Golfers still have time to register for Eli Foundation Charity Golf Outing

BURTON — Community members interested in playing golfing in the Eli Foundation Charity Golf Outing still have time to register. The charity golf outing is Sept. 18 at Southmoor Golf Course, G-4312 S. Dort Hwy. The foundation needs 250 golfers for the first ever, double shot-gun start to accomplish the goal of the Eli Foundation. To realize the double, shot-gun […]


Learn to Fence at the Greater Flint YMCA FLINT — If you have ever thought of trying sport fencing, now is your chance. The YMCA downtown is offering beginner classes starting Oct. 4 at 7:30 p.m. Learn the basics of foil fencing, footwork, attacks, parry and riposte. Equipment and instruction will be furnished by the Genesee Fencing Club. Class size […]

Grand Blanc man opens “green” sign making business

GRAND BLANC — In 2008, local businessman Tom Kiihr became another casualty of the U.S. auto crisis and failing economy. Along with thousands of others, his engineering management position with Delphi was eliminated after the company declared bankruptcy. After some job searching and coming to the realization that he no longer wanted to get back into the corporate world, Kiihr […]

HealthPlus presents Children Health, Safety Day

FLINT TWP. — Parents looking for valuable safety tips and to have fun with their children can attend the HealthPlus Children’s Safety and Health Day 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 25 at the HealthPlus headquarters, 2050 S. Linden Rd. This year’s event will feature a bike rodeo for kids, which will teach kids how to ride a bike safely; a bike […]

FYT opens its stage door to the public for extensive backstage sale

FLINT — Flint Youth Theatre hosts its 10th Backstage Sale, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission to the sale is free. A special preview sale will take place on Sept. 24 from 7-9 p.m. Admission to the preview is $5 per person and affords patrons the first opportunity to purchase items before the sale on Saturday. The Backstage Sale […]

‘The Fabric of Our Lives’ campaign comes to GVC

FLINT TWP. — Cotton Incorporated’s newest experiential marketing campaign brings “The Fabric of Our Lives®” advertising campaign to life at Genesee Valley Center, one of 15 malls to launch the program nationwide this fall. Fans can enter Cotton’s The Fabric of My Life® Song Contest, recording their own version of “The Fabric Our Lives®” song for a chance to win […]

Benefit planned to raise money for children of cancer patient

CLIO — Michelle Drinkwater-Fletcher is a fighter. Diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer on Jan. 31, 2007 she has since had a double mastectomy, hysterectomy and many other treatments, only to have the cancer return six times. According to her friend, Katie Koepke, a Davison Police Department employee, each time the cancer returned, it has been much more aggressive than […]

Lapeer Loggers name coach, owner, announce training camp

LAPEER — The new All American Hockey League Lapeer Loggers named the team’s coach and ownership Monday and officially introduced them to the public in a press conference Tuesday at the Polar Palace Arena Complex, home to the new team. Lorne Knauft, a former Flint Generals player in the United Hockey League from 1993-2008, has been hired to coach the […]

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