In brief

Kidney cancer support group to meet

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group of Michigan will meet May 22, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington. Guest speaker is Dr. Todd Morgan, urological oncologist. The topic of discussion is “Broad Overview: Evaluation, Diagnosis and Staging of Renal Cancer.”

The meeting is open to the general public. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810-762-8226.

Also, on May 18, at theBirch Run Expo Center, 11600 N. Beyer Rd., from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Nancy Dekatch Caregiver Awareness & Burnout Prevention symposium will be held. Details: Call 810-845-6713 or visit — G.G.

Service award competition

GENESEE COUNTY — Two students from Mott Community College were recognized for their dedication and commitment to community service during the 17th annual Outstanding Student Service Awards Celebration, held recently at the Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center in East Lansing.

Kayla Fenner and Tiffanie Osburn received the Commitment to Service Award from the Lansing-based Michigan Campus Compact (MiCC). Each year, MiCC awards students from member colleges and universities across the state for their outstanding commitment to service-learning and civic engagement.

The Commitment to Service Award recognizes up to two students per member campus for either their breadth or depth of community involvement or service experiences.

Fenner is a licensed foster parent and very active in children’s advocacy groups.

She is a volunteer at the Whaley Children’s Center in Flint. Osburn has been volunteering in numerous schools, the North End Soup Kitchen and Flushing Community Outreach Center. She also volunteers for the YWCA Victims Advocacy Program and does sign language for community events.

Details: Visit — G.G.

Flint Area Unity Council holding AA classes

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Area Unity Council has 235 Alcoholics Anonymous meetings listed in its 2013 meeting book. The AA Helpline is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week at 810-234-0815.

For meeting schedules and other information, visit the website at: — G.G.

Whaley House open

FLINT — The Whaley House, 624 E. Kearsley St., is open for tours Tuesday, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturdays from 1-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Visit for a full calendar of events. Details: Call 810-471-4714. — G.G.

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