In brief



Come see Robotics Showcase at CAMS

FLINT TWP. — Since December, students at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School have been learning about robotics and automation in a program presented by STEMNETICS. They will show off their work in a robotics showcase and competition from 3:15- 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 at CAMS, 1409 West Maple Avenue. — R.S.

Baker College- Flint hosting financial aid workshops

GENESEE COUNTY — Baker College of Flint will hold financial aid presentations at area high schools for prospective college bound seniors. High school seniors and their parents or guardians are welcome to attend the event at their respective schools, whether or not they have identified their colleges of choice.

Presentations will be at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 3, at Powers Catholic High School and at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, at Carman-Ainsworth High School, Representatives from Baker College of Flint will conduct the workshops, assisting students and parents with applying for federal and state financial aid. In addition, information about grants, scholarships and other types of assistance will be provided. — R.S.

Literacy training offered

FLINT TWP. — Would you like to help an adult to read, learn English as a Second Language or finish the GED process? Genesee County Literacy Coalition is holding two mandatory training sessions for tutor volunteers from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Feb 12 and 14.

The training will be held at Trinity United Presbyterian Church, 5151 Lennon Rd., Tutor Requirements: Finish both training sessions for tutor certification, High School Diploma or GED and provide 2 or more free hours of tutoring per week.

For training sessions, food will be beverages provided. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch. $15 deposit for tutor book; 1 year reimbursement if training has been completed (certified) and become a functioning tutor. For more information, to sign up for training, other volunteer opportunities or adults needing free help to read or learn English as a Second Language, please call 810-919-5078; email gclc_ read@yahoo.com. — R.S.

Award-winning gospel group coming to church

FLINT TWP. — The Booth Brothers, a southern gospel music group, will be performing live in concert at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 West Bristol Road on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. Tickets are now on sale to hear this award-winning trio (Ronnie, Micheal and Jim) sing. Doors will open at 5 p.m. For more information, call 800-965-9324 or visit the church web site at (www.centralnazarene.com) or call the church at (810-235-5671). For tickets, go to www.itickets.com/ events/337881.html — R.S.


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