Business Briefs

After Hours Shindig Planned FLINT — Join area business professionals 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 2 at Jazzercise Flint, 3525 E. Court St. for the Flint Area After Hours Shindig. Normally held the first Thursday of each month, the Flint Area Shindig meets at a different area business each month for free appetizers and networking. The March Shindig will be March 3rd […]


THROUGH MARCH 5 Out of this World exhibit at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave. Cost is $4. Details: 810-797-5437.

Site coordinators needed for Daffodil Days

GENESEE COUNTY — The American Cancer Society invites area residents in the Great Lakes Bay Region, and Genesee and Lapeer counties to join a 38-year tradition of kick-starting spring through its Daffodil Days fundraiser. The Society is looking for site coordinators to help gather daffodil orders in their place of business, worship, or among friends and family. If you are […]


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 […]

Senior open house, financial aid workshop

FLINT TWP. — Baker College of Flint will hold its 2011 Senior Open House/Financial Aid Workshop Feb. 5. The event is designed to help area college-bound high school seniors and their parents understand and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) for the 2011-2012 academic year. The workshop is free of charge and open to all high school […]


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.

Ruby and Me…

The VIEW from here

For any of you who know the story of “Marley & Me” it’s the story of newspaper columnist John Grogan and his dog Marley. The book, and movie, are based on Grogan’s newspaper columns he wrote chronicling the life of his big, sweet, lovable, yet destructive yellow lab. I have a sort of canine “pal” myself, but she’s no Marley. […]


WEDNESDAYS AND SUNDAYS Angel food orders taken at Covenant Word of Life Church, 5058 Lapeer Rd., Burton, at 6 p.m. Wednesdays and 12:30 p.m. Sundays. Details: www.cwolchurch.com, Kim Rodden at 810- 280-0438 or krodden@kettering.edu or Phyllis Cook at 810- 715-3857.