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Flint Mayor to speak at WFBA meeting

FLINT TWP. — Flint Mayor Dayne Walling will be the guest speaker at the monthly West Flint Business Association meeting at noon, Jan. 15 at Valley Coney Island, located at the corner of Linden and Miller Roads.

Wailing’s topic will be “Flint’s new Master Plan: It’s effect and impact on Flint Township.”

Also, Karyn Miller, Flint Township Supervisor, will give her monthly five-minute report about township developments.

The meeting is open to the public. For more information about the WFBA, visit its website at www.westflintbusinessassociation.com R.S.

Sorority presents ‘Coco and Friends’ All-Star Comedy Jam fundraiser

FLINT — Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Flint Alumnae Chapter, will host its third Annual All- Star Comedy Jam, at 7 p.m. Jan. 18 at University of Michigan-Flint/theater, 327 E. Kearsley Street

The headliner is the hilarious “Coco.” Also appearing on stage will be Howie Bell and Mel Man.

Proceeds will benefit the Rebecca Louise Robinson Scholarship Fund.

Tickets are $25 at the door. For advance tickets call 810-955-7077 or 810-875-6735.

The Flint Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. was chartered on May 16, 1954. — R.S.

New videographer for township meetings

FLINT TWP. — Being able to watch online video of township board meetings has returned with a new company in charge. Dynamite VideoProductions, based in Flint Twp, is now videotaping board, meetings. Dynamite took over from E.M. Tune Productions which provided the online videocasts for about a year. No board meetings were taped from mid- September to mid-December when Dynamite took over. Some residents, who followed meetings via the video coverage, has complained to the board during public comment. Township officials attributed the lapse to health reasons for E.M. Tune. Videotapes of meetings taped by Tune are currently no longer accessible on the township website at www.flinttownship.org. —R.S.

Meeting dates changed

FLINT TWP. — The regular meeting of the Flint Township Board on Jan. 6 and of the Carman-Ainsworth School Board on Jan. 7 were canceled this week due to severe snow and ice weather conditions. Neither meeting had been rescheduled at press time. The next regularly scheduled township board meeting is Tuesday, Jan. 21, one day late due to observance of the Martin Luther King holiday on Monday. The C-A school board regularly scheduled meeting is also Jan. 21 — R.S.


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