Scholarship sponsors sought

FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association is seeking business sponsors for its 2018 WFBA Student Scholarship Award Program. Each year, the WFBA sponsors three scholarships to deserving Genesee County students. Awards are based both on service to their school and the community. The three $1500 awards are the WFBA High School Community Service Scholarship, the WFBA Curbco/Swartz Creek […]



Chevrolet and Hot Wheels recently announced the 2018 Camaro Hot Wheels 50th Anniversary Edition, celebrating 50 years of partnership, performance innovation and design. The commemorative package pays homage to iconic Hot Wheels features including a Crush exterior color and stripes that replicate the toys’ famous orange tracks. The $4,995 package, available on Camaro 2LT and 2SS coupe and convertible models, […]

McLaren acquires health plan in Indiana

Acquisition marks first expansion outside Michigan

GRAND BLANC — McLaren Health Care has signed a definitive agreement to acquire MDwise, a non-profit HMO that serves more than 360,000 Indiana individuals and families and generates in excess of $1.5 billion in annual revenue. The transaction, which is subject to state and federal regulatory review and other closing conditions, is expected to be complete by Dec. 31, 2017. […]

McLaren Health Care Announced as Presenting Sponsor of Ally Challenge

Inaugural golf tournament held at Warwick Hills to feature performance by Big & Rich

GRAND BLANC – During a press conference today at McLaren Health Care’s new headquarters in Grand Blanc, officials announced a three-year deal that will position McLaren as the presenting sponsor of the Ally Challenge, a new PGA Tour Champions event that will be held at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club in Sept. of 2018. “First and foremost, we are […]

Open house at The Ferris Wheel

The Ferris Wheel, located in downtown Flint, held an open house and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday morning, welcoming a number of speakers, including Gov. Rick Snyder and Congressman Dan Kildee. The Ferris Wheel welcomes startups, garage inventors, creatives and entrepreneurs and helps to find the resources they need to get their project rolling. Through 100K Ideas, a Flint-based nonprofit organization, […]

2017-11-09 E-Edition

In brief

SCORE Business Counseling GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library will hold SCORE Business Counseling on November 14 for one-hour sessions between 3 and 6 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month with Keith Kremer, GDL’s SCORE mentor. SCORE is a national organization offering free business counseling to current and prospective business owners. Call 810-694-5190 for an appointment. Please […]

MCC Clowns visit Grand Blanc

The Mott Campus Clowns is a troupe comprised of nine Mott Community College honor students enrolled in the service learning course Social Diversity and Civic Engagement Lab, led by Dr. Brian Ivory, who is also the Honors Program coordinator. The students spend seven weeks rehearsing an anti-bully program which was recently held at Grand Blanc Academy.

Saving Lives is focus of Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week

Collaborative effort between state, utilities designed to raise awareness of silent killer

JACKSON — In an effort to increase awareness of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) – an odorless, tasteless and colorless gas – Gov. Rick Snyder, the state Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS), Consumers Energy and DTE Energy have collaborated to designated Oct. 30-Nov. 5 as Michigan Carbon Monoxide Safety and Awareness Week. “Carbon monoxide poisoning sickens thousands […]

Russian Grand Ballet presents Swan Lake at the Whiting Nov. 18

Artistic director shares fun facts in prep for upcoming show

FLINT — The Russian Grand Ballet will present one of the world’s most famous ballets – Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 8 p.m. at the Whiting, 1241 E Kearsley St, Flint. This full-length classical production features the rarely seen Waltz of the Black Swans, and marks the first time the Russian Grand Ballet has performed in Michigan. […]