Plan now for ‘Shred Day’
ATLAS TWP. — Community Shred Day is coming up so it’s time to start cleaning old paperwork out those desk drawers and closets.
Community Shred Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 5, at the Atlas Township hall, 7386 Gale Road. — L.R.
Hill Road work expected to conclude Friday
GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Genesee County Road Commission expects to reopen a portion of Hill Road on Friday.
The commission’s contractor began milling operations between the intersections of Saginaw and Hill roads, and Center and Hill roads, on Monday. Paving began Tuesday.
Eastbound traffic has been maintained via flagging operation while construction operations are ongoing through the intersections.
Westbound traffic has been detoured to Center Road, Maple Avenue and Dort Highway. — L.R.
DHS Class of 2021 to walk down Main Street
DAVISON — The Davison High School Class of 2021 will hold a senior parade at 7:30 p.m., May 20. Those seniors who would like to participate should arrive in their cap and gown at 7 p.m. at the library for line up. Seniors will walk from the library to Main Street, then on south Main Street to Mill Street.
Traditionally, the seniors walk through Thomson Elementary on the last day of school but were unable to do that again this year due to COVID restrictions. — G.G.
Andy’s Attic annual sale coming later in May
DAVISON — Andy’s Attic Annual Sale will be held in the gym at the St. John Family Center, 505 N., Dayton St., and in all the tents and the yellow barn behind the Family Center. This is a fundraiser, not a garage sale. Come and see the large selection of items to purchase and have fun.
The sale will be held May 20-21 and May 27-28 from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. and May 22, 24, 25, 26 and 29 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. They will be closed Sunday. The sale will take place rain or shine, and facemasks are required. — G.G.
Weekly car show to debut at Davison Farmers Market
DAVISON TWP. — The Harvest Collectibles at the Market will be held every Tuesday starting May 18 from 5-8 p.m. at the Davison Farmers Market, 8110 E. Court St.
A Best in Show Plaque for car, truck or tractor will be awarded weekly and there will be weekly 50/50 charitable drawings.
Some of the food vendors at the market will be open during the shows. This will be a family friendly atmosphere with food and music.
Details: Visit the Harvest Collectibles Facebook page. — G.G.
Martin to host local office hours May 17 in Clio, Davison
DAVISON — State Rep. David Martin recently announced his local office hours will be held in Clio and Davison during May.
“These informal meetings are a great way for you to ask questions and learn more about the issues I’m working on at the Capitol,” said Martin, of Davison. “It’s also an opportunity for me to connect with people in our community and learn more about the topics that matter most to our families, friends and neighbors.”
Martin will be available at the following times and locations on Monday, May 17:
• 10 -11:30 a.m. at Big Boy, 4447 W. Vienna Rd. in Clio.
• 1-2:30 p.m. at MD’s Sports Tavern & Grill, 3040 N. State Rd. in Davison.
Martin represents Michigan’s 48th District, which includes the communities of Clio, Davison, Montrose and Otisville, as well as the townships of Davison, Forest, Genesee, Montrose, Richfield, Thetford and Vienna.
Details: Call 517-373-7557 or email DavidMartin@house.mi.gov.-— G.G.
Flea Market Flip Day at Davison Farmer’s Market
DAVISON TWP. — Spring, a beautiful time of year, where everything seems to be renewed with the season including your Davison Farmers market. May 15, Davison Farmers Market will be buzzing with activity with a Flea Market Flip Day.
It’s where one can turn their clutter into cash or find a discarded treasure of their very own. Shop, Buy, Sell!
For details or to reserve your spot, please contact Sandy Coykendall at 810-412-5883.
Come get revitalized by the sights and smells of springtime at the market. The market has blossoming flats, spring bouquets and so much more. Food vendors will still have on hand the freshest produce, meats, cheeses, eggs and artistic crafts, locally grown and handcrafted.
The Davison Farmers Market open from 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Located just off I-69, at the corner of Irish Road and East Court in Davison.
Details: Visit DavisonFarmersMarket.com. — G.G.
New Life Church hosts free food distribution
FLUSHING — New Life Church in Flushing Township will be holding a free food distribution on May 17 from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. (or until all the food is gone). New Life’s food distribution will continue on the third Monday of each month from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the church’s location on 8290 Carpenter Rd. at the corner of Carpenter and Deland roads, west of Flushing Middle School. For questions, email newlife_ email@example.com or call 810-659-7830. — B.G.
Burton Chamber referring restaurants to assistance site
BURTON — The Burton Chamber of Commerce recommends local businesses affected by the pandemic visit the Small Business Administration’s website to find out more about its relief program.
Details on the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund through the SBA have been released with the following businesses eligible to apply: www.sba.gov/funding-programs/loans/covid-19-relief-options/restaurantrevitalizationfund
This program provides emergency assistance for eligible restaurants, bars, and other qualifying businesses impacted by COVID-19.
Details: Visit www.sba.gov. — G.G.
Friend of the Library to hold book sale
BURTON — After many months of wondering when they could have another gathering for a book sale, the time is finally coming.
Friends of the Burton Memorial Library, 4012 E. Atherton Rd., will be having a one-day sale on May 22 at the Book Barn. It will be open from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the corner of Atherton and Center roads, right next to the library.
The public is invited. Remember to wear your masks, so the sale will comply with the health directions for all of us.
The sale will have literally thousands of books of all types for the choosing. They are presorted to make it easier to find what you are looking for.
The Friends of the Library Book Barn is clean and if the weather agrees, they want to have the large door open to better ventilate the space while patrons are there. — G.G.
Sneller announces May 2021 community coffee hours
BURTON — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) will hold Community Coffee Hours, May 17, 6-7:30 p.m. at Sam’s Italian Restaurant, 4105 Grand Blanc Rd. in Mundy Township
Sneller hosts coffee hours to give residents the opportunity to discuss the most important issues happening at the state Capitol and around the community.
In deference to COVID-19 safety precautions: face masks or other facial coverings and social distancing measures are required unless eating. — G.G.
CACS announces summer school program
FLINT TWP. — Carman Ainsworth Community Schools has released its summer school schedule for CACS students who are in pre-K to fifth grade. Free classes will be held Mondays through Thursdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dillon Elementary School (Dillon and Rankin students) and Randels Elementary School (Dye and Randels students). Classes will start the week of June 14 and end Aug. 12.
CACS summer school will be an eight-week face-to-face program focused on foundational reading and math skills along with some social/emotional learning. The district is also hoping to be able to provide hands-on learning events and fields trips within CDC and the Genesee County Health Department guidelines. Bus transportation, along with breakfasts, snacks and lunches, will be provided.
The deadline to sign-up for classes is May 19. To register, visit carman.k12.mi.us. — B.G.
Flint Township to hold community clean-up on May 15
FLINT TWP. — Flint Township will be holding another community clean-up this Saturday, May 15, at the east lot of the Genesee Valley Center near J.C. Penney from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Anyone can show up to volunteer and help clean up trash. No registration is necessary, but volunteers are encouraged to come early to fill out a waiver. For more information, contact Tracey Tucker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 810-287- 1059 or visit flinttownship.org. — B.G.
Tropical Smoothie fundraiser for Carman Ainsworth band boosters
FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Band Boosters has scheduled a fundraiser with Tropical Smoothie on Saturday, May. 8. The fundraiser runs all day at the Tropical Smoothie located at 2103 S. Linden Road in Flint Township. Whether you order online or at the store, please mention the C-A Band Boosters fundraiser to the cashier. To learn more about the C-A Band and Orchestra program visit, www.cabandsorch.org/band-boosters. html. — B.G.