In brief

Church to hold community event

RICHFIELD TWP. — “Dawg Day of Summer,” a free community event drive thru, will be held at Richfield United Methodist Church, 10090 E. Coldwater Rd., Aug. 8 from 12-2 p.m.

Drive through the church parking lot and receive free hot dog, chips and a drink in your car. First come, first served. Two hundred hot dawg combos to be given away. — G.G.

Davison Farmers Market Outdoor Summer Craft Show

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Farmers Market will host a Craft Show on Aug. 1, starting at 9 a.m. and running until close at 5 p.m. Rain or shine, the market will have vendors outside displaying their artistic handicrafts for indoor and outdoor decorating.

If interested in becoming a vendor, please contact Sandy at 810-412-5883 or go to the market’s website for more details.

Regular vendors will continue to be open for the finest in choice-cut meats, the freshest in eggs, produce, fruit, including delectable treats from baked goods to homemade candies and rolled icecream.

The market carries it all, even all-natural snacks and treats for those health enthusiasts. Come visit the market for all your nutritional needs. Vendors will be wearing masks and practicing social distancing. They ask visitors to respectfully do the same. Hand washing stations will be setup throughout the pavilion.

The Davison Farmers Market is open year-round from 9 a.m.- 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Located just off I-69, at the corner of Irish Road and East Court in Davison.

Details: Visit or follow them on Facebook. — G.G.

Meatloaf dinner at VFW

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will be having a Meatloaf Dinner on Aug. 5. They will be serving from 4-7pm at 803 E Court St.

PPE equipment has been completed and social distancing and mask will be required. Also there will be curbside pickup (number to be on sign outside Hall night of dinner).

The cost is $8 which includes: Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes/Gravy, Vegetable, salad, desert, and coffee or punch. Children under 10 eat free. — G.G.

Andy’s Attic Annual Sale begins soon

DAVISON — Andy’s Attic Annual Sale, located behind the St. John Family Center, 505 N. Dayton St., in all the tents and yellow barn. This is a fundraiser, not a garage sale. Come and see the large selection of items to purchase and have fun.

Face masks will be required. Due to coronavirus they have to abide by certain requirements for this event.

The sale is July 31, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and Aug. 1 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. They are closed Sunday. The event will take place rain or shine. — G.G.

Council fills one of two vacant planning commission seats

BURTON — The city council filled one of two vacant seats on the planning commission, July 20. One seat belonged to resident Deb Walton who chose not to seek reappointment when her term expired this summer. The other vacancy was a seat previously occupied by the late John Benthall, resident and former police chief of Burton.

Mayor Duane Haskins sent to nominees to the council for consideration, former City Councilman and County Commissioner Ted Hammond and resident Neil Martz.

Councilman Danny Wells made a motion to approve the appointment of Hammond, but the rest of the council did not support the motion, so it died. Martz was then appointed to fill one of the seats by a 4-3 vote, Councilman Vaughn Smith, Vice President Greg Fenner and Wells being the dissenting votes. — G.G.

Church to sponsor law enforcement appreciation day

BURTON — Harmony Baptist Church, 5106 E. Bristol Rd., will host a Law Enforcement Appreciation, Aug. 2, at 11 a.m. with food served from noon until 4 p.m. Any law enforcement, first responders, as well as community support are welcome. Food will be served, as well as popcorn, cotton candy, and snow cones. Bring a thank you card to show your appreciation. — G.G.

Sports Hall of Fame cancels 2020 induction banquet

FLINT — Due to the coronavirus crisis and the social distancing requirement, the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors have cancelled the 2020 Induction Banquet scheduled for Dec. 5.

At this unprecedented and historic time, the health and safety of the Greater Flint Area Sports Hall of Fame Family is their primary concern. The press conference scheduled for Oct. 7 is cancelled as well.

The awards will return in 2021. — G.G.