McLaren hosts free seminar for women on Pelvic Floor Health

FLINT — For women, incontinence or experiencing pain and pressure in the vagina is not uncommon. However, in many instances it is treatable. Surgical and therapeutic advances are restoring a better quality of life for many women suffering urinary problems, bowel issues, or other forms of pelvic floor weakness. Join board certified gynecologist Michael Engel, DO, and physical therapist Lisa […]

In brief

Upcoming Business Workshops at The Ferris Wheel in Flint FLINT — “Starting a Business” and “Writing a Business Plan” workshops will be presented on Oct. 8 at The Ferris Wheel in Flint. “Starting a Business” will be from 10-11:30 a.m. and is designed for individuals who are considering self-employment, or who may be at the beginning stages of starting a […]

Legislators want to end public notices in newspapers

Editor’s note: Today’s guest editorial was written by Dirk Milliman, publisher of Three Rivers Commercial News and Public Policy Committee Chairman of the Michigan Press Association. Milliman and MPA Public Affairs Manager Lisa McGraw lead the MPA’s effort in Lansing to keep public notices in plain sight of the public as well as efforts to protect and enhance Michigan’s Freedom […]

C&L Ward to host 6th annual Stuff the Truck Charity Drive

Home improvement company partners with Carriage Town Ministries to give back

DAVISON — On Oct. 5, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., C&L Ward will host their annual Stuff the Truck Charity Drive for those most in need. And this year C&L Ward is holding a series of raffle drawings, offering more amazing prizes to the donors than ever. Every five items donated earns the contributor one raffle ticket, for example, […]

Empty Pink Chair Project underway

GENESEE COUNTY — Skaff Furniture Carpet One is the title sponsor for the “Empty Pink Chair’ project, an initiative started by Regional Medical Imaging (RMI). The empty chair represents family and friends who have lost their battle with breast cancer. The goal of the project is to raise awareness about breast cancer, and the importance of an annual mammogram exam. […]

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church to hold blessing of pets, Oct. 6

FLINT — All are invited to attend a pet friendly service 10 a.m. Oct. 6 at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw St., downtown Flint. All appropriately caged or leashed pets of any kind are welcome. A pet friendly coffee hour will follow the service. “Pets are a very important part of the lives of their owners. I will […]

In brief

Canning 101 FLINT — Applewood hosts a learn to can seminar on Oct. 4 from 12–1 p.m. at the Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley Street. Join Ruth Mott Foundation staff members for a mini lesson in canning produce. We will talk about the basics of canning as a way to preserve vegetables and fruit for future consumption. Travel back in […]

Queen of Kings 5th Annual All Male Beauty Pageant

FLINT — The Food Bank of Eastern Michigan, 1939 Howard Ave., hosts their annual All Male Beauty Pageant on Oct. 26 from 7–10 p.m. Enjoy an evening of entertainment when our finest male contestants (with celebrity status in the community) compete in a comedy beauty pageant complete with Swimsuit, Talent, Interview, and Evening Gown! This is a fundraiser for the […]

Fashion Show

FLINT — The members of PEO Chapter CW/FN (Philanthropic Educational Organization) of Grand Blanc will be hosting a fashion show/ luncheon at 11:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Drive. Fashions will be shown from Just Julie’s of Flushing, Kim Rose of Grand Blanc and Marta’s of Holly. This fundraiser supports various PEO loans, grants, […]

Old Newsboys fundraiser

FLINT — Luigi’s & El Toro Sports Bar host their annual Old Newsboys fundraiser “No Child is Forgotten” on Dec. 4. For only $20 you can have an evening of fun, dinner, music by the Blue Hawaiians (Elvis style) and a chance to put a smile on a child’s face Christmas morning. All $20 donations go 100 percent to the […]