2013-04-11

Don Pablos grand reopening coming soon




FLINT TWP. — Looks like the wait will soon be over for hungry fans of Don Pablos Tex-Mex restaurant, 3145 Miller Rd. The popular restaurant has been closed since being damaged by a fire last July. Since then, ‘when are you gong to reopen?” has been the chief question from inpatient fans on the restaurant’s Facebook page. There’s no official […]

Company promotes businesses across the state



FLINT — Michigan83.com is reaching out to Genesee County businesses in April. The website works to promote Michigan companies for Michiganders in the state. Comapny president Bryan Slavens said, “My company began out of a growing need to promote Michigan companies. We offer an affordable service to help small businesses owners join forces with other companies across the state.” Services […]

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Flint Women’s Forum to recognize Zehnder family FLINT — The Flint Women’s Forum (FWF) is set to host their 2013 annual Celebration of Women Annual Meeting and Luncheon. Ninety-one year-old Dorothy Zehnder, owner of Bavarian Inn Restaurant and Lodge will address the crowd at the April 26 event, along with her daughter and Lodge President, Judy Zehnder Keller and her […]

Sonitrol hires new sales manager



GRAND BLANC — Sonitrol Tri- County, one of the area’s largest locally owned and operated security firms, has hired Jeffrey A. Piecka as its new sales manager. Piecka is tasked with leading and managing the Sonitrol sales team. He will also work to penetrate new markets and expand Sonitrol’s regional presence. Piecka has a 15-year management career leading profitable businesses […]

Eagle Scout receives proclamation




SWARTZ CREEK — On March 25, at the Swartz Creek City Commission meeting, 18-year old Tyler Duso received a proclamation from Mayor David Krueger for his attaining the rank of Eagle Scout. Duso got his rank upon completion of one of the latest community projects he was involved in. “I feel really great. Things kind of just worked out the […]

UM-Flint invites community to a celebration of Earth Day



FLINT — “EARTH MATTERS” is the theme of this year’s annual Earth Day Celebration to be held on the University of Michigan-Flint campus April 13, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Harding Mott University Center. Kettering University and Mott Community College are co-sponsors of this fun-filled, informational, family friendly, free event. With more than 50 exhibitors, this event is among the largest environmental […]

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The Bear Trap at MCC set for April 11 FLINT — The public is invited to join the excitement at The Bear Trap, an entrepreneurship competition held on Mott Community College’s main campus and inspired by ABC’s hit reality business show “Shark Tank.” Scheduled for April 11 in the MCC Event Center, The Bear Trap is an event free and […]

‘Vocal masterpiece’ ends the FSO season



FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra’s 2012-13 season comes to a stunning conclusion April 13 at 8 p.m. at The Whiting. The FSO will join forces with the Flint Festival Chorus, directed by Wendy Bloom, and the Vanguard Voices, directed by Kevin Dewey, to present Ralph Vaughn Williams’ Symphony No. 1, A Sea Symphony. The piece will also feature guest […]

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Lady Cavs’ soccer falls short against Kearsley




FLINT TWP. — First game jitters proved to make the difference for the Carman-Ainsworth girls’ soccer team that nearly staged a come-from-behind win against Kearsley on Monday. Instead, the Cavs swallowed a 4-3 loss. “It was 50 degrees at game time with rain just before the game and then the sun came out in the second half,” said coach Jessyca […]