2017-08-03

Name change on hold




FLINT TWP. — After nearly a year of effort, the drive to change the name of the township is on hold. “We are in a hold mode because of concerns the Township Attorney has with the process of changing our name,” said Jerry Preston, chairperson of the Suggestion Committee, in a written update to the township board and to members […]

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Kidney Cancer meeting FLINT — The Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., Flint. will host weekly informational meetings regarding kidney cancer related issues. All meetings are open to the public and will feature speakers from various local and national health organizations. Wednesday, Sept.20 at 1 p.m. Genesys will welcome Ms. Nateeba Massey of the National Kidney Foundation’s Flint office […]

Tribute in honor of Wright being discussed




FLINT TWP. — Tentative plans are in the works to honor former Township Treasurer Sandra S. Wright, who died in December 2016. Current Treasurer Lisa Anderson brought a request to the township board to form a subcommittee to explore options for the tribute. The cost of the event was the main concern raised by township board members. Trustee Barb Vert […]

Sign up for inaugural View Lady Classic



METAMORA — Seasoned, amateur and first-time lady golfers can sign up today for the first-ever View Lady Classic set for Thursday, Aug. 24 at Metamora Golf & Country Club. The day promises fun, prizes and more all for a great cause — LACADA (Lapeer Area Citizens Against Domestic Assault). Golfers can register as an individual or a team for the […]

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Come to Summerfest FLINT TWP. — Summerfest, a community celebration featuring fun for all ages will be held from 5-8 p.m. on Sunday, August 13 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W. Bristol Road. Activities include a free cookout, live music, inflatables and water slides. — R.S. Back to the Bricks Tune-up moving to new location FLINT TWP. — […]

Flint Junior Golf Association awards Braun Cup




DAVISON — Flint Junior Golfers in the Jack Nicklaus group competed at Davison Country Club on Monday to earn their final regular-season points in hopes of capturing the Braun Cup, which is awarded to the boys’ and girls’ overall points winners. Trevor Bailey carded a 72 on the day to bring home the award, ultimately finishing with two first-place finishes […]

Teresa L. Kline joins Intersect ENT’s Board of Directors

Health care veteran brings valuable provider, payer expertise

MENLO PARK, Calif. — Intersect ENT, Inc. (Nasdaq: XENT), a company dedicated to improving the quality of life for patients with ear, nose and throat conditions, today announced the appointment of Teresa (Terri) L. Kline to the company’s board of directors effective August 1, 2017. Current director Casey Tansey, general partner of U.S. Venture Partners (USVP), will step down from […]

C-A grad stepping into leadership role at MSU




EAST LANSING – Gerald Holmes is embracing a leadership role on the Michigan State football team this season. The Carman-Ainsworth grad and MSU senior running back is teaming up with Chris Frey and Brian Allen to reset the culture in the locker room that was part of MSU’s disappointing 3-9 season last year. Holmes spoke at last Monday’s Big Ten […]

Community fundraiser for March of Dimes



GRAND BLANC – Martin Funeral, Cremation and Tribute Services, 8253 S. Saginaw St. in Grand Blanc, will host a community cookout to raise funds for the March of Dimes of Genesee County from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 8. The event is free and open to the public. Hot dogs, snacks and refreshments will be served and all […]

Carman-Ainsworth welcomes athletic director




FLUSHING – Starting this fall Michael Gates will be taking over for Kevin Foltz as the new athletic director at Carman-Ainsworth. Foltz has taken the athletic director position at Flushing High, replacing Paul Brieger, who has moved on to Corunna as its operations principal. Gates graduated from Flushing High School in 1998, went to Central Michigan University on a baseball […]