Henry Ford Transplant Department celebrates 50 years

DETROIT — Organ transplant has come a long way since doctors at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit performed their first kidney transplant, Jan. 4, 1968. Today, Henry Ford is in the top 10 percent of transplant centers in the United States, performing all kinds of organ and tissues transplants. The hospital and its staff celebrated the 50th year of their […]

MCC Fine Arts Gallery to host Donovan Entrekin

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Fine Arts Gallery in the Visual Arts and Design Center will present an exhibition of work by Flint-area artist and former MCC student Donovan Entrekin title ‘Attempted Artworks: Paintings and Drawings.” His work will be in the MCC Fine Arts Gallery from Nov. 5 through Nov. 20. In addition, Entrekin will give a […]

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2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018- 19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is: Ric Mixter will present “The Most Famous Rescues on the Great Lakes,” on Friday, Nov.16, 2018, at 10 a.m., featuring the Coast Guard’s finest moments, including the tragic career of […]

Rebecca’s Reason to host Christmas shopping vendor show

BURTON — On Nov. 10, Flushing-based charity Rebecca’s Reason will be hosting a Christmas Shopping Experience at Harmony Baptist Church in Burton. The vendor show will feature many types of Christmas gifts and décor, with local crafters selling personalized gifts, baked goods, homemade quilts, wreaths, ornaments and paintings. Direct sales representatives will also be on hand to sell makeup, jewelry, […]

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Nov 1 deadline! MID-MICHIGAN — The I-69 Thumb Region, a 7-county partnership is seeking entries for their 2018-19 I-69 Thumb Region Catapult Small Business Competition! Deadline to apply: Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. Details: small-business-competition/ This competition aims to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners to start or grow their small businesses. Each of the seven counties will hold […]

Two MCC staff named to national NSLS Advisory Board

FLINT — Dawn Vanniman, of Columbiaville, and Kimberly Dolejsi, of Flint Township, have been selected to serve on the National Society of Leadership and Success’ National Advisory Board. Only 20 individuals are selected to this Board from among the 645 chapters across the country from two year and four year institutions. “I’m honored to be named to the national NSLS […]

MCC art student Emily Borst’s work part of juried exhibit in Chicago

FLINT — Emily Borst’s sculpture “Homeward Bound” is part of the Language of the Voiceless exhibition that opened Sept. 28 at the Womanmade Gallery in Chicago. Her sculpture of a whale, created from garbage and grocery bags is filled with trash that is commonly found inside whale and other sea life stomachs, was one of 44 artworks chosen from more […]

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Guns N’ Hoses Dodgeball GRAND BLANC — A benefit for and hosted by the Weiss Child Advocacy Center will be held Oct. 25 from 6-10 p.m. at Grand Blanc High School, 12500 Holly Road. You don’t want to miss a chance to see this popular Police vs. Firefighters & EMT Charity Dodgeball Tournament! First responders from all over Genesee County […]

Blueberry Ambassador Kickoff Party inspires great character in students

GENESEE COUNTY — The Blueberry Ambassador 2018 Kickoff Party began with students tossing a giant blueberry colored ball around the University of Michigan-Flint Recreation Center as they laughed and screamed in glee, and the momentum only continued to grow from there. “There are more than 1,000 of you here today and more who couldn’t make it,” said Marjory Raymer, the […]

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2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is: Jarret Haynes will present on the restoration of the Capital Theatre on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018 at 10 a.m. Haynes, Executive Director of the Whiting, will share what went into the […]

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