2017-03-23 / News Briefs

In brief

Name change committee meets next week

FLINT TWP. — Choosing a new name for the township is the topic of the final meeting of the Suggestion Committee, at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 30. The group meets in the township board conference room at 1490 S. Dye Road. — R.S.

CAMS got talent

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Talent Showcase will be staged at 6 p.m. on Friday March 24 in the middle-school auditorium. Acts will include a vocal and instrumental music quarter, solo voice, individual and group dancers, a piano song, spoken word and a poetry recitation. The event is sponsored by the World Language Club and Newspaper Club. — R.S.

Senior Center activities

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Twp. Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Road. is planning a trip to the Flint Farmer’s Market on March 28. All month the center is featuring Mystery Bingo/Mystery Prizes on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For more information, contact the center at 810-732-6290. — R.S.

Church hosting comedy, gospel show on March 25

FLINT TWP. — Mark Lowry’s “Diapers 2 Depends Tour” is coming to entertain you with Christian comedy and music, at 6 p.m. on Saturday, March 25 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 West Bristol Road. Lowry is a Christian singer, comedian, and songwriter. The evening also will feature the gospel music of Cana’s Voice, and Stan Whitmore. Tickets are available at itickets.com or by calling 1-800-965-9324. Tiered pricing includes $17.50 each general admission for groups of 20 or more; $16.25 each for a family four-pack; $20 general admission, $30 for preferred artist circle seating and $50 for VIP tickets which includes early entry at 4 p.m. Admission is free for children ages 12 and under in the general admission section. VIP tickets includes early entry at 4:00pm, preferred Artist Circle seating, an exclusive Question & Answer session with the artists, and a souvenir autographed lanyard. — R.S.

Scholarship opportunity

GENESEE COUNTY — Currently enrolled college juniors, seniors and graduate students, who are pursuing a career in local government administration, are encouraged to take part in a scholarship opportunity provided by the Michigan Township Association (MTA). For information on the Robert R. Robinson Memorial Scholarship, please go online to https://www.michigantownships.org/scholarship.asp . The deadline for the scholarship is May 31. — R.S.

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