2011-12-01

Unlimited Beautik

Local woman starts new one-stop beauty shop

GRAND BLANC — Combining her passion for all things fashion and beauty with her drive to succeed, Manira Galanter has opened up a new salon shop in the Grand Mall. After studying at Maroc University in Morocco and immigrating to the United States, Galanter said she was looking for a way to make a living. As she began looking around, […]

DNR releases early firearm deer hunting reports



LAPEER COUNTY — The 2011 firearm deer season opened November 15, and impressions regarding deer observations, hunting activity, and check station operations from the first few days of the season have been compiled by the Dept. of Natural Resources. Overall, hunting activity started slow, but appeared to increase later in the week and over the weekend. Deer conditions throughout the […]

Hankerd Sportswear opens in Swartz Creek



SWARTZ CREEK — What started as a garage business when he found himself suddenly unemployed, John Hankerd has recently expanded his screen printing company to another location — this time in his hometown. Hankerd Sportswear moved from out of their garage to a store in downtown Owosso 12 years ago. Their primary business comes from online orders, said Hankerd. The […]

Acclaimed Christmas opera comes to area



GENESEE COUNTY — Flint School of Performing Arts announces its first ever presentation of Amahl and the Night Visitors, the internationally acclaimed opera at Faith Tabernacle Church, 1225 South Center Road, Burton. Performances will be held on Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. and Dec. 11 at 3 p.m. and Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Catholic Church, 706 […]

Interest in country living keeps mortgage lender busy



FLINT TWP. — Despite the current economy, owning a home out in the country isn’t as far-off a dream as some might think, thanks to a rural development loan program. Rural development loans are popular and are keeping the loan officers at Mortgage 1 quite busy, said Penny Jones, district manager of the office at 2353 S. Linden Rd. Open […]

GM employee from Grand Blanc elected to Epilepsy Foundation board of directors



SOUTHFIELD — The Epilepsy Foundation of Michigan is pleased to announce the election of Jeff Wilson, General Motors Global Supply Chain manager, to a three-year term on its board of directors. Wilson currently holds the position of Global Supply Chain manager for the GM Flint Engine Operations. He provides direction to the Global Supply Chain function of operational and administrative […]

In brief



GLCI appointed to Michigan Cancer Coalition Board GENESEE COUNTY — Alicia M. Gardner, RN, BSN, MSA, Clinical Services Representative for the Great Lakes Cancer Institute was elected to the Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) board of directors. Her two-year term will begin in January. Gardner joined GLCI in 2010. In her role as clinical services representative, Gardner serves as a clinical […]

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 FRIDAY, DEC. 9 Dance Sport, presented by the Eisenhower Dance Ensemble with guest choreographer Harrison McEldowney, known for his work on the closing […]