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Public invited to Healthy University at Flint Elks Club

GRAND BLANC — Calling all golfers, recreational sports enthusiasts, and people who enjoy being active — even with the challenge of Joint Discomfort and Chronic Arthritis.

Join McLaren Flint and the Flint Elks Club for the kick-off session of Healthy University, June 16, at 6:30 p.m. at the Flint Elks Club, 7177 E. Maple Road, Grand Blanc. Light refreshments will be served.

Learn how to:

Assess your level of flexibility

Stretch before and after physical activity, including golf

The program is open to all Flint Elks Members, their adult family members and guests, as well as the general public. No reservations necessary — G.G.

Whaley Center raises record amount at gala

FLINT — Rebecca Bartley with Icon Mortgage Lending, along with host sponsor, Grand Blanc Motorcars and Dave Isbell, presented the annual Tux & Tennies Gala and Auction on May 9. With 340 community members in attendance, the event raised a record breaking amount. Tux & Tennies is one of Whaley Children’s Center’s three large annual fundraisers and featured live entertainment by Sounds of Sinatra with the Motor City Jazz Orchestra.

Details: Visit www.whaleychildren.org. — G.G.

Hurley ER, STAT EMS & Genesee County Parks to hold Rescue 911 event

FLINT — Hurley Medical Center is partnering with STAT EMS, Genesee County Parks, along with local police and fire Departments for the next FREE Rescue 911 events, for children ages 8 through 12.

Registration is being accepted for June events. There are two ways to register:

STAT EMS – www.statems.net/rescue911. asp; or call 810-238-7672 Ext. 205

Genesee County Parks – create an account at www.geneseecountyparks.org; or call 810-736-7100 Ext. 6 (Call 8 am to 5 pm, Monday through Friday)

Event times are 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. (8:30 a.m. is Registration, day of the event)

The event will be held at:

June 22 – Max Brandon Park, 3606 Dupont Street, Flint

June 23 – Flushing County Park, 4417 N. McKinley Road, Flushing, Pavilion 1

June 24 – Bluebell Beach, 5500 Bray Road, Genesee Township, Pavilion 2

June 25 – Linden County Park, 15349 S. Linden Road, Linden, Pavilion 3

This will be a fun-filled day for the entire family. Activities include: Ambulance & Fire Truck Tours; First Aid; Wellness Information; Summer & Swim Safety; Bike & Helmet Safety; Home Alone Safety; Fire Prevention & Fire Safety; free materials for kids; and a free lunch. – G.G.


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