In brief

McLaren offers smoking cessation support group

FLINT — McLaren’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program is offering a free Smoking Cessation Support Group the second Monday of every month.

The support group can benefit anyone who is struggling to give up those last few cigarettes but does want to quit.

The next meeting is Feb. 13 from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at the McLaren Medical Education Building, G-3230 Beecher Rd. (behind Beech Hill Centre) Lower Level-Conference Room A. There is no charge. Details: Call 810-342-5370. — G.G.

College Goal Sunday helps students with financial aid

FLINT — College Goal Sunday was created to increase the number of students who continue education beyond high school and earn post-secondary degrees.

The University of Michigan-Flint will be one of a number of locations around the state where volunteers will help college-bound Michigan students and their families complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid or FAFSA on Feb. 12.

The UM-Flint College Goal event will be held in the Computer Lab, located on the first floor of the Murchie Science Building from 2-4 p.m.

If you are graduating from high school in 2012 or you’re already in college, you need to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

To get the most assistance for college, your FAFSA needs to be submitted by March 1. — G.G.

Camo and Lace Hosting “Fungus Among Us”

DAVISON TWP. — Area women are invited to join Camo and Lace, an outdoors group for women, for “Fungus Among Us”. This free educational event is taking place on Feb. 9, 7:30 -9 p.m., at Williams Gunsight and Outfitters, 7389 Lapeer Rd., Davison.

Join Camo and Lace for a presentation on what you need to know about the dangers of mold to your home and health presented by mold expert Tom Hernick.

To register: Call 810-223-1540 after 7 p.m. or e-mail — G.G.

Kidney cancer support group to meet

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet March 13 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave.

Featured speaker: Dr. Susumu Inoue, Pediatric-Oncology Specialist, Hurley Medical Center.

The topic: “Difference in the Outcome for Adolescents and Young Adults with Leukemia and Cancer Treated by Pediatric vs. Medical Oncologists.” Meeting is open to the general public.

Details: Call Frank Friedman at 810-232- 8233 or Lori Burger at GHCI 810-762-8226. March is Kidney Health & Kidney Cancer Awareness Month in Michigan. — G.G.

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