2017-12-07

Donate blood and give more life



GENESEE COUNTY — The best gifts can’t be bought in a store. The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give more life by giving blood this December. Alison Wissen knows the power of blood donations. She received 22 units of blood products after experiencing complications during childbirth. “I truly owe my life to blood donors,” she said. “Even the […]

Firebirds take two of three; Cavallin gets first win




WINDSOR, Ont. – The Flint Firebirds seem to be getting back on the right track after taking two wins in a three-game weekend stand, including a 4-3 overtime win at the Windsor Spitfires. It was the first Ontario Hockey League victory in the young career of goaltender Luke Cavallin. Cavallin recorded 30 saves on the night. Windsor struck very early […]

Creating a vibrant, economically strong downtown



A chief role of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce is to serve as the economic development agency for Flint and all of Genesee County. As such, one of our goals is to work with businesses, foundations and the community to improve the overall attractiveness and livability of our region. Like other rustbelt cities across the country, Flint has […]

2018 Jeep Wrangler Unveiled

OFF-ROAD LEGEND UPDATED FOR COMFORT, SAFETY AND EFFICIENCY

The all-new 2018 Jeep Wrangler – the most capable and recognized vehicle in the world – builds on its legendary history with an unmatched combination of off-road capability, authentic Jeep design, open-air freedom, advanced fuel-efficient powertrains, superior onand off-road dynamics, and a host of innovative safety and advanced technology features. “Jeep has always represented the ultimate in capability and open-air […]

Save & Share event raises $20,000 for local charities



FLINT – Last year, the Skaff Save & Share event broke the record for largest one-day sale in Skaff’s more than 100- year history. This year, Save & Share was expanded to four-days to benefit four outstanding charities and, once again, the event exceeded all expectations. “We had the busiest four-day period ever and broke another record,” said an exuberant […]

2017-12-07 E-Edition

HAP extends office hours to help Medicare Beneficiaries meet enrollment deadline



DETROIT – Time is running out for Medicare beneficiaries to enroll, upgrade or renew their current Medicare plan. Individuals 65 and over only have until next Thursday, Dec. 7, to sign up for a health insurance plan that starts on Jan. 1. To aid the effort, HAP is extending hours at its Flint and Southfield office locations from 8 a.m. […]

McLaren announces new $450 million hospital in South Lansing, will broaden work with MSU



LANSING – McLaren Health Care today announced it will consolidate its two current Lansing hospital facilities into a new $450 million campus adjacent to Michigan State University in South Lansing. Additionally, the health care system and MSU announced they will expand partnerships on research, education, and clinical services. “We intend to redesign the traditional hospital and ambulatory care settings to […]

In brief



GST Michigan Works! awards grants through Skilled Trades Training Fund MICHIGAN – Magna Electronics, of Grand Blanc was among 33 employers recently awarded grants totaling $719,283.60 through the Michigan Talent Investment Agency (TIA) Skilled Trades Training Fund (STTF) for short term, in-demand training to increase the quality and competitiveness of Michigan’s workforce, according to a recent announcement from Genesee-Shiawassee-Thumb Michigan […]

Hurley Children’s Hospital could now win a $60,000 in national online contest



FLINT – If Hurley Children’s Hospital finishes in first place in the Vote for Miracles Contest, Dr. Alan Klein, a pediatric dentist on staff at Hurley, will donate an additional $10,000 on behalf of the Sheppy Dog Fund, bringing the total contest winnings to $60,000. Now through Dec. 19th, go to www.voteformiracles.org to vote for Hurley every 24 hours. The […]