MONDAYS Greater Davison Area Toastmasters Club meetings at 7 p.m. at St. Andrew’ s Presbyterian Church on Davison Road. Details: Ryan Edwards, 810-653-0723 or Neicy Kowalczyk‚ (810) 877- 8474. Song of the Lakes Sweet Adelines chorus is looking for female singers for membership openings. Rehearsals are at Davison Senior Center, 10135 Lapeer Rd., Davison, from 7-10 p.m. Details: 810-742-0977 or […]

Student heading to Australia

SWARTZ CREEK — Freshman Brendan Mitchell, 14, will get the chance to explore new cultures and lifestyles when he heads to Australia this summer with the People to People program. Mitchell, who attends Swartz Creek High School, will participate in the 2011 Discover Australia trip with the organization. He was scheduled to travel to Europe this past summer and had […]


TUESDAYS Russell Wayne Project, acoustic music, at Legends, 3235 Thompson Rd., Fenton, from 6-10 p.m. WEDNESDAYS Duffy Connolly every Wednesday night at The Outer Limits, 8095 N. State Rd., Davison. SATURDAY, DEC. 11 Jones’n Band from 7-11 p.m. at the Burton Eagles FOE, 3317 E. Bristol Rd., Burton. SATURDAY, DEC. 18 The Taylor Brothers from 7-11 p.m. at the Burton […]

News Briefs

ITT offers new degree SWARTZ CREEK — ITT Technical Institute, 6359 Miller Rd., now offers a new associate of applied science degree program in Mobile Communications Technology in its School of Information Technology. ITT Tech’s Mobile Communications Technology program is designed to help graduates prepare for entry-level positions that involve implementing and supporting mobile wireless communications systems and devices. The […]


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.

Flint School of Performing Art Ensembles present programs

GENESEE COUNTY — Students from the Flint Institute of Music’s Flint School of Performing Arts’ (FSPA) ensembles will perform three different concerts. All performances are free and will take place at Goodrich High School, 8029 Gale Rd. in Goodrich. Each year, the ensembles take their talent out to the community to collaborate and share their concert with host ensembles. Members […]


THROUGH DEC. 18 Mister Rogers’ sweater drive hosted by the Montrose Jennings Library, 241 Feher Dr., Montrose. Donations of new or gently-worn sweaters will be given to Carriage Town Ministries, Outreach East, the Salvation Army and the Old Newsboys. Details: www.thegdl.org or 810-639-6388.

The Whiting to present classic Swan Lake ballet

FLINT — Audiences of all ages will be delighted and mesmerized when Swan Lake, one of the greatest classical ballets of all time, comes to The Whiting stage 8 p.m. Jan. 15. Set to the magnificent music of Tchaikovsky, Swan Lake is based on a German fairy tale. The enchanting story follows the heroic young Prince Siegfried as he labors […]

Bishop unveils new airside expansion

FLINT TWP. — Bishop International Airport unveiled its $4.6-million airside expansion project to the public during a ribbon cutting ceremony Dec. 2 in the new center court. Airport Director Jim Rice kicked off the ceremony, highlighting the new additions inside the airport. “9-11 changed our lives and airports,” he said. “We had security but nothing like today. Before, you could […]

Fire department responds to fire at MacKenzie Crushing

Photo by Natalie Blythe FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Fire Department responded to a fire at MacKenzie Crushing that occurred around noon Dec. 2. The fire destroyed a storage facility at the business, located at 3290 Torrey Rd., then spread to a nearby trailer on the property. The storage facility was heavily damaged by the fire. Fire officials have […]