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MDOT accepting applications for jobs

GENESEE COUNTY — The Michigan Department of Transportation Youth Development and Mentoring Program (YDMP), in partnership with the Federal Highway Administration is looking for applicants for a summer program, which involves jobs at MDOT’s roadside parks, rest areas, carpool parking lots, and roadsides. Open to high school students and recent graduates, age 16 and up, the work includes picking up debris, landscaping, mowing, painting, and weed and brush cutting. Mentoring is another part of this program. Students will have an opportunity to learn more about MDOT civil engineering and transportation careers. The program will start on June 22 and end on August 20. Pay is $9 – $10 per hour (based on experience and duties performed). The application and more information about program eligibility are available at R.S.

Church hosting Euchre tournament on June 12

FLINT TWP. — S. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, will host a Euchre Tournament on Friday, June 12. Registration will begin at 6:30 p.m. followed by play at 7 p.m. Food will be sold and cash prizes offered. A $5 donation is requested. For more information, call 810- 732-0720 or 810-813-1076. — R.S.

Free scrap tire collection

FLINT TWP. — The township’s Free Scrap Tire collection day will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, in the parking lot of the township hall, 1490 S. Dye Road. Each household will be allowed to drop off up to seven tires (or until the collection trailer is full). A picture identification or utility bill as proof of residency must be presented. — R.S.

Yard sale donations needed

FLINT TWP. — The Carman-Ainsworth robotics team is currently accepting donations for its Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser to be held September 5-7. All proceeds go to the robotics team. For more information contact Ellen Crain by email at or call 810-691-2810. — R.S.

“Summer Breeze” benefit for educational scholarships

FLINT — The public is invited to attend “Summer Breeze”, an evening of fun and music, from 6-10 p.m Saturday, June 6 at the Flint Farmer’s Market Terrace, 300 E. 1st St. Hosted by the Flint chapters of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Omicron Rho Chapter in affiliation with the Delta Research and Educational Foundation, the event will include a silent auction with music provided by “Father Abraham,” D.J. Tickets are $15 in advance, $25 at the door.

Details: Call 810-955-4728 or 810-513- 1660. — R.S.

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