Open house today at senior living facility
FLINT TWP. — A Ribbon Cutting-Name Change Celebration will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, June 18, as Homewood Village, 4444 West Court Street, officially changes its name to Brookdale Genesee Valley. The free event includes entertainment by the Paint Creek Boys, food, beverages and prizes. — R.S.
Free drinks July 19 at Tropical Smoothie
FLINT TWP. — On Friday, July 19 from 2-7 p.m. Tropical Smoothie Cafes will celebrate the 9th Annual National Flip Flop Day. All patrons wearing flip flops at that time will receive a free 24 ounce Jetty Punch Smoothie. Area locations include 2103 S. Linden Road and others in Davison, Grand Blanc, Fenton and Clio. Donations are asked to support Camp Sunshine, a retreat for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. — R.S.
WFBA on summer hiatus
FLINT TWP. — Reminder: the West Flint Business Association does not meet during the summer months. The networking group will resume its third Wednesday monthly meeting on Sept. 16 at noon. Organizers also have announced that the Valley Family Restaurant is not closing as tentatively planned. WFBA plans to continue holding its meetings there in the fall. — R.S.
C-A School District to shut down one week
FLINT TWP. — All buildings in the Carman-Ainsworth school district will be closed July 1-7. There will be no staff or office personnel in the buildings. If you need to contact someone in one of the administrative offices, you can do so on July 8. The District will also be closed on the following Fridays in July: 17, 24, and 31. — R.S.
Salon hosts grand opening
FLINT TWP. — Summerset Salon Day Spa, 3426 Miler Road, will celebrate its relocation with a grand opening from 7-9 p.m. on Friday, June 26. The event will include music by DJ Cha Chee, prizes and giveaways, salon tours and live hair and nail models. Guests can also register to win the Ultimate Salon & Spa Package. R.S.V.Ps are being accepted on the salon’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/Summersetsalonanddayspa or call 230-0566. — 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 heldSeptember 5-7. All proceeds go to the robotics team. Details: E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 810- 691-2810. — R.S.