2012-11-22

Swearing In



In brief



Vendors sought for Vendor Extravaganza FLINT — The Mott Community College Travel Club, an MCC student organization, is inviting vendors, crafters and home sales distributors to participate in their Vendor Extravaganza, scheduled to take place 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 14 in the MCC Event Center. This event is free and open to the public. The cost for anyone interested in […]

C-A Board hears audit report, grim forecast




FLINT TWP. — The good news is that the Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools received an “unqualified” financial audit for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2012, citing the accuracy of financial statements prepared by Russell Parks, assistant superintendent of business and operations. Parks’ Comprehensive Annual Financial Report (CAFR) earned the district for the second year in a row a Certificate of […]

Morrissey reschedules date at the Whiting



FLINT — The Morrissey concert originally scheduled for Oct. 26 at the Whiting in has been rescheduled for Jan. 24. All tickets purchased for the original show date will be honored at the rescheduled show on Jan. 24. Tickets are still available for the show, and are on sale to the public. For questions about tickets purchased online or by […]

CAMS students hear Vietnam Veteran’s Survivior story




FLINT TWP. — On April 4, 1975, during the fall of Saigon in South Vietnam, a military transport plane lifted off from the war-torn country. It was carrying 250 orphaned children in the start of an evacuation mission ordered by President Gerald Ford known as “Operation Babylift.” About 15 minutes later, the plane crashed, killing 138 people aboard including 78 […]

November is membership month at Sloan-Longway



FLINT — Join or renew an Annual Pass Holder Club Membership through Nov. 30 for discounts on all levels of membership at Sloan Museum, Buick Automotive Gallery and Longway Planetarium. Plus, as a new member during Membership Month, you receive our free gift of a Sesame Street Sticker Book as a reminder of Sesame Street Presents: The Body at Sloan […]

Sixth-grader’s art wins cash prize




FLINT TWP. — Jamie Arnold, a Carman-Ainsworth Middle School sixth-grader, received special recognition at the school board meeting last week for her prize-winning art work. Jamie was a fifth-grader last year at Dye Elementary School, when she participated in an art competition that was part of the after-school program. “Picturing Success: The Transformative Power of Afterschool,” offered prizes from YouthQuest […]

Concerts at The Machine Shop



FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Cannibal Corpse, with special guests Misery Index, Hour of Penance and Battlecross, Nov. 23. Tickets are $18 in advance. Tantric will perform a rare acoustic show with special guests False City, Xitpoint and The Skinny — also performing acoustic sets — Nov. 24. Tickets are $12 in advance. […]

You can follow C-A happenings on Facebook, Twitter




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth Schools have joined the social networking arena as a means of getting the word out quickly about school events. At the board of education meeting last week, David Swierpel, C-A director of professional learning & community services, encouraged board members to visit and “like” the districts new Facebook and Twitter pages. C-A is turning to […]

Hot Tickets



Welcome the holidays, Renaissance-style FLINT — The University of Michigan-Flint’s celebrated Chamber Singers present the annual Madrigal Dinner followed by the Sounds of the Seasons Concert on Dec. 7-8, at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St., Flint. Dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m. with the Chamber Singers performing a concert of seasonal choral music at 7:30 p.m. […]


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