THIRD THURSDAY MidMichigan Christian Singles meeting at Glad Tidings Tabernacle, 4475 S. Linden Rd., Flint Township. All faiths welcome. Details: Kathy Brackenridge, 810-743-2165.

Genesys hosts 10th annual 5K run/walk

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys will host its 10th annual 5K Run/Walk Sept. 25 with proceeds benefiting patients and families of Genesys Hospice. “Dash for a Difference” will take place on the grounds of Genesys Regional Medical Center—Health Park. The 5K run begins at 10 a.m., followed by the 5K walk at 10:05 a.m. There is a one-mile fitness run […]

Record 10,200 run Crim Festival of Races

FLINT — The Crim Festival of Races continues to grow in numbers and popularity every single year, and 2010 was absolutely no different, as thousands pounded the pavement Saturday morning in downtown Flint. There were over 10,000 participants at this year’s Crim, making this a record-breaking festival. Events ranged all the way from the ten-mile run to the one-mile walk, […]


FOURTH WEDNESDAYS THROUGH OCTOBER Wednesday night wrestling presented by the Michigan Wrestling Organization at the Davison VFW, 9474 Lapeer Rd., Davison. Bell is at 7 p.m. Cost is $5 per person. Details: www.mwoonline.net or 810-280-5503.

News Briefs

Tow nshi p VIEW Big Band Memories at McCarty Library FLINT TWP. — McCarthy Librar y, 2071 S. Graham Rd., hosts Big Band Memories 1:30-2:30 p.m. Sept. 22. The highly-interactive program features trumpet player Bill Hart, who has performed with Vic Damone, the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra and stars of The Lawrence Welk Show. The program is for adults. Details: Call […]


VOLLEYBALL Carman-Ainsworth played Lapeer West in its home opener Tuesday night, and the Lady Cavaliers presented coach Barb Hurand with a bouquet of flowers in celebration of her 20th year coaching the program. But Lapeer West did the celebrating on the court, winning, 25-15, 25-19, 14-25, 25-19. Junior Kamrin Gold led Carman- Ainsworth with a triple double that included 27 […]


Free Indeed 12 step recovery group at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Faith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., Burton. Details: 810- 743-0001. Celebrate Recovery program with dinner at 6 p.m. and group at 7 p.m. every Friday at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Rd., Flint. Details: 810-235-5671. Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets on the first and […]

Art lovers congregate for Art in the Park

SWARTZ CREEK — With blue skies and faint breezes, Art in the Park 2010 drew big crowds of all ages for its second annual event Aug. 28 in Elms Road Park. More than 50 vendors, both local and out-ofthe area, displayed their creative talents for the nearly 2,800 people who attended. “It was a very nice turnout, and it was […]

College gridiron grind

Fat Guy’s Corner The baseball season is heading into the best month of the year, the month of September. Numerous baseball teams will have October dreams crushed and burned into flames. While on the other side of the coin, teams like Cincinnati, who have not been in a pennant race in a decade, have a city on a baseball high. […]


Avalon hospice needs some friendly folunteers to visit with hospice pationets, hold their hand, listne to stories, watch movies and assist with a meal or light housekeeping. Training classes are Tuesday evenings Sept. 21-Oct. 12. Details: Candy, 810- 733-7250 or 800-664-6334. Genesee County Parks is looking for donations of new or gently used egg cartons, plant pots, fishing equipment, buttons, […]