Walgreens and McLaren Health Care announce health services and pharmacy collaboration

DEERFIELD, Ill. & GRAND BLANC — Walgreens and McLaren Health Care, a fully integrated health network committed to quality, evidence based patient care and cost efficiency, today announced that they have entered into a strategic collaboration focused on health service and pharmacy offerings. McLaren plans to open a combination of several different types of health service offerings in Walgreens retail […]

Flint & Genesee Chamber’s ‘culture’ of purpose and responsibility

Last week, Flint & Genesee was privileged to host the annual convention of the Michigan Association of Chamber Professionals (MACP), which is the industry alliance for chambers of commerce in our state. The gathering, held Oct. 17-19 at the Holiday Inn Flint-Grand Blanc Area, brought to Flint & Genesee nearly 200 chamber professionals – including representatives from the Michigan, Grand […]

A looks at the proposals on the Nov. 6 ballot

GENESEE COUNTY — When Genesee County voters take to the polls, Nov. 6, they will be asked to consider several ballot proposals. Here is a brief summary of each state proposal: A proposed initiated law to authorize and legalize possession, use and cultivation of marijuana products by individuals who are at least 21 years of age and older, and commercial […]

In brief

Two unopposed in Carman- Ainsworth board race FLINT TWP. — Two candidates will run unopposed for the Carman-Ainsworth Board of Education in the Nov. 6 election. Incumbent board members Gary Cousins and Gloria Nealy, whose terms end Dec. 31, will appear unopposed on the Nov. 6 ballot. Cousins is currently vice president of the board, while Nealy is a trustee. […]

Voters to decide three 7th District Circuit Court seats, Nov. 6

FLINT — Six candidates are vying for three seats on the Genesee County Circuit Court, in the Nov. 6 election. In the first race, four candidates are seeking election to the bench replacing retiring Judges Geoffrey L. Neithercut and Judith R. Fullerton, both of whom have surpassed the 70-year-old age limitation. Candidates for those 6-year-seats are: Chris Christenson, Richard McNally, […]

Little Monsters Halloween Bash coming to GVC

FLINT TWP. — It promises to be a day of frights, fun and trick of treating at the Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event is the combined efforts of Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. The Genesee County 911 will hold a […]

Township seeing boon in new businesses, expansions

FLINT TWP. — The Township is enjoying a period of economic development which brought new commercial investment to the sum of $4.89 million in 2017. Tracey Tucker, Economic Development Enhancement director for Flint Township, recently told the West Flint Business Association the township’s total value of additions and alterations by commercial investors was more than $7.862 million. “This is a […]