In brief

McLaren to offer free breast screenings

FLINT — Many breast cancers can be treated successfully, but the chances for success in treatment are highest when cancers are found early.

Clinical Breast Exams are one way to spot breast cancer early. To aid area women in caring for their breast health, McLaren Cancer Institute Flint is offering free physician-conducted clinical breast exams, Oct. 16, 4:30-6:30 p.m. at McLaren Cancer Institute, 4100 Beecher Rd., in Flint.

The American Cancer Society recommends annual clinical breast exams for women after the age of 25, who do not already receive annual mammograms. No appointment necessary. Free screenings are conducted on a walk-in basis during the hours of the event. — G.G.

Craft show at DHS

DAVISON — The 24th Annual Davison High School Arts and Crafts Show will be held Oct. 11 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. The show benefits the Davison Wrestling Boosters. Details: Call 810-658-8080 daytime or 810-658-0440 after 6 p.m. — G.G.

Kidney Cancer support group Oct. 15

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support Group of Michigan will meet Oct. 15, from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington, off of Robert T. Longway Bldg. Guest speaker will be Dr. Ajjai S. Alva, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. The topic is: “Precision Cancer Medicine and Clinical Trials of Targeted Agents Based On a Tumor’s Molecular Profile.” Alva is Assistant Professor, Hematology and Oncology. Meeting is open to the general public. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810- 762-8226. — G.G.

Violinist to perform in Flint

FLINT — Flint School of Performing Arts faculty member Joseph Deller, Violin, will perform at 7 p.m., Oct. 17 in the MacArthur Recital Hall at the Flint Institute of Music, 1025 E. Kearsley St. in Flint. Open to the public. Free admission. — G.G.

Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus to hold dinner

FLINT — The Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus will hold its annual “Chicken Dinner Fund Raiser” at The Flint Masonic Temple, 755 S. Saginaw St., Oct. 12, from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.

The chicken dinner is the finest in Genesee County and comes with potatoes, stuffing, trimmings, drink and a slice of delicious pie for dessert, according to chorus members.

Tickets are $10 and can be purchased from any Flint Arrowhead Barbershop Chorus Member, at the door, or for groups you can call: 810-577-7447. — G.G.

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