Church sponsors showing of faith-based film

FLINT TWP. — The Rave Cinema, 1591 S. Graham Rd., will show the independent film Play the Flute sponsored by Grace Community Christian Fellowship on Oct. 15. Pastor Gary Cech, lead pastor at Grace Community Christian Fellowship, 3707 Davison Rd., in Flint, said he and his congregation are fans of previous films by director Rich Christiano, having shown three other […]

The Flint Festival of Quilts to blanket downtown Flint

FLINT — Don’t miss the excitement! The 24th Annual Flint Festival of Quilts will be blanketing downtown with unique histories and expressions of creativity starting Oct. 10 and running through Oct. 12. “It’s going to be an exciting three days,” smiles Greg Fiedler, President and CEO of Greater Flint Arts Council. “We have six different venues in and around the […]

Man shot to death outside apartment

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Police are investigating the shooting death of a man outside an apartment complex. Police were called at about 8:47 p.m. Saturday to building 800 at Sunridge Apartments, G3348 Flushing Road. When officers arrived, they found Adrian Evans, 22, lying near the building with multiple gunshot wounds. Evans died at the scene. Further information about the […]

Free breast cancer screenings provided by Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute (GHCI) will conduct free breast cancer screenings Oct. 17 from 5-7 p.m. at GHCI. The screenings are open to anyone of any age. No appointment or pre-registration is necessary. Simply walk in and you will see a physician who will conduct the exam. If a follow-up digital mammogram is needed, it will be […]

Genesee Health Plan to receive federal grant

FLINT — The Genesee Health Plan (GHP) announced today it received a Navigator Cooperative Agreement Award from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) to assist with health care navigation and enrollment in Genesee, Bay and Saginaw counties. GHP is one of 34 recipients nationwide and one of two organizations in Michigan to receive the grant. “Enrolling in health […]

Queen of Kings 5th Annual All Male Beauty Pageant

FLINT — The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, 1939 Howard Ave., hosts their annual All Male Beauty Pageant on Oct. 26 from 7–10 p.m. Enjoy an evening of entertainment when our finest male contestants (with celebrity status in the community) compete in a comedy beauty pageant complete with Swimsuit, Talent, Interview, and Evening Gown! This is a fundraiser for the […]

Fashion Show

FLINT — The members of PEO Chapter CW/FN (Philanthropic Educational Organization) of Grand Blanc will be hosting a fashion show/ luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Drive. Fashions will be shown from Just Julie’s of Flushing, Kim Rose of Grand Blanc and Marta’s of Holly. This fundraiser supports various PEO loans, grants, […]

Old Newsboys fundraiser

FLINT — Luigi’s & El Toro Sports Bar host their annual Old Newsboys fundraiser “No Child is Forgotten” on Dec. 4. For only $20 you can have an evening of fun, dinner, music by the Blue Hawaiians (Elvis style) and a chance to put a smile on a child’s face Christmas morning. All $20 donations go 100 percent to the […]

Crafters giving back

FLINT — Would you like to join other crafters using your skills to give back to your community? Flint Handmade Gives Back: Crafting for Charity, hosted by The Local Grocer, 601 Martin L. King Ave. The final quarterly event supporting local charities is on Wednesday, Dec. 18 at 5:30 p.m. (Making Cards for Hurley Kids). Creatives, couples, friends and family […]

Vocational Independence Program holds open house

FLINT TWP. — The Vocational Independence Program, 5069 Van Slyke Rd., held an open house, Sept.13. For many people, the work they do is a defining factor of their character, said Rene M. McMann, director of the program. “But having a job means even more to the most vulnerable of us – it means independence,” she said. “The Vocational Independence […]

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