In brief

911 launches new app

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County 911 is offering a new smart phone app called SMART 911 which is designed to call users back in a disaster. If interested in receiving this alert, sign up and download the app at — G.G.

Absentee ballot available at township hall

FLINT TWP. — Absentee ballots are available at the Flint Township offices, 1490 S. Dye Rd. Residents who wish to vote by absentee ballot can do so by either stopping in or calling the township clerk’s office at 810-732-1350. Nov. 5 is the last day last to return absentee ballots, until 4 p.m. that day. — G.G.

Voting machine demonstration on Oct. 30

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Clerk Kathy Funk will hold a public accuracy test for the voting machines at the township offices, 1490 S. Dye Rd., on Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. — G.G.

Census scammers already at work

FLINT TWP. — Township officials said Oct. 15 that even with the 2020 U.S. Census still two years away, residents are reporting they are already receiving scam phone calls related to the Census. Scammers are trying to get personal information and seem to be targeting seniors, official said. A reminder to all residents that the Census never asks for your Social Security number, or for money, access to a bank account or your mother’s maiden name. — G.G.

Church to hold Euchre tournament

FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox, 5191 Lennon Rd., will hold a euchre tournament Nov. 9 and 6:30 p.m.. Details: Call 810-732-0720. — G.G.

WFBA to hold monthly meeting at Woodhaven

FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will be holding its Nov. 15, and Dec. 13 meetings at Woodhaven Senior Community Center, G-5201 Woodhaven Court. It is in the back of the Woodhaven Community off of Dye Road (by Corunna Road). There will be a buffet for $8. (please pay by cash or check). They’re working on being able to accept credit cards. The luncheon begins at noon. — G.G.

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