In brief

GCMA to hold hearing

FLINT — A public hearing will be held June 17, at 7 p.m. in the Willard P. Harris Auditorium, third floor, Genesee County Administration Building, 1101 Beach Street, as part of the Genesee County Metropolitan Alliance meeting.

This public hearing is an opportunity for you to review and comment on the following items: a proposed amendment to the FY 2014-2017 Transportation Improvement Program (TIP). The TIP lists federally funded transportation projects eligible for funding under Title 23 as amended, or Federal Transit Act funds.

This hearing complies with the intent of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21). This process is also being used to meet the public input requirements of the transit Program of Projects.

Call 810-257-3010 for office hours. Comments may be made in person or by mail, phone, fax or e-mail. The Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission will furnish reasonable auxiliary aids and services to individuals with disabilities upon request. Individuals with disabilities requiring auxiliary aids for services or persons with Limited English Proficiency should contact the Planning Commission by writing or calling the following: Sharon Gregory, Planner III, Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission, 1101 Beach Street, Room 223, Flint, MI 48502. — G.G.

Michigan NOW has leadership change

GENESEE COUNTY — NOW activists from throughout Michigan gathered in Dearborn on May 30 for the annual Michigan NOW conference. The Michigan Chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) is pleased to announce that our members elected the following officers to lead our state for the next two years:

Danielle Troia (Farmington), President

Nina Muckenthaler (Davison), Administrative Vice-President

Christina Soliz (Detroit), Legislative Vice- President

Danielle Vilella (Grand Rapids), Action Vice-President

Kathy Fojtik Stroud (Ann Arbor), Membership Vice-President

Bobbie Walton (Davison), Treasurer

Kathleen Law (Gibraltar), Secretary

President Troia stated that the new board is a “group of talented and dedicated individuals who are ready to work together to improve the lives of women and girls in Michigan.”

Michigan NOW thanks departing board members Renee Beeker (Milford) and Mary Pollock (East Lansing) for their years of dedicated service.

NOW is the largest multi-issue feminist advocacy group in the United States. — G.G.

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