Libraries team with local business for library card promotion

FLINT – Genesee District Library and the Flint Public Library are partnering with community businesses for National Library Card Sign-Up Month with a “Show Your Card and Save” promotion. During the month of September, library patrons will receive discounts and special offers from 70 Genesee County businesses simply by showing their library cards. Participating businesses include shops at the Flint […]

Golf Outings

Golf Outings is provided by View Newspaper Group to give area service clubs, charitable organizations, non-profits, sports booster clubs and other civic and community organizations an opportunity to publicize their golf outings. If your group or club is hosting a golf outing to raise funds for a charitable or community cause, email your outing information to: avandaele@mihomepaper.com. Submissions subject to […]

Apprenticeships offer solid option for workforce of today, tomorrow

I recently learned about a local program where participants undergo up to 10,000 hours of on-the-job training and more than 1,230 hours of related classroom instruction. While they train, they get paid. They get health care. And by the time they complete the five-year program, they’ll have a nationally recognized credential valid anywhere in the United States. That’s a solid […]

Chip Cheezum will game for 24 hours starting at 11 am Sunday to support kids at Hurley Children’s Hospital

Watch it live on twitch.tv/chipcheezum. Donate at http://gextra.life.

FLINT –  EXTRA LIFE is a grass roots fundraising program sponsored by Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals to save local kids through the power of play.  From console to lawn games EXTRA LIFE gamers are known for doing what they do best: helping sick and injured kids at their chosen Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. THAT’S exactly what one special gamer has […]

Patient Supports Hurley Trauma Center Fall Golf Classic

FLINT — During a storm earlier this year, a half-ton tree fell on Kenneth Woods, who was severely hurt from head to toe. Woods was rushed to Hurley Medical Center, where he was put on life support for two weeks. Now, after a long road to recovery, including surgeries, rehab and physical therapy, Woods is ready to share his story […]

2018-08-30 E-Edition

In brief

More than 2,230 have pre-enrolled with the Flint Registry! FLINT — The Flint Registry now has more than 2,230 pre-enrollees. The goal of the Flint Registry is to identify individuals exposed to the Flint water crisis and connect them to resources aimed at minimizing the effects of lead on their health and development while promoting wellness and recovery. Individuals can […]

It doesn’t cost to help make a difference

I once felt it was useless to strive to make a difference without having lots of time or money. Recently, I discovered it doesn’t take much of either to do something positive. Since the beginning of summer, I signed 12 animal rights petitions. Years and years ago, I thought I was being nice to my dog by letting him ride […]

Pedestrian killed on I-75

FLINT TWP. – A 59-year-old Flint man died when a car struck him late Sunday on Interstate 75 in Flint Township. Police say the man had stepped out of his car, which was parked partially in a northbound travel land just south of Corunna Road, and was standing in the roadway when he was struck just before 11:40 p.m. A […]

Flint Youth Theatre expands, becomes Flint Repertory Theatre

FLINT — After more than 60 years of presenting youth-centered theatrical productions, the Flint Youth Theatre has transitioned to a new name and mission. FYT is now known as the Flint Repertory Theatre, or “The Rep” for short. As of this month, it has transformed into a professional non-profit regional theatre. Details for the transition were revealed last Wednesday night […]

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