2013-07-25

DM Burr opens retail store



McLaren Opens Hospitality House for Cancer Patients



HealthPlus-sponsored race events under way



FLINT — To get people moving, HealthPlus is sponsoring several race events throughout Michigan this year, which began with the Atwood Stadium Races on July 20. Besides its presence as the presenting sponsor of the Atwood races, HealthPlus was represented in another exemplary way on race day — a group of HealthPlus employees were among the hundreds of race participants. […]

Supporting cultural assets in Flint is focus of Mott grants



FLINT — Recognizing the value of arts and cultural resources in creating vibrant and attractive communities, the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation recently announced a package of grants totaling $3.7 million for the institutions of the Flint Cultural Center. The one-year, general operating grants are: • $1.5 million to the Flint Cultural Center Corporation (FCCC), including support for Longway Planetarium, Sloan […]

Elvis sighting in Flint Twp.



In brief



Lapeer to hold garden tour LAPEER — There will be a Garden Tour held by the Lapeer County Master Gardeners Association, July 27, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. The cost is $10. Tour nine lovely gardens in Lapeer County; gardens in Lapeer, Columbiaville, North Branch and Imlay City. Tickets are available at MSUE office, Burkes flowers, Campbells Greenhouse and Swoish’s Greenhouse.— […]

C-A school board has another vacancy to fill




FLINT TWP. — James Johnson will be spending most of his Tuesday nights the same way he has for many months – attending Carman-Ainsworth School Board meetings. Only now it will be official. At a special board meeting Tuesday, Johnson was chosen out of five candidates to be appointed to the vacancy on the board created last month by the […]

Wellness, Health & Fitness



Walking, a great way to burn calories and stay fit The fitness business is a multi-billion dollar industry. People invest great deals of money in an effort to stay as fit and healthy as possible. But while exercise equipment and gym memberships are worthy investment, those focused on fitness should not underestimate the value of walking as a means to […]

C-A to try millage increase again




FLINT TWP. — As the saying goes, if at first you don’t succeed, try and try again. So the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education decided last week to try again in November to ask voters to pass a half-mill increase. The millage request was one of three put before voters in the May 7 election. A 10-year operating millage renewal passed […]

Metro League to pare down to eight schools

Flushing or Carman-Ainsworth to be voted in at August meeting



FLINT — Two final candidates have been selected for possible entry into the Flint Metro League beginning with the 2014-15 calendar year—Flint Carman- Ainsworth and Flushing. Flint Kearsley athletic director Paul Gaudard said last Thursday that the Metro League voted to go to an eightschool alignment after Lapeer Community Schools voted to consolidate Lapeer East and Lapeer West into one […]


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