McLaren Flint Offering “The Heart of the Matter” – Free Educational Seminars in February

FLINT, Mich. – McLaren Flint is offering two free educational seminars called, “The Heart of the Matter”, on February 8 and February 22 at the McLaren Hospitality House, G-3170 Beecher Road, Flint. McLaren Flint interventional cardiologists and an electrophysiologist will be the featured speakers. Registration is required. Details follow. The Heart of the Matter February 8, 2018 Topics: What you should know about Atrial Fibrillation and treatment options including the new Watchman device for patients who cannot take blood thinners long term. Speakers: Majed Nounou, MD, Interventional Cardiologist and Mustafa…

Read More

Hamilton Community Health Network to Host Kids Dental Day in February

FLINT, Mich. – Hamilton Community Health Network (HCHN) is hosting a “Kid’s Dental Day” at three separate locations in February, which is recognized as National Children’s Dental Health Month. Parents are encouraged to bring their children in for a dental check-up on Monday, Feb. 19 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at one of the three following locations: Hamilton’s Main Clinic, 2900 N. Saginaw St. Burton Clinic, G-3375 S Saginaw St. The Dental North Clinic, 5399 N. Saginaw St. Routine dental services will be provided for those who qualify. In…

Read More

Flint Branch NAACP Announces 37th Annual Freedom Fund Dinner

The Flint Branch of the NAACP will be celebrating its 37th Annual Freedom Fund Gala on Saturday, March 10 at 6:00 p.m. The formal black-tie affair will be held at the Genesys Banquet and Conference Center, 805 Health Park Blvd, Grand Blanc, MI 48439. The theme for this year’s event is “STEADFAST AND IMMOVABLE”. “As we move to address today’s challenges, notably the current climate of economic uncertainty and political unrest, this is a pivotal time for our country,” said Frances Gilcreast, President of the Flint Branch NAACP. “Today we…

Read More

Early Enrollment for Flint Registry Now Open

FLINT, Mich. – Residents of Flint who were exposed to lead-contaminated water from the city’s water system can now pre-enroll for the Flint Registry, an effort to connect residents to programs and other resources that serve to minimize the effects of lead on their health, while promoting wellness and recovery. Mona Hanna-Attisha, a pediatrician and associate professor in the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, along with other MSU, Flint and government leaders, recently announced the launch of the pre-enrollment website. During the pre-enrollment process, those interested in being…

Read More

For-Profit Colleges Promise But Seldom Deliver Gainful Employment

By Charlene Crowell (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Mounting student debt is a nagging problem for most families these days. As the cost of higher education rises, borrowing to cover those costs often becomes a family concern across multiple generations including the student, parents, and even grandparents or other relatives. Today’s 21st Century jobs usually demand higher education and specialized skills to earn one’s way into the middle class. In households where educational loans are inevitable, it becomes an important family decision to determine which institutions are actually worth the debt incurred. Equally…

Read More

Judge Archie Hayman Ready for Second Act in Private Law Practice

By Sheri L. Stuart, Staff Writer FLINT, Mich. – The Honorable Archie L. Hayman has retired from the Genesee County Circuit but not from his commitment to serving the Flint community. Hayman was a judge for the 7th Circuit Court in Genesee County. He was appointed by Gov. John Engler in 1996 and retired from the bench in December 2017. Before joining the circuit court, Hayman was a judge for the 68th District Court. He served in that position from 1995 to 1996. In an interview with the Courier, Hayman…

Read More