2011-09-08

Marion Crouse Instructional Center wins Genesee Valley Center contest



FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center held a Loud and Proud online contest on Facebook. Genesee Intermediate School District’s Marion Crouse Instructional Center (MCIC) in Flushing beat out 17 local schools to win the Loud and Proud honor with 54 percent of the vote. MCIC was presented with a $1,000 donation during Genesee Valley Center’s Back to School giveaway […]

Dash for a Difference



GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Athletic Club will host the 11th annual Dash for a Difference to raise funds for Genesys Hospice patients and families, Sept. 24. The Dash event includes these races and walks:  5K run: 10 am  5K walk: 10:05 am  One mile fitness run for kids: 10:45 am  Quarter mile indoor fitness run […]

General Motors 2012 lineup featured at consumer event



FLINT TWP. — Flint Metal Center will play host to a threeday vehicle show featuring General Motors’ 2012 cars, trucks and crossovers and a ride event that will allow people to test drive GM products in a relaxed and fun environment. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 13-15 at Flint Metal Center, 2238 Bristol Road […]

Hot Tickets



Machine Shop lineup FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The Skys the Limit Tour featuring It Lies Within and Know Lyfe, with special guests Givensix, After the Minor, Group Therapy and Myths and Legends, Sept. 8. Tickets are $5 for 18 and up and $8 for 18-20. Frequency 54 featuring all the original members […]

FIA celebrate 4th annual Art on Tap Beer Tasting event



FLINT — Flint Institute of Arts presents the 4th Annual Art on Tap Beer Tasting event on Sept. 24 from 5-9 p.m. The celebration will take place in the FIA’s South parking lot under a large tent and will feature more than 80 craft and imported brews with a sensational line up including Leninenkugel’s, Blue Moon, Samuel Adams, Twisted Tea, […]

What’s happening at the Sloan Museum in September



Golden Memories Automobile Gathering at Sloan Museum Sept. 18 Time: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with support by Friends of Sloan*Longway A very special event exclusively for original or authentically restored vehicles produced in 1961 or earlier. The Golden Memories Automobile Gathering is sponsored by Friends of Sloan*Longway, making it free to exhibitors and attendees. We welcome all authentic and original […]

SOS branch offices promoting organ donor registration



LANSING — Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced visitors to some of the busiest branch offices will have a new opportunity to talk to volunteers encouraging them to sign up on the Michigan Organ Donor Registry. Through a plan organized by Gift of Life Michigan, more than 90 people have begun visiting various offices statewide and will continue visits through […]

Genesee Energy Consortium chalks up over $1m in savings



GENESEE COUNTY — Teachers and staff of the Genesee County Energy Consortium have chalked up over a million bucks worth of good behavior. Their energy efficient practices have earned big savings — and now those good habits are earning the consortium national recognition. The Genesee County Energy Consortium member districts include Atherton, Beecher, Bendle, Bentley, Genesee, Genesee Intermediate School District, […]

Area volunteer helps hurricane victims



DAVISON — Years ago, Davison resident Marsha Robinson was working at the post office when a co-worker first suggested mentioned volunteering with the Red Cross. It was an idea that Robinson, now 64, tucked away until retirement. Today, Robinson is one of many Red Cross disaster responders on the East Coast helping to restore order in the New England states. […]

Cavaliers bow to Warren De La Salle



ST. CLAIR SHORES — Carman- Ainsworth appears to be a bit more competitive on the football field this season, but the Cavaliers are still 0-2 for the second straight year. Carman fell to Warren De La Salle, 34-6, in a non-league game last Friday at St. Clair Shores Lake Shore High. That was a little closer than last year’s 54-21 […]


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