In brief

Flint Firebirds Superhero night

FLINT — The Flint Firebirds is hosting Whaley Superhero Night on March 14 at 7 p.m. at Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd. If you bring five items (call 810-234-3603 for a complete list of qualifying items) to the game you will receive a free ticket. There will be a one-of-kind superhero Firebird jersey being auctioned and 50/50 raffle throughout the night. — P.S.

Whaley Dinner and Raffle

FENTON — The Fenton Moose Lodge, 2245 Sonora Drive, hosts the Whaley crew on March 21 at 6:30 p.m. for The Last Draw Reverse Raffle benefitting Whaley Children’s Center. You have a chance to win up to $1000! Tickets are $30 each and includes dinner, cash bar with drink specials and one reverse raffle card. Details: Dawn Wisner at 810-600-0109 or email her at DWisner@ WhaleyChildren.org. — P.S.

Healthy Living Diabetes Event

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center hosts a Healthy Living Diabetes event March 26, from 6–8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway, 5353 Gateway Centre. This free event will teach you about the role of emerging technology in diabetes management and provide a refresher on the tools which have always helped you live your best life. Hurley Diabetes Center will present new gadgets that can make life easier for people of all ages with type 1 and type 2 diabetes, such as: Insulin Pumps to stabilize glucose levels, Continuous Glucose Monitors, and Wireless glucose monitors that sync readings to your smartphone. Hurley Bariatric Center will share how bariatric surgery is often used as a tool to treat or improve blood sugar levels in individuals with diabetes. Join us and we’ll connect you with the technology and tools right for you. Register at 810-262-4855. — P.S.

Street light out?

GENESEE COUNTY — Do you have a streetlight out near your house? Consumers Energy has an easy way to fix that! Residents just need an approximate address, intersection or the pole number, and indicate if the light is out (not working), always stays on or is just flickering. Customers can visit: old.consumersenergy.com/Apps/StreetLight/StreetLightRepair. aspx or call 1-800-477-5050 to report the needed repair. — P.S.

Depression/bipolar disorder support group

FLINT/GRAND BLANC — Support group meetings held weekly via an independent affiliate of The Depression and Bi-Polar Support Alliance of Chicago. Second and fourth Thursday of the month from 5:30-7 p.m. at 3600 S. Dort Hwy., Flint, MI 48507 (Dort Mall far right to the back). Details call Chris at 616-745-2672 (between 6-8 p.m.) or visit DBSAlliance.org. A faith-based Depression/bipolar disorder support group meets the first and third Thursday of the month from 6:30-8: p.m. at Holy Family church, 11804 S. Saginaw, Grand Blanc. Details contact Angela at 810-347-4706 or abenchley@msn.com. — P.S.