2017-02-16 / News Briefs

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Township meetings

FLINT TWP. — The township board’s next meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 7 p.m. The meeting was pushed back one day due to Presidents Day when offices will be closed. Also, the township’s Suggestion Committee is scheduled to meet again at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23. The group will discuss the pros and cons of changing the township’s name. — R.S.

Church concert tonight featuring Selah, Robertson

FLINT TWP. — The “Blessed and Unbreakable Tour”, featuring the Selah gospel band and speaker, Missy Robertson, is coming to Central Church of the Nazarene, at 7 p.m. tonight, Thursday, February 16. General Admission is $15 and tickets to the artist circle is $20. Selah is an award-winning contemporary Christian vocal trio. Robertson is a Christian speaker and television personality from the A&E reality series “Duck Dynasty,” who speaks about faith and family. Central Church is located at 1261 W. Bristol Rd. — R.S.

Help fight illiteracy

FLINT TWP. —Would you like to help adults and children in the community learn to read, get math help, learn English as a Second Language or finish the GED process?

The Genesee County Literacy Coalition’s is offering two training sessions for tutors, on Saturday, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 25 and Saturday March 4. The training will be held at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 5151 Lennon Road, Flint, Mi 48532. Tutor Requirements: Finish both training sessions for tutor certification, High School Diploma or GED and provide 2 or more free hours of tutoring per week. Training fees include $15 for a tutor book that will be reimbursed after competing one year of service. For more information call 810-919-5078 or email gclc_ read@yahoo.com. — R.S.

Senior Citizens will dance to '50s music

FLINT TWP. — The Senior Center, 2071 Graham Road, will host Dance Night from 6- 8 p.m. on Friday, February 24. It will feature music by the Fairlanes and Devilles, an oldies band. Tickets are $5 each. Pop and pizza-by-the-slice will be sold for $1 each. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Call 810-732- 6290 for tickets or details. — R.S.

Free tax help offered

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition is providing free income tax preparation for people with low to moderate incomes, from February through April. Five locations are set up. For times, places and more information go online to http:// www.unitedwaygenesee.org/tax-assistance program — R.S.

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