Area kids experience teamwork, sportsmanship with YouthQuest

GENESEE COUNTY — Children from all over the county had the chance to get moving, experience teamwork and learn lessons in sportsmanship and social skills through the “Strikes and Spares” event held Feb. 12 at local bowling centers. Sponsored by YouthQuest, the all-day event was held at B’s Bowling Center, Nightingale Lanes an Richfield Bowl. More than 1,800 students from […]


WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 Book discussion, 6 p.m., at the Davison Area Library, 203 E. Fourth St., Davison. Details: 810-653-2022. FRIDAY, FEB. 25 Storytimes with Miss Carol, 1 p.m., at the Grand Blanc McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd., Grand Blanc. Details: 810- 694-5310.

Hurley announces winner of DAISY Award

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center announced its latest DAISY Award winner: Liselotte Barrett, RN, who works in the 1East Birthing Center Unit. DAISY is an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. The Daisy Foundation was formed in Jan. 2000, by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 of complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). The […]


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 […]

Local Salvation Army Thrift Stores need help

FLINT — Spring is just around the corner and it’s once again the time of the year to clean out closets, garages, and basements. Remember The Salvation Army by donating gently used items to the local Thrift Stores. There is an urgent need for clothing, household items, furniture and more. Your tax deductible donation is desperately needed to help fill […]


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.

Annual rabies clinic coming to Animal Control

FLINT — Genesee County Animal Control, Citizens for Animal Rescue and Emergencies, Humane Society of Genesee County and Saginaw Valley Veterinarians Association are joining together for the 2011 Rabies Clinic. The clinic is 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Feb. 26 at Animal Control, G-4351 W. Pasadena Ave. The cost of the rabies shot is $8. It is also required to purchase a […]


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.


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. […]