2018-09-27

Genesee Health Plan hosts free health and safety event



FLINT — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) hosted a Member Fun Day last Saturday for current and former members at its S. Linden Road office in Flint. The free event featured health screenings, immunizations, car seat checks and activities for kids. Families also had the chance to win raffle prizes and learn about new GHP programs and services. “We are excited […]

Who saw that outcome for the Lions

Fat Guy Corner

The silly Motown Kitty Kats, aka the Detroit Lions. You never know what to expect, do you? The pupil defeating the teacher? I didn’t see it coming! I can tell you that right now. All Lions fans expected the Tom Brady Show to annihilate the lowly 0-2 Detroit Lions. The slaughter was going to be just how many points the […]

In brief



GDL Board Meeting is Oct. 15 FLINT — The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Headquarters branch, 4195 Pasadena Ave. The meetings are open to the public. — G.G. MCC Fine Arts Gallery hosts alumnus & Flint artist Pauly M. Everett FLINT — The Mott Community College […]

2018-09-27 E-Edition

Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club hosts the Ninth Annual Bust ‘Em for Breast Cancer event



GRAND BLANC — The Ninth Annual Bust ‘Em for Breast Cancer event was held last Saturday, Sept. 22, at the Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club in support of the Hurley Medical Center Breast Cancer Navigation Fund. The fundraiser, held from 9:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., consisted of a number of activities for attendees, including a skeet and sporting clays shoot. Guests […]

McLaren Flint named a top Michigan hospital by U.S. News & World Report



FLINT — McLaren Flint, the 378-bed tertiary health care facility serving all of Genesee County, has been named one of Michigan’s top hospitals by U.S. News & World Report. McLaren Flint was the only hospital in Genesee County to be included on the comprehensive annual list. The list also announced three common adult conditions and procedures in which the hospital […]

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 […]

In brief



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 […]