2015-03-05

Free ‘Starting a Business’ Workshop in Flint



GENESEE COUNTY — Advance reservations are being taken for a free workshop on “Starting a Business” to be presented at Kettering University in Flint on Thursday, March 12 from 5:30-8:30 pm. “Starting a Business” is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a business. This introductory workshop covers the process […]

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MARVAC Flint Camper & RV Show coming to Perani FLINT —The Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds (MARVAC) is sponsoring the 38th Annual Flint Camper & RV Show, March 19-22, 2015, at the Perani Arena & Event Center (located just south of I-69 at the Center Road Exit). On display throughout the entire facility will be 85 new recreation […]

Try a free class at Davenport University




GENESEE COUNTY — If you have ever wondered what it’s like to be a college student or even if you are college material, Davenport University (DU) is offering an opportunity for a test drive. The public is invited this month to attend free classes being offered at both Davenport’s Flint and Saginaw campuses. The Flint event will be held at […]

Kroger kicks off Easter Seals campaign



GENESEE COUNTY — A little spare change can go a long way to help Michigan residents with disabilities. The Kroger Co. of Michigan is asking shoppers to drop their spare change into coin boxes located at cash registers to benefit Easter Seals Michigan. The organization serves more than 9,000 Michigan children and adults with disabilities and special needs and their […]

Tapology announces entry programs



FLINT — Tapology has been an arts program serving the youth of the city and Mid Michigan for 13 years. This year, there are openings for students, both young and older, who want to learn, or just want to use dance as a form of fun exercise to maintain fitness. Tapology uses artists trained in performance to teach students, bringing […]

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Catholic Charities ready for St. Patrick’s Day! FLINT — Catholic Charities will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with their St. Patrick’s Day Box Lunch Sale, March 17. This annual fundraiser is a Flint tradition, offering a delicious boxed lunch that includes a sandwich, stacked high with corned beef and Swiss on rye, chips, coleslaw, pickle and a treat — all for […]

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Concerts coming up at The Machine Shop FLINT —The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., Flint will feature It Lies Within with special guests Conquer Divide, Meridians, After the Minor, Final Confession and Our Vices, March 7. Tickets are $10, $12 the day of the show. Givensix and Ana will perform with special guests Mercy Beach on March 14. Tickets […]

Lady Cavs crush Creek in district opener




FLINT – Carman-Ainsworth buried Swartz Creek in the first quarter and cruised to a 71-41 victory in the opening game of the Class A district girls’ basketball tournament Monday night at Kearsley. The Cavaliers shot out to a 24-4 lead in the opening eight minutes and extended it to 42-15 by halftime. It was 54-25 going into the fourth quarter. […]

Prosecutor aims to padlock nuisance hotel, Hometown Inn




FLINT TWP. — A hearing Monday morning, March 9, in 67th District Court will determine the fate for the next year of the Hometown Inn, 3277 Miller Road. At a press conference on February 26, Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton announced that his office aims to padlock the motel for at least a year, under a Complaint for the Abatement […]

Flint’s OHL team still awaits identity




FLINT — When the Plymouth Whalers of the Ontario Hockey League relocate to Flint’s Perani Arena following the current season, the team will be re-branded with a new identity. What that will be is yet to be announced, but it appears that the name, logo, color scheme and uniform design have already been chosen. The deadline to submit that criteria […]