In Brief

Bubba O’Malley’s hosts “Talent Quest” fundraiser

BURTON — “Talent Quest” will be tuning up at Bubba O’Malley’s Restaurant April 17. Sing with a real band and get discovered. If you love to sing, please go to, check out the song list, and sing with Rodeo Drive. You could have a chance to win $1,000 if you place. There is a $5 entry fee if you choose to compete. Hurley Medical Center will be selling Miracle necklaces, cake pops, t shirts and so much more.

Bubba’s is offering a Miracle pizza special for $20, 1 large 2 item pizza, antipasto and a pitcher of pop–they will donate $5 from each order to Children’s Miracle Network.

The annual event raises money for the Children’s Miracle Network at Hurley Medical Center, benefiting a program that helps children battle cancer, birth defects, accident trauma and just about any health challenge.— G.G.

Mott Community College announces registration

FLINT — Registration for classes offered for the 2011 Spring, Summer and Fall Semesters at Mott Community College opens April 1. Students are strongly encouraged to register as soon as possible to get the classes they need, at the times they prefer.

The first day of classes for each session follows: the first day for Spring Session (including the Spring through Summer Session) is Wednesday, May 4; first day for the Late-Start Spring Session is May 16; First day for Summer Session is June 27; and the first day of class for the Fall Semester at MCC is Sept. 6.

Details: Call 810-762-0200 or visit the MCC website at — G.G.

MCC to host free, public discussion about food

FLINT — Eating local, eating green — the benefits of consuming locally, produced food — will be the focus of a free, public forum at Mott Community College this month.

“Eating Locally: Building Community Through Food” is the topic of a panel discussion scheduled for 7:30-9 p.m., April 21 in the auditorium of the Mott Community College Regional Technology Center, located on the MCC main campus, 1401 East Court St. in Flint. This event, which is presented by the Flint Area Public Affairs Debates, is free and open to the public.

Details: Call 810-762-7827. — G.G.

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