In brief

Easter Eggs hunt scheduled for March 28

FLINT TWP. — The 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt sponsored by the Flint Township Economic Development Authority will be held March 28 at 10 a.m. in the Flint Township Park, 5200 Norko Dr. The township is seeking donations from the public and businesses who would like to be part of this family event.

The EDC welcomes prizes, gift baskets, candy, gift certificates, monetary donations, etc. In addition to the Easter Egg Hunt there will also be a visit by the Easter Bunny and prizes.

Details: Call 810-252-2049. — G.G.

Clerk receives the Loretta Manwaring Award

FLINT TWP. — Township Clerk Kathy Funk was named the recipient of the Loretta J. Manwaring Memorial Award by the Genesee County Governmental Clerks Association. Manwaring was the Flint Township clerk in the 1980s and 1990s. She died in 1995.

Funk, who has served as clerk for three years, was recognized for innovative work practices. Trustee Tom Klee said she has accomplished a lot in three years and even conducted a mock election at a local school to test out township voting machines.

Funk, who said she knew Manwaring, said it was an honor to receive the award. — G.G.

VFW serves up dinner

FLINT TWP. — The Swartz Creek VFW Post, 3131 Elms Road, serves homestyle meals Monday nights, and burgers Wednesday nights, from 4:30-7 p.m. Fish fries take place Fridays. — L.R.

Flint Symphonic Wind Ensemble concert

FLUSHING — The Flint Symphonic Wind Ensemble will be hosting its next concert on Feb. 23 at Mayfair Bible Church in Flushing. The 50-piece symphony band, under the direction of Mr. Chris Anderson, will play notable compositions such as “An American in Paris” and music from “The Phantom of the Opera” and “Les Miserables.” The show will start at 3 p.m. Admission is free and parking is convenient and ample. Mayfair Bible Church is located on 5339 W. Pierson Rd. — B.G.

FISH fundraiser at Firebirds game March 7

GRAND BLANC — FISH of Grand Blanc will hold a fundraiser during the Flint Firebirds hockey game against the Windsor Spitfires at 7 p.m. March 7.

Discounted tickets are $15 each for the silver level, with a portion of each going to help the Grand Blanc community. Purchase tickets online or at the box office before the day of the game to receive the special price.

All attendees of any group outing will receive a free snack-size wing with purchase of a small boneless or traditional wing from Buffalo Wild Wings.

Details: Call 586-506-0451 or email at John@flintfirebirds.com. — J.J.