In brief

Garage sale for the Sains

BURTON — A multi-family garage sale will be held Aug. 8-10 at 1458 Iva St., between Belsay and Genesee roads, off Davison Road. All proceeds will go to help Preston Sain, a 13- year-old with severe autism.

The sale will be 8 a.m.-4 p.m. daily. — G.G.

Flint River Wild Ones Gilkey Creek Walk

FLINT — Join the “Flint River Wild Ones”, as they journey along Gilkey Creek to assess the progress of the restoration project that was completed in 2008 with funding provided by the Ruth Mott Foundation.

On Aug. 10 at 10 a.m. meet at Mott Community College Court Street and Horrigan Drive Parking Lot (East of Crapo, on East side of Gilkey Creek) 1401 E. Court St.

With environmental concerns in the hearts and minds of those involved, a wildlife oasis was developed from the bare earth, using native plants and environmentally friendly technology.

Overcoming the challenges of steep banks, invasive vegetation, and unique weather patterns; make this an ongoing, ever changing task.

To RSVP for this event and receive directions, or for information, e-mail to or call 810-275- 8822. — G.G.

Walk-For Freedom planned

FLUSHING — A Walk-for-Freedom will be held Aug. 10 at Flushing County Park, Pavilion #5, with registration at 10 a.m., and the walk begins at 11 a.m.

There will be games, prizes, a BBQ lunch, a Shriner’s clown, and face-painting.

A $10 minimum pledge is required to walk (lunch included). Pledge sheets are downloadable from the website,, under the tab “Walk- For-Freedom”. — G.G.

Super Saturday registration event at MCC

FLINT — Mott Community College is offering a convenient, one-stop shopping opportunity on three upcoming Saturdays for prospective and current students to register for the 2013 Fall Semester. The first day of classes for the Fall Semester is Sept. 3.

MCC’s Super Saturday Registration event is designed to provide all the enrollment services students need to successfully complete the registration process at their convenience, in one place and at one time, at the college’s main campus in Flint, as well as extension sites in Clio, Fenton and Lapeer.

Students can attend Super Saturday Registration from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Aug. 10 or Aug. 17 at any of the following MCC locations: main campus, 1401 E. Court St. in Flint, 810-762- 0200; Northern Tier Center in Clio, 4082 W. Vienna Road, 810-232-8044; Southern Lakes Branch Center in Fenton, 2100 West Thompson Road, 810-762-5000 and Lapeer Extension Center at 550 Lake Drive in Lapeer, 810-667-4166.

Details: Visit or call 810-762- 0200. — G.G.

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