Robo-Con T-shirt design winner announced

LAPEER — The Robo-Con planning committee is pleased to announce that Nick Demaray, 14, is the winner of the Robo-Con souvenir T-shirt design contest. The souvenir T-shirt, sponsored by Kettering University, will be available for sale at Robo-Con, a free, family-friendly robotics festival set for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday July 20 at CFI (formerly Lapeer West High School) […]

Genisys Credit Union teamed with Cars 108 to bring critters to kids

AUBURN HILLS — When first responders give a critter to a child at a traumatic scene, they are handing them an object of comfort that will help them feel safe. Genisys Credit Union and Cars 108 organized a collection for new/like new stuffed animals for children in distressing situations. “We truly enjoy sponsoring projects like this,” said President/ CEO Jackie […]

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MDHHS issues Request for Proposals for teen pregnancy prevention programming LANSING — The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for public and private non-profit organizations to educate adolescents on both abstinence and contraception to prevent pregnancy and sexually transmitted infections (STI), as well as support youth’s successful transition to adulthood. MDHHS […]

Bottles, Brews & News arrives in downtown Fenton on Sept. 28

FENTON — View Newspaper Group is proud to announce that the first-ever Bottles, Brews & News will take place 3 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28 in Rackham Park in downtown Fenton. Bottles, Brews & News is View Newspaper Group’s craft beer and wine fest. Along with beer and wine samples, the event will feature food and live music under […]

Flint City Bucks Kicking it for the Kids

FLINT — The Flint City Bucks have a special night planned as they take on the Dayton Dutch Lions in a “Kicking it for the Kids” event. The June 12 game at Kettering’s Atwood Stadium will raise money for Hurley Children’s Hospital. In addition to elite men’s soccer, fans can take part in a 50/50 raffle, an entertaining halftime mini […]

Carla Hall part of MCC Culinary Arts Institute’s grand opening June 7

FLINT — Celebrity Chef Carla Hall, of The Chew, will be on hand to help Mott Community College (MCC) celebrate the grand opening of its new state-of-the-art Culinary Arts Institute at noon on June 7, followed by a community open house and tours from 1-3 p.m. Visitors will have an opportunity to tour the 36,000-square foot renovated building and meet […]

Summer Youth Programs at MCC

FLINT — Mott Community College’s (MCC) popular MOTT NEXT program still has summer openings. The nextgeneration program features a variety of half-day and full-day sessions for Middle School and High School-aged students to explore topics such as Computers, Music Technology, Cosmetology and Video Productions. “MOTT NEXT is where the adventure begins!” said Carla Clark, Academic Outreach Coordinator. “These programs are […]

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Mom 2 Mom Sale – Sellers Needed!! FLINT — The Board of Women’s Ministries at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 6100 Richfield Rd. is hosting a Mom 2 Mom sale on June 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 8-foot tables available for $10. Please contact Mary Morrin at 734-748-8438 or morrin.mary@yahoo.com or visit: www.facebook.com/events/1071687403002206/ — P.S. Kicking for the Kids FLINT […]

Genesee County Recycling Day is June 8

GENESEE COUNTY — A series of Genesee County Recycle Days will be hosted to collect residents’ unwanted household hazardous waste, electronics and paint, among other items, for recycling. A free Recycle Day will take place June 8, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at Fenton High School, located at 3200 W. Shiawassee Ave, Fenton, and at the Flint Water Service Center at […]

Mom-to-Mom Sale at Davison Farmer’s Market

DAVISON TWP. — On June 8, the Davison Farmers Market will be having an all-day, Momto Mom sale under its open-air pavilion. Pre-Registration is required with a $30 fee. Space is limited. If interested, please contact Sandy at the market, 810- 412- 5883 or email info@davisonfarmersmarket.com. The market continues to be in an array of color with various flowering plants, […]