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ELGA Credit Union raises $11,020 for Breast Cancer Navigation at Hurley Hospital

GRAND BLANC — ELGA Credit Union (ELGA CU) donated $11,020 to Hurley Hospital’s Breast Cancer Navigation Program. Hurley is the first medical center in Genesee County to offer a Breast Health Nurse Navigator. The navigation program provides education, support, and resources for local patients and their families during their time of need. “After losing my mom to breast cancer in […]

2022 Art of Achievement Award honorees ‘share a commitment’ to excellence

FLINT — For the eighth consecutive year, Flint & Genesee Group celebrated some of the region’s most exemplary businesses, community leaders and hospitality professionals during the 2022 Art of Achievement Awards. More than 85 businesses and organizations and 100 individuals were contenders for 14 awards that were presented this evening at the FIM Capitol Theatre in downtown Flint. Additionally, the […]

Local engineer wins national community service award

WASHINGTON DC — Leanne H. Panduren, PE, President, Chief Executive Officer, and Chairman of the Board with ROWE Professional Services Company in Flint, was honored recently with an award for her community service by the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC). ACEC’s annual Community Service Award recognizes engineers who have made a significant impact in their region through their volunteer […]

Out of the past

10 YEARS AGO Nov. 22, 2012 The Davison Downtown Development Authority has just six months to get the facade improvement program finalized. Pat Stetson, chairman of the DDA, said the program involves facade design for each building and grant applications for improvements to coincide with the removal of the remaining canopies along Main Street, which is part of an overall […]

SC Chamber, Financial Plus to present Whatchamacallit



FLINT — Financial Plus Credit Union and the Swartz Creek Area Chamber of Commerce will continue a holiday tradition and promote the spirit of giving when they present the annual Whatchamacallit event. Whatchamacallit is billed as “the premiere networking event” designed to bring business people, community leaders and others together to help support two local organizations that assist area families […]

Firefighters, women’s club team up for annual Christmas parade



SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Area Firefighters Christmas parade will return for the 37th year on Saturday, Dec. 3. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. at the middle school and proceed north on Fairchild Street and east on Miller Road to Holland Square in downtown Swartz Creek. There, Santa Claus will disembark from a fire engine and light […]

Burton Christmas Tree lighting held Nov. 19

BURTON — Santa Claus arrived by fire engine in the middle of near whiteout conditions, but the show still went on as the city held its annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Saturday. The Christmas Tree Lighting event, held at Water Tower Park, next to Burton Fire Station No. 1, 2031 E. Bristol Rd., in Burton, was a success despite cold weather […]

McLaren Health Plan announces the addition of Henry Ford to its Medicare, Medicaid networks

FLINT — McLaren Health Plan has reached an agreement with Henry Ford Health that allows McLaren Health Plan Medicare and Medicaid members to seek services from Henry Ford Health hospitals and health care professionals. The new agreement adds Henry Ford Health hospitals located in Detroit, Jackson, Macomb, West Bloomfield and Wyandotte, and nearly 6,000 physicians from Henry Ford Medical Group, […]

Mannor Law Group offering free estate planning workshop

Attorney & author shares what 9 mistakes to avoid during your second half of life

GRAND BLANC — Bob Mannor, a local Estate Planning and Elder Law Attorney, announced he will be hosting a free community workshop to focus on planning for the later years of life. Mannor is the author of, “You’re Not Alone. A Guide for Living with Dementia.” He is also host of Advice from Your Advocates – a podcast dedicated to […]

Adolescent Behavioral Health Unit keeps families close to home

FLINT — Genesee County has been without an inpatient behavioral health unit for kids since 2005, creating challenges for families in need of mental health services. The past couple of years have been especially difficult on children mentally and emotionally. So now, Hurley Children’s Hospital is stepping up to fill the gap, providing much needed compassionate support for families, without […]


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