Motown cover band to headline GDL Black History Month Brunch

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee District Library will present the 16th Annual Black History Month Brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday, February 11 at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Genesee District Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for kids and teens. The brunch will feature Detroit Motown cover band […]

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Kroger sponsoring 10th Black History Month contest

FLINT TWP. — For the tenth year, Kroger stores are sponsoring a Black History Month Contest, offering more than $80,000 in cash prizes to students in grades 4 through 12. Kroger’s “I Can Make History” contest is open to all Michigan students who may enter original work in ART, ESSAY, MUSIC or POETRY categories. Entry forms can be picked up […]

Police charge burglary suspect

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee County Prosecutor’s Office has authorized 8 total charges against Joshua Tibbs, a 27-year-old City of Flint resident, which include home invasion, larceny in a building, breaking and entering, resisting and obstructing police, and larceny. Flint Township Police investigators have linked Tibbs to several burglaries of homes, garages and sheds in the Riverview Subdivision. This subdivision […]

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Save the date FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation will host its Third Annual Silent Auction for kids at 5:30 p.m., Friday, April 28, at Flushing Valley Golf Club & Banquet Center, 1124 E. Main Street in Flushing, Honorees will be Bonnie Haffajee (retired elementary principal), Benjamin Jones (high school band director), and Lisa Koegel (parent and new school […]

Grant named president, CEO of McLaren Flint

FLINT — Chad M. Grant has accepted the position of president and CEO of McLaren Flint, effective Jan. 30. He brings an extensive background of health care leadership experience, including successful management of acute care hospital operations, strategic planning, new business development and change management. Grant is assuming the CEO position following the retirement of McLaren Flint’s current CEO, Donald […]

Girls’ Night Straight Ahead

We didn’t make it. Well, at least the passengers who’s roles we assumed as we entered the Titanic – The Artifact Exhibition at Sloan Museum didn’t make it. My friend Mary and I, not only made it, we enjoyed cocktails, a strolling dinner, an educational experience and an all-around great girls’ night out thanks to the Sloan’s Bon Voyage Party […]

Chrome & Ice promises ‘MORE’ for everyone

FLINT — Back to the Bricks and Buick is proud to announce the upcoming second annual winter indoor car show, Chrome & Ice, which is set for Feb. 10-11 at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint. The theme for this year’s event is “MORE.” The 2017 Chrome & Ice event will be larger and more spectacular than […]

WFBA accepting applications for 2017 scholarship awards

GENESEE COUNTY — Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 West Flint Business Association (WFBA) scholarships of $2,500 each. Each year, the WFBA awards three scholarships to Flint area students. The scholarships are not primarily based on financial need and/or grade point averages. The awards are based on service to school and community, two letters of recommendation and a […]

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Stevens scholarship available for young women FLINT — Female entrepreneurs looking to further their education can apply for a college scholarship that honors the late Katharine Roat Stevens, a well-known Genesee County business owner and advocate for women in business. The scholarship, administered by the Genesee Chamber Foundation, will be awarded in the amount of up to $1,000 to at […]