‘Back the Badge’ fundraiser set

CLAYTON TWP. — Some Swartz Creek area folks are putting together a fundraiser in an effort to show community support for local law enforcement. A fundraising event is planned for 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 11, in the pavilion at American Legion Post 294, 3440 Morrish Road. A $10 admission cost pays for a hot dog, beverage and […]

AIA awards scholarships

FENTON — The AIA Flint Donald E. Lee Architecture Scholarship Fund was established to encourage and assist students graduating from high schools in the Flint Section region (Genesee, Shiawassee, and Lapeer Counties) and existing college students to pursue a professional degree in architecture at a college or university with a NAAB accredited architecture program, or an associate degree in architectural […]

Heart Association recognizes Ascension Michigan’s commitment to quality stroke care

WARREN — The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association recently recognized Ascension Michigan with its Get With The Guidelines® Stroke Award. The award recognizes hospitals’ commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines centered on the latest scientific evidence. The Get with the Guidelines awards have varying levels of achievement as well as […]

How my generation survived childhood is a mystery

The VIEW from here

Editor’s note: This week’s column was originally published in 2014. I came across a humorous, yet thought-provoking article on social media this week. At first it had me laughing, but as I started to give the subject more thought I found myself amazed that so many children from the 1970s — and decades prior — survived to adulthood. The article […]

Thanks for golf outing

We would like to thank everyone that participated and sponsored this year’s City of Davison golf outing. The money raised is used to improve and enhance our parks and make them even more desirable to play and relax. Mark your calendars for next year’s event scheduled for Friday, August 20, 2021. — City of Davison Golf Committee

Support Walk to End Alzheimer’s

I watched while my mother tried to navigate her horrific journey with Alzheimer’s. This disease reared its ugly head by stopping her brain from remembering where she had left things. Most would have just said “oh that happens to all of us, it’s just part of getting older”. She soon forgot how to balance her checkbook, what day it was, […]

Black Lives Matter in Flushing; they always did!

The participants in the recent “black lives matter” protest in Flushing last July should have noticed the statue of a stoic faced union soldier overlooking the Flushing cemetery*. Only 24 years after Michigan was admitted into the Union its men were summoned to fight for the Union to rid the nation of slavery. Fourteen of these men resided in Flushing […]

Hurley Community Wellness Path opens in Flint

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center has transformed a green space across from the hospital into a wellness path with the hope both #TeamHurley and the Flint community will come together to use the path to improve their health and practice mindfulness. The path was the brainchild of Alisa Stewart, who died earlier this year in a tragic car accident. The […]

Flint AHEPA scholarships announced

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint AHEPA Daughters Scholarship Foundation has announced the recipients for this year’s annual scholarships. Lula Karakitsos, of Flushing, Michigan, has graduated from Flushing High School this year with high honors. She will be attending Michigan State University this fall, pursuing a career as a Physician’s Assistant. Lula has been awarded the “Eli Chinonis Memorial Scholarship” in […]

Michigan College Access Network awards $10,000 grant to Youth Solutions and its Jobs for Michigan Graduates program

LANSING — In celebration of its 10th year, Michigan College Access Network (MCAN) awarded a $10,000 grant to Youth Solutions/Jobs for Michigan Graduates in support of college access and postsecondary attainment. This grant is one of 10 grants MCAN is awarding in a 10-day period in connection with its 10th year as part of its “10-10-10 Birthday Tour.” MCAN has […]