Miracle-Ear Celebrates 70th anniversary

FLINT TWP. — Miracle-Ear Center will be celebrating the company’s 70th anniversary with a variety of special event offers. During the month of September, free hearing evaluations, product demonstrations, and special anniversary pricing will be offered to customers and the local community. Individuals who schedule an appointment for a free hearing evaluation or a product demonstration during this event will […]

HAP honored for initiatives to improve health

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan’s proficiency in managing the health and wellness of its most vulnerable members has been honored by the Michigan Association of Health Plans. At the 2018 Pinnacle Awards reception in Lansing on Sept. 18, HAP took home two awards for its work in chronic disease management and clinical service improvement, both of which represent HAP’s ongoing […]

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Treasury: New unclaimed property website to debut Oct. 1 LANSING — Claiming lost or abandoned property in Michigan is about to get easier after Michigan Unclaimed Property unveils it’s new, state-of-the-art website on Oct. 1, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury. The new website will enable individuals, businesses and other entities to search and file property claims electronically. Additionally, […]

Want to become an entrepreneur? resources are available

Are you looking to start a business but not sure where or to whom to turn? If the answer is yes, this column may be helpful. In my role as the CEO of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, I interact with the business community regularly – those that are well-established, entrepreneurs that may be looking to start a […]

IMA community salute to honor C.S. Mott Foundation

BURTON — The C.S. Mott Foundation will be honored with an award from the IMA Recreation Association for their significant contributions to the Genesee County community at the 16th annual IMA Community Salute. The Salute will be held Oct. 3 at IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center in Burton. A 5:30 p.m. reception will be followed by a 6:30 p.m. […]

“Community of Angels” premier at the Capitol Theatre

FLINT — On Oct. 3, beginning at 6 p.m., at the iconic Capitol Theatre, 140 E 2nd St, a local filmmaker will be debuting three films featuring several community members, all with stories of trials and redemption. The event is complementary and open to the public. “As a filmmaker, it is a privilege to convey real life stories of compassion, […]

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7th Annual Touch-A-Truck 2018 FLINT — Grand Blanc Township Police Department host a fun, kid-friendy event Sept. 29 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the University of Michigan parking lot at 5th Avenue at Saginaw Street, across from Rallys. In partnership with the University of Michigan-Flint Department of Public Safety, this free family event features face painting, bounce houses, […]

Genesee Health Plan to host free health events

FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) will host a several events this fall for current and former GHP members, community members and families to learn about GHP services and new programs they may qualify for. “We are excited to offer these events this fall because we want to connect with our current and former GHP members who may have received […]

End of an Era

Workers taking down the signs on the Sears store at Genesee Valley Center, Sept. 20. The store is now cleared out and closed.

Lady Cavs fall to Powers, remain winless in SVL South

FLINT – The Carman-Ainsworth volleyball team fell to 0-3 in the Saginaw Valley League South, after losing to Flint Powers Catholic 21-25, 25-14, 13-25, 18-25 Tuesday night. “It’s disappointing to be 0-3 in the league and know that winning the league is not going to happen for us now,” said Lady Cavs coach Barb Hurand. “Some kids work hard out […]