2015-12-31

In brief



Dancing to the oldies FLINT TWP. — The Fairlanes & The DeVilles, a ‘50s rock and roll band, will provide the entertainment for “Dance Night,” a stroll down memory lane, hosted by the Flint Township Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 15. Tickets are $5 each and includes light refreshments. Only 100 tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets, call […]

Plan wedding in one day under one roof at IMA Brookwood’s Winter Bridal Show



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 the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 9, from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Tickets are only $5 […]

Detroit Auto Show offers something for everyone



DETROIT — It is that time of year when attention turns to the newest things on wheels. The 28th North American International Auto Show (NAIAS), formally known as the Detroit Auto Show, starts Jan. 9 with exclusive preview events before opening to the public Jan. 16-24 at Cobo Center. A press preview is set for Monday-Tuesday, Jan. 11-12, followed by […]

Salvation Army gets $100,000 grant from Mott Foundation



FLINT — Efforts by The Salvation Army of Genesee County to provide area residents with key emergency services for help with utility shut off notices, water turn off and eviction notices received an important boost recently, thanks to a one-year $100,000 grant from the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The C. S. Mott Foundation grant award is a blessing to The […]

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Leadership NOW: Application, selection period open for next class FLINT — Leadership NOW – Optimizing Leadership Effectiveness is seeking qualified candidates for its intensive, yearlong leadership development program, which kicks off March 17. The competitive program is designed for executives, board members, elected officials and other business professionals who want to build their leadership skills and learn how to develop […]

Blue Man group returns to Whiting Jan. 29



FLINT — After six successful years on the road, Blue Man Group will circle the United States one more time prior to taking the theatrical tour worldwide. Audiences can catch the wildly popular, award-winning Blue Man Group when they return to The Whiting with four performances; Jan. 29 at 8 p.m., Jan. 30 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., and […]

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Genesys offers New Year’s resolutions just for seniors GRAND BLANC — Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) – through its GAC Gold program for seniors – will present a lunch talk on healthy New Year’s resolutions for seniors on Jan. 6, at noon. The talk covers topics designed to help the aging population prevent illness and injury. Here are five New Year’s […]

Cav wrestlers fall to Hastings




MONTROSE – Carman-Ainsworth won half the matches but dropped a 42-36 decision to Hastings in a non-league wrestling dual Tuesday at Montrose. Nathan DeLong opened the meet with a wild 19-14 decision over Mitchell Sarhatt at 135 pounds to give the Cavaliers a 3-0 lead, but Hastings’ Kip Beck pinned Coreyonte Thomas in 5:13 to give the Saxons a 6-3 […]

Back in action



Carman-Ainsworth junior Shakara Johnson fights for a rebound in the Lady Cavs’ season opener Dec. 3 at Swartz Creek. Carman-Ainsworth was back on the hardwood this week, playing Williamston in the Motor City Roundball Classic on Wednesday at Detroit Edison. Because the game took place after VIEW deadlines, full results will be published in next Thursday’s issue.

Lions battle for last place



The NFL season has one more week left as Week 17 is here. The Detroit Lions, otherwise known as the Kittens from the Mitten, close out their season against the Chicago Bears in Chi Town. The battle for last place in the division takes place as both teams’ records are 6-9. There is zero benefit to either team to win […]


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