2013-01-17

In brief



Skaff Save & Share Initiative raises $12,500 for area charities GENESEE COUNTY — Skaff Furniture-Carpet One has announced their three-month Save & Share initiative, launched this past October, raised $12,500 for Carriage Town Ministries, The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan and Whaley’s Children Center. “We were thrilled with the support we received from the community,” said Dick Skaff, Skaff Furniture-Carpet […]

MCC among community colleges recognized for improving career paths



FLINT — Mott Community College is part of a select group of Michigan community colleges highlighted in a recent report issued by the Michigan Center for Student Success and Jobs for the Future. The report, Forging New Pathways, evaluates the extent to which the Breaking Through initiative has taken root and spread beyond the four Michigan community colleges that originally […]

Synagogue looking to downsize




FLINT TWP. — The end of an era may be coming soon for Congregation Beth Israel and the surrounding community near Calkins and Dye roads. For 40 years, the sprawling Jewish synagogue, on a 40-acre campus, has been a religious, education and community center. But the building and grounds have been up for sale for the past year after the […]

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 […]