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Robotics fundraiser offers Tigers tickets

FLINT TWP. — Want to win tickets to a Tigers’ game? Enter the robotics raffle drawing for a chance to win four tickets and a parking pass, valued at $380, for the September 5 game at Comerica Park in Detroit. Seats 7, 8, 9 and 10 are in the fifth row of Section 129. Raffle tickets are being sold for $1 each and will benefit the Carman-Ainsworth Robotics program. To purchase a raffle ticket, call 810-691-2810 or e-mail The raffle drawing will be held at 7 p.m. on August 19. You don’t need to be present to win. — R.S.

Church hosting monthly Euchre tournaments

FLINT TWP. — St. 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 August 14. 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. For more information contact Ellen Crain by email at or call 810-691-2810. — R.S.

Financial Plus Credit Union announces annual Pink Night

FLINT — Pink Night celebrated its third consecutive year in 2014 as being a Top 25 fundraising team in the nation for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer. Financial Plus’ goal for 2015 is to raise more than $55,000 and are well on their way, with Chass√© Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio returning as the Title Sponsor for the event for the third year in a row.

Pink night will be held Oct. 1 from 5-11 p.m. at Blackstone’s Pub & Grill.

Details: Call 810-244-2507 or visit the Pink Night website at — G.G.

Kidney Cancer Support group to meet

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Support of Michigan will meet Sept. 9, 1:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave., (off Robert T. Longway Blvd.-Between I-474 & Dort Hwy.) Guest speaker: Dr. Sunil Rao, cardiologist, Genesys Heart Institute. He will speak on “High Cholesterol,” “High Blood Pressure,” and “Heart Disease” The meeting is open to the general public. Details: Call 810-232- 8233 or 810-762-8226. — G.G.

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