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HAP Hosts Teal Track & Trail Event

GENESEE COUNTY — HAP is inviting people of all fitness levels to participate in the Teal Track & Trail event at 6:30 p.m on Friday, June 8. HAP is the platinum sponsor of this race designed to raise funds and awareness for ovarian cancer. Races include a 5K Race and walk and a One Mile Family Walk. The event will be held at Grand Blanc’s High School East Campus. To register, visit online at This race is endorsed by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and is eligible for the Michigan Fitness Foundation Challenge. Visit puremichigan to learn about the challenge. — R.S.

MCC earns third Top 10 ranking for Digital Community Colleges Survey

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) received a third top ten ranking for the 2017-18 Digital Community Colleges Survey (mid-sized college category), by the Center for Digital Education (CDE). The Awards honor community colleges that are using comprehensive technology to improve how they deliver curriculum and services.

The recognition was awarded at the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)’s Annual Conference April 29 in Dallas.

The CDE is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. CDE provides education and industry leaders with decision support and insights to help effectively incorporate new technologies in the 21st century. Learn more at: — R.S.

SCORE Business Counseling

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library, 515 Perry Rd. will hold SCORE Business Counseling on May 8 from 3 to 6 p.m. Keith Kremer, GDL’s SCORE mentor, is available for one-hour sessions the second Tuesday of each month., by appointment only. SCORE is a national organization offering free business counseling to current and prospective business owners. Call 810-694-5190 for an appointment. Please bring any documents related to your business. — P.S.

Cops & Robbers to hold fundraiser for Buddy

FLUSHING — Cops & Robbers is holding the charitable event “Late Night for Buddy Boy” on May 11. From their open at 10 a.m. to their extended closing hour of 2 a.m., a portion of all sales and tips for the day will benefit 9 year old Braden “Buddy Boy” Miller and his fight against brain cancer.

Cops & Robbers can’t cure DIPG, but we – with the help of customers – they want to help the Millers get the life-saving treatments they need for Buddy. Cops & Robbers is located at 323 E. Main St., in Flushing. Details: Call 810-202-1001 or visit — G.G.

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