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Shelter of Flint to host Crim Pasta Party

FLINT — Part of the annual Crim Festival of Races, Shelter of Flint returns with The Crim Pasta Party on Aug. 22. The party provides a carb-packed pasta dinner for racers, family members and the general public, the night before the races. Funds raised support Shelter of Flint.

This year, The Crim Pasta Party will be at the surface parking lot on the corner of Kearsley and Saginaw streets in downtown Flint.

All you can eat pasta and salad by Italia Gardens will be available from 4-9 p.m. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 6-12. Kids under 6 eat free. Shelter of Flint thanks sponsors Piper Realty Company, Eric Gasper – Edward Jones Investments, Marching Ant Moving, Landaal Packaging Systems, Taylor & Morgan P.C., Diagnostic Radiology Associates, Purves Construction, Webster & Garner Oil and Propane Company, P & H Plumbing & Heating and Creative Foam for their generous support.

Details: Call 810-238-4711 ext. 305. — G.G.

2014 Susan G. Kormen 3-day raises $2.4 million

MICHIGAN — Recently the state marked the end of a 60-mile journey and the beginning of life-long memories and friendships created as the Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day came to a close. Sixty miles of perseverance and emotions culminated as hundreds of breast cancer walkers crossed the finish line in an effort to end breast cancer forever.

Together, these spirited participants raised $2.4 million for breast cancer research and community outreach programs.

“Walking 60 miles is no easy feat, but we walk because we can and because it matters,” said Sheri Prentiss, national spokesperson for the Susan G. Komen 3-Day®. “We are humbled by the strength of these Susan G. Komen Michigan 3-Day participants and so thankful for their continued support as we fight to end this disease.”

The Komen 3-Day is more than just walking 60 miles in one weekend; it’s a life-changing experience participants embark on months before when they begin training and fundraising in their communities. Funds raised by the 3-Day have helped lead to new technologies like Lymphoseek®, a new imaging agent that more accurately identifies cancer-containing lymph nodes.

Details: Call 248-304-2080. — G.G.

Flint Northern reunion

FLINT — The Flint Northern High School Classes of 1947, 1948, 1949 & 1950 will have their Annual Reunion Luncheon: 11 a.m., Sept. 19, at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, 713 S Main St., Frankenmuth, MI 48734. Guests are welcome. RSVP & Information call: 810-621-3915, 810-659- 3512, 810-742-0403, 906-362-9286 or 810-516-1408. — G.G.

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