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Free resume help for vets

FLINT TWP. — “”Warrior to Work” is a free resume workshop Davenport University’s Career Service and Military Support teams will be offering to veterans, military personnel, and their spouses on all Davenport University campuses on Monday, Feb. 17 from 9 – 10:30 a.m.

A Career Services representative will be available to help veterans translate their military service and work history into an effective resume for a private sector or non-profit career.

Staff from Davenport University’s Career Services team will also assist veterans on how to use their updated resumes as an “interview script” to show hiring managers that military experience translates well into the workplace.

Veterans planning on attending should bring copies of their current resume; enlisted or Officer Reviews (OERs, NCOERs, FITREPs, etc.),

DD-214s and Award Narratives.

Davenport’s Flint campus is located at 4318 Miller Road, just east of Genesee Valley Center shopping mall.

For more information, contact Davenport University’s Military & Veteran Representative Captain Adam S. Betz at abetz3@davenport.edu. Pre-registration is recommended and can be completed online by clicking here. — R.S.

Property tax deadline near

FLINT TWP. — The township Treasurer’s Office will be open from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 28 for the purpose of accepting tax payments only.

Winter real estate property taxes are payable until the end of the month at the township hall,1490 S. Dye Road.

Beginning March 1, tax bills can only be paid with a penalty and interest at the Genesee County Treasurer’s Office.

Payments made at the township hall can be in the form of cash or credit card (for a fee) or a check or money order made payable to Flint Township. — R.S.

Senior center planning a two-day book sale

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth senior center, 2071 S. Graham Rd., will be holding a book sale from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. on Feb. 21 and 9 a.m.-noon on Feb. 22. The center holds periodic book sales to raise funds to support various projects. — R.S.

McLaren to distribute cancer screening kits at public event

FLINT TWP. — Anyone 50 or older or with a family history of colorectal cancer should be screened for signs of colorectal cancer. On March 3, 5:30-6:30 p.m., during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, McLaren Flint will be giving out one-step, take-home screening kits at a free community presentation. All adults are welcome to attend this free event at the Hospitality House at McLaren. — G.G.


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