In brief

Dual seminar features land bank director

FLINT — The Mott Community College (MCC) Lifelong Learning office announces the 2018-19 Friday Applewood Lecture Series. The next program in the line-up is on Michelle Wildman, who has been the Executive Director of the Genesee County Landbank since November, 2016 and will present an update on the landbank, March 15, at 10 a.m. This series especially designed for senior citizens, but is open to everyone runs through May. Tickets $10 in advance/$20 at the door includes continental breakfast at 9 a.m. prior to each lecture, plus door prizes. To make reservations, call 810-762-0960. — P.S.

PAWS 2019 Bowling Fundraiser

FLINT — B’s Bowling Center, 750 S. Center Road hosts PAWS Animal Rescue March 15 from 6 – 9 p.m. for their annual bowling fundraiser. Each team will receive two games, shoes, pizza and soda pop, along with other fun prizes contests. Teams of 2-6 people forming now. Contact Tasha at tls4091@gmail.com or 248-820-9880 for more info and to register. — P.S.

39th Pot O’ Gold 4 Mile Run/Walk

FLINT — Pot O’ Gold and Complete Runner host a 4-mile run/walk March 17 from 2–5 p.m. for the benefit of the Crim Fitness Foundation. This 39th annual tradition will follow a route through a flat, fast race course in historic parts of Flint, Michigan! After race party with great eats, refreshments and music including a free beer at the Hibernians (21 and older). All finishers get medals, first 400 to register get a free gift. Register and details at: www.thecompleterunner.com/potofgoldrun P.S.

March 17 deadline

BATTLE CREEK —The Ladies Ancient Order of Hibernians invite you to join us for our Luck of the Irish Casino bus trip fundraiser! The fun leaves St. Mary’s Swartz Creek on April 2 at 10 a.m. arriving at Firekeepers Casino and returns at 5 p.m. Cost is $40 per person and includes $20 in gaming and $5 in food. Registration deadline is March 17th. Please contact Kathy at 810-429-2535 for details. — P.S.

GHP essay & scholarship contests

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee Health Plan (GHP) is accepting entries for its fourth Annual Health Heritage Essay Contest, open to all students in Genesee County in grades 6-12 on the subject of family medical/oral health history with a focus on oral health and the power of a healthy smile. Essays can be submitted by Friday, March 22 electronically to: healthheritage@countyhealthplans.org. Details call Sherika Finklea at 810-232-7740 ext. 217 and/ or for specific contest rules and guidelines, visit geneseehealthplan.org/2019essaycontests/ P.S.

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