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Senior citizens fashion show planned

FLINT TWP.— The public is invited to a Senior Citizens Fashion Show at 6:30 p.m. Saturday hosted by the Genesee Gardens senior community, 4495 Calkins Road at Linden. Fashions provided by Dressbarn will be modeled by about six community residents, said Matthew Reilly, community sales leader. The just-for-fun show is an example of activities held for residents and to interest future residents, he said. The show will be held in the community atrium. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. Also everyone age 50 an older who tours the community can enter a drawing to win a 50-inch flatscreen TV at the end of the month, Reilly said. —R.S. Board donates to former president’s favorite non-profit

FLINT TWP.— In recognition of his service as Carman-Ainsworth board president, Superintendent Bill Haley presented a $100 check to Don Conway to support the MEN at WORK father’s group that Conway is very active in. Haley said the board figured Conway would appreciate the donation more than a plaque. Conway agreed and thanked the board for “hitting it home.” He said the check would come in handy when the group meets this week to kickstart preparations for its annual Winterfest event in December. — R.S. Church to hold festival

FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church 5191 Lennon Rd., will holds its annual festival from Aug. 26-27 on the church grounds at 5191 Lennon Rd. The township board gave its approvalforthetwo-dayeventaarecentmeeting. Festival hours will be from 5-11 p.m. on Friday and 11 a.m.-11 p.m. on Saturday. — R.S. Church planning event

FLINT TWP.— The Bridge Ministries at 3326 Corunna Rd. is planning an outdoor event from 1-5 p.m. on Sept. 11. Food vending, a 50-foot obstacle course, inflatable rock wall and bounce house, pony rides, a baseball batting cage and other games are planned, according to information submitted with its special events application to the township board. — R.S. Dog walkers fundraiser

GENESEE COUNTY — The Humane Society of Genesee County will hold its 22nd Annual Dog Walk-A-Thon on the campus of Mott Community College on September 17. Dogs and their owners can walk a marked trail that meanders through the college grounds and a nearby park. “Barker Street Square” vendors will offer everything from homemade dog and cat treats to micro-chipping and food for the owners. Music will be provided by Jerry Pillow and the Country Express. The event will start at 11 am, rain or shine, and end around 1 p.m.. There is a $10 registration fee per dog ($15 if there are multiple dogs), but if the pledges collected equal $100.00, the fee will be waived. The registration fee includes a doggie goodie bag. —R.S.


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