2013-05-02

In brief



Wojo’s Greenhouse spring fundraiser program DAVISON TWP. — Wojo’s Greenhouse, 7360 East Court St., will support the Optimist Club Grand Blanc, with your purchases at Wojo’s, May 4-5. Make your Spring flower purchases at Wojo’s those two days only and mention the Optimist Club of Grand Blanc at the checkout and receive credit for your purchases. Wojo’s grows annuals, perennials, […]

OUTDOOR CALENDAR



THROUGH OCTOBERHandgun and trap shooting at the Marlette Sportsmen’sAssociation. Open to anyone wishing to shoot handguns everyTuesday evening beginning at 6 p.m., trap shooting everySunday from 4-7 p.m. and on Thursday evenings at 6 p.m. Theclub is located 2 miles west and 4-1/2 miles north of Marlette.Details: Bill Maher at 989-635-7072. MAY 4Handgun Steel Fun Shoot, Special Event, 30 Target […]

M-15 Heritage Route sale is Saturday



GOODRICH — May 4 will feature the annual M-15 Heritage Route yard sale, which runs along State Route M- 15 from Bay City to Clarkston, covering local municipalities of Goodrich and Davison and between and beyond. Not all communities participate, and some people just set their sales up on the side of the road. Food and entertainment will also be […]

ROUNDUP



GOLF Carman-Ainsworth placed 11th with 470 strokes in the second Saginaw Valley League jamboree of the season Tuesday at Davison Country Club. Haywood Petty led the Cavaliers with a 95. Flint Powers Catholic topped the 15- team field with 301, Midland Dow was second with 306 and host Davison was third with 307. — D.N. LACROSSE The Lady Cavaliers lost, […]

Barry Saunders Classic draws a crowd




FLINT TWP. — Regardless of the final score, every one walked away a winner from the Barry Saunders Classic basketball game held last Friday night at the Carman-Ainsworth High School gym. The annual event, hosted by Men at W.O.R.K. is a major fundraiser for the group mostly made up of fathers of CA students who rely on proceeds to sponsor […]

MILLIONTH MUSTANG ROLLS OFF FLAT ROCK LINE



The Mustang, Ford’s iconic muscle car, celebrated its 49th birthday April 17. On that same day, another milestone took place: The one millionth Flat Rock Assembly Plant-built Mustang rolled off the line. The car has been built exclusively at Flat Rock since 2004. From the time the car debuted in April 1964, Ford plants have produced more than 8.5 million […]

Sick Puppies returning to The Machine Shop




BURTON — The Australian-based band Sick Puppies will make a pit stop at the Machine Shop of Flint, May 17. The stop is one of four mid-Western dates scheduled for the spring/summer tour. The trio, which is made up of vocalist/ guitarist/songwriter Shimon Moore, bassist Emma Anzai and drummer Mark Goodwin, are set to unleash their new single “There’s No […]

2014 CHEVY SPARK EV SETS MARK FOR EV MILEAGE



Chevrolet released the mileage figures for the 2014 Spark EV and declared that it sets “the industry benchmark in retail electric vehicle efficiency” with a combined city/highway EPA-estimated range of 82 miles when fully charged and an EPA-estimated combined city/high- way 119 MPGe fuel economy equivalent. “Being able to provide our customers with the best overall efficiency of any retail […]

All aboard

McLaren fundraiser helps build hospitality house


FLINT TWP. — The Love Boat set sail on a “Cruise for a Cause” last weekend. Art Van furniture store on Miller Road hosted the gala party as a benefit for McLaren’s soon-to-open Hospitality House. Currently under construction on Beecher Road at a cost of $8 million, the Hospitality House will provide a place to stay for cancer patients being […]

In brief



Ennis Center for Children celebrates Foster Care Month FLINT — Every day, some 513,000 children and youth are living in foster care because their own parents can’t take care of them. The needs of these children, who need a stable and secure home until they can either return to their parents or establish a lifelong connection to a nurturing adult, […]


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