In brief



Annual Paper Shredding Day

FLINT TWP. — The township’s 4th annual Paper Shred Day will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on Sept. 15 in the parking lot of the township hall. 1490 S. Dye Rd. Residents will be allowed to bring a maximum of four boxloads per vehicle. Shredding equipment will be provided by Shred Experts, a Saginaw-based company that has provided on-site shredding services to lower Michigan since 2002. — R.S.

Applicants sought for public service positions

FLINT TWP. — Openings are available for anyone interested in serving on the township Zoning Board of Appeals or the Planning Commission. Applicants should send a resume to Charter Township of Flint, Attn.: Karyn Miller, Supervisor, 1490 S. Dye Rd., Flint, 48532.— R.S.

Alternative high school ready to start at new site

FLINT TWP. — Classes will begin Sept. 17 at Atlantis Alternative High School, G-3493 Beveridge Road. The school has moved to its new location, the former Woodland Elementary School in the Carman-Ainsworth School District. The program serves youth ages 15-19 who want to complete their high school education. Enrollment began in mid-August and due to limited space school officials say there usually is a waiting list by the time school starts. Atlantis follows state curriculum guidelines. Also, school administrators said that a School Resource Officer is being hired to handle security. The officer will be on duty from approximately 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. each school day. For more information, call l810-591-3276. — R.S.

Meet the State Reps from Genesee County

SWARTZ CREEK — With the general election just two months away, it is time to start doing research on the candidates running for office.

All individuals running for this elected position have been invited to speak at the event. This educational forum will begin at 7 p.m. on Sept. 13, at 6007 Miller Rd. in Swartz Creek. The building is located in the Heritage Plaza between Dye and Elms Rd. — G.G.

Flint Eastside Mission seeks votes for grant

FLINT — Starting today (Sept. 6), you can cast votes for the Flint Eastside Mission, led by the Rev. Roger Lutze of Davison, to help it participate in a portion of a $5 million grant from Chase bank. The top 196 charities will receive a portion of this grant. You will have to register with user name and password to participate and vote for the Mission. Each person can vote for two charities from the list and voting ends Sept.19. To vote visit www.chasegiving.com. — G.G.


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