2017-06-29

Twp. board notified of two recent liquor license applications



FLINT TWP. — As of June1, the township board has been advised of two applications to the state of Michigan for liquor licenses, according to Clerk Kathy Funk. One is for the new Woodhaven club house facility, 5111 Woodlands Court, (off Dye Road) and the second is for the Family Dollar store at 1275 N. Ballenger Highway. Woodhaven applied for […]

In brief



Church blood drive is today MUNDY TWP. — Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 2051 West Maple Avenue, will conduct an American Red Cross Blood Drive from noon to 5:45 p.m. on, Thursday, June 29. To schedule an appointment, visit online at www.redcross.org (sponsor code Lamb) or call 1-800-Red Cross (1800-733-2767).— R.S. Church hosting comedy show, car show July 2 FLINT […]

Name-change committee given progress report



FLINT TWP. – After the township board decided to delay a namechange survey until the fall, Suggestion Committee Chairperson Jerry Preston issued an update to the committee. Here is where we stand as of this date, Preston said in his advisory: 1. As you know there is a question about putting the name change on a ballot for the residents […]

Mott Foundation surpasses $1B in grants



FLINT — The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has announced it has surpassed $1 billion in total grantmaking related to the greater Flint area since the organization was established in 1926. Adjusted for inflation, the figure would be more than $2.3 billion in 2016 dollars. A $3.2 million grant to the Crim Fitness Foundation for ongoing support of a community education […]

Showing their appreciation



Flint Area School Employees Credit Union hosted a member appreciation open house last week at their Calkins Road office. Pictured are Melissa Russell with her son Ethan and daughter Miranda.

Financial Plus donates $1,000 and supplies to the Humane Society of Genesee County



FLINT – Financial Plus made a huge difference at the Humane Society of Genesee County. Financial Plus donated $1,000, pet supplies, and volunteered at the shelter on May 18. All donations went directly towards the Humane Society of Genesee County animals’ needs. The Humane Society operates on donations only and does not receive Federal or State funding. “Financial Plus is […]

In brief



Mott Foundation surpasses $1 billion in grants for Flint FLINT — The Charles Stewart Mott Foundation has announced it has surpassed $1 billion in total grantmaking related to the greater Flint area since the organization was established in 1926. Adjusted for inflation, the figure would be more than $2.3 billion in 2016 dollars. A $3.2 million grant to the Crim […]

Area student makes it to final round in National Marbles Tournament




FLUSHING – At the National Marbles Tournament in Wild Wood, New Jersey last week, an annual competition since 1922, local Flushing High School student Josh Frazho climbed his way to a top two competitors spot in the finals. It was the third year Frazho had attended the event, and his first time going all the way to the final game. […]