2019-11-28 E-Edition

Financial Plus Credit Union’s annual Whatchamacallit networking event is Dec. 6

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 […]

Firefighters annual Santa parade to roll on Dec. 7

SWARTZ CREEK – Mark your calendars for Saturday, Dec. 7, and come on down to downtown Swartz Creek for the 35th annual Swartz Creek Area Firefighters Christmas parade. Come early and enjoy the festivities in the warming tent starting at 5 p.m. in Holland Square. There will be face painting, compliments of the Swartz Creek Area Art Guild; cookie decorating, […]

Christmas in the Creek business scavenger hunt coming up

SWARTZ CREEK – If you’ve ever driven by a Swartz Creek area business and thought, “I should stop in there some time,” the 4th annual Christmas in the Creek will be a good opportunity. About a dozen area business will participate in this year’s scavenger hunt organized by Nicole LaBeau, owner of LaBeau Salon & Massage Studio. “We are going […]

Coat collection will help keep local youngsters warm this winter

SWARTZ CREEK – Nicole LaBeau says she’s “flabbergasted” by the response to the recent coat drive she and her daughter, Gabrielle LaBeau, coordinated. “Wow … I’m really impressed,” said LaBeau, owner of LaBeau Salon & Massage Studio. In addition to more than 30 coats, the community also donated three pair of new boots, two new pair of snow pants, and […]

Old Newsboys kicking off holiday box program

FLINT – For the past 95 years, the Old Newsboys of Flint organization has lived up to its motto of “Let No Child Be Forgotten,” and the need to help children in Genesee County continues to grow. “We’re seeing more need and seeing new clients this year,” said Lisa Kirk, director of programs and volunteers. “We have families that have […]

In brief

Tavern license approved CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – The Clayton Township Board of Trustees has given its OK for the state to issue a tavern license to a new business. Barley and Vine will be located at 1072 S. Elms Road, Suite B, in the plaza north of the ice arena. The tavern license will allow the business to sell beer and […]

Ally Check Presentations

Tournament officials announced at a Nov. 21 press conference that the 2019 Ally Challenge presented by McLaren raised a total of $1,524,787 for charitable organizations in southeastern Michigan and beyond. The record total included $200,000 for each of the tournament’s primary beneficiaries, Genesee County Habitat for Humanity (GCHH) and United Way of Genesee County (UWGC). Ally Financial Business Administrative Executive […]

Cornerstone raises money for city tree

On behalf of the City of Swartz Creek, Mayor David Krueger accepts a check for $1,000 from The Revs. Sean Kennedy, pastor, and Nathan Brown, youth pastor, from Cornerstone Baptist Church. The church raised the money through their annual Fall Festival. The funds will go toward the purchase of a synthetic, lighted Christmas tree to be placed in Holland Square […]

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 […]