2017-06-08

Township represented at I-69 meeting in Washington, D.C.




FLINT TWP. —Tracey Tucker, building director and director of economic enhancement, represented the Township at a Washington DC Fly-In, designed to promote interests along the I-69 freeway which runs from the Canadian border at Port Huron through Texas. The caucus was designed to bring together Senators and Representatives from all eight states that I-69 travels through. I-69 in Michigan is […]

Cavaliers baseball season comes to a close




SWARTZ CREEK – Carman-Ainsworth’s baseball season came to an end on Saturday when it fell to Saginaw Heritage, 11-2, in the district semifinal after drawing a firstround bye. Heritage was on fire on both sides of the game, collecting 14 hits and four home runs while pitcher Brandon Smith went 6-1/3 innings while giving up only two earned runs. For […]

In brief



Dinner planned for fallen solider FLINT TWP. — A Highway Sign Dedication dinner to honor the memory of Joe Johnson, a Carman-Ainsworth graduate, is set for 5-8 p.m., on Wednesday June 14, 2017 at the Canadian Steak and Fish Restaurant, 3235 W Thompson Rd, Fenton. Johnson, who died in combat on June 16, 2010, in Afghanistan. recently had a portion […]

Kettering University introduces Vehicle City Gridiron Classic




FLINT – Flint’s Atwood Stadium has played host to many athletic events over the years, and starting this fall, a few area schools will make their debut at the Kettering University-owned facility. On Atwood’s 50-yard line on Tuesday morning, a press conference was held to announce the inaugural Vehicle City Gridiron Classic, set for Thursday, Aug. 24. It will consist […]

McLaren appoints Henderson to VP post



FLINT — Donald O. Henderson, MSA, MT (ASCP), has been appointed vice president of corporate laboratory services for McLaren Health Care. “Don Henderson has more than three decades of laboratory experience, starting as a technician then rapidly advancing to top leadership positions,” said Bart Buxton, president and CEO, McLaren Oakland and McLaren Homecare Group, which includes McLaren Medical Laboratory. “His […]

Sports Shorts



Ruth Mott Foundation provides funding for Y Safe Places Programs. FLINT – The YMCA of Greater Flint is proud to announce the Ruth Mott Foundation provided the Y Safe Places Program with a $100,000 grant. Y Safe Places is an offsite summer and after school program offered by the YMCA of Greater Flint and supported through the Ruth Mott Foundation […]

UM-Flint announces new STEM Summer Camp for Girls, Grades 7-9



FLINT— The University of Michigan-Flint’s College of Arts & Sciences has announced a new twoday summer camp for girls interested in STEM subjects. UM-Flint GEMS: Girls in Engineering, Math, and Science will present a multi-faceted experience for participants, featuring hands-on activities and experiments led by university faculty. Members of the camp can expect to learn about wildlife biology through animal […]

Div. 1 at East Kentwood



Carman-Ainsworth’s track season came to a close on Saturday, as its state-qualifying athletes competed in a 60-team field at the Div. 1 meet at East Kentwood. The top-eight for each event medaled and earned All-State honors. BOYS 400 relay – 11. Carman-Ainsworth (Arron Williams, Marshall Brooks, Trent Barron, Randall Broome) 42.89 800 relay – 14. Carman-Ainsworth (Williams, Brooks, Barron, Broome) […]

Rescue 911 events teach Genesee County kids about safety



FLINT – Hurley Medical Center, the region’s only Level II Pediatric Trauma Center, Stat EMS, the Genesee County Sheriff’s Department, Genesee County Parks and Recreation and the city of Fenton have teamed up to teach kids ages 8-12 valuable safety lessons during free events throughout Genesee County. Activities include: • Police and Fire Vehicle Tours • Bike and Helmet Safety […]

SUMMER CAMPS AND CLINICS



Editor’s Note: To have your camp/clinic listed, send details to Sports Editor Lisa Paine at lpaine@mihomepaper.com June 19-21: Lady Broncos “Court” Camp 2017. Open to girls entering grades 2-6 for the Fall 2017. Volleyball 8:30-10:30 a.m., supervised lunch 10:30-11 a.m., basketball 11 a.m.-1 p.m. North Branch Middle School Gym/ Ruth Fox Gym. COST: $60 each; includes camp T-shirt. Additional siblings […]