Donna’s Donuts trying to sell 1,000 dozen orders of paczkis

FLINT TWP. — To beat last year’s record of selling 770 dozen paczkis, John Gibbons, owner of Donna’s Donuts, held a press conference Feb. 16, announcing this year’s goal for paczki sales. This year, Gibbons wants to hit a personal goal of selling 1,000 dozen orders of paczkis and to achieve this goal, the store is taking pre-orders. Customers can […]

Hurley Health and Fitness Center celebrates 20 years

FLINT— Hurley Health & Fitness Center (HHFC) is proud to celebrate 20 years as the region’s only medically based fitness facility in Genesee County. In honor of this anniversary milestone, HHFC is offering special, limited time-only discounts to all new members. Hurley will also be hosting a special event recognizing existing members and a community open house designed to welcome […]


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 Book discussion, 6 p.m., at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details: 810-653-2022. MONDAY, FEB. 21 Storytimes with Miss Carol, 11 a.m., at the at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Free of charge. Details: 810-694-5310. FRIDAY, FEB. 18, 25 Storytimes with Miss Carol, 1 p.m., at the Grand Blanc […]

Dog training opportunities available

ATLAS TWP. — The Michigan Versatile Hunting Dog Federation, a club for pointing dog enthusiasts, will start free training sessions for its members on Wednesday April 6. The sessions run 5-8 p.m. and continue through the summer. Additional training takes place at Highland Field Trial Grounds, starting in May and ends with a hunt test the third weekend in August. […]

C-A working to address bad student behavior

FLINT TWP. — Bullying and intolerance are among bad behaviors being addressed by special programs throughout the Carman-Ainsworth School District. Positive Behavior Support Teams are in place at every building and interventions are starting to show positive results, said Maribeth Goodheart, director of Student Support Services, in a special report to the Board of Education at its Tuesday night meeting. […]

In Brief

McLaren hosting Community Health Services event FLINT — McLaren Regional Medical Center’s Outpatient Diabetes Education and Nutrition Counseling Department is partnering with multiple community organizations to offer a free health services event March 2 with registration from 5:30-6 p.m. and the program from 6-7:30 p.m. The event will offer information about diabetes, nutrition, and low or no cost health related […]


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 […]

Outdoor Calendar

ONGOING Hunter Education 2011. Class sign up is the first Monday of every Month at 6 p.m. (no early signups). First class starts on sign up day at 6:30 p.m. and runs until 9:30 p.m. Limited class size is 50. Donation of $7 requested. Class dates Feb. No Classes. March 7, 14, 21, 28; April 4, 11, 18, 25; May […]

Center Stage putting on Coffee House benefit

SWARTZ CREEK — Center Stage announces its upcoming Coffee House event 7 p.m. March 19 at Mary Crapo School Auditorium, 8196 Miller Rd. The Coffee House is hailed as “An Irish Evening” featuring Richard Kerry Thompson, Matt Packer and guests. The all-ages, family-oriented event will primarily be music-based, but will also feature poetry and Irish ditties. Attendees need to bring […]

Public invited to Flint River Wild Ones meeting Feb. 21

FLINT — The Flint River Chapter of Wild Ones is all a-buzz about pollinators that support humans and the native plants that support them. The group will host a screening of the documentary Vanishing of the Bees, narrated by Ellen Page. The screening will take place on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. in Room 1301 of Mott Community College’s Regional […]