Genesee Health Plan to offer extended office hours

FLINT — 2020 Open Enrollment through the Federal Health Insurance Exchange – also known as HealthCare.gov (Affordable Care Act/ Obamacare) – began Nov. 1 and Genesee Health Plan(GHP) is here to help Genesee County residents enroll in health care coverage. GHP will also offer extended office hours to accommodate those who cannot enroll during normal business hours. “Health coverage is […]

Old Newsboys Christmas sign-up

GENESEE COUNTY — The Old Newsboys of Flint will open enrollment for the Christmas Box Program, Nov. 4. The Christmas Box program has been serving families throughout Genesee County since 1924. Applicants may sign-up at the Old Newsboys office at 6255 Taylor Dr., in Flint from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and runs through Dec. 20. Please contact the Old Newsboys at […]

In brief

Fall Craft Show FLINT — The Waterbrook Christian Academy,6100 Richfield Rd., will hold a Fall Craft Show, Nov. 16 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The cost is $2 at the door. There will be many vendors. They are still accepting vendor applications by calling 810-577-8096. Sponsored by the WCA PTO. — G.G. Gov. Whitmer signs proclamation marking November as Homeless Awareness […]

Burton man recognized as oldest living guard of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

BURTON — It took three trips to Arlington National Cemetery, but Burton resident Jack Eaton finally has been recognized as the oldest living Sentinel of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Eaton, a 100-year-old World War II veteran, spent the morning of Oct. 23 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, where he saw for the first time a plaque commemorating […]

Let’s give millennials a chance

I t’s inevitable. My generation, the tech-savvy, somewhatmisunderstood group of Americans known as millennials, has come of age. In recent years, my generation has begun to play an increasingly prominent role in shaping American society. More and more millennials are becoming homeowners, starting companies or running for political office, preparing to eventually catch the “passing of the torch” from Baby […]

Bottles, Brews & News raises $6,000 for FARR

The team from View Newspaper Group, including Publisher Wes Smith, Tri- County Times Marketing Specialist Coreena Storms, Tri-County Times General Manager Jen Ward, Brand Manager Emily Caswell and Brand Specialist Michele Guerra, presented a check for $6,000 to Fenton Area Resources and Referral Network, Inc. (FARR) on Thursday afternoon at Community Threads in Fenton. The money was raised at this […]

Ladies Night Out at Crossroads Village starts the holiday season

GENESEE COUNTY — Grab your favorite shopping buddies and start the holiday season together in the festive quaint glow of Crossroads Village. The annual Ladies Night Out event is a special one-night event offering shopping, crafts, and live entertainment in the Colwell Opera House, holiday lights throughout the Village, vintage rides and more. “This will be our 13th annual Ladies […]

Seminar reveals details in MDHHS new work requirements

GENESEE COUNTY — Hoping to alleviate anxiety and ensure a smooth transition, the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) held an informational seminar for clients, social workers and other individuals who work with the Healthy Michigan population and need information on the new work requirements as laid down by the state legislature recently. One of the most clarifying […]

Free Day is turning out to be fruitful

FLINT — On Nov. 17 from noon-5 p.m. the Flint Children’s Museum will be free to all visitors with sponsorship from Kohl’s Cares and Hurley Children’s Hospital. This event is will be held at the Flint Children’s Museum located at 1602 University Avenue, Flint. Apples, grapes, and pineapples-oh my! Kids can get creative by making a fruit cornucopia as a […]

In brief

Food Give-away FLINT — The Flint Muslim Food Pantry at Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience, 4800 S. Saginaw St., hosts their monthly food give away on Nov. 9 at 10 a.m. Second Saturday every month until noon. All people served. Details: facebook.com/events/574950259643858. — P.S. Catholic Charities fundraiser GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Catholic Charities of Flint and Owosso host […]