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Hit and run driver sought in fatality

FLINT TWP. — On Dec.19 at 6 p.m., Flint Township Police responded to a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian. The accident occurred on Beecher Road near River Forest Drive in Flint Township.

The pedestrian, Monica Campbell, a 42 year old Flint Township resident, was fatally injured in the accident. Campbell was struck by at least two vehicles, one of which left the scene. Witnesses described that vehicle as a dark colored SUV, last seen eastbound on Beecher road.

The Flint Township Police Department is requesting anyone with information regarding this crash to contact The Flint Township Police Department Detective Frank Hartner at 810- 600-3250. — R.S.

Firefighters collection tally for Salvation Army

FLINT TWP. — Members of the Flint Township Firefighters Association spent last Saturday and Sunday ringing the bell for the Salvation Army at the Walmart store on Corunna Road. They collected a total of $8,012.35 that included $2,612.35 in cash donations and 210 toys and 330 articles of clothing for kids totaling $5,400, said Ryan Woods, association president. — R.S.

Hospice Art fundraiser through January

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Art by Barbara Walworth will be on exhibit at Genesys Health Park through Jan 11. In partnership with Genesys Hospice, the Grand Blanc Arts Council is featuring the watercolors inspired by nature and done in the style of abstract realism, which will be located on the second floor of the hospital between the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork from the exhibit, call Hospice at 810-695-9878. Twenty-five percent of proceeds from these sales are donated to Genesys Hospice. — P.S.

Baker Buzzz Toastmasters Club announces meetings

FLINT — Baker Buzzz Toastmasters meets each Thursday at 12 p.m. at Baker College Center for Graduate Studies, 1116 W. Bristol Rd. in Flint.

Baker Buzzz is an open club that welcomes everyone and provides a friendly, supportive environment for people who want to improve in the areas of speaking, listening, giving presentations, building confidence, developing leadership skills, and more.

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that teaches public speaking and leadership skills through a worldwide network of clubs. Founded in October 1924, the organization currently has more than 292,000 members in 14,350 clubs in 122 countries. Each week, Toastmasters helps more than a quarter million people of every ethnicity, education level and profession build their competence in communication so they can gain the confidence to lead others. Details: Visit www.toastmasters.org. — G.G.


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