Hurley Memorial Wall honors organ donors

FLINT — The families of Michigan organ donors will be among those attending the unveiling of a new Memory Wall at Hurley Medical Center on Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. The special ceremony will take place in the Main Lobby of Hurley Medical Center. The memorial wall, the first of its kind in the region, will include photos of organ […]

Grand Blanc Student A Winner in Auto Show Poster Contest

Emiri Nishihira, a 12th grade student at Grand Blanc High School, won the “Best Use of Color Award” and a $250 prize for her entry in the 2013 North American International Auto Show annual high school poster contest. This year’s contest, the 25th, drew 645 entries from students of 69 high schools around the state.

UM-Flint students tutoring at CAHS

FLINT TWP. — Tougher subjects like math and physics may get easier for some Carman-Ainsworth High School students thanks to help from a higher source. A tutoring partnership with the University of Michigan -Flint recently started that will regularly bring college students to the high school, according to C-A Superintendent Steve Tunnicliff, in a briefing to the school board at […]

In brief

Love under the stars FLINT — Experience a unique and intimate dinner for two under the stars at Longway Planetarium, including hors d’oeuvres and cocktails. Sweep that special someone right off their feet with a seductively stress-free Valentine’s meal. Included in your evening are a box of chocolates, a red rose in a bud vase, and your choice of a […]

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 Flint Children’sMuseum, 1602 W. University Ave., Flint from 1-3p.m. Details: Call Kimberly Roddy at 810-767-5437. THURSDAYSMusic Makers Thursdays […]

Habitat for Humanity to rehab Trotwood Lane house

FLINT TWP. — A new life for a vacant house on Trotwood Lane was endorsed and supported in a resolution approved by the Flint Township Board of Trustees at its Jan. 7 meeting. The request for approval sought by Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHFH) is needed to seek federal funding through the Genesee County HOME Program Project, under the […]

McLaren adopts visitor policy changes due to seasonal flu

FLINT — Due to the seasonal flu, as a precautionary measure, McLaren Flint has revised its visitor policy. The following changes to the Medical Center’s current visiting practices are effective immediately. Healthy ADULTS only will be allowed to visit (no limit on the number other than existing policies) No children under 18 years and younger will be allowed to visit […]

Owner of Dale’s Natural Foods passes away

FLINT TWP. — Funeral services were held Tuesday for Donald A. Wolfe, 61, whose family owns Dale’s Natural Foods, 4290 Miller Rd. in the Somerset Town Centre. According to an obituary from Swartz Funeral Home, Wolfe was born in Flint on July 12, 1951, the son of the late Dale and Jeanette (Macaulay) Wolfe. He married Jean Shaw on August […]

Hot Tickets

Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT — The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, will present Colt Ford with special guests Gunnar and The Grizzly Boys and Pole Barn Rebels, Jan. 18. Tickets are $22 in advance. All tickets originally purchased for the Nov. 14 concert will be honored for the make-up date. Whitey Morgan, with special […]