FLINT TWP. — Genesee Valley Center will host a Back to School giveaway for local students at 10 a.m. Saturday, in Center Court. The first 250 students in grades K-12 will receive school supplies (spiral notebook, folders, pencils and pencil case) and a Child Identification Kit compliments of Genesee Valley Center; while supplies last. Twenty lucky students will also find a $20 Genesee Valley Center gift card in their school supplies.
At 11 a.m., Genesee Valley Center will present a $1,000 donation to Marion Crouse Instructional Institute, the “Loud and Proud” online contest winning school. The check presentation will take place in Center Court. This online contest was hosted on Facebook and 17 local schools vied to win the donation from Genesee Valley Center, with Marion Crouse Instructional Institute capturing 54 percent of the vote.
In another promotion, shoppers age 18 and up can register to win an iPad2 courtesy of Genesee Valley Center and Best Buy Mobile. Registration will take place at Best Buy Mobile, located in Center Court, during mall hours- 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday, August 27 only. One entry per person is allowed. The winner will be notified via telephone no later than Tuesday, August 30. — R.S.