2018-10-25

Veterans Honor Run honors veterans in new ways




BURTON — Over $20,000 has been raised for the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) through the Veterans Honor Run since it started, according to Jim Craig, race director. Hurley Medical Center has been a major contributor. “Our goal is to put on a quality event Nov. 3 and show the city in a good light,” Craig said. This year’s first 250 […]

New Century Chorale plans holiday concerts



GRAND BLANC — New Century Chorale is preparing for its Yuletide Festival concerts. The first concert will be Saturday, Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw Rd. and Sunday Dec. 9 at 4 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 119 S. Leroy St., Fenton. This family favorite provides a great musical mix of the […]

Braden “Buddy” Miller of Flushing passes away from brain cancer




FLUSHING — Braden “Buddy” Miller has died after fighting a long and courageous battle with a rare form of brain cancer. According to a social media post from Buddy’s family, the nine-year-old Flushing boy passed away early Friday morning. He had been in hospice care for several days. In January 2017, Buddy was diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor called […]

GDL names Tackabury new Digital Services Librarian



FLINT — The Genesee District Library (GDL) has named Ryan Tackabury as the new Digital Services Librarian. Prior to this position Tackabury worked as a page, then a Library Assistant, for GDL. Digital Services Librarian is a new position for Genesee District Library and fulfills a goal of the 2017-2019 Strategic Plan laid out by Library Director David Conklin. The […]

Annual pig roast



The Flint Township Senior Citizen Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., held its annual pig roast, Oct. 20. There was a pulled pork dinner with fixings and desserts. There was also live entertainment and a silent auction was held.

MCC art student Emily Borst’s work part of juried exhibit in Chicago



FLINT — Emily Borst’s sculpture “Homeward Bound” is part of the Language of the Voiceless exhibition that opened Sept. 28 at the Womanmade Gallery in Chicago. Her sculpture of a whale, created from garbage and grocery bags is filled with trash that is commonly found inside whale and other sea life stomachs, was one of 44 artworks chosen from more […]

Two MCC staff named to national NSLS Advisory Board



FLINT — Dawn Vanniman, of Columbiaville, and Kimberly Dolejsi, of Flint Township, have been selected to serve on the National Society of Leadership and Success’ National Advisory Board. Only 20 individuals are selected to this Board from among the 645 chapters across the country from two year and four year institutions. “I’m honored to be named to the national NSLS […]

In brief



Community Foundation of Greater Flint to host information session for non-profits GENESEE COUNTY — Attention all community based organizations doing good work in Genesee County. The Community Foundation of Greater Flint (CFGF) has moved from a rolling application process to three general grant cycles beginning December 2018. The new grant process is designed for organizations recognized as 501(c)3 public charities […]

Flushing Orthodontics celebrates grand opening



Flushing — Flushing Orthodontics celebrated the grand opening of its new location on 6238 W. Pierson Rd. in Flushing last Thursday. The new office will provide state-of-the art orthodontics treatment and individualized care for patients of all ages. A wide variety of aesthetic treatment options will also be offered, including ceramic braces and Invisalign. “I feel incredibly fortunate to be […]

HAP names Selinsky associate vice president of business sales



DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan has appointed Steve Selinsky to the position of associate vice president of new business sales. In this position, he is responsible for the sales and enrollment of all new employer group, individual and Medicare members. Prior to this appointment, Selinsky served as director of new business sales at HAP. Throughout his 25-year career, he held […]