Healthcare organization announces major change

LANSING — It has been five years since the passage of the Affordable Care Act, which has resulted in thousands of Michigan consumers receiving quality, affordable and necessary healthcare. The ACA has also allowed for new opportunities within healthcare advocacy and enrollment assistance. Michigan Consumers for Healthcare has been thankful to be a part of this historical process. MCH has […]

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Financial Plus provides 16,452 meals for Food Bank FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce hosted their 12th annual Whatchamacallit networking event on Dec. 4. Whatchamacallit is an early morning holiday networking event held at Financial Plus Credit Union’s main office. This event aims to raise money and donations to benefit the Food […]

We all need a little idle-time once in awhile

I remember something to the effect of “Idle hands are the devil’s workshop” being said in Laura Ingalls Wilder’s Little House on the Prairie — and also something about how on Sundays they had to sit and be still and not do any work. I don’t know much about the devil and what he does in his spare time, but […]

United Methodist provides gifts to Dye Elementary

FLINT TWP. — Hope United Methodist Church, 4467 Beecher Rd, recently gave a gift of warmth to all students at Dye Elementary School. Each child received a scarf, mittens and hat just in time for the colder weather. Starting in April the congregation of Hope United began knitting, crocheting and collecting sets for all 650 students. At its December 15 […]

Sloan Museum announces Water’s Extreme Journey

FLINT — Opening Jan. 23, 2016, at Sloan Museum the new traveling exhibit Water’s Extreme Journey presented by HealthPlus. Journey through an interactive maze that engages visitors in an exciting quest to stay clean, while flowing through rivers, lakes, backyards, and into homes. Through play, scientific inquiry, and art, Water’s Extreme Journey empowers visitors to take action, commit to clean […]

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Career Edge’s 5 tips for starting your job search FLINT — If you’re aiming to get a job or transition into a new career in 2016, starting with a solid foundation is essential to keeping your New Year’s resolution. This is why the first workshop of the Career Edge series — which is now accepting registration for its January sessions […]