2019-06-13 E-Edition

Mideast festival coming July 19-21

FLINT TWP. — Our Lady of Lebanon Mid-East Festival set for July 19-21 promises entertainment, children’s activities and, of course, lots of delicious Middle Eastern food. Church Secretary Dawn Davis said the women of the church already have started cooking for the three-day festival. “The food is all prepared by the church,” she said. “This week we had 20 to […]

Online survey regarding Pirate’s Park draws input

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township received an overwhelming response to its online survey seeking public input on purchasing Pirate’s Park to create a township community park. Economic Enhancement Director Tracey Tucker said the survey, which appeared on the city’s website for about four weeks, garnered 1,200 responses. “It was an unusually high number when we had 800,” she said. “Now […]

Carman-Ainsworth Baker Career Academy student wins prestigious Scholarship

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools is pleased to announce, DeEsmond Lewis Jr., a senior at Carman-Ainsworth Baker Career Academy, has been awarded the prestigious Gates Scholarship. The Gates Scholarship is a highly selective, last-dollar scholarship for exceptional, Pell-eligible, minority, high school seniors. First funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2018, the national scholarship is awarded to […]

Bishop Airport announces grant for runway improvements

FLINT — Congressman Dan Kildee (MI-05), Chief Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus, and Officials at the Bishop International Airport Authority recently announced the airport will be receiving a federal Airport Improvement Grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The $8,056,505 grant will be used to reconstruct Bishop Airport’s primary runway 9/27. Additional improvements include the addition of runway […]

C-AHS tries new music program fundraiser

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth High School is trying out a new fundraiser for its band and instrumental music programs this year. On June 15, Custom Fundraising Solutions North Detroit will host a mattress sale in the high school gym from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. A percentage of every sale goes to the band and instrumental music programs. If people […]

In brief

GVC concert series FLINT TWP. — The Genesee Valley Center’s Summer Concert Series is back! Join the fun in the Outdoor Village area (between Bar Louie and Barnes & Noble) every Thursday night in June, July and August. The party starts at 6:30 p.m. with Sounds by DJ Psycho, the band starts at 7 p.m. and then DJ Psycho again […]

Back to the Bricks launches Promo Tour

GENESEE COUNTY— Each year, June marks the time for automotive enthusiasts to get their collector cars out of storage and prepare for a summer of fun with Back to the Bricks. This year, the 10th Annual Back to the Bricks Promo Tour kicked off on June 7 and organizers were pleased to announce a record number of vehicles and participants, […]

Chatterson named vice president of Provider Network Management at HAP

DETROIT — Health Alliance Plan (HAP) has appointed Sheri Chatterson vice president of Provider Network Management. In this role, she is responsible for growing, maintaining and creating efficiencies to enhance HAP’s network of more than 27,000 healthcare providers. Chatterson comes to HAP from Priority Health, where she served as director of provider contracting and network development. She has more than […]

Saturday registration event at MCC June 22

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is hosting an Enrollment Saturday Event, June 22 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.at the Flint campus to help students complete the necessary steps toward enrollment for the Fall Semester. “Our goal is to provide our current students, and prospective students, an efficient and seamless opportunity to enroll for the upcoming semesters,” said Jon […]