Monster Bash!

The Little Monsters Halloween Bash at Genesee Valley Center, was held Oct. 27. The spooky Halloween event was the collaboration of the Genesee County 911, the Genesee District Library, Genesee Valley Center and Flint Township’s Downtown Development Authority. There was a Halloween Trunk or Treat Spooky Trail, a magic show and trick or treating inside the mall.

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Nov 1 deadline! MID-MICHIGAN — The I-69 Thumb Region, a 7-county partnership is seeking entries for their 2018-19 I-69 Thumb Region Catapult Small Business Competition! Deadline to apply: Nov. 1, at 5 p.m. Details: i-69thumbregion.org/event/2018-catapult small-business-competition/ This competition aims to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners to start or grow their small businesses. Each of the seven counties will hold […]

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Polling places for Flint Township voters

FLINT TWP. — Polling locations for Flint Township have changed. The following is an updated list of polling places in the township: • West Flint Church of the Nazarene, 2254 S. Dye Rd., is for Precincts 1,2,3,4 and 10. • VFW Post 3087, 4138 Corunna Rd., is for Precincts 6 and 11. • Our Lady of Lebanon, 4133 Calkins Rd., […]

Women’s Club to host book signing for anti-human trafficking author

FLUSHING —The GFWC Flushing Women’s Club and Kathy’s 126 Restaurant–NLounge are very pleased to inform you about a book signing event to be held at Kathy’s 126 on Nov. 14, from 6-8 p.m. The book is titled “Human Trafficking 101 – Stories, Stats, and Solutions” by Amy Joy Rouleau, BSW, MPA. Rouleau is the Founder and Executive Director of Restoration […]

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MTA’s Rides for Wellness program continues to expand

GENESEE COUNTY — Getting to the doctor has become an easier task for many locals, thanks to the Mass Transportation Authority’s Rides to Wellness program. Since its launch in September 2016, the MTA’s medical transportation service has helped Flint and Genesee County residents get a ride to their medical appointments. Now in its second year, the program is showing signs […]

Empowerment comes after the 30s

Since my 42nd birthday is Nov. 2 and I like movies, I’ve been noting how women in their 40s are depicted in movies and noting what the movie makers depict as “messy,” comparing it to my own reality. In Bridget Jones’s Baby, On Bridget’s 43rd birthday her old group of friends cancel their plans to spend time with her because […]

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Jane Fonda tour promoting voting hits Genesee County

BURTON — Three dollars and fifty two cents is the current minimum wage for tipped workers in the state of Michigan. Seventy percent percent of tipped worker in the U.S. and 80 percent in Michigan are women. “They suffer from three times the poverty rate as the rest of the U.S. work force,” said Saru Jayaraman, author and co-founder of […]