Financial Plus saves lives with community blood drive

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union hosted a community blood drive at their Main Office on July 26 to support the American Red Cross. Due to lack of recent donations, the American Red Cross declared an emergency blood shortage. The American Red Cross provides about 40 percent of the nation’s blood supply. “One in four US residents require a blood […]

Zetterberg announced as fourth celebrity for Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC — Officials of The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren held a press conference at Warwick Hills Golf & Country Club Tuesday, announcing that former Detroit Red Wings captain and Stanley Cup MVP Henrik Zetterberg is the fourth member of the tournament’s newest event, the Celebrity Shootout. Zetterberg joins golf’s greatest champion Jack Nicklaus, superstar recording artist and Michigan […]

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State Treasurer: MiABLE Program Savings Nearly Triple, Accounts Double in One Year LANSING — State Treasurer Rachael Eubanks today announced that the Michigan Achieving a Better Life Experience program saw its savings nearly triple from $3 million to more than $10.6 million since November 2017. Known as MiABLE for short, the 529(A) savings account program is administered by the Michigan […]

Women’s Suffrage March at Crossroads Village, August 31

GENESEE TWP. — The Genesee County Women’s Vote Centennial Committee would like to invite those in our community to participate in a Women’s Suffrage March reenactment at Crossroads Village, located at 6140 North Bray Road, Aug. 31. The event will kick off at 10 a.m. with speeches, dramatizations, and reenactments of early marches taking place throughout the morning. Marchers will […]

Genesee County Fair celebrates 170th year

Editor’s note: See the special section in today’s paper with all the events happening at the Genesee County Fair. GENESEE TWP. — The 170th Genesee County Fair will take place next week, from Aug. 19- 25. The fair is hosted by the Genesee County Agricultural Society, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization and will be located at the EA Cummings […]

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GHCI hosts survivor celebration at FIA FLINT — Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute (GHCI) will host a celebration of cancer survivors on Thursday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 8 p.m.at the Flint Institute of Arts (FIA), 1120 E. Kearsley Street. Beginning at 5 p.m. guests can enjoy hors d’oeuvres and stroll through the FIA’s art gallery. At 6 p.m., GHCI will […]

Ally Challenge welcomes back inaugural winner

GRAND BLANC TWP. – The PGA Tour Champions hosted its annual Media Day Tuesday morning at Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club. Now in its second year, the Ally Challenge brought back its inaugural tournament champ, Paul Broadhurst, fresh off a plane from London, England. Broadhurst said it was important to attend the Media Day as the defending champ to […]

Third annual Vehicle City Gridiron Classic to kickoff ’19 season

FLINT – Since Kettering University’s revitalization of Atwood Stadium, many events have taken place on the newly installed field turf. One of the more anticipated events is the annual Vehicle City Gridiron Classic, which kicks off the high school football season in the Flint area. Several of the participating players and coaches were on hand for Tuesday’s press conference at […]

Hoffman, Silpoch named FJGA champions

SWARTZ CREEK – The Flint Junior Golf Association (FJGA) wrapped up its summer season last Wednesday with a new pair of champions for its 18-hole Jack Nicklaus division. In the girls’ championship flight, Kearsley’s Grace Hoffman took home the honors, while Brendan Silpoch of Grand Blanc won the honors in the boys’ championship flight. Played last Monday through Wednesday at […]


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