After Hours connection

GENESEE COUNTY — An After Hours Connection will be held Aug. 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the Genesee Sportsman Club, 8208 Seymour Rd., Montrose. Don’t miss this fun event with the Genesee County Area Chamber of Commerce and members of the Flushing Chamber of Commerce and Flushing Rotary. Hors d’oeuvres, beer and wine will be served. There is no cost […]


Push for blood donors is on

GENESEE COUNTY — Summertime is when blood donors are needed most, so that’s why Michigan Blood is giving donors one more reason to give blood. Michigan Blood’s Pure Michigan Summer sweepstakes invites donors to “Give and Get Away” to one of Michigan’s premier destinations. Anyone who tries to give blood through Sept. 12 can enter monthly and weekly prize drawings. […]

Lunch on Us

GENESEE COUNTY —The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce will hold Lunch is On Us, noon-1:30 p.m Aug. 11 at ITT Technical Institute, 6359 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. Lunch is free but reservations are required. Call 810-600-1422 or e-mail tweissend@ thegrcc.org.— G.G.

Carman-Ainsworth offers early childhood classes in 2010-2011

FLINT TWP. – To help children achieve a head start in school, Carman-Ainsworth offers early childhood classes for pre-kindergarten and preschool. The 2010-2011 Early Childhood Education Program uses the nationally recognized High Scope curriculum, which includes progress reports to parents. Classes begin Sept. 13. Pre-kindergarten classes are open to children who will be eligible for kindergarten in the Fall of […]

On course to make difference, one child at a time

FLINT — The Old Newsboys will host their 11th Annual Million Dollar Golf Classic Aug. 9 at the Elks Golf Club. At 8 a.m. the activities kick off with use of the driving range, registration will open at 9 a.m. and breakfast snacks will be available. Shotgun start is at 11 a.m. On the par-3s there will be an opportunity […]

Senior coupons available

GENESEE COUNTY — If you know of a low income senior, please make them aware of this opportunity to receive fresh produce at reduced prices. Senior coupons are currently available at the Burton Senior Center . A book of coupons are $2 to be used at approved Farmer’s Markets. The guidelines are age 60 and older, a Genesee County resident […]

New school immunization requirements for 2010-2011

GENESEE COUNTY — New school immunization requirements are going into effect in Michigan for the upcoming school year. These new requirements are: 1. Two doses of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine for children age 4 and above who do not have a previous history of the disease. 2. Pre-teens and adolescents need one dose of meningococcal vaccine.* 3. Pre-teens and adolescents need […]

Mid-East Festival dishes out good times, good food

FLINT TWP. — With the smell of chicken shish tawook filling the air, the Our Lady of Lebanon Mid-East Festival provided attendees with two days full of good food, music and fun. The two-day event, held at Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Catholic Church, 4133 Calkins Rd., featured belly dancing performances and lessons by belly dancer Johara, dabke performances, a […]

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ART/THEATRE SATURDAY-SUNDAY, AUG. 7-8 Juried art fair hosted by the GBAC at Physicians Park, 218 Church St., Grand Blanc. Booths are 14 by 14 feet and cost $90 for GBAC members and $100 for non-members. Deadline for entry is July 31. Details: www.grandblancartscouncil. com or info@grandblancartscouncil.com. SUNDAY, SEPT. 12 Bridge to Terabithia at the Flint Youth Theatre. The Flint Youth […]