C-A names first SVL scholar athletes, teacher of the year

FLINT TWP. — Wrapping up its first year of participating in the Saginaw Valley League high school athletic association, Carman-Ainsworth High School is recognizing two scholar athletes and a Teacher of the Year. Aaron DuPree and Monica Townsend are the scholar athletes and Carrie Mattern is the Teacher of the Year. All three were recently honored at a SVL Awards […]

RMI spruced up for Relay for Life Kids event

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Curbs and parking space lines have been painted bright pink at Regional Medical Imaging (RMI), 3346 Lennon Road, in preparation for a Relay for Life “Relay Recess,” a children’s event being hosted by the business from 2-5 p.m. Sunday May 19. The cancer fundraiser is being held in the spacious parking lot of RMI where many Relay […]

Chamber YouthQuest celebrates creativity

FLINT — Creativity will be on display as the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce YouthQuest afterschool program presents ArtQuest 2013. The art exhibition runs through Thursday in the atrium of the Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy Building, 4110 S. Saginaw St. in Flint from 3-6:30 p.m. According to Tim Herman, CEO of the Chamber ArtQuest exemplifies the enrichment activities that YouthQuest […]

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Caregiver retreat is this weekend BIRCH RUN — Nancy DeKatch Caregivers Institute Inc. a 501(c) 3 organizations will hold the State Wide Respite Retreat and Symposium for the family caregivers, May 18, at the Birch Run Expo Center, 11600 N. Beyer Rd. Birch Run. Admission is $5 per person at the door. The opening ceremony begins at 9 a.m. Events […]

Design & Build Class

adds technology, engineering to wood shop

FLINT TWP. — Spending the past school year working on automated computer design equipment gave a big boost to his plans to become an engineer, said Shaquelle Polacek, a senior at Carman-Ainsworth High School, who plans to enlist in the Navy first. Polacek was one of the most avid students in C-As new Design and Build class launched in September, […]

Baker College hosts annual car, motorcycle show

FLINT — Baker College of Flint will host the fourth annual Car and Motorcycle Show, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., May 19. Car and motorcycle enthusiasts, as well as the general public, are invited to attend the free event at Baker College’s Center for Transportation Technology (CTT), 1717 S. Dort Highway, Flint. More than 300 cars and motorcycles are expected to be […]

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Kidney cancer support group to meet FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group of Michigan will meet May 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. Guest speaker is Dr. Todd Morgan, urological oncologist. The topic of discussion is “Broad Overview: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Staging of Renal Cancer.” The meeting is open to the general public. Details: […]

Bob Root steps down from Cavs’ hoops

FLINT TOWNSHIP — Carman- Ainsworth athletic director and boys’ basketball coach Bob Root has decided his desire to be on the golf course in the summer is greater than to be in the gym and has stepped down as varsity basketball coach. Root will remain the athletic director. Root’s coaching career began in 1978 at Flint Northern as a 22 […]

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Lady Cavs’ tennis ready for today’s regional

SAGINAW — It’s been a pretty impressive season for the Carman- Ainsworth girls’ tennis team this year. In particular, the play of J’Lynn Corder at No. 1 Singles has been superb. She finished as the runner up in the No. 1 Singles bracket of the Saginaw Valley League tournament. The rest of the Lady Cavs, however, are no slouch either, […]