2021-03-04

COLLEGE NEWS

Chatham University announces Dean’s List for Fall 2020 PITTSBURG — Ricardo Gonzalez of Davison has been named to the Chatham University School of Arts, Science & Business Dean’s List for the Fall 2020 term. To be eligible for Dean’s List, students must carry a GPA of at least 3.5 and complete a minimum of 12 credits for a letter grade. […]

Williamson presented with Distinguished New Pharmacist Practitioner Award

LANSING — Jason Williamson of Grand Blanc received the Michigan Pharmacists Association (MPA) Distinguished New Pharmacist Practitioner Award during the Association’s virtual Annual Convention & Exposition, held Feb. 26-27. This award, sponsored by Pharmacy Services Inc., is given to a Michigan pharmacist who has been licensed to practice for less than 10 years. This individual must also be an MPA […]

BorgWarner donates $1,025,000 to Kettering University to establish scholars’ program

FLINT — BorgWarner is taking further action in its commitment to diversity through a donation of $925,000 for scholarships for Kettering University students. The BorgWarner Scholars Program will aim to distribute annual scholarships to students in financial need, with a primary focus on African American and Hispanic students who have an interest in participating in an engineering co-op at BorgWarner. […]

Lois Jean Durish

LOIS JEAN DURISH, 79, of Swartz Creek, passed away and joined her husband, Robert on February 27, 2021. Funeral Mass will be celebrated 11 AM Thursday, March 4, 2021 at St. Mary Queen of Angels Catholic Church. Fr. Louis Ekka celebrant. Visitation will be held 1-4 & 6-8 PM Wednesday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miler Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Rd., […]

Donna Stambaigh

DONNA STAMBAIGH, 75, of Flatwoods, was born on June 29, 1945, in Ashland, KY and returned to her Heavenly Father on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at King’s Daughters Medical Center. She was preceded in death by her father, Eugene Cox. Donna was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Ashland. She retired following a long career as a mail […]

Gary Brownrigg

GARY BROWNRIGG, 65, – of Davison, Mich., passed away on Feb. 23, 2021 at McLaren – Flint Select Specialty Hospital. Cremation has taken place. A private Memorial Service will be held at Allen Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family. Gary was born in Flint, Mich. on Dec. 3, 1955, son of the […]

Orest “Bo” Chlan

OREST “BO” CHLAN was born on July 25, 1932 in Goodeve, Saskatchewan and is survived by his wife Irene Elizabeth Cook, who were married in Flin Flon, Manitoba on April 21, 1956. They are soul mates and celebrated 65 years of marriage this year. Bo passed away on February 24, 2021 from congestive heart failure and after a long battle […]

MCC Trustee Leadership Scholarship application opens March 8

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is accepting applications for the 2021 Trustee Leadership Scholarship. This prestigious competitive scholarship is awarded to one graduating senior from each high school within the College district. Each “Trustee Scholar” receives up to two years (62 credits total) of free tuition and fees to attend MCC. Due to the pandemic, this year’s application process […]

The best in cancer care, even during challenging times

FLINT — Most types of cancers have their own awareness month throughout the year and some get plenty of attention, like Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October. The question is, are men and women acting on the plea to get those screenings for breast, colon and lung cancers, just to name a few? Across the country, and right here in […]

March Madness is finally here!

Fat Guy Corner

The month of March has arrived as February hits the rear view window. If you love college basketball like I do, this is the month we all crave — it’s called March Madness. The bouncing of the orange pumpkins on the hardwood will literally be nonstop. The regular season conferences are coming to a close this weekend. The conference championships […]