2013-09-05

TMI Climate Solutions expands facility



GRAND BLANC TWP. — TMI Climate Solutions has announced the expansion of its headquarters facility in Grand Blanc Township. The expansion represents a $6.2 million investment and will result in 30-50 new jobs over the next three years. “It’s great to see TMI growing and succeeding in Genesee County,” said Tim Herman, CEO, Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce. “Our […]

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Disney Institute to present workshop on Sept. 25 FLINT — Are you ready to bring clarity to your business challenges? Are you ready to inspire new ways of thinking about organizational effectiveness? Then, you’re ready to D’Think. The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce welcomes Disney Institute and “Disney’s Approach to Creativity & Innovation,” a one-day workshop Sept. 25, from […]

Spaniola remembered for more than pipe shop




SWARTZ CREEK — Patricia L. Schoenfield remembers catching the bus from Swartz Creek to Flint after school, and spending her evenings working with her father, Paul T. Spaniola, at Paul’s Pipe Shop. Spaniola, of Swartz Crek, died Aug. 27. He was 100 years old. But in a manner fitting his personality, his work will continue. “My father was very industrious,” […]

Whaley Children’s Center golf classic coming this Monday



FLINT — Client Financial Services presents the 28th Annual Whaley Golf Classic on Sept. 9 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. The event is co-hosted George Blaha, voice of the Detroit Pistons, and Mateen Cleaves, Flint native and former Michigan State University basketball star, with all proceeds going to Whaley Children’s Center. In addition to the 36 team outing […]

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Veteran Super Fair at MCC on Sept. 11 FLINT — Mott Community College is collaborating with the AmeriCorps Veteran Outreach Program, United Way of Genesee County, and joining forces in presenting a day-long event highlighting benefits and services available to military veterans and their families. The Veteran Healthcare & Resource Super Fair is scheduled for 10 a.m.-4 p.m. on Sept. […]

Interceptions spark shutout over Grand Blanc




FLINT TWP. — Carman- Ainsworth got off to a slow start offensively, but scored two touchdowns in the second half and rode its defense to a 13-0 win over Grand Blanc in the football season opener last Thursday at home. Jevonte Alexander intercepted two passes, returning the first one 19 yards for a touchdown with 11:05 left in the third […]

Cavs golfers beat Owosso



FLINT — The Lady Cavs hosted former Big Nine rival Owosso last Wednesday and took it to the Trojans in the process with a 213-238 win. Meghan Borgerding led the way for the Lady Cavs with a 38 while Mikaila Garrison tallied up a 55 to follow her up. Alanna Gleason carded a 58 on the day and Taylor Jarnigin […]

Cavaliers soccer falls to Fenton




FENTON — Carman-Ainsworth dropped a 3-0 decision to Fenton on Aug. 28 in a non-league soccer game at Fenton. Andrew Ramirez was busy in goal with 11 saves for the Cavaliers. Carman- Ainsworth put four shots on the Fenton goal, but was stonewalled by Tigers’ goalkeeper Tim Geid. The game was scoreless until the 17:35 mark of the first half, […]

Door-to-door sales issue defeated for a fourth time




FLINT TWP. — For the fourth time in the past six months, the township board has denied a request for a door-to-door sales permit and discussed legal ways to handle applications. In a 5-2 vote, the township board turned down an application for a peddler’s license from Shy Enterprises Inc. to sell Kirby vacuum cleaners and supplies. The applicant, Lawrence […]

Carman-Ainsworth boys fourth in annual cross country event



Carman-Ainsworth hosted the annual Bauman’s Cavalier Classic Invitational last Thursday, with no girls in the field, but the boys’ squad placed fourth overall in the six-team race. Div. 1 teams included winner Ortonville-Brandon with 30 points, Kearsley was second with 85, Lake Fenton, a Div. 2 school was third with 92, Carman-Ainsworth earned 93 points for fourth, Swartz Creek was […]