HealthPlus partners with eHealthInsurance.com

FLINT TWP. — HealthPlus of Michigan has partnered with eHealthInsurance to allow individuals and families to obtain quotes and enroll in HealthPlus Signature health plans through the eHealthInsurance.com website, the nation’s leading online source of health insurance for individuals, families and small businesses. HealthPlus Signature plans, which are available throughout the entire state of Michigan, are designed specifically for individuals […]

New partnership hopes to open up Hunting Access Program

LAPEER — A decades old hunting access program may get new life with the Lapeer Conservation District now in charge. If your hunting grounds are in Lapeer County, take note. Mary Brown of the Lapeer Conservation District explained that it’s pretty common knowledge for Michigan farmers to market traditional farm products, but some fail to realize the value of the […]

In brief

McLaren Health Plan & Ascension Health reach agreement GENESEE COUNTY — McLaren Health Plan (MHP) has announced the addition of 13 Ascension Health Hospitals to the MHP provider network. Effective Aug. 1, McLaren Health Plan’s Commercial, Medicaid, and Self-Funded members had in-network access to Ascension Hospitals across many Michigan communities. “McLaren Health Plan is thrilled to expand our provider network […]


SEPT. 1-15 Early Canada Goose Hunting Season, North Zone, Saginaw, Tuscola and Huron Counties. SEPT. 9-11 Woods N Water Outdoor Weekend at Eastearn Michigan Fairgrounds, Imlay City. SEPT. 15-NOV. 14 Fall Wild Turkey Hunting Season. SEPT. 16-OCT. 30 Canada Goose Hunting Season. SEPT. 18-19 Youth Waterfowl Hunting Weekend, statewide. SEPT. 20-23 Youth Firearm Early Deer Hunting Weekend, statewide. OCT. 1-JAN. […]

New sales rep joins the VIEW

The View Newspaper Group welcomes Jennifer Bialek as the newspaper group’s newest sales representative for the Swartz Creek View and Flint Township View. Bialek, a graduate of Arizona State University, has many years of sales experience working for Estee Lauder and Nordstrom. “I’m absolutely excited,” said Bialek of her new position. She said being approachable, having a fun personality and […]

BEST Leadership Institute provides professional development

GENESEE COUNTY — The BEST Project, a program of the United Way of Genesee County, is pleased to announce the launch of the BEST Leadership Institute — a one-year, comprehensive program for people who want to develop their professional leadership skills and give back to the community through the nonprofit sector. As part of the program, participants will receive an […]

Church hosts second Middle Eastern Festival

FLINT TWP. — Good food. Good music. Good friends. That’s how Joe Ghattas summed up the Middle Eastern Festival held on the grounds of St. George Orthodox Church last weekend. “There is nothing better than good Arabic hospitality,’’ said Ghattas, festival chairman. “We are here to have a good time and to celebrate with our friends and our neighbors.’’ A […]

Country Corn Maze returns for another year

CORUNNA — The Country Corn Maze, located in eastern Shiawassee County, is in its 11th year of operation. The Martindale family invites the public to experience their “Never Forget “10 year tribute to 9-11” Corn Maze. The Country Corn Maze wants to honor all who’s lives were changed since that fateful day. Firefighters, law enforcement, military and all of the […]

Texting and driving is the focus of awareness campaign

STATEWIDE — Michigan Auto Law is kicking off a three-week campaign sweepstakes against the dangers of texting while driving — and the winner will receive a $1,032 check. All you have to do is visit Facebook.com/MichiganAutoLaw, “Like” the law firm, and enter to win by watching a short video on distracted driving and filling out a quick contact form, said […]

Hurley, Kohl’s Dept. Store team up for Healthy Kids

FLINT — “Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids” Event Kick-off will be Sept. 24, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Flint Farmer’s Market, 420 East Blvd., Flint. Kohl’s Department Stores has awarded $137,745 to the Hurley Foundation for the second year of its “Kohl’s Cares for Healthy Kids” program. The program’s goal is to teach children and their parents to […]