2011-05-05

Mott Foundation appoints new vice president



FLINT — Ridgway H. White has been promoted to vice president of special projects at the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, a new position that will allow him to continue his current work focused on urban planning and revitalization in Flint and the metro region as well as assist the executive office in various capacities. White, who joined the Foundation in […]

Scheduling nightmare

Sports VIEW

Area high school sports teams have suffered through one of the worst spring seasons in recent memory, with late April snowstorms and relentless rain postponing and now canceling many competitions. With some playoffs slated for just three weeks away and the Michigan High School Athletic Association rules prohibiting more than three competitions per week in some sports, the black Sharpie […]

Carman-Ainsworth students earn scholarships



FLINT TWP. — Jessica Bruce and Nick Rhoto of the Carman-Ainsworth High School Robotics Team No. 314 have each won a Kettering University FIRST Robotics Scholarship valued at $22,500. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Kudos also go to […]

In Brief



Genesys Hospice seeks volunteers GRAND BLANC — Training for new Genesys Hospice volunteers begins May 10 and runs through June 2. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 6-9 p.m., at Genesys Administrative Services Building, located at 5445 Ali Drive in Grand Blanc. The 24-hour training focuses on the hospice philosophy, developing listening skills, gaining awareness of feelings regarding […]

Lady Cavs earn impressive win over Northwestern




FLINT — The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team bounced back in a big way after a disappointing showing last Friday against Powers Catholic. The team traveled to Flint Northwestern on Monday and came away with a 9-0, mercy-rule victory. All the damage was done in the first half, as the game was called at halftime due to the mercy rule. Jasmine […]

Grant will be used to beautify exit ramp




FLINT TWP. — A $750 grant from Keep Genesee County Beautiful to the Flint Township Parks and Recreation Commission will be used to beautify the west side of the northbound exit ramp at I-75 and Corunna Road. Jim McClung, commission chairman, said the grant awarded on April 18 will help fund a flower garden similar to one done last year […]

Robotics team students win scholarhsip



FLINT TWP. — Jessica Bruce and Nick Rhoto of the Carman-Ainsworth High School Robotics Team No. 314 have each won a Kettering University FIRST Robotics Scholarship valued at $22,500. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1989 to inspire young people’s interest and participation in science and technology. Kudos also go to […]

TEETIME



SATURDAY, MAY 14 Sixth Annual Lions Bear Lake Camp Golf Classic. Proceeds from this event will support blind and visually impaired children at Bear Lake Camp. 18 holes of golf will take place at METAMORA GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB. Golf cart, course contests, buffet-style dinner and door prizes are included. Registration is at 11:30 a.m., shotgun start is at 1 […]