In brief



Rummage sale at Life Enrichment Center

FLINT TWP. — A rummage sale will be held Sept. 20-22 at the Life Enrichment Center, at the corner of Dye and Lennon roads. Hours are: Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Saturday, clearance items will be half price from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Details: Call 810-736-6249 or 810-733-1600. — G.G.

Shared municipal services on board’s next agenda

FLINT TWP. — Results of a feasibility study about shared municipal services will be publicly presented at the township board’s Sept. 24 meeting, Supervisor Karyn Miller announced recently.

Mark W. Nottley of Municipal Consulting Services, who conducted the study, will speak at the beginning of the 7 p.m. board meeting before leaving to make a similar presentation to the Swartz Creek City Council, Miller said.

Flint township, Swartz Creek and Mundy Township commissioned the study in February to look for ways to cut costs such as sharing police and fire services.

Nottley has said previously that his final report will include an analysis of existing services and recommendations for change. — R.S.

Board OKs fall festival application

FLINT TWP. — For the 23rd year, Woodhaven Senior Community will be holding its annual outdoor FallFest on Saturday afternoon.

The invitation-only event for Woodhaven’s residents, family and friends is held on the grounds of the senior citizens residential community off Dye Road. —R.S.

Ananich to hold coffee hours

FLINT TWP. — State Representative Jim Ananich will host coffee hours this Friday, Sept. 21, from 8 -9:30 a.m. at Valley Coney Island, 5009 Miller Rd., Flint.

He would like to hear from constituents about their concerns and update them on his efforts to fight blight and reduce drug abuse. Michigan’s 49th House District includes Flint, Swartz Creek, and the townships of Flint, Gaines and Clayton. —R.S.

Meet First Female Olympic Boxing Gold Medalist

FLINT TWP. — The public in invited to a special Meet and Greet with Flint’s very own female, Olympic boxing Gold Medalist, Claressa Shields, from noon to 2 p.m.. Sept. 29 at Patsy Lou Williamson Auto Group on Corunna Road. Claressa Shields, an honor roll student at Flint Northwestern High School, was the only American boxer to bring home the gold at the 2012 London Olympics and the first female boxer to win in the new female middleweight category.

She is also the second youngest fighter to win a gold medal in Olympic boxing history. Shields will be available for pictures, autographs and more. —R.S.


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