Young Hurley patient to be honored at send-off

GENESEE TWP. — Archer Granger, 7, a former patient at Hurley Medical Center, will be honored at Tompkins Ace Hardware, 5054 Richfield Rd., on Sept. 23 at 10:30 a.m. Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH) has announced ACE Hardware is the Title Sponsor for the Champions Program. Archer Granger is the CMNH Champion for the state of Michigan. Ace Hardware staff […]

CALENDAR of events

Get your group’s events in for the next year by sending the day, time, location and a short description of the event to calendargbv@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE THURSDAY-SUNDAY, SEPT. 22- SEPT. 25 Animals Out of Paper, a play about three origami artists, at the UM-Flint Black Box Theatre, 303 E. […]

GRCC recognized for Best Print Marketing Materials Website

FLINT — The Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce has announced the organization has been selected as a winner in the Michigan Economic Developers Association (MEDA) 6th Annual MEDA Marketing Materials Competition for “Best Print Marketing Materials” (Population: 100,001 – 500,000) and “Best Website” (Population: 100,001 – 500,000). The awards were presented during MEDA’s Annual Meeting at the Aug. 25 Awards […]

The VIEW from here

Vanity plates rule the roads

Lately it seems I can’t go anywhere without being deluged with vanity license plates. I devote this space occasionally to some of the plates out there I see and I try to make sense (or fun) of the message the driver of the car is trying to express. Here’s a sampling of what Anita and I have seen recently out […]

Woodhaven celebrates annual Fall Fest

FLINT TWP. — A Bavarian theme was chosen this year for the Woodhaven Senior Community’s 22nd annual Fall Fest for residents, family and friends. About 700 people attending the event on Saturday danced to polka band music by Gary Kolody of Clarkston and dined on popular German foods including brats and sauerkraut, German potato salad and German Chocolate Cake. Fun […]

In brief

MCC to hold veterans job fair FLINT — Veterans of the U.S. armed forces are invited to Mott Community College to explore job opportunities with General Motors on Sept. 23 at the Veterans Job Fair. Representatives from General Motors will be recruiting individuals for hourly and salaried positions with the GM Flint Manufacturing Complex at the Veterans Job Fair, from […]

FCP to present ‘The 1940s Radio Hours’

FLINT — The Flint Community Players announce auditions for their 2011 holiday musical, The1940’s Radio Hour, on the following dates and times: Monday and Tuesday Sept. 26-27 from 7-10 p.m. Needed are 12 men and women, ages 18-50 (one non-singing role for a man 50-80). No preparation is required. All audition materials including music and readings from the script will […]

Landesman joins Genesys medical staff

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Nathan Landesman, DO, gastroenterologist, recently joined the medical staff of Genesys Regional Medical Center in Grand Blanc. Before joining Genesys, he obtained extensive, advanced training in endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), a relatively new diagnostic tool used to study the entire digestive tract and its surrounding tissue and organs. EUS combines endoscopy and ultrasound to obtain clearer, more […]

First Baptist to host FASCAR event

GRAND BLANC — The fifth annual Hot Wheel car race will be held in the Fellowship Hall at the First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, 6106 S. Saginaw St., on Oct. 1 from 12:30-4 p.m. Each child may bring six cars to test then they select the fastest car to race. There will be ribbons and trophies awarded and divisions […]

Bay Mills Indian Community to present new casino plans

FLINT TWP. — Perhaps the Bay Mills Indian Community will build a casino on their 28-acre property at Dutcher and Lennon Roads after all.. Bay Mills representatives are scheduled to make a presentation to the township Board of Trustees at its Oct. 3 meeting about what it proposes to do with the undeveloped land, said Karyn Miller, township supervisor at […]