In brief

Middle school staging play

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Theater Department will stage a production of “The Knights of The RAD Table,” a hilarious farce about the legend of King Arthur. Curtain rise is 7 p.m. Feb. 5-7. — R.S.

CAHS hosting financial aid workshop on Feb. 5

FLINT TWP. — Students needing cash for college are invited to a family night at 6 p.m Feb. 5 at Carman-Ainsworth High School to get help filling out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Dinner from Italia Gardens will be served.

The 2014-15 FAFSA can be filed using 2012 tax information and updated after filing 2013 taxes.

Items to bring to the workshop include:

1.) Social Security Card

2.) Driver’s License

3.) Parent’s Federal Income Tax Return & W- 2 forms – 2012 or 2013 (IRS1040, 1040A and 1040EZ)

4.) Parent’s untaxed income annual statements, including but not limited to:

• Child support received or paid • Veterans benefits

• Worker’s compensation • Unemployment benefits (1099G)

5.) Student 1040 and W2 if applicable

6.) Proof of any supplemental income for 2012 if applicable

7.) Bank Statements

8.) Investment Records

For questions or additional information, please call Peggy at 591-8245 or Jennifer at 591-3208. — R.S.

Township donates to hazardous waste collection

FLINT TWP. — The township board approved a $2,000 donation to Keep Genesee County Beautiful to support the 2014 Household Hazardous Waste Collection. To help defray the cost of the twice-a year collection, funding support is sought from participating communities.. The next collection will scheduled in the spring. — R.S.

Rezoning request aids business expansion

FLINT TWP. — A request to rezone a vacant parcel west of 4254 Fenton Road from R-1D residential to C2-general business passed first reading at the township board meeting last week.

The rezoning is schedule for second reading and adoption at the board’s Feb. 3 meeting. — R.S.

Kildee advocates release of American held in prison

FLINT TWP. — According to a statement issued Tuesday, Congressman Dan Kildee had an opportunity to speak with President Barack Obama immediately after the State of the Union address on behalf off his constituent, Amir Hekmati, formerly of Flint Township, who has ben held in an Iranian prison since August 2011.

Obtaining Hekmati’s release is a top priority for Congressman Kildee. — R.S.

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