Warehousing leader to speak to WFBA
FLINT TWP.— Rick Valley, vice president of NorthGate, 3367 Corunna Road, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, noon to 1:15 p.m. April 18., at Valley Coney Island on the southwest corner of Miller and Linden roads. Valley will talk about how his company move goods into and out of the Great Lakes Region and Canada and provides supply chain solutions ranging from warehousing to reverse logistics. Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller also will provide a brief update on local news. The meeting is open to the public and reservations are not necessary.— R.S.
C-A students praised for clean-up effort
FLINT TWP.— About 36 student volunteers from the Carman-Ainsworth High School Green Club braved chilly temperatures on March 29 to pick up trash along the new recreational trail, garnering praise from township officials at its April 2 meeting. Jim McClung, chair of the township parks and recreation advisory committee, said the students hauled in about 40 bags of trash including tires, pipes and tree branches. Working in two groups, they started at each end of the 3.69-mile recreational trail between Linden and Corunna Roads, and met in the middle. The trail opened for the season on April 1. — R.S.
Liquor served at Grill of India
FLINT TWP. — Transfer of a Class C liquor license to the Grill of India, 2105 S. Linden Road, has been approved by the township board. The escrowed license was transferred from Chisnell, Pete & King, Inc. (Club What’s Next) at 2511 Pasadena Ave. in Flint. The license will allow Grill of India to serve alcoholic beverages with meals to customers 21 years of age and older, according to an attorney acting on behalf of the restaurant. No entertainment, dancing or package sales were requested with the license transfer. Grill of India opened in 2005 in the Lincor Plaza. — R.S.
Board supports Law Day observance
FLINT TWP.— The board has adopted a proclamation to support Law Day on May 1. The annual educational event is observed nationally by Bar Associations and organized locally by the Genesee County Bar Association. This year’s theme is “No Courts, No Justice, No Freedom.” Residents are encouraged to attend Law Day activities and to display the flag on Law Day to recognize the importance of the nation’s legal and justice system.— R.S.
Public invited to sing-a-long at St. Paul’s Church
FLINT — People who enjoy classical music and singing are invited to participate in a community sing-a-long of Handel’s Messiah, parts 2 and 3, at 4 p.m. Saturday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 711 S. Saginaw Street. Organized by Flint Light Opera and conducted by Jeffrey Walker, organist/choirmaster at Christ Church in Detroit, the ensemble will feature on piano, Dr. Carl Angelo, organist at First Presbyterian Church of Flint. Scores will be provided. Details: 810-233-7608. — R.S.