2012-06-21

Renovations done at Patsy Lou




FLINT TWP. — Patsy Lou Williamson Automotive Group celebrated the completion of its General Motors-designed multimillion dollar renovation project last week with a red carpet reception for the recently completed Buick/GMC Dealership, 5111 Corunna Road. The project started in June 2011 with renovations of the adjacent Chevrolet dealership which was completed in October. “This is an initiative by GM called […]

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 TUESDAYS Messy Art Tuesdays at the Flint Children’s Museum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. […]

In brief



ABC Warehouse welcomes new director of real estate GENESEE COUNTY — Leading appliance and electronics retailer ABC Warehouse announces their new Director of Real Estate, David Gronbach. He has replaced Jim Meinershagen, who retired after a successful 25 year career with ABC. Gronbach attended Wayne State University and has a Michigan Brokers License. He is a member of the International […]

Fluellen teaches football, life skills at Lions’ camp




GRAND BLANC— Kids turned out in big numbers for the Detroit Lions’ youth football camp on the Grand Blanc High School practice field on Monday, the only camp locally for kids in Lapeer and Genesee counties. The local youth got the chance to polish their football skills while learning several techniques from Lions’ defensive lineman Andre Fluellen. “I’ve come out […]

Health Alliance Plan sees enrollment uptick in new product line



DETROIT — Hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents not currently covered by health insurance are expected to purchase their own insurance under the Affordable Care Act in 2014. Health Alliance Plan (HAP) already is experiencing a major uptick in enrollment since launching its new product line in April for those who are not covered by employer group plans. HAP Personal […]

Ingram returns to stress importance of men’s health




FLINT— Hundreds of area residents filed into Atwood Stadium in downtown Flint on Saturday for the first ever Men’s Health Fest. The main attraction, however, was 2009 Heisman Trophy winner, Mark Ingram. The former Grand Blanc star and Flint Southwestern Academy graduate was greeted by a multitude of fans who were already lined up in front of the tent where […]

Solucient Security Systems honored



GRAND BLANC — Solucient Security Systems in Grand Blanc, one of the largest privately-owned security companies in Michigan, was honored as a Corp! magazine Economic Bright Spots Awards winner. The company was presented with its award at an awards breakfast in Troy. The Michigan’s Economic Bright Spots Awards honor Michigan businesses that are thriving and succeeding in the state. In […]

Cleaves advises kids to study hard




DAVISON — No matter how good they are in sports, students should make sure they get a good education in school along the way, says Mateen Cleaves. The former Flint Northern High and Michigan State University basketball star made that point clear during a 15- minute speech to a gym full of Hahn Intermediate School students on June 1. The […]

Kitchen and bath business moves to new location




BURTON — RKB Design and Remodeling is moving locations July 1. Owner Stephen Allen, a certified kitchen designer, has been working in the kitchen and bath industry since 1974. He has been in the current location since 1984. The move came about because of the changes in the economy. “Ten-fifteen years ago we were doing $2 million a year … […]

Sports Shorts



Michigan race venue to host National event BIRCH RUN — Baja Acres, 8683 Birch Run Rd., is hosting a National Obstacle Mud Running Series Event titled the Mud Factor on June 30. “With having 80 acres of rolling hills, water features, natural obstacle and trees, Baja Acres is a perfect fit for this event. We sell fun and that is […]