In brief

Logan’s Run happening

Aug. 14 Breakfast open to the public that morning

RICHFIELD TWP. — The Davison Eagle Riders will hold the annual Logan’s Run Aug. 14.

Registration is at the door and starts at 8-10:30 a.m. ($20 driver and $15 passenger). You may also register the night before at Bike Night, held at the Davison Eagles Aerie 3589, 3270 N. State Rd.

A breakfast will be available in the morning from 8-11 a.m. for participants of the run or the general public. The cost of the all-you-can-eat breakfast is $8 per person.

There will be 50/50 raffles held during the day. All motor vehicles are welcome for the run. After the run there will be a pulled pork dinner with sides at 5 p.m., the cost is included with registration.

The ride will start and finish at the Davison Eagles Club.

Proceeds with be donated to Logan and the Davison Eagle Riders. Greg Major will set up for entertainment after the ride.

The ride will stop at the Iron Horse Bar & Grill, Buckwild Saloon and Sawdust Corners. — G.G.

Davison Farmers Markets Annual Barbecue Cook-Off

DAVISON TWP. — The Davison Farmers Market will be buzzing with activity Aug. 14. First off, the market will be having its Annual Barbecue Cook-off, along with a Tractor Show from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

The cook-off will be divided into three categories: ribs, pulled pork and chicken. Trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded in all three categories, while cash prizes will be presented to 1st and 2nd place winners.

Our local celebrity panel of judges will be as follows: Genesee County Sheriff Chris Swanson, Davison Township Supervisor Jim Slezak and Davison Township Treasurer Tim Green.

Contact Sandy at the market for entry information 810-412-5883 of email:

Also, the Davison Farmers Market will be having an all day, open to close Craft Show. While taste-testing the best barbecue in the area, stroll the many local craft vendor booths inside and outside the market.

They will have on display their latest artistic creations for those special one-of-a-kind gifts or some early holiday shopping. The Davison Farmers Market is open year-round, on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and is located off I-69 and located at the corner of Irish Road and East Court Street, next to D&W Windows & Sunrooms, in Davison.

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

DHS Class of 1970 holding reunion

DAVISON — The Davison High School Class of 1970 is holding its 51st class reunion Oct. 1-2. Class members please request to join our Facebook page (Davison Mi 1970 Class Group) for more information. — G.G.

Richfield United Methodist Church to hold 1950s blast

RICHFIELD TWP. — There will be a free community event Aug. 28 from 5-7 p.m. The “1950s Blast to the Past Summer Splash”. There will be music, free food, kids’ activities and classic cars.

The church is located at 10099 East Coldwater Rd. — G.G.

Be an Immunization Hero Aug. 26

BURTON — Students can get vaccinated at a special clinic being held Aug. 26 from 2-6 p.m. at Atherton Jr./Sr. High School in the gym, 3354 S. Genesee Rd.

Please call 810-237-4588 to schedule an appointment. Appointments must be made by Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. Legal guardian must be present if the child is under 18. No walk-ins will be seen.

Vaccine-preventable disease are a very real threat to children who are not properly vaccinated. Each year children do get sick and some die from preventable illness.

Parents get the facts about childhood immunizations from your Genesee County Health Department.

Details: Call 810-237-4588. — G.G.

IINN to hold special food distribution Aug. 14

FLINT — A special food distribution event will take place Aug. 14, from 10 a.m.-noon, while supplies last at the Insight Institute of Neurosurgery & Neuroscience (IINN) building, 4800 S. Saginaw St., located in the parking lot on the backside of the building.

The Special Event is hosted by the Flint Muslim Food Pantry, a service of American Muslim Community Services ( The meat packages are sponsored by Islamic Relief USA (

This event, celebrating the Muslim holiday of Eid-ul-Adha, is a time to honor the sacrifice, resolve, and commitment to God demonstrated by Abraham. It marks the end of the pilgrimage of Hajj performed each year by millions of Muslims who journey from all corners of the world to Mecca as a testament to their faith.

It is also a celebration of the way’s faith can transcend any differences or boundaries and unite us under the banners of fellowship and love.

During this time, Muslims from all walks of life join their neighbors and friends at their local mosques, community centers, and homes to pray, give alms, exchange gifts, and recommit to helping others. Food and money are distributed to those in need as men, women, and children reflect on their fortune and look towards the next year. — G.G.