Best Coney event at GVC

FLINT TWP. — A Best Coney in Genesee County Tasting Event and a fireworks show will highlight a five-day Genesee Valley Coney Festival that will incorporate Back to the Bricks pre–cruise events. The Coney Festival based at Genesee Valley mall kicks off with events from 4-11 p.m. on August 10 including performances by various local groups and featured carnival rides […]

Kidney cancer support

FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will take place Sept. 13, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave, Flint. (off Robt. T. Longway Blvd.-Between I-475 & Dort Hwy). Speaker: Simona Seiderman LMSW,DCSW,BCD, social worker. Topic: “The Emotional Rollercoaster of RCC for the Patient and Family.” Meeting is open to the […]

Chamber to host lunch

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce will host its next Lunch is on Us from noon to 1:30 p.m. Aug.10 at the Woodhaven Senior Community, 5201 Woodhaven Court off Dye Road. GRCC’s free monthly luncheon offer networking opportunities including a fast-paced “Lightning Round” for quick business plugs. Register online or call 810-600-1422. — R.S.

Hot Tickets

Concerts at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Dope with special guests Critical Bill, Know Lyfe and Sydetrakt on July 28. Tickets are $15 in advance. The Deadringer CD release bash will be July 29 with special guests Six Seconds to Oblivion, Blood of the Unborn, Houndstooth and Hydra. This is […]

Church to hold festival

FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church 5191 Lennon Rd., will holds its annual festival from Aug. 26-27 on the church grounds at 5191 Lennon Rd. The township board gave its approval for the two-dayeventaarecentmeeting. Festivalhours will be from 5-11 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday. — R.S.

Baseball tradition continues at Mott Community College

FLINT — By dedicating its home baseball field at the northeast corner of Kearsley Park to former Athletic Director and coach Ernie Myers last Friday, Mott Community College is continuing a tradition of achievement that started in the 1960’s when Myers led the basketball team to 11 conference titles, three Region XII championships and three top 10 finishes in the […]

Used books, antiques sale

SWARTZ CREEK — The St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Women’s Ministry will have their 9th annual huge book sale and antique/collectible sale on August 11-12, from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at 2073 Morrish Road, just south of Corunna Rd., in Swartz Creek. A sloppy joe and hot dog lunch will be available as well as a Sweet Shoppe, selling home […]

Sports VIEW

Taking its toll

The national media jokes that we all need a good healthy serving of cheese and crackers to go along with our whining about the weather that finally on Monday relinquished its stranglehold on Michigan; at least for the time being. Oppressive, unrelenting, obnoxious; whatever adjective you are using to describe the blistering heat wave of 2011, the human and wildlife […]

Win a big prize at GVC

FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center is hosting an Online Contest offering students at K-12 schools a chance to win a Big Prize. To enter, visit the mall’s Facebook page by noon July 29, and nominate your school, including on the post your name and the name of your school. The top 20 schools with the most nominations by Friday’s […]

Sports Shorts

Outdoors enthusiasts to get special deal at MIS BROOKLYN — Show your 2011 Michigan hunting, fishing or ORV license, or snowmobile trail permit at Michigan International Speedway and get 50 percent off Friday and Saturday tickets on Aug. 19-20, and $10 off Turn 1 tickets on Sunday, Aug. 21. Just go to the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) booth, show […]