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Consumers seeks identity of those responsible for power outage

CLIO — Consumers Energy is offering a $2,500 reward to the first person who provides information leading to the positive identification of the person driving a red pickup truck towing a hydraulic plow that snagged a power line and broke five poles and other equipment near Clio Thursday.

The incident happened late afternoon on April 24 in the 5000 block of Farrand Road in Vienna Township, west of Clio. A newer red full size pickup truck heading east, with oversized tires and chrome rims towing an older hydraulic plow, struck an overhead power line causing extensive damage to power lines and breaking five power poles. The driver, believed to be a white male, fled the scene of the incident. The damage left about 200 residences without electrical service.

Anyone with information regarding the incident should call 1-800-760-3295. — G.G.

Health screening at GHS

GOODRICH — The Hurley Teen Health Check will take place May 17 at Goodrich High School, 8029 S. Gale Rd., in memory of Shane Holton, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Details: Call 810-262-9260 to register. — G.G.

Hospitality Awards to combine with business and Athena awards

FLINT — The Flint & Genesee Convention & Visitors Bureau (FGCVB) and the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce (FGCC) will celebrate professional excellence at a combined awards ceremony Nov. 6. The FGCVB is a business unit of the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce.

Originally scheduled for May 22, the FGCVB’s Hospitality and Community Champion Awards will be combined with the Chamber’s Business Awards and ATHENA Award recognitions, to honor the region’s outstanding businesses and individuals, in a year-end gala event.

Visitors to, and residents of, Genesee County are encouraged to nominate those that go above and beyond to make a Flint & Genesee visit a memorable experience.

Make your nomination at: www.flintandgenesee.org/visit/about-the-cvb/hospitality awards-nomination-form/ — G.G.


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