Community Briefs




McLaren offering heart health, cholesterol help

FLINT — McLaren’s Nutrition Counseling Program is now offering “Heart Health- Controlling Your Cholesterol and Blood Pressure.” Have you been told that your cholesterol or blood pressure is high? Do you have a family history of heart disease? Do you want to learn how to prevent heart disease and be healthier? If you can answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions this class can help. Meal planning tips and recipes will be provided.

This class is being offered, from 10 a.m. to noon, on the following Fridays: Nov. 12 and Dec. 10 at the McLaren Diabetes Education Program Dept., located at 3200 Beecher Rd. in the Beech Hill Center building. The class fee is $30 and registration is required.

To register for one of the upcoming classes, or for questions, please contact McLaren’s Diabetes Education Program at 810-342- 4110. — G.G.

Myeloma support group to meet on Oct. 21

FLINT — The Mid Michigan Myeloma Support Group will meet the third Thursday of every month. The next meeting will take place Oct. 21 at the Great Lakes Cancer Center, 4100 Beecher Rd., Flint, 6:30 p.m.

The group is for anyone affected by multiple myeloma, their family and friends and is open to all. Details: Call 810-732-4738 or e-mail judy@biesman.com. — G.G. Spiritual workshops set

MOUNT MORRIS — A series of spiritual development workshops will be held Oct. 16 and 30 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. On Oct. 16 the workshop will be at the Spiritualist Episcopal Church, 610 Clinton St., in Owosso. On the 30th the workshop will be at the Spiritualist Episcopal Church, 6577 Garden St., Mt. Morris. The cost is $20 and there will be a 15 minute reading given as a door prize. The workshops will also feature a luncheon and live music.

To RSVP call 810-412-6174. — G.G.

Comedy Troupe performs Wednesdays at Churchill’s

FLINT — The Stephen James Comedy Troupe performs in the entertainment room at Churchill’s Food & Spirits, 340 S. Saginaw St., Wednesday nights from 7-9 p.m. The cost is $10 at the door. Details: 810-618-7517 or e-mail stephenjamescomedy@gmail.com. — G.G.

Send VG’s receipts to Humane Society

BURTON — The Humane Society of Genesee County, 3325 S. Dort Hwy., is collecting VG’s receipts to help feed and house its shelter pets.

Community members can clip off the bottom part of the receipt that says “Community Share Points” and send them to: ATTN: Terry Rozyla, The Humane Society of Genesee County, G-3325 S. Dort Hwy., PO Box 190138, Burton, MI 48519- 0138. — N.B.

Sweet display at Sloan

FLINT — “The Sweet Side” is a display at the Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., about the history of candy shops, bakeries and “sweet” shops in Flint. Even adults feel like kids in a candy shop, so the exhibit is for all ages.

The exhibit is now through Nov. 6 and the cost is $6 adults, $5 seniors and $4 children (3-11). Details: Call 810-237-3450. — G.G.

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