Grow your business through government contracting

CLIO — Bring in 2012 with growth opportunities for your business through government contracting. To learn how to work with the government, join the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) of the Genesee Regional Chamber of Commerce in collaboration with the Healthy Community Initiative on Jan. 13 for Selling your Products or Services to the Government from 8:30-11:30 a.m. at Mott […]

CALENDAR of events

ART/THEATRE TUESDAY, JAN. 14 An Actor’s Showcase, Davison High School Drama, Thespian Society, and Davison’s own Actors’ Workshops will be doing a caberet night, Jan. 10 at 7 p.m., complete with singing, dancing, and short monologues and skits to raise awareness of our community’s Fine Arts, to promote community involvment and support with our productions, and to fund our present […]

Fogleman named business development manager for Citizens Bank

FLINT — Citizens Bank Wealth Management announced Brad Fogleman has been named Senior Vice President and Business Development Manager for the wealth management division. In this position he will be responsible for driving the division’s sales initiatives and growth strategy. He will also lead a team of business development officers located throughout the company’s market area. Ken Duetsch, Executive Vice […]

Public funding of journalism would prove a slippery slope

(Editor’s note: This is a reprint from a 2009 article) I read an opinion piece in a national newspaper which examined the idea of public funding for journalism. At issue was the decline of American newspapers and broadcast news and the piece looked at the efforts of the Federal Communications Commission and the Federal Trade Commission to find ways to […]

Expert, appraiser to talk at McCarty library

FLINT TWP. — A nationally recognized appraiser and art expert who appears regularly on “Antiques Roadshow’’ and HGTV’s “Cash and Cari” will be speaking at the Genesee District Library’s McCarty branch on Graham Road, at 3 p.m. on Jan. 19. Caroline Ashleigh, owner of Caroline Ashleigh Appraisers and Auctioneers in Birmingham, is a senior certified member of the Appraisers Association […]

FIA holds first Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts is holding its first Sheppy Dog Fund Lecture with Rembrandt’s Images of Jesus & the Jewish Community of Amsterdam, presented by guest lecturer Dr. Shelley Perlove, professor of Art History at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, on Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. in the FIA Theater, the lecture is open to the public, free […]

Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney

FLINT — The Flint Institute of Arts will present a retrospective exhibition of illustrations by Jerry Pinkney, one of the most highly acclaimed children’s book artists in America. Witness: The Art of Jerry Pinkney was organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts, and will be at the FIA from Jan. 22–April 15. Pinkney has illustrated more than 100 […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present EnTOURage featuring As They Sleep and It Lies Within, with special guests Myths and Legends, Jan. 12. Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 the day of the show. There will be a Local Metal Weekend at The Machine Shop on […]

Lady Cavs’ hoops hits a recent snag

SAGINAW— The Carman-Ainsworth girls’ basketball team got a taste of the competition they will be facing next school year when the four remaining Big Nine schools will merge into the Saginaw Valley, with their last two contests against soon-to-be conference rivals. The most recent came on Monday when the Cavaliers hosted Flint Northwestern, falling to the Wildcats, 82-55. Carman- Ainsworth […]