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SA Soccer Camps are coming

GENESEE COUNTY — One of the most respected and experienced soccer training organizations in the United States, Midwest Soccer Academy, will be running their highly popular Soccer training camps in Genesee County at the Genesee Fieldhouse and Linden High School.

The camps will be held at Genesee Fieldhouse, July 11-15 for players: U8-U18 $129 from 9 a.m.-noon and Linden High School, Aug. 1-5 for players: U6-U12 Boys and Girls — 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., U13-U18 Girls — 1-3:30 p.m, and U13-U18 Boys – 5:30-8 p.m. for $99.

Register for these camps at: www.midwestsoccer.net and direct any questions to info@midwestsoccer.net or call MSA corporate office at 810-714-5575. — G.G.

Old Newsboys partner with Fair

FLINT— The Old Newsboys of Flint are partnering with the Genesee County Fair to encourage family fun for a good cause. The Genesee County Fair, running Aug. 15–21, have made available their Genesee County Fun Fair Pass which provides admission to the fair all week and premium seating to all Grand Stand shows for $20, and all-week parking for $15 with a portion of every ticket sold through the Old Newsboys office to be donated back to the organization. Tickets are available at the Old Newsboys Office at 6255 Taylor Dr., Flint — or by calling 810-744-1840.

Over the last 87 years the Old Newsboys organization has put presents under the tree for more than 765,000 children across Genesee County. In 2010 alone, 5,653 children received gifts from the Old Newsboys. Each box provides warm clothing, socks and underwear, gloves and a stocking cap, dental hygiene products, and a toy to an at-risk child. The program is funded entirely through the annual paper sale, donations, and fundraisers like this one. — G.G.


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