanthropic […]

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MCC Workforce Development hosts VITA Free Tax Preparation FLINT — Mott Community College’s (MCC) Workforce Development Division will host the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program this year. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) sponsors the VITA program which offers FREE tax preparation (Federal, State and Local) to qualifying individuals that make $57,000 or less, persons with disabilities, the elderly and […]

Build a culture that supports employee growth


During this month’s INSPIRE Leadership talk, Karen Church shared a story that resonated with me. The ELGA Credit Union CEO recounted how, years ago, she had been impressed by the work ethic of an employee who had worked for the organization since high school. So, she told the young man she thought he might end up running the credit union […]

Career & Technical Education provides solutions to national employment issues

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) will join the national celebration of Career and Technical Education (CTE) Month by hosting multiple activities and events, culminating with “Women in Technology Day” Feb. 22. The initiative is designed to bring awareness and information to students, families and the community about Career Technical Education. At a time when opportunity for employment is so […]

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Loan program offers support for revitalizing community properties LANSING — The Michigan Land Bank Fast Track Authority released a new program to entice local land banks to redevelop publicly owned properties and support growth in communities of all sizes. Land banks in Michigan can get help redeveloping property in their inventory with support from the Michigan Land Bank Redevelopment Loan […]

McLaren Flint welcomes new Foundation vice president

FLINT — McLaren Flint welcomes Doug Glazier as the new Vice President of the McLaren Flint Foundation effective Dec. 3. Prior to joining McLaren Flint, Doug served as the Executive Director of the Michigan Chapter of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS) where he developed significant growth in corporate, individual and volunteer contributions, special events, and priority fundraising campaigns. Before […]


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