2014-06-26

Krystal clear

Kiwanis Club art show, fundraiser taking shape


SWARTZ CREEK – Organizers are putting the final brushstrokes on the sixth installment of the Krystal ArtFest. The Swartz Creek Kiwanis Club and Women’s Club sponsored the juried art show and sale, which will take place July 26 to 27 at The Cage fieldhouse. “We will have close to 40 artists who will participate in the show,” said organizer and […]

Storm clouds dampen Biz Expo




FLINT TWP. — High winds and threatening storm clouds caused some to fold their tents early for the second annual Experience Flint Township Business Expo and Taste Fest, hosted last week at Davenport University, 4318 Miller Road. Sponsored by Davenport, the West Flint Business Association and the Township of Flint, organizers spent 10 months planning the four-hour event designed to […]

Beautification project a success

Township officials applaud volunteers and donors


FLINT TWP. — After being rained out of the first date in early May, the first Flint Township Gateway Beautification Project went off without a hitch. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller publicly thanked the many volunteer and donors who pitched in to make the highway ramp clean-up a success. More than 25 volunteers logged 125 man hours to collect 75 bags […]

In brief



Chamber PTAC reveals road map to local contracting FLINT — Are you ready to provide goods or services to the City of Flint or Genesee County? Then plan to join the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce Procurement and Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) as they host a Local Contracting Opportunities 5.0 workshop. The seminar takes place June 26, from 1:30-2:30 […]

ELGA awards five students scholarships



GENESEE COUNTY — ELGA Credit Union has announced it has awarded scholarships to five area students. Four Carmen Lee Wilber Scholarship Recipients each receiving $1,000 are: Kelsey Bees — a graduate of Davison High School. Kelsey will be attending Michigan State University to pursue a dual major in Psychology and Criminal Justice. Samantha Dunning – a graduate of Kearsley High […]

Hospice, respite and grief relief help available




FLINT TWP. — Camp Good Grief, a free day camp for grieving children ages 5 to 17, is looking for a host site in Flint Township next year, said Paul Ikonen, camp director and volunteer coordinator for Hospice Advantage which sponsors the event in partnership with the Hospice Angels Foundation. Ikonen was among about 25 business representatives who braved a […]

Steven Treece joins Yeo & Yeo



FLINT TWP. — Yeo & Yeo CPAs & Business Consultants welcomes Steven Treece. He joins the firm’s Flint office as a staff accountant, providing tax planning and preparation services and business consulting services. Treece holds a Bachelor of Business Administration, majoring in accounting, from The University of Michigan-Flint. He is a member of Beta Alpha Psi, an honors organization for […]

In brief



Clarification FLINT — For pubic viewing of timelapse photos on construction work in progress for the new paint facility at Flint Assembly plant on Van Slyke Road the link is oxblue.com/open/GallagherKaiser/ GMFlintPaintShop. The link provided last week was for a site that requires a log-in. — R.S. Annual Mid-East Festival coming next month FLINT TWP. — The Our Lady of […]

Classic Community King Par 2014




FLINT — The King Par Classic held on June 23 at The Flint Golf Club was a show of deeply compassionate charitable support for the younger generation of area golfers. A large amount of socially conscious residents and advocates of the area came out to raise charitable funds for the Flint Junior Golf Association at one of the premier yearly […]

Join Flint Assembly Million Mile Club

GM now looking for million-mile vehicles for public Open House celebration in August


FLINT TWP. — It took only six years for Hugh and Tammy Pennington of Delton, who were driving for a living, to rack up a million miles on their 2006 Chevrolet Silverado truck that was built at the Flint Assembly Plant. The couple were guests of honor during a special recognition of that milestone at the plant in May 2012. […]