In brief

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 $1,000. 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.

County 2020 Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off

FLINT — The Flint Children’s Museum hosts a county 2020 Preschool Enrollment Kick-Off on March 22 from 12-5 p.m. Learn about Genesee County early childhood programs for your child and explore, learn, and play in the museum for free. See if your child qualifies for a free preschool program by calling 810-591-5437 or visit www.geneseepreschool.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.

Krystal Jo’s Bike Drive Benefit

FLINT — The Machine Shop, ADABOY!, PLeThorA, Stifling Edith and 711 Entertainment host a benefit for everyone’s favorite Genesee County charity on April 3 from 7–11 p.m. at The Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy. This event will help fund repairs of bikes for local children via Krystal Jo’s Bike Drive (to be held in June 2020) and features PLeThorA, Stifling Edith, ADABOY! and The Dead Serious. $5 minimum donation at the door. Details: www.facebook.com/ events/189975019065579/ — P.S.

Street light out?

GENESEE COUNTY — Do you have a street light 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.