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Sloan Museum presents Rainforest Adventure Maze exhibit at Courtland Center Mall

BURTON — Sloan Museum will continue presenting hands-on traveling exhibits at Courtland Center Mall while closed for renovation in the Flint Cultural Center. Rainforest Adventure Maze opens at Courtland Center Mall January 19, sponsored by Genisys Credit Union and Moby Dick Pet Store. Admission will be free for Genesee County residents. “After the great success of our dinosaur exhibit, we […]

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A Whaley bowling fundraiser FLINT — Whaley Children’s Center will host a bowling fundraiser event Jan. 18 from 6 – 9 p.m.at B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Road. If you want to have fun while helping a great cause join them for a night of bowling to benefit the kiddos at Whaley Children’s Center. Tickets are $20 per person […]

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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 lineup is: Amy Rouleau will present “The Building of the Restoration Place,” on Jan.18, at 10 a.m., a nonprofit organization whose primary vision is to provide long-term aftercare for girls who have been […]

BABY NEW YEAR!

McLaren Flint had the first New Year›s Baby in Genesee County for the second year in a row. Giovanni Jones was born at 12:42 a.m. weighing in at 6 pounds 15 ounces and measuring 19 1/2 inches long. New mom Jeanna received a special gift basket full of baby boy items, as well as some marking the New Year. Ironically, […]

MDARD awards Food Safety Education Fund grants



LANSING — Ensuring the safety of the state’s food supply is paramount to protecting public health as well as helping to grow Michigan’s $104.7 billion food and agriculture economy. “As part of the department’s commitment to food safety, we have provided seven grants for food safety education and training,” said Tim Slawinski, director of the Food and Dairy Division of […]

Flushing Masons give back during the holidays

FLUSHING — The Flushing Masons #223 Chapter delivered Christmas cheer to local families in need during the holidays. In total, the Masons spent $1,500 to provide children with toys, video games, school supplies and winter clothing. Pictured here are the Masonic officers who were involved with the project. — B.G.

Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games registration now open

GENESEE COUNTY — Registration is now open for the 2019 Michigan Senior Olympic Winter Games. The events are beginning Feb. 6 and will run until Feb. 11 (exception of DanceSport Feb. 17). There are 600 athletes from all over the state participating in the games. The Michigan Senior Olympics are open to anyone age 50+. Athletes compete in 5-year age […]

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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: Amy Rouleau will present “The Building of the Restoration Place,” on Jan.18, at 10 a.m., a nonprofit organization whose primary vision is to provide long-term aftercare for girls who have been […]

MCC’s Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy Graduates 20

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy (LERTA) graduated 20 recruits today, Dec. 20, in a ceremony at the Event Center on the main campus at 1401 E. Court Street in Flint. The keynote address was given by Scott McKenna, Sheriff, Lapeer County Sheriff’s Office. Graduating from the Fall 2018 term were: Dana Sue Ackerman […]

Tobacco-free for the New Year

GENESEE COUNTY — The holiday season has arrived, and there is no better time for people to adopt a healthy, tobacco-free lifestyle. Many people look to the New Year as a time to try something new, make positive changes, and support their loved ones in their efforts to make healthy decisions. The Genesee County Health Department urges tobacco users to […]


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