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Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser needs items FLINT TWP. — Donations are now being accepted for a Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, August 30; Sunday, August 31 and Monday, September 1 at 5301 S. Dyewood Drive, Flint, between Court Street and Calkins off Dye Rd. All proceeds go to the Carman-Ainsworth High School robotics […]

McIlroy wins The Open

The British Open was drama free as Rory McIlroy went wire to wire for the win. McIlroy took a six-shot lead into the final round on Sunday and held on for a two-stroke victory. The pressure was on as no golfer had ever blown a six-shot lead on the last day of the Open. Rory held off Sergio Garcia and […]

Upper Echelon of Bar Trivia

BURTON — In pursuit of raising the bar in the pub realm of trivia, the UM-Flint Alumni Society is hosting “Flint’s Toughest Trivia” at the Red Baron on Center Rd. July 29 at 8 p.m. Alumni Society Board Member Kristopher Johns and Professor Kris Douglas enjoy a drink or two and a heavy dose of trivia on a regular basis, […]

Sports Shorts

Warrior Dash registration filling up fast GENESEE TWP. – The annual Warrior Dash takes place at the E. A. Cummings Center takes place July 26-27. All morning and mid-afternoon starting slots are filled, but limited openings remain for the later afternoon and evening starting waves. Cost is $75 up to July 16, then $90 up to day of event. To […]

McLaren welcomes cardiologist

FLINT — Omar Kashlan, MD, a board certified interventional cardiologist, has joined the medical staff at McLaren Flint. Dr. Kashlan is seeing patients at Cardiology Consultants of East Michigan, 2222 South Linden Road, Suite A, Flint. Kashlan completed fellowships in interventional cardiology and general cardiology at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit. He completed his residency at Emory […]

Antlerless deer license applications on sale

LAPEER — The Department of Natural Resources reminds hunters that the application period for antlerless deer licenses is now open through Aug. 15. Hunters may apply for one license in any open Deer Management Unit (DMU) statewide; a nonrefundable $5 fee is charged at the time of application. Drawing results and leftover license availability may be viewed at www.michigan.gov/ huntdrawings […]

Party for a Purpose to raise funds for CCSGC

GENESEE COUNTY — July 19 saw the kickoff of the first Pub Parties for the Hungry fundraising event, in support of Catholic Charities’ three soup Kitchens. For anyone interested in some serious bar-hopping, this might be just the event for you. Mary Stevenson, with the Catholic Charities of Shiawasee and Genesee Counties (CCSGC), stated that at the first event, held […]

Tee Time

MONDAY, JULY 28 McLaren Hospice & Homecare Foundation is raising awareness for its Inaugural golf outing at DAVISON COUNTRY CLUB, 9 a.m. registration and a 10 a.m. shotgun start. $100 per golfer includes 18 hole scramble, continental breakfast at 9 a.m., lunch at the turn, appetizers to follow, two beverage tickets and cash bar, 50/50 raffle and golfing prizes. To […]

Reverence Home Health & Hospice seeks volunteers

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Reverence Home Health & Hospice needs volunteers for its hospice program in Genesee County and surrounding areas. If you are interested, a 12-hour training session will take place on Monday and Wednesday evenings – Aug. 4 through Aug. 13 – from 6-9 p.m. at Genesys Administrative Services building in Grand Blanc (5445 Ali Drive). Pre-registration […]

Outdoor Calendar

Aug. 2-3 Saginaw Bay Waterfowl Festival at Bay City State Recreation Area. Activities run 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Recreation Passport required for entry to park. Includes hunting and outdoor recreation expo, duck and goose calling competitions, wildlife arts and crafts show and wildlife carving show, plus much more. Details: 989-667-0717. Aug. 2 Cowboy Long Range Shoot […]