2017-10-26

HAP to provide free in-home vision screenings for diabetic Medicare members



DETROIT – Health Alliance Plan is dedicated to helping its members combat diabetic retinopathy, which is a major cause of blindness. To fight this debilitating condition, HAP is offering mobile diabetic retinopathy screenings for its Medicare Advantage members that can be conducted in members’ homes. This specialized service, which is free for HAP Medicare Advantage members, makes it convenient for […]

ROUNDUP



CROSS COUNTRY The Cavaliers hosted the Bauman-Cavalier Classic on Friday, where the boys finished fourth out of four teams and the girls were third out of three. Ann Arbor Huron took first for the boys with 23, Lapeer was second with 64, Swartz Creek third with 74 and Carman-Ainsworth had 87. Swartz Creek girls took first with 21, Lapeer second […]

Hurley Foundation receives $240K in grants to support Video Interaction Project



FLINT – Hurley Medical Center, in partnership with NYU Langone Health and Michigan State University’s Pediatric Public Health Initiative (PPHI), has launched the Video Interaction Project (VIP) at Hurley Children’s Clinic in Flint, 300 E. 1st St. VIP is an evidence-based parenting program that uses pediatric health care, videotaping and developmentally appropriate toys, books and resources to help parents engage […]

MIDSIZE MARVELS

ZR2 Midnight And Dusk Editions Expand Choices In 2018 Chevrolet Colorado Lineup

As the brand celebrates 100 years of building trucks, Chevrolet is expanding its midsize truck lineup with Colorado ZR2 Midnight Edition and Dusk Edition models. As the brand celebrates 100 years of building trucks, Chevrolet is expanding its midsize truck lineup with Colorado ZR2 Midnight Edition and Dusk Edition models. They were shown ahead of their public debut at the […]

In brief



HAP hosting free Health Fair at Flint Farmers’ Market FLINT – Health Alliance Plan (HAP) is working to keep Flint area residents well with the Fit for Fall Health Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 28, at the Flint Farmers’ Market in downtown Flint. It will offer residents free flu shots, health insurance advice, health screenings […]

Carman-Ainsworth cross country falls short of state finals



Saturday, October 28, 2017, 3:30 p.m. – SAGINAW — The Carman-Ainsworth cross country teams failed to advance to the state finals today after falling short at the Div. 1 regionals. The Cavaliers boys were 12th overall with 377 and the girls with 13th with 403. Neither team saw any individuals qualify for state finals. For full high school sports coverage in […]

Misinformation hurts our freedoms



Back in the day, I occasionally heard about how “our freedoms are being taken away”—mostly in reference to someone not wanting to provide a service to someone who’s lifestyle they disagreed with. I attended elementary school in California where students were required to pass a test on the U.S. Constitution before graduating 8th grade, which helped me understand those claims […]

2017-10-26 E-Edition

Community invited to support veterans through Honor Run




BURTON — The 2017 Veterans Honor Run will be marking its 5th year on Nov. 4 at Blessed Sacrament Church on Roberta Street. The Veterans Honor Run is an 11k run, 5k run and 5k walk, with the 11K starting at 11:11 am to honor the date of Nov. 11, Veterans Day. “The Veterans Honor Run, which is the anchor […]

Teens graduate from TeenQuest Training Program



GENESEE COUNTY – On October 19, 60 high school students from Flint and Genesee County graduated from TeenQuest, a leadership and pre-employment training program, managed by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, that prepares teens, ages 14-19, for the workplace by teaching them about soft skills, interview techniques and financial literacy. The graduation ceremony was held at Durant-Dort Factory […]