In brief



Black History Month nominees sought

FLINT — The Genesee District Library is accepting nominations for individuals and organizations to be honored at the annual Black History Month Brunch. The Advisory Committee, which is comprised of members of GDL administration and staff, Board of Trustees and the community at large will accept nominations until Sept. 30 at: www.thegdl.org/component/rsform/ form/13-black-history-month-brunch-honoree nomination. Details: 810-732-5570. — P.S.

Food Giveaway

FLINT — The Flint Muslim Food Pantry continues their mission of helping families in need with their bimonthly food distribution September 8 at 10 AM – 1 PM at the Insight Institute, 4800 S. Saginaw Street. Other details: facebook.com/ events/2034920290155676/ — P.S.

FOX66 Fall Festival 2018

FLINT — The annual FOX66 News community festival will be held Sept. 8 from 12-5 p.m. at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Road This is a totally free event, no admission or parking fees! This year’s festival will be held completely indoors and is expected to feature a petting zoo, face painting, Kidcaster (meet the news team), your favorite princesses and super-heroes, gaming trailer, BMX shows, Michigan Child ID Program, scavenger hunt and much more. Details: www.facebook.com/ events/887286164798895/ — P.S.

Search and Rescue Training

COLUMBIAVILLE — Greater Michigan Search and Rescue will host an open training session for those interested on Sept. 15 from 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. at Zemmer Park, on Zemmer Road, Columbiaville. This training will feature different scenarios and is open to the public. A great opportunity to join the group, or learn more. Please wear pants, long or short sleeve shirt, shoes or boots, and a hat. Bring bug spray, a walking stick and water. Must be 18 years or older to participate. You will be going into the woods with our team members and doing searches followed by a picnic half way thru the training. Attendees are welcome to bring a passing dish! Please respond if you plan on coming at: www.facebook.com/ events/1047900482032330/. — P.S.


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