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WFBA to hear details about state ballot Proposal 1

FLINT TWP. — Linda Hoff, president of the Flint-Area League of Women Voters, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, from noon – 1:15 p.m. on April 15 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Rd. at Linden. Hoff will give an objective, non-partisan Power Point presentation on the content and impact of Proposal 1 which is on the May 5 ballot. If passed, it will increase the state sales tax to 7 percent. Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller will also provide a brief update on township matters. No reservations are needed and the public is welcome to attend. — R.S.

Carman-Ainsworth hosting anti-bullying event

FLINT TWP. — On Tuesday April 14, Carman-Ainsworth High School will be hosting a very unique Anti-Bullying program in conjunction with the United States Marine Corps. in the student parking lot at the high school. There will be a number of ESPN X Games professional athletes demonstrating some of their exceptional skills for the entire student body. The event is scheduled to start at 1:15 p.m. — R.S.

Mom2mom Sale at Central Church of the Nazarene

FLINT TWP. — Central Church of the Nazarene,1261 W. Bristol Rd., will be having a Mom2Mom sale on April 18 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. General admission is $1. but $2 starting at 8:30 a.m. for early bird shoppers who want to enter early to get first pick at that best stuff.The sale will be held in the Peak Building and hosted by the Central Church Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) Group. If interested in selling please contact Carrie at cdubb514@yahoo.com or 810-516-2729. Cost is $30 for a 12×12 space with no extra charge for big items or racks. — R.S.

Highway clean up crews out this weekend

GENESEE COUNTY — Adopt-AHighway’s 25th year in Michigan begins with first litter pickup on Saturday, April 11 and will continue through April 19. Volunteers wearing high-visibility, yellow-green safety vests will be working alongside highways and freeways to pick up litter. Since its inception in 1990, 161 groups have been in the program. Of the 3,178 groups currently in the program, 833 have been participating for at least 20 years. More than 2 million bags of litter was collected as of April 2014 — about 70,000 bags of litter annually. At present, 6,700 miles of highway are currently adopted by various groups providing an estimated $5 million dollar benefit to state taxpayers in 2014 alone. Go to www.michigan.gov/adoptahighway for more information about how to get involved. — R.S.


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