2011-12-29

Forum/Center recieves $10,000 gift



FLINT — The American GI Forum/Hispanic Technology and Community Center is the recipient of another gift from the same donor that surprised the center with a donation this past summer. The center recently received a check in the amount of $10,000 from the same foundation that made a $7,000 donation in July, 2011. The donors wish to remain anonymous. Eduardo […]

Baker College celebrates 100 years



BURTON — A few miles from their Saginaw Street origins, Baker College staff, alumni and students marked the school’s 100th year anniversary last Tuesday with a centennial celebration. “It’s been one heck of a unique story,” said Baker College of Flint President Julianne Princinsky. “One hundred [years] attests to the fact that we must be doing something right.” In 1911, […]

Baker College inducted into the Legion de Lafayette



FLINT — Baker College was recently welcomed into the National Guard Educational Foundation’s (NGEF) Legion de Lafayette. The benefactor medal and certificate that was awarded during a special induction ceremony held at the National Guard Museum in Washington, D.C., signifies and honors Baker College’s permanent membership into the Legion de Lafayette of the National Guard. The Foundation’s mission is to […]

In brief



Scrapbook crop at United Methodist Church SWARTZ CREEK — The United Methodist Women of Swartz Creek UMC are having the third annual Scrapbook Crop on Jan. 21 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. The price is $28 for a table, a mini breakfast, lunch, favors and door prizes. Space is limited. Reservations are held when payment is made. Send check and name […]

Hot Tickets



Machine Shop concerts FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present The New Year’s Eve Masquerade Ball & Psycho Circus Sideshow featuring It Lies Within, Given Six and 5kultu3 on Dec. 31. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 the day of the show. EnTOURage featuring As They Sleep and It Lies Within, with special guests […]

Flint financial crisis may impact waterline project



GENESEE COUNTY — Drain Commissioner Jeff Wright said he doesn’t see the delayed approval of the proposed Karegnondi Water Authority pipeline from Port Huron to Flint as a setback. “ We’ll just go with the flow,” said Wright. “ We know the project will benefit the people, lower their costs and create jobs.” Delays in the proposed estimated $605 million […]

Improving energy efficiency tops wish list when remodeling home



Homeowners concerned about high energy bills have put energy conservation home improvements at the top of their must-do list this year. They are looking for green living upgrades that save money without sacrificing space or style. Because heating costs are typically one of the highest and most variable home expenses, homeowners are considering energy-efficient zone heating options when embarking on […]

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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 TUESDAY, JAN. 14, 2012 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet […]

Improving ACT scores goal of CA workshop



FLINT TWP. — Besides being an active teenager and a student representative on the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education, junior Whitney Reynolds probably has more than enough extracurricular activities to occupy her time. But that didn’t stop her from signing up for the after-school ACT Success Prep Workshop being offered to juniors this year to help them ace the ACT next […]