Vets get in free at The Ally Challenge

GRAND BLANC — Tournament officials recently announced complimentary admission to The Ally Challenge presented by McLaren is available to members of the United States Armed Forces (Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve, and Retirees) and veterans. “We are thrilled to offer members of our nation’s armed forces and veterans the ability to attend The Ally Challenge for free,” said Tournament Director […]

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Genesee Community Health Center recognition renewed FLINT — Genesee Community Health Center (GCHC) has announced its NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition was renewed for both their Center City and Atherton East locations. “NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home Recognition raises the bar in defining high-quality care by emphasizing access, health information technology and coordinated care focused on patients,” said NCQA President Margaret […]

Al Serra Auto Plaza ranked #1 in Michigan and #4 in the nation

GRAND BLANC — Wards Dealer Business Magazine’s has released its 33RD Annual List of the Top 500 Automotive Dealerships in the Nation and it reveals that the Al Serra Auto Plaza in Grand Blanc is once again #1 in New and Used Vehicle Sales in Michigan and #4 in the nation out of nearly 18,000 across the country. “I know […]

Back in the summer of ‘68

Labor Day has passed, marking the end of summer. Kids are back at school and may have already written the annual essay of “What I Did on My Summer Vacation.” This year, my summer vacation consisted of continuing to work, interspersed with lots of time with kids and grandkids. As an adult with a career and five kids, I haven’t […]

Letters to the editor

We encourage letters from our readers. We reserve the right to edit your comments and ask you to try to limit them to 400 words or less. Please sign your letter and include a phone number. Email letters to ggould@mihomepaper.com. Hatch offers thanks for Back to the Bricks coverage Just a brief note to express our appreciation and gratitude for […]

McLaren Flint and Karmanos Cancer Institute offer free women’s health event

FLINT — McLaren Flint and Karmanos Cancer Institute invite area women to attend a free event celebrating women’s health on Sept. 21, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the Hospitality House at McLaren Flint, G-3170 Beecher Rd. The event will include guest speakers, a Q & A opportunity with women’s health experts, and community education and wellness activities. Attendees […]

Flint Symphony Orchestra announces stellar line-up for 2019/20 season

FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra announces its upcoming 2019/20 season, which includes favorite masterpieces and new perspectives on beloved composers. “Among our world-class guest artists are violinist Andrés Cárdenes, returning 40 years after winning the 1980 Byrd Competition, to perform the sensational Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto,” shares Maestro Enrique Diemecke, Music Director and Conductor. “We’ll also keep audiences intrigued with […]

Libraries and local businesses team up to promote National Library Card Signup Month

FLINT — The Genesee District Library and the Flint Public Library are partnering with community businesses for National Library Card Sign-Up Month with a “Show Your Card and Save” promotion. Through Sept. 30, library patrons will receive discounts and special offers from over 60 local businesses simply by showing their library cards. Participating businesses include shops at the Flint Farmers’ […]

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Community Wide Rummage Sale FLINT — A county wide rummage sale will be held Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hamady High School Football Field, 3400 N. Jennings Rd. Vendors are welcome. Vendors will receive one table for a $20 registration fee, $10 if they have their own table and $5 for ach additional table they bring. Reserve your […]

Elder law attorney Thomas to host free workshops September 10 and 12

FLINT — Michael E. Thomas, a Flint attorney specializing in elder law, says he has seen both joys and tragedies in his 40 years of practice. But nothing is more tragic, he says, than seeing a family lose their life savings because of a stroke, onset of dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another significant medical event. Statistics reveal that there is […]