2011-03-24

Local woman opens personal training studio




GRAND BLANC — Taking her passion for everything fitness, Michele (Thorington) Roscoe left her job at Hurley Health and Fitness Center and opened her own personal training studio in Grand Blanc providing others with the opportunity to cultivate a healthy lifestyle through a diverse, one-on-one regimen. Roscoe opened the doors to Body Check Personal Training, located at 7500 Fenton Rd. […]

HEALTH/SAFETY



SATURDAY, AUG. 20 “Aging with PPS” educational post-polio confrence at the Genesys Confrence & Banquet Center. Hosted by the Michigan Polio Network Inc. Details: 313-885-7855.

HealthPlus promotes Benman to Director



FLINT TWP. — HealthPlus of Michigan has promoted Nannette Benman to the position of director, sales and account management. She previously managed commercial new business sales for the company. “Nan brings to the position a diverse sales background as a sales consultant, agent and product line manager for several health systems and a strong labor background,” said HealthPlus Vice President […]

MEETINGS



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 […]

Business Briefs



Intern honored for work GRAND BLANC — The State Bank has honored Grand Blanc Community Schools Co-Op/Intern for the month of January to Hunter Melton. Hunter has been working in the Grand Blanc Schools Career Resource Center. He is responsible for data entry, assisting with students and any of the general office tasks. Hunter plans on attending the University of […]

Delay of Game



FLINT TWP. — The spring high school sports season was slated to get underway for some schools yesterday, with the majority kicking off the current campaign Monday, March 28. With the iffy weather continuing to saturate the playing fields, its likely the season may be delayed until the early part of April, which coincides with spring break for most of […]

Graeter’s Ice Cream hits shelves at Flint-area Kroger stores



GENESEE COUNTY — The fourthgeneration, family-owned Graeter’s Ice Cream brings its irresistible creaminess, signature bittersweet chocolate chips and one of a kind French Pot process to Flint-area Kroger stores. Made with high-quality, all natural ingredients like cream and pure cane sugar, the iconic brand is poised to take on the super-premium ice cream heavyweights. The Graeter’s name is synonymous with […]

Sports Shorts



Olympian Jeff Galloway to host events GENESEE COUNTY — Olympic runner Jeff Galloway will be hosting a series of events and meet-and-greets for friends of the Crim Festival of Races. Today, March 24, from 7-8 p.m., Galloway will speak about how anyone can incorporate walking and running into their lifestyle. Learn about the Crim Adult Training Program from Crim participants. […]

Share Art Flint: a new mini-grants program



FLINT — The Flint area is home to a rich tapestry of grassroots artists, educators and arts and culture organizations that are addressing community issues in creative new ways through the power of arts and culture. The Ruth Mott Foundation believes in the power of the arts to bring people together to explore and address community issues, and is launching […]

What time is it?

Sports VIEW

So, how’s daylight savings time working out for you? Not so much, right? If you’re a non-morning person like a majority of the readers, and myself, you have about another week before you fully adjust. Sleep experts say it takes about 10 days for most people to adjust to that one hour that puts everyone off kilter twice a year. […]