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August election info

FLINT TWP. — The township administration building will be closed on Tuesday, August 7 election day, but the election division will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday August 4 for voters to obtain absentee ballots. Absentee ballots also will be issued until 4 p.m. on Monday August 6 but must be completed on site. Direct questions to Clerk Kathy Funk at 810-600- 3214. — R.S.

Police hosting National Night Out

FLINT TWP. — Police Chief Kevin Salter announced that planning is in full swing for the annual National Night Out event held from 4:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8 on the grounds of the police station on Norko Drive. The event offers the public a chance to meet and mingle with first responders and also to learn more about public safety. The police department has hosted the event for about 12 years which now includes the Flint Township Fire Department, Metro Police Department and Swartz Creek Fire Departments. Many business vendors also attend to distribute information and freebies. There will be a bounce house for children and opportunities for them to win prizes. Township Trustee Tom Klee said they still are looking for donations to use as raffle prizes. The goal is to have every child attending the event leave with a prize. — R.S.

C-A summer hours

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Administration Building and Service Center will be closed on Friday July 27. —R.S.

Summer meals provided

FLINT TWP. — While school is out for the summer, Meet Up and Eat Up, is a free summer meal program created to ensure that children in lower-income areas continue to receive nutritious meals during summer vacation, when they do not have access to the National School Lunch or School Breakfast Programs. Meals are available Monday through Friday for children 18 and younger. To find the nearest location, call 211 or text Food to 877877 — R.S.

Deadline near for C-A Schools of Choice applications

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Schools is accepting Schools of Choice applications for the second semester of the 2018-2019 school year. There are limited openings at all grade levels at Carman- Ainsworth — Baker Career Academy, C-A High School and C-A Middle School. The application period for grades K-5 ended June 13. Applications for grades 6-12 are due by August 1. To learn more. bit. ly/2IlNxWg For more information, call 810- 591-3206. — R.S.

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