TUESDAYS Knit/Crochet Out of Love (KOOL) ministry meeting from 6:30- 8:30 p.m. in room 219 of Grand Blanc Faith Lutheran Church. Details: Judy Caruso at 810-424-1566. Revolution,Teen Word of Life Clubs at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw Rd., from 6-7:30 p.m. Junior and senior high school students are welcome. Details/registration: 810-694-9136 or 810-241-5258. WEDNESDAYS Word […]

In Brief

Spaghetti dinner for Madison SWARTZ CREEK — A spaghetti dinner fundraiser is 4-8 p.m. Sept. 11 at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 6273 MIller Rd., for Madison Lasley, 1, of Flint Twp. Lasley was diagnosed July 1 with Juvenile Myelomonocytic Leukemia (JMML). She and her parents, Becky and Joe Lasley, are preparing for a bone marrow transplant by the end of October […]

Cavs sputter out of starting gate

GRAND BLANC — Carman- Ainsworth led briefly in the second quarter, but struggled to move the ball and eventually bowed to Grand Blanc, 21-7, in the football season opener for both teams last Friday. The Cavaliers went up, 7-6, on Jesse Johnson’s fumble recovery in the Grand Blanc end zone and Connor Storm’s extra-point kick. But the Cavs couldn’t score […]


MON., TUES., THURS. Lunch and programs at noon at Temple Beth El, G-5150 Calkins Rd., Flint, hosted by Jewish Community Services and funded by the Genesee County Senior Millage. Cafe Shalom Namaste features Kosher and Asian Indian Food, along with educational and entertainment programs open to those of any faith or ethnicity. Details: 810-767-5922. FIRST, THIRD FRIDAYS Free community gym […]

Bariatric Institute surgeon recognized for expertise

FLINT — Michael Kia, D.O., a board certified general surgeon, has earned Center of Excellence (COE) physician certification in Bariatric Surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation. This designation recognizes Dr. Kia for achieving a high level of skill in bariatric surgery though volume of surgical cases, pre- and postoperative care and as possessing credentials to perform both laparoscopic and open […]

Sports Shorts

Play It Again Sports open new storefronts AREAWIDE — Perani Arena and Event Center and the Polar Palace Arena of Lapeer will house new Play It Again Sports storefronts. The Perani Arena site will sell tickets, sports wear and other items for the new NAHL Michigan Warriors hockey team, and will ser ve as its pro shop for all hockey […]


SECOND SUNDAYS Ed and Vickie’s Country Music Jamboree from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Forest Township Hall, 130 E. Main St., Otisville. Musicians bring your instruments and join in. Admission is $4. Details: 810-793-6068.

Eli Foundation Charity Golf Outing to help realize namesake’s dreams

BURTON — When Eli Florence of Lake Fenton passed away from AML Leukemia on Oct. 14, 2007, the entire nation was captivated by the teenager, who courageously battled his disease and never lost his faith in God. Many people remember when the five teens on the Kings Court at Lake Fenton High School’s Homecoming Oct. 6, 2007 crowned Eli as […]

Early games will make or break Michigan’s season

Sports VIEW

The Michigan Wolverines have struggled the last two seasons. This is a fact and there isn’t any way to sugar coat it, but for the first six games of the 2010 season the Wolverines will not be able to struggle as they are some of the biggest must wins in recent Wolverine history. The first six, UConn, Notre Dame, UMass, […]


MONDAYS THROUGH SEPT. Lapeer Car Cruise at 6 p.m. in downtown Lapeer. Details: 810- 797-5297. TUESDAYS THROUGH AUG. American car cruise, open to all American-made automobiles, hosted by the Mid Michigan Modern Muscle Car Club at John’s Pizzeria, 9010 Davison Rd., Davison, from 6-8:30 p.m. Details: 810-348-6045. THURSDAYS Classic car meet in the Imlay City Tractor Supply Co. parking lot […]