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Local author book release at the mall

FLINT TWP. – Donald Alston of Flint Township will be signing and selling copies of his new book at an event Feb. 23-25 at Genesee Valley Center shopping mall. “I am healed walking in faith” is an account of his recovery from a failing kidney diagnosis due to high blood pressure, according to his wife Tiffany. Through prayer, diet and exercise, and weight loss, Alston’s health has been restored, despite doctors telling him last year to “prepare for his funeral.” Alston, A General Motors employee, will be set up during regular mall hours in a kiosk in front of the Bath & Body Works store in the Burlington wing of the mall. The book is also available at Barnes & Noble and amzon.com. – R.S.

Get ready for Carman-Ainsworth Kindergarten Round-Up 2018-19

FLINT TWP. — If you have a child who turns age 5 by September 1, plan to attend kindergarten registration at The Learning Community (1181 W. Scottwood Ave) from 8:30 – 10:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 2 p.m. on Thursday, February 22. Registration information needed includes proof of residency (mortgage/property tax document, or a lease with two recent pieces of important mail such as: utility bill, insurance document, bank statement, important business correspondence, etc.); a Certified birth certificate; up-to-date immunization record; social security number; custody restrictions (if applicable) and hearing and vision screening results (if already done). Two registration sessions are available: 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Details: Cal 810-591-3600 or 810-591-3206. — R.S.

Donate to the Little Free Library

FLINT TWP. — Wanted: Books for Randels Little Free Library. Gently used and new books can be dropped off at Randels Attn: Little Free Library. The free library is located I front of the elementary school at 6022 Brobeck Street. — R.S.

Church hosting Southern Gospel concert

FLINT TWP. – The acclaimed Booth Brothers southern gospel trio will appear in concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 11 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. No tickets are required but a lover offering will be taken. Details: Call 810-235- 5671. – R.S.


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