Business Briefs

Salvation Army collects 8,000 pounds of change FLINT — Thanks to the generous support of the Genesee County community, The Salvation Army has surpassed its annual Red Kettle Campaign fund raising goal of $805,000. This year’s campaign raised a total of $817,617.24. “Every year, our Red Kettle Campaign illustrates the generosity of the people in Genesee County and we are […]


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. WEDNESDAYS Word of […]

Jr. Generals lose despite shot edge

FARMINGTON HILLS — How does a hockey team outshoot its opponent by 16 shots and lose by six goals? The Flint Junior Generals showed it could be done last Saturday, losing to the Michigan Mountain Cats, 8-2, despite outshooting them, 40-24. Flint was tied with the Farmington Hills team, 1-1, early in the second period on a goal by Brendon […]

Owens named HealthPlus Board of Directors chair

FLINT TWP. — Miles Owens was elected by the HealthPlus board of directors to the position of board chair at a recent meeting of the board. He was first elected to the board of directors in 2005 and served as vice chairman from 2008 until his recent election to board chair. Owens, a retired General Motors experimental model maker, was […]


THROUGH JAN. 16 Grossology: The (Impolite)Science of the Human Body, an exhibit at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint. The museum is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and noon-5 p.m. Saturday-Sunday. Cost is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors and $4 for kids ages 3-11. Details: www.sloanlongway.org. THROUGH MARCH 5 Out of this World exhibit at the Flint […]

Cavaliers ready to contend for County Title

The Flushing/Carman-Ainsworth swim team takes on the area’s best today, Friday and Saturday at Fenton at the County Meet. Teams in contention include Davison, Swartz Creek, Grand Blanc, Flint Powers and Lapeer. — L.P.

Amy’s Hallmark closing

FLINT TWP. — Amy’s Hallmark in the Genesee Valley Center will close its doors Jan. 26. Kristen Cassabon, marketing manager for the Genesee Valley Center, said the store’s lease expired and “they opted not to renew.” A call to the store confirmed the expired lease as well. Until the store closes, customers can visit it during regular mall hours from […]


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 SATURDAYS Free community gym […]

Cardinals unseat Cavs, second at Warren Woods

FLUSHING — The Carman- Ainsworth wrestling team was at Flushing last Wednesday and wrestled Davison and Flushing. The Cardinals beat the Cavs, 55-12. The team was at the Warren Woods Tower Invitational last Saturday and came away with a second place finish. Results did not reach us by our deadline. Last night, the team traveled to Davison for a quad […]

Chamber announces upcoming lunch event

FLINT TWP. — The Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce announces its upcoming Lunch on Us event sponsored by Hooters of Flint. The lunch is noon-1 p.m. Jan. 25 at Hooters, 3415 Miller Rd. The lunch is open to chamber members and those interested in finding out more about the Swartz Creek Chamber of Commerce. Attendees are encouraged to bring business […]