2015-08-06

In brief



Genesee County Walk to End Alzheimer’s is Sept. 19 GENESEE COUNTY — Alzheimer’s Association – Greater Michigan Chapter, will hold the Genesee County Walk to End Alzheimer’s, Sept. 19 at 9 a.m., at the Nature Trails at Genesys Regional Medical Center, in Grand Blanc Township. The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness […]

All tuned up and raring to go




FLINT TWP. — Brief rain showers sent some classic car owners home early but overall the Back to the Bricks Tune-up preview drew goodsized crowds at three local businesses. “Hey, it’s two weeks of partying, starting today,” said Blair Zugata of Grand Blanc Township who bought his newly acquired 1962 Buick Special Convertible to the opening event at ITT Technical […]

Back to the Bricks events in full swing




Editor’s note: View Newspaper Group is proud to be a Platinum Sponsor of Back to the Bricks and the official publisher of the Back to the Bricks Event Guide found in today’s paper. Check out the Event Guide for a schedule of events and much, much more. Happy crusin’! FLINT — In 2004 Al Hatch had a dream to start […]

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Get the ‘scoop’ on health at Lockwood event BURTON — A Health Fair and Ice Cream Sundae Funday will take place Aug. 7 from 1-4 p.m. at Lockwood of Burton, 2173 S. Center Rd. Join the staff at Lockwood and various professionals in attendance to have your questions answers on a wide range of health and medical issues. Resources will […]

GM to invest $877M for Flint Assembly upgrades

New body facility links assembly plant with Flint Metal Center

FLINT – General Motors’ officials on Tuesday announced plans to invest $877 million to build a new body shop for the Flint Assembly plant, locating it closer to the Flint Metal Center, which supplies sheet metal and other parts used in the Chevrolet and GMC full-size pickups produced in the assembly plant, according to a press release. No new jobs […]

Capitol Coney Island owners celebrating 10th anniversary



FLINT TWP. – Capitol Coney Island, 4021 Van Slyke Road, Flint, Michigan will be hosting its 10-year Anniversary on Monday, August 10. Owners Nick and Anastasia Pirkovic and the Capitol Coney Island team are inviting the public to come and help celebrate by offering 10 percent off every meal for the entire day. From 4-8 p.m., the restaurant will also […]

Leadership NOW kicks off with class of 12 participants



FLINT — Twelve high-potential Flint and Genesee professionals have been accepted into the inaugural class of Leadership NOW, an intensive, yearlong leadership development program. The participants, who work and/or live in Genesee County, attended their first group session July 30-31 at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc. As part of Leadership NOW – a collaborative partnership of […]

In brief



Hurley Children’s Center opening at Farmer’s Market FLINT — The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the state-of-the-art Hurley Children’s Center at the Flint Farmers’ Market will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 7. — R.S. Senior Center yard sale FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road, will be hosting its parking lot rummage sale, 9 a.m. to […]

View Newspaper Group Sports Editor honored by MIVCA



BATTLE CREEK — View Newspaper Group Sports Editor Lisa Paine was celebrated as one of two Michigan Interscholastic Volleyball Coaches Association (MIVCA) Special Recognition honorees at the group’s annual Hall of Fame Dinner Friday at the McCamly Plaza Hotel. The Special Recognition awards are just two years old and something MIVCA felt important to allow its members to recognize those […]

Pancake breakfast to raise $ for Arthritis Foundation



SWARTZ CREEK – Students at ITT Tech are raising money for the Arthritis Foundation. They call themselves Team Healthy Joints and they’re sponsoring an allyou can-eat pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, at the Swartz Creek McDonalds. Tickets cost $5 and are available from Mr. Carey at the ITT Tech campus at 6359 Miller Road, […]