helping happy couples prepare for big day

GRAND BLANC — Hundreds of brides, their friends and families and a few grooms headed to the Captain’s Club at Woodfield on Sunday, Jan. 29 for the sixth annual Wedding Marketplace. Presented by the Genesee County Bridal Alliance (GCBA) the show featured many area vendors, two grand prizes including a $500 voucher to be used with any, or a combination […]

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Comcast Opens XFINITY Retail Store at Genesee Crossing shopping center

FLINT TWP. — As part of Comcast’s multi-million-dollar nationwide commitment to improve customer service, the company opened a new XFINITY retail store in Flint Township on Monday, January 16 at G3567 Miller Road in the Genesee Crossing shopping center. “We are on a mission to reinvent how we interact with our customers and deliver an exceptional experience in every way,” […]

In brief

“Writing a Business Plan” Workshop in Flint Feb. 7 FLINT — A free “Writing a Business Plan” Workshop is being presented at Oak Business Center in Flint on Feb. 7 from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Presented by the Michigan Small Business Development Center (MI-SBDC) this workshop covers the specifics of business planning including market research, marketing, finance, legal, operations, and management. […]

C-AHS Theater to present encore performance of play about water crisis

FLINT TWP. — Anyone who missed the original performances of the play “Appointments: An Account of the Flint Water Crisis,” will get another chance this weekend at an encore performance, 7 p.m. Saturday, February 4 at the Carman-Ainsworth High School auditorium. Tickets are $5 at the door. “The play is set almost three years from now in a doctor’s office,” […]

In brief

Kidney cancer support group to meet March 5 FLINT — This is the 10th year of the Kidney Cancer Support group. All programs are open to the public. They meet at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, Robt. T. Longway Blvd. The first meeting is ALZHEIMER’S: Past, Present and Future, with guest speaker Jo Campbell, March 15 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. The […]

VOTE FOR MIRACLES CAMPAIGN raises money for Hurley Medical Center

FLINT — Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Credit Unions for Kids announced five winners of the 2016 #VoteForMiracles contest, with Hurley Children’s Hospital walking away with the top prize of $50,000 from CO-OP Financial Services. Over the course of 22 days, almost 300,000 votes were cast for 141 CMN Hospitals. In addition, members representing more than 2,500 credit unions cast […]

CMU President Ross elected to Mott Foundation Board

FLINT — George E. Ross, a Flint native and president of Central Michigan University (CMU), has been elected to the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation’s Board of Trustees. Ross began his term on Jan. 1. “Being a kid from Flint, it is an extraordinary honor to help lead a foundation that makes a difference locally and around the world,” said Ross. […]

Sign of early spring?

Today’s forecast called for mostly cloudy skies, which means there is a good chance that, according to folklore, the groundhog will not see its shadow and spring will come early. But whether or not the rodent meteorologist sees his shadow today, the recent January thaw brought a sign of early spring in the form of potholes. Since this photo was […]

Senior Citizens dance date changed

FLINT TWP. — The Senior Center, 2071 Graham Road, has changed the date of its Dance Night. The event has been rescheduled from 6- 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24. It will feature music by the Fairlanes and Devilles, an oldies band. Tickets are $5 each. Pop and pizza-by-the-slice will be sold for $1 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. […]