In brief

Tax help for seniors at the Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Tax help for senior citizens will return to the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 S Graham Rd., just in the time for the 2018 tax season. Beginning Feb. 1 and every Friday through tax season, tax help will be available for senior citizens. Call the center at 810-732-6290 to make an appointment. — G.G.

Like to sing?

GRAND BLANC — New Century Chorale is looking for new members to join them in making beautiful choral music. If you have sung in a high school or church choir in the past and miss expressing yourself through singing? The chorale sings both secular and sacred choral songs and practices on Mondays 7-9 p.m. at St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church, 9020 S. Saginaw. They are preparing for a concert in March and another in May. Details: call 810-771-8255 or visit: — P.S.

Coffee with a Cop is today

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Police Department will hold Coffee with a Cop today (Jan. 17) at 9:30 a.m. at McDonald’s, 2145 S. Linden Rd.

Chief Kevin Salter said this will be the second Coffee with a Cop hosted by McDonalds with the Flint Township Police Department. Coffee with a Cop brings police officers and the community members together to discuss any issues and learn more about each other. The building better relationships with the community. — G.G.

United Way hosts volunteer event on MLK Day

FLINT — Join the United Way of Genesee County for a volunteer day on Martin Luther King Day, Jan. 21, at the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center in Flint. The United Way and volunteers will be packing meals for families experiencing food insecurity in Genesee County. The event will run from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. To volunteer, sign up at — B.G.

Road Commission to repair catch basins in Flushing Twp.

FLUSHING TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission will be making repairs to five catch basins in Flushing Township during 2019. The basins are located on 3254 Wood Valley Dr., 9135 Overland Tr., 9200 Pine Bluff Dr., Applewood Dr. and McIntosh Cr. (NW corner), Crooked Limb Ct. and River Rd. The total construction cost is projected to be $13,500. The Flushing Township Board of Trustees has authorized a contract with the GCRC for the work to be completed. — B.G.

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