Hurley Medical Center announces election of board officers

FLINT — At its annual meeting on Oct. 30, the Hurley Board of Managers re-elected the following slate of officers: Jason Caya – Chair; Frances Gilcreast – Vice Chair; Phil Shaltz -Treasurer; and Charlotte Edwards – Secretary. Board Officers serve oneyear terms. Jason Caya was appointed to the Hurley Board of Managers in May 2014 and elected as Board Chair […]

Financial Plus Credit Union new Davison branch now open

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union is pleased to announce its new Davison Branch is now open. The newly constructed branch is located at 8075 Lapeer Road in Davison (located in the Meijer out lot near the corner of Lapeer and Irish Road). The 3,800 square foot location is equipped with 3 drive-thru lanes and an exterior drive-thru ATM. Lobby […]

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Secretary Benson names Melissa Smiley as chief of staff LANSING — Secretary of State Jocelyn Benson has named Melissa Smiley as the new chief of staff for the Michigan Department of State. Smiley, who will begin Jan. 6, 2020, brings strategic leadership experience gained in a career that spans government, academia and philanthropy. She is currently the vice president of […]

Crossroads Village to present Christmas at Crossroads

GENESEE COUNTY— Starting on Black Friday, Crossroads Village and Huckleberry Railroad in Genesee County will be transformed into a Christmas wonderland. Christmas at Crossroads Holiday Magic kicks off this weekend, Nov. 29 and 30, and continues throughout the month of December. Opening night festivities on Nov. 29 will run from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., featuring holiday music, live entertainment […]

FYSO conductor receives national recognition

FLINT — She played viola and piano and worked on the stage crew for drama productions when she was younger. Many productions and performances later, it’s an especially good day for Davin Pierson Torre when she sees the lightbulb go off in the head of a student who’s been practicing a piece of music and finally finds the right sound. […]

Financial Plus Credit Union to host annual Whatchamacallit networking event

FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce will host their annual Whatchamacallit networking event from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6. The event will be held at Financial Plus Credit Union’s main office located at G-3381 Van Slyke Road. This holiday networking event gives local business professionals a chance to interact […]

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Thanksgiving Day at The Mounds 2019 MT. MORRIS — Genesee County Mounds ORV Park, 6145 E Mount Morris Rd., hosts the annual ‘Wheeling Against Hunger Canned Food Drive’ sponsored by “What Lies Beyond Jeep Club”, to benefit the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan (FBEM) Thursday, Nov. 28 from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. This annual event has become a charity […]

Thrivent to match $1 for every $2 donated to Samaritas on Giving Tuesday, Dec. 3

GENESEE COUNTY — Thrivent Financial and Samaritas are encouraging Michiganders to make an online donation at thrivent.cotribute.co/community/ pay-it-forward-on-givingtuesday/great-lakesregion on Dec. 3 to help some of the community’s most vulnerable people. Thrivent Financial, a Christian-based financial services organization, is supporting Samaritas, a faith-based non-profit agency, by matching $1 for every $2 raised from this Giving Tuesday campaign. Thrivent’s efforts to support […]

Girls’ hoops finals headed back to Breslin Center

EAST LANSING — Following a twoyear hiatus, the Michigan High School Athletic Association girls’ basketball semifinals and finals will return to the Breslin Center on the campus of Michigan State University on March 19-21. Due to scheduling conflicts with Michigan State women’s basketball, the girls’ finals were unable to take place at Breslin the past two seasons. Instead, they were […]

Bowling, boys’ lacrosse again set MHSAA tournament attendance records

EAST LANSING — Bowling and boys’ lacrosse tournament events again drew record-breaking attendance totals during the 2018-19 school year as a total of 1,385,710 fans attended Michigan High School Athletic Association postseason competitions for which attendance is recorded. The MHSAA Bowling Tournament – including Regionals and Finals for girls and boys – set an attendance record for the eighth-consecutive season […]