In brief

VFW to hold pastie sale

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary will be making pasties for pick up on Jan. 22.

Pick up will be between 4-7 p.m. at 8031 E Court St. Davison

Beef or Turkey are $6 and Beef with Jalapeno $6.50. Gravy (4oz) is 50 cents. To order please call 810-614-6825 or 810-412-5300.

The VFW Auxiliary is always looking for volunteers to help with their programs or join the Auxiliary. They also collect VG receipts for Veterans Programs. — G.G.

Parks and rec seeking instructors

DAVISON TWP. — Davison Township Parks and Recreation is currently planning its 2021 Spring & Summer Brochure. They are looking for individuals interested in being paid for sharing their skills and/or knowledge through a class or program. If you are interested in any of these opportunities, call 810-214-1810 or email cclark@davisontwpmi.org. — G.G.

Clerk addresses voter apathy, public concerns about election process

DAVISON TWP. — Since taking office in November, Clerk Mary Miller said she has received calls and emails into her office from township residents asking if their vote was really counted.

“Residents are concerned that their ballot was not processed,” she said.

Miller and her staff have responded to the citizens’ concerns but wants to reach out to the public regarding the issue.

“I recognize many residents in our township have concerns about the election process and I want to make sure they are assured their voices have been heard and will continue to be,” said Miller. She added she is currently looking at ways to continue voter transparency and decrease voter apathy.

“As your newly elected clerk, I will continue to work every day to ensure transparency in this office and our elections,” she said. “As I’ve stated in my campaign: one person equals one vote.

“I appreciate the public reaching out to me with their election concerns. I want to ensure the township residents that their votes will count. Please do not become discouraged. Everything begins at the local level.” — G.G.

All Day Indoor Winter Craft Show at Davison Farmers Market

DAVISON TWP. — On Jan. 16, Davison Farmers Market will be hosting an “All Day, Open to Close, Indoor Winter Craft Show.”

Artisans will have on display original designs of those after holiday gifts you were looking for under the tree. Also, market vendors continue to offer the freshest in eggs, fruits and vegetables with the choicest cut meats. Davison Farmers Market continues following CDC Guidelines by wearing masks and practicing social distancing.

The farmers market asks visitors to respectfully do the same. Hand washing stations are still setup throughout the market for your convenience. Just a few things Davison Farmers Market has done to ensure the safety of its vendors and customers.

The Davison Farmers Market is open year-round from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. Located in Davison, just off I-69, at the corner of Irish Road and East Court Street. For more information on the market visit: www.Davisonfarmersmarket.com or follow them on Facebook.

G.G.

Bentley seeking applications for vacant board seat

BURTON — The Bentley Board of Education is currently accepting applications from citizens who are interested in filling a vacant seat on the board until Jan. 21, 2021. Details: Visit the Board of Education website: www.bentleyschools.org/district/board_of_education. — G.G.

Project Heats On still has money

BURTON — Project Heats On helped provide five furnaces for residents who were in need back in October. City Councilman Vaughn Smith said Burton residents who own their homes, are experiencing financial difficulties and have no heat can still reach out for help.

He said there is about $10,000 left in the fund to help local homeowners in need with a new furnace, provided they are experiencing financial hardship.

For details, contact call Kurt LaLonde at Goyette Mechanical, 810-742-8530 or Smith at 810-516-9614. — G.G.

Kiwanis holding virtual race

BURTON — The Burton Kiwanis Hot Fudge Run/Walk is a 5k virtual event being held at Bentley Jr./Sr. High School, 1150 N. Belsay Rd., that allows the participant to complete the race anywhere, inside or outside.

Your race needs to be complete between Feb. 20-26.

Athlinks will send an email to the participant allowing you to enter your virtual results online.

Participants will receive a custom Hot Fudge logo medal; race number and the first 100 entrants will receive hand warmers.

The Kiwanis Club is a global organization of volunteers dedicated to change the world one child and one community at a time. Proceeds from the Burton Kiwanis Hot Fudge 5K Run & Walk will be used locally for scholarships and grants.

Tickets: Visit www.athlinks.com/event/burton-kiwanis-hot-fudge-virtual-run-walk-2021-130987. G.G.