2014-11-13

Township board salutes veterans




FLINT TWP. — Three men stood and were applauded when all veterans present in the audience were asked to stand at the township board meeting Monday night. Township Supervisor Karyn Miller, thanked them for their service and read a poem, “The Noble and the Brave” by Joanna Fuchs, in a tribute to Veteran’s Day, which was observed on Tuesday. This […]

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Youth suicide prevention event set for Nov. 18 FLINT TWP. — Dedicated to the prevention of youth suicide through educational and awareness programs, StoneCrest Center and the Jason Foundation will host “Suicide is a Silent Killer … Let’s End the Silence,” the first annual strolling reception from 5:30-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 18, at Beef and Barley restaurant, 2055 S. […]

IMA Winter Bridal Show seeks vendors



BURTON — What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first Bridal Show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of these hot new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 3, from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Brides […]

Skaff Furniture-Carpet One teams with local charities



FLINT — Once again Skaff, one of the most successful family-owned furniture and carpet stores in Michigan, is looking to thank our community for its longtime support by launching a new on-line program that will be in place through the holidays to aid selected area charities. The initiative is called Save & Share. “What we’re doing is directing our customers […]

Chamber honors Business, Hospitality Industry

2014 Art of Achievement Award recipients announced

GENESEE COUNTY — Two Flint Township businesses were among the winners at the 2014 Art of Achievement Awards, on Nov. 6, presented by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, according to press release. Loving Hands, 1325 S Linden Rd, a home health care agency won the Minority-Owned Business Award. Kevin Macklin, of Buffalo Wild Wings, 3192 S. Linden Road, […]

Local businesses support C-A students




FLINT TWP. — The Dye Elementary School Parents Group is sponsoring a “fun raising” event from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at Leo’s Coney Island, 4151 Miller Road. Leo’s is among several area businesses with a community giveback program that generously donates a percentage of profits to help students. Those attending the Dye fundraiser will see 15 percent of […]

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Mid-Michigan SAE to meet Nov. 18 MUNDY TWP. — The Mid-Michigan Section of the Society of Automotive Engineers, SAE International, will hold their November dinner and program meeting, Nov. 18, at the Holiday Inn – Gateway Center, US23 at Hill Road, Flint. The speaker for the evening will be Mr. Charlie Hyndman, Vice President Global Aftersales, Supply Chain, Warehousing and […]

Sloan provides trip down memory lane




FLINT — Where can you find the art deco golden statuette light from AutoWorld, the cross that sat atop St. Joseph’s Hospital, the last LeSabre made in Flint with all the signatures of the workers on the line who helped build it, James H. Whiting’s home doorknob from 1890, a 1920 elevator indicator from The Durant Hotel, William Crapo’s personal […]