Flint classes of 1960 holding 50th reunion

FLINT — The Central, Northern and Southwestern classes of 1960 are holding a 50th class reunion Aug. 20, 5 p.m.-12 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre on U.S. 23 and Hill Road in Mundy Township. Cost is $40 for single reservation. Reservations are limited. Send check or money order to: Class of 1960, c/o Bob Gaffney, 13086 Golfside Ct., […]

The VIEW from here

We want to be your source for local news

In case you haven’t noticed, there’s a new newspaper in town. This is the first edition of the Swartz Creek VIEW. We are a weekly publication that will be mailed to homes in your community on Thursday. We hope to bring you the latest about your community — from the decisions made by City Council to what’s happening in Swartz […]

Speed networking

GRAND BLANC — Chambers of Commerce of Genesee County will hold a speed networking event at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 10 at Brick Street Bar & Grill, 1223 E. Grand Blanc Road, Grand Blanc. Cost is $5, includes appetizers, cash bar and casual networking. Bring lots of business cards. — G.G.

Latchana, Snodgrass to face off in Nov.

BURTON — Attorney Mark W. Latchana will go against Genesee County Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Gerald D. Snodgrass in November for the 67th District Court Judge spot. Latchana was the top-vote getter in Tuesday’s contest, raking in 35.04 percent, or 3,711 votes, while Snodgrass collected 25.89 percent, or 2,742 tallies, on the evening. Latchana could not be reached as of press […]

Beat the heat at Sloan

FLINT — Sloan Museum has a variety of fun things available for families looking to escape the summer heat. Attendees can ride on a hovercraft chair, watch balls zoom from one place to another and make a hot air balloon float. Other attractions include hands-on exhibits about gravity, friction and the laws of motion. Details: Visit www.sloanmuseum.com. — N.B.

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 […]