In brief

Police receive grant for flak vests

DAVISON — Davison Police Chief Don Harris told the city council July 27 he applied for a grant in March and will receive $2,700 to purchase flak vests for four of his officers, at a total cost of $2,700. — G.G.

Lake Callis reopens following COVID-19 scare

DAVISON TWP. — Township officials reported the successful reopening of Lake Callis last week after a patron at the lake was diagnosed with COVID-19.

Supervisor Tim Elkins said the patron was a member of the volleyball program at the lake and was diagnosed with coronavirus a day after attending a game at the lake. As a precaution, the lake was closed and the Parks and Recreation offices, also located at the 1152 N. Gale Rd. address. Were closed while the staff there was tested for COVID-19.

“It is such a small office and the staff is in and out all day long, so we wanted to be sure,” said Elkins. “We got the results on Saturday (July 25) and we reopened on Monday (July 27).”

He said the staff came in after the all clear and cleaned the facilities thoroughly before reopening. — G.G.

Trail repairs to begin in August

DAVISON TWP. — Repairs to the Black Creek Trail will begin in the next couple of weeks, said Township Supervisor Tim Elkins. The township will repair damaged and buckled pavement on the trail caused by weather and tree roots.

The repairs will take place from the township offices on Irish Road to the Davison Dog Park on Gale Road. Once the roots are removed and the damaged trail is repaired, that entire stretch of trail will be resurfaced.

Next summer, Elkins said he hopes to see the remaining portion of trail, from the Dog Park to the Jack Abernathy Regional Park in the city, repaired and resurfaced. — G.G.

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.

City to hold annual golf outing

DAVISON — The City of Davison’s annual golf outing will take place Aug. 21 at Sugarbush Golf Course, 1 Sugarbush Dr., in Davison Township. The format is a four-person scramble with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. The cost for each golfer is $60. Lunch with be provided “at the turn” and each golfer will receive one drink ticket.

Please register no later than Aug. 7. A full team is not required to register, as individuals or couples will be combined to fill teams where needed.

Details: Call 810-653-2191. — G.G.

Movies in the Park to feature ‘The Lion King’

FLUSHING — The movie “The Lion King” will be showing this Saturday, Aug. 8, at Flushing’s Riverview Park. Flushing Movies in the Park typically hosts five free movies for the community each year. All the movies are played around sunset, weather permitting. Concessions are available at the Teen Canteen, which is hosted by the Thomas Smith Memorial Foundation. Thank you to Dale Harris, owner of Skip’s Come Back Inn, for fully sponsoring Flushing Movies in The Park this year. — B.G.

Fall book sale canceled

FLUSHING — Friends of the Flushing Area Library has canceled its fall 2020 book sale, due to concern for the health and safety of customers and volunteers. The organization said it hopes that the current health crisis will improve to the extent that book sales are able to resume in 2021. — B.G.