Smooth Steps dancers return from Orlando

SWARTZ CREEK — Dancers from Smooth Steps Dance and Gymnastics returned recently from Orlando, Fla. where they performed on the Disney Stage. It was a life long experience for the dancers and one they will never forget, said a spokesperson for the studio. About a year ago the dancers and their families talked about doing this performance so they sent […]

Township moving closer to decision on medical marijuana

FLINT TWP. — Regulation of medical marijuana usage in the township moved closer to passage following a workshop meeting last week by the township Board of Trustees and its Planning Commission. The two boards met with township attorney Peter Goodstein to address lingering questions and concerns about how to handle medical marijuana usage in the township. The Planning Commission has […]

Got Harmony camp and show a success

DAVISON TWP. — Once again area youth gathered in Davison as the Border Lakes Region # 2 Sweet Adelines International held it’s Fourth Annual Got Harmony Day Camp and Benefit Show there. Talented young men and women from the ages of 8-25 attended the vocal music camp at the Davison Senior Center. They spent the day learning four-partharmony, vocal production, […]

National Night Out coming to Flint Township

FLINT TWP. — Residents are invited to come out for the National Night Out event from 4-7 p.m. Aug. 3 at the Flint Township park and next door at the Flint Township Police Station. “Everything there is going to be free,” said Police Chief George Sippert. Activities and events will include free Ident-AKid cards for the first 100 children, Shrine […]

Commit to Fit! action plan unveiled

GENESEE COUNTY — Infomercials suggest you have to ‘feel the burn’ and ‘get ripped’ in order to be fit. Sounds fun, right? Commit to Fit!, a community-wide health behavior improvement initiative launched by the Greater Flint Health Coalition and its collective of partner organizations, reminds local residents that getting fit doesn’t have to hurt, and that a few simple lifestyle […]

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.