Dinner Party at MCC featuring “Chef to the Stars” set for Feb. 25

FLINT — Flint area foodies are encouraged to make their reservations quickly for a dinner party featuring “New York’s Chef to the Stars,” Executive Chef Daniel Vater, at Mott Community College’s Applewood Café, set for Feb. 25. A cocktail reception begins at 6:30 pm, with dinner following at 7 p.m. There are still seats available but tickets are going fast. […]


Free Indeed 12 step recovery group at 7 p.m. every Tuesday atFaith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., Burton. Details: 810-743-0001.Celebrate Recovery program with dinner at 6 p.m. and group at7 p.m. every Friday at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261W. Bristol Rd., Flint. Details: 810-235-5671.Depression and Bipolar Support Group meets on the first andthird Thursdays of the month from 6:30-8 […]

The Kiwanis Club of Flint to celebrate 94 years

FLINT — Exciting changes taking place in Flint and Genesee County in 1917 when the Kiwanis Club was founded included a booming population, over-crowded schools and the departure of men into the service. Recognizing the need to establish closer social and business relations and to provide service to the community, a group of business and professional men established the Kiwanis […]

Chungag appointed associate dean

FLINT — Baker College of Flint officials have appointed Godwin C. Chungag, Ph.D., as associate dean of general education. He is responsible for the staffing, supervision and evaluation of economics, mathematics, physics and sciences staff and faculty. He will also mentor and advise students, provide leadership in the development of advisory boards, and identify and maintain accreditation standards and requirements […]

Regional play kicks off hockey postseason

BAY CITY — With the final regular season high school hockey games played this past weekend and into the early part of this week, preregional action kicks off Monday, with the regional rounds on March 1. Finals are March 3. Flushing awaits the winner of the Bay City Wolves vs Bay Area Thunder that opens pre-regional play Monday, Feb. 28 […]

Township honors Green for 25 years of service

FLINT TWP. — With his retirement scheduled for March 31, Officer Paul Green from the Flint Township Police Department was honored with a proclamation from the Board of Trustees at its Feb. 22 meeting. Supervisor Karyn Miller read the proclamation aloud to the audience, covering various highlights of Green’s 25-year career with the department. Green most recently was assigned as […]


YPBT makes familiar story dance to life

FLINT — A familiar story to those young and old will take on new life when Young People’s Ballet Theatre (YPBT) presents the ballet, Cinderella, March 3-6 at the University of Michigan-Flint Theatre, 303 E. Kearsley St. Dale Brannon, YPBT’s choreographer, has created an all new Cinderella to music by Jules Massenet said Denise Paavola, artistic director for YPBT. Massenet completed […]

Lady Cavs seeking a banner

FLINT TWP. — At their first basketball practice last November, Carman-Ainsworth coach Johnese Vaughn gathered the Lady Cavaliers on the gym floor and pointed something out. “Look around you,” she said. “We do not have a banner on these walls. That has to be a goal.” The Lady Cavs could change that situation in next week’s Class A district tournament, […]

Borders files for reorganization relief under Chapter 11

Flint Township store to remain open

FLINT TWP. — On Feb. 16, Borders Group announced that it had filed for reorganization relief under Chapter 11. The nationwide chain, which began in Ann Arbor, will close four stores in Michigan. The Flint Township store, 4135 Miller Rd., will remain open. Borders will close approximately 200 stores nationwide. “It has become increasingly clear that in light of the […]