2015-11-19

In brief



FUB sponsoring fundraiser for C-A music program FLINT TWP. — To benefit the C-A music program, Freakin’ Unbelievable Burgers, 5100 Corunna Road, is offering a special discount every Wednesday for the entire month of November. To get a 20 percent discount off the total order, diners need only mention the C-A Music Program or show on their phones the fundraising […]

Several fundraisers to benefit C-A music program




FLINT TWP. — Numerous pots of poinsettias in a festive array of colors will decorate the stage when Carman- Ainsworth musicians are showcased in upcoming choir and orchestra concerts over the next few weeks. What may not be well known is that the plants are provided through an annual public fundraiser. Ordering for the Poinsettia & Holiday Greens Sale began […]

Final weekend to see play at Flint Community Players



FLINT TWP. — Flint Community Players (FCP) community theater presentation of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’’ wraps up this weekend with performances at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, November 19. Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21, and at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday November 22. Based on the classic comedy film starring Michael Caine and Steve Martin, the play covers the antics of two […]

Still preoccupied with 1985



The year was 1985. The Kansas City Royals won the World Series. The 49ers were the Super Bowl champs. Back to the Future reigned at the box office and The Cosby Show was the top TV show. Oh yes, and the Davison High School Class of 1985 was graduating, along with yours truly. It was, as I recall, a good […]

Better watch out



Signs like this one on Lennon Road caution motorists by marking known places where deer and vehicles have crossed paths. Since daylight savings time ended earlier this month, dusk comes during the evening commute -a time when deer are more active. In 2014, Genesee County ranked ninth out of 83 counties in Michigan with the highest incidents of deer/vehicle crashes, […]

“Starting a Business” ONLINE Webinar



FLINT – A one hour online webinar version of “Starting a Business” will be offered on Nov. 23 from 10-11 a.m. by the I-69 Trade Corridor/Thumb Region of The Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) based at Kettering University in Flint. The webinar” is available to anyone located anywhere in the state. Participants will need a fast internet connection, a […]

Skaff 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. Furniture “What we’re doing is directing our […]

Get ready for 5G




FLINT TWP. — A popular burger joint soon will be added to the growing variety of dining choices along the busy Miller Road commercial corridor. Five Guys Burgers and Fries, a Virginia-based franchise, is slated to join Potbelly’s sandwich shop in the newly-built strip center at 4140 Miller Road. Tracey Tucker, township building director, confirmed the news but further plans […]

Jimmy King named Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser of the Year



FLINT — Jimmy King received the Outstanding Volunteer Fundraiser Award Nov. 2 from the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) at their annual awards ceremony at Apple Mountain Country Club in Freeland, Mich. King is a member of the Board of Directors for The Foundation for Mott Community College (FMCC), currently serving as Chairperson of the Fundraising Committee, and is a […]

Animal rescue crew saves mama, puppies from abandoned garage




CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – Edith Campbell has rescued a lot of dogs, but her most recent retrieval was one she won’t soon forget. As a volunteer with Pets in Peril, the rescue arm of the Clayton Townshipbased PAWS animal shelter, Campbell and others periodically deliver dog food to people in economically-disadvantaged neighborhoods. “We see lots of things,” she said. “And sometimes […]