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Public invited to Hispanic Community Fun Day

FLINT — Flint’s Hispanic Technology & Community Center is presenting its annual free, family-friendly event known as Community Fun Day.

Community Fun Day is scheduled for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Hispanic Technology and Community Center, located at 2101 Lewis St. in Flint. This event is free and open to the public.

Plenty of food and refreshments, including hot dogs, hamburgers, chips, bottles of water, cotton candy and snow cones, will be available.

The Hispanic Technology and Community Center, a service-oriented, 501c3 nonprofit organization formed in partnership with Mott Community College and the American GI Forum of Flint, (a veteran’s service organization dedicated to addressing problems of discrimination endured by Hispanic veterans), meets the needs of the community.

Details: Call 810-424-3760 or visit — G.G. Gas prices on the rise

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have fallen 1.8 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.69 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has fallen 4.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.60 a gallon, according to gasoline price website Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the past week, prices yesterday were 94.6 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 8 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has decreased 6.7 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 85.4 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. — G.G. Haase named Genesys vice president, CHRO

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Genesys Health System in Grand Blanc and St. Mary’s of Michigan in Saginaw have announced Ron Hasse is now serving both Genesys and St. Mary’s as vice president and chief human resources officer (CHRO) for their health systems. He has been vice president of human resources at St. Mary’s since 2009.

Genesys and St. Mary’s of Michigan are both members of Ascension Health.

Haase will oversee Human Resources and Labor Relations at Genesys. He has more than 30 years of experience. — G.G.

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