In brief



WFBA hosting 49th district candidates on Oct. 16

FLINT TWP. — The three candidates vying to be elected state representative in November for the 49th house district, replacing Jim Ananich, will be the special guests at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, from noon to 1:15 p.m. Oct. 16 at Teppanyaki Grill & Buffet in the Target Plaza on Miller Road. The candidates are Pat Clawson, Libertarian; Don Pfeiffer, Republican and Phil Phelps, Democrat. The forum is not a debate. Each candidate will make an opening and closing statementwithaQandAsessionin between. The meeting is open to non-members and reservations are not needed. — R.S.

Genesee Valley mall set to host trick or treating

FLINT TWP. —Book Mouse’s Halloween Bash will be held from 10 a.m. to noon on October 26 at Genesee Valley Center mall. Presented by the Genesee District Library, the free annual children’s event includes a costume parade, trick or treating and special activities at Center Court. It is open to children 12 and under but no face covering masks or “weapons” are permitted. Registration and Goodie Bag distribution will take place from 10 a.m. to noon near the GDL in the Sears wing.— R.S.

Twp. sets trick or treating

FLINT TWP. — The township board has approved trick or treating hours in the township from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday Oct. 31. — R.S.

Model search at the mall

FLINT TWP. — The Sunburst Beauty Pageant & Model Search is coming to Genesee Valley Center, at 1 p.m. Oct. 20. Stop by Customer Service for an entry form or enter online at http:// www.sunburstbeauty.com/ entryform/? state= MI — R.S.

GAC hosts Zumba fundraiser

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Athletic Club (GAC) in Grand Blanc Township will host a Zumba party Oct. 12, beginning at 6 p.m. Proceeds from Shakin’ it for a Cause go to help Genesys cancer patients with special financial needs not covered by insurance. Doors open at 6 p.m. for registration and shopping. A Zumba class — featuring Master Zumba Instructor Barbara Klontz – will run from 7-8:30 p.m. Following Zumba, participants can enjoy appetizers, refreshments, more shopping, raffles and giveaways.Cost of Shakin’ it for a Cause is $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For GAC members, the cost is $25 in advance and $30 a the door. To sign up, call Genesys Athletic Club at 810-606-7300. — P.S.

Hazardous Waste Collection

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Hazardous Waste Collection will be held Oct. 26, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. They will also take “electronic waste” except for Console TV’s. Collections will be at: Davison High School, 1250 N. Oak Rd., Davison, MI and Flint East – Water Service Center, 3310 East Court St., Flint MI 48506. Details: Call 810-762-7744, recycle@co.genesee. mi.us or 810-767-9696. — P.S.


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