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Church hosting monthly Euchre tournaments

FLINT TWP. — S. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, is hosting a Euchre Tournament on the second Friday of each month, except in September. The next event is July 10. 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. Details: Call 810- 732- 0720 or 810-813-1076. — 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. Details: E-mail ellenc@bigmo314.com or call 810- 691-2810. — R.S.

Summer Meals for Kids

FLINT TWP. — Cambridge Square Apartments, 4490 Brendenshire Court Street near Beecher Road; Sunridge Apartments, G-3348 Flushing Rd., and Bethel United Methodist Church, 3901 Ballenger Hwy., are among sites in Genesee County that will serve nutritious free meals to children and teens 18 and younger, throughout the summer while school is out of session. Serving times are 9 a.m. to noon June 14 through Aug. 27 at Cambridge Sq.; 8 a.m. to noon June 14-Aug. 27 at Sunridge and 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on the same dates at Bethel. For more sites or details go online to www.fns.usda.gov/summerfoodrocks or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. — R.S.

GM Foundation donates $60,000 to Flint-area groups

GENESEE COUNTY — The General Motors Foundation announced grants this week totaling $60,000 to support programs at 10 Flint-area nonprofits and organizations that serve children, adults and seniors and address educational and environmental issues in the community. Recipients are the Flint River Watershed Coalition; Big Brothers Big Sisters; the Boys and Girls Club of Greater Flint; Priority Children; Shelter of Flint; Junior Achievement ; the YWCA (Safe House); Sloan*Longway; the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan Backpack Program; and Wounded Warriors (Fenton High School Program). — R.S.

2015 Genesee County Stand Down

FLINT — The Genesee County Veterans Council of Michigan in partnership with the VFW 10th District iis pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Veterans Stand Down for Genesee County themed “To Serve and Connect”.

This event will be held June 12 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and located at the GCCARD Banquet room, 601 S. Saginaw St. Flint.

Details: Call 810 772-4158 or email Standdown2015@gmail.com. — G.G.


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