Scout ‘races’ to raise funds for township K-9 program

GRAND BLANC — At 15, Morgan Breneiser is taking on the challenge of organizing a large community event — a 5K and 2K run/walk to benefit the Grand Blanc Township Police Department’s K-9 program. Dogs and their owners are invited to participate in the run, slated for Oct. 14, in the Grand Blanc Bicentennial Park. “My dad had a heart […]

Alzheimer’s group plans Sept. 15 walk

GRAND BLANC — The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Genesee County residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Walk will be held on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. at The Health Park Nature Trails of Genesys Health System. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Walk to […]

Protect yourself when shopping online

Many women love to shop. Be it hunting down the perfect pair of heels or scouring the stores for an ideal evening gown, shopping is often a far bigger thrill for women than it is for men. Since the dawn of the Internet, more and more women have embraced online retailers, choosing to forgo crowded malls or department stores in […]

City OKs Morrish Road light poles

SWARTZ CREEK — On Aug. 27 the Swartz Creek City Council approved the expenditure of $18,773 in order to put up 11 light poles on the east side of Morrish Road between I-69 and Bristol. The new light poles will be 25- feet high and include a decorative arm. “It’s what Consumers Energy recommends to adequately light the street,” said […]

In brief

Kidney cancer support group is back FLINT — The next meeting of the Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will be Sept. 12 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-Between I- 475 & Dort Hwy.) Featured Speaker: Shahin Ip, program manager of Gilda’s club of Metro Detroit. Topic: “Services Available at […]

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 calendar@mihomepaper.com or visit the website, www.mihomepaper.com to submit events through the online form. ART/THEATRE TUESDAYSMessy Art Tuesdays at the FlintChildren’s Museum, 1602 W. UniversityAve., Flint from 1-3 p.m. Details: CallKimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays at […]

In brief

Annual Paper Shredding Day FLINT TWP. — The township’s 4th annual Paper Shred Day will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 15 in the parking lot of the township hall. 1490 S. Dye Rd. Residents will be allowed to bring a maximum of four boxloads per vehicle. Shredding equipment will be provided by Shred Experts, a Saginaw-based […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Nonpoint, Sept. 7, with Bobaflex, Ionia and Prospect Hill. Tickets are $15 in advance. Rumbleville and the Detroit Psychobilly Alliance will present The Devil Elvis Show, with special guests The Real Bitters, Cheerleader and the Graveyard Whores, Sept. 8. Tickets are […]

Genesys offers diabetes class

GRAND BLANC TWP. — According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, approximately 79 million American adults have pre-diabetes. Even without an official diagnosis, pre-diabetes can lead to cardiovascular damage. Genesys Health System wants to know-are you at risk for diabetes? Are you overweight, older than 45, have high blood pressure or high cholesterol or maybe have a family […]


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