Flint Township View

In brief

Yard waste pickup begins April 2

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller said yard waste compost pickup on Thursdays will begin April 2. — G.G.

Easter Egg hunt postponed

FLINT TWP. — The 3rd Annual Easter Egg Hunt, sponsored by the Flint Township Economic Development Authority, originally scheduled for March 28 at 10 a.m., has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The event is expected to be rescheduled in the near future. Details: Call Carol Pfaff-Dahl at 810-252-2049. — G.G.

Vendors needed for Art in the Park

FLUSHING — Vendors with unique homemade items are needed for the 54th annual Art in the Park to be held on Saturday, June 6 at Riverview Park in Flushing. This event is sponsored by the GFWC Flushing Women’s Club and through the years has provided artists an opportunity to display and sell their articles in a friendly hometown atmosphere. Club members are working to make the Art Fair even bigger this year by adding more vendors, food trucks and entertainment. It is the perfect beginning of summer event to attend with friends and family. Details: Call 810- 516-1461. — B.G.

Frost Law Weight Restriction Update

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Road Commission has lifted Seasonal Weight and Speed Restrictions on all county roads within Genesee County. These restrictions have been in force since Feb. 24.

Details: Visit micountyroads.org/Doing-Business/ Seasonal-Weight-Restriction or refer to the Truck Operator’s map on our website www.gcrc.org/maps.html or contact us at 810-767-4920. — G.G.

Krystal Jo’s Bike Drive Benefit rescheduled

FLINT — The Krystal Jo’s Bike Drive Benefit concert at the Machine Shop, 3539 S. Dort Hwy., scheduled for April 3, has been rescheduled for June 20, from 7-11 p.m. Cost is a minimum donation of $5 for ages 18 and over, with an ID. The bands performing will be Plethora, Stifling Edith, the Dead Serious and Adaboy. — G.G.

MCC MOTT Eats Food Pantry to continue serving students

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) is providing food support to students experiencing food insecurity during the Coronavirus crisis through the on-campus Mott Eats Food Pantry. Beginning this week, Mott Eats will provide prepackaged food bags by delivery only. Deliveries will be available from 8 a.m. to noon and from 3 to 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday through a partnership with the UAW. To schedule a delivery student should call Schaller at 810-814-2308.

“We are committed to continuing to support our students in need throughout the Coronavirus crisis,” said MCC President, Dr. Beverly Walker-Griffea. “We are grateful to the UAW for helping us serve our students experiencing food insecurity.”

Since November 2019, the Mott Eats Food Pantry has served a total of 1,889 members of MCC student households with 14,900 pounds of food, according to Schaller.

For help with anything else students are experiencing due to this change, students are encouraged to go to 4me.mcc.edu/student/Pages/default.aspx and click “My Compass.” — G.G.