2010-08-05

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 […]

VIEW Calendar



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 […]

Meeting change



FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Board of Trustees has switched its August monthly meetings to the second and fourth Monday due to the Aug. 3 primary election. The board will meet 7 p.m. Aug. 9 and 23 at the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Rd. — N.B.

Alumni game more than just about hockey




FLINT — Tim Stone perhaps said it best. “A hockey game took place, but there was a whole lot more going on around it. The first-ever Ainsworth High alumni hockey game took place at Flint Iceland Arenas July 30, but hockey was not the main focus. “This is the one and only time the game has happened,” Stone noted. Over […]

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Carman-Ainsworth BOE sets meeting schedule



FLINT TWP. — The Carman-AInsworth Board of Education has set its school board meeting schedule for the 2010-2011 school year. The board will meet Aug. 17, Sept. 7 and 21, Oct. 5 and 19, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Jan. 11, Feb. 1 and 15, March 1 and 15, April 12, May 3 and 17, June 7 and 21. All meetings […]

Cosey earns MVP honors in Bruin Club All-Star game




FLINT — Recent Carman-Ainsworth graduate Glenn Cosey put on a show at the annual Mott Bruin Classic over the summer. The All-Star event features some of the best basketball players from around the area and this year pitted the City All-Stars (Gold team) against the Suburban All-Stars (Black team). Cosey was on fire all night long as he racked up […]