Fall Enrollment Kicks Off for YouthQuest
FLINT TWP. — Onsite registration for YouthQuest — a free, after-school program that serves nearly 2,000 students in grades K-12 including those at Dye and Randels elementary schools in the Carman-Ainsworth School District – will be held from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 27. The 36-week enrichment program is administered by the Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce, Starting Thursday, parents can also enroll their children for YouthQuest by completing the online registration form at www.flintandgenesee.org/wp-content/ uploads/2015/08/2015-16-Youth- Quest-Registration-Form.pdf and returning it to their child’s school by Monday, Sept. 21, when the program begins. Space is limited and registrations will be accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Details: Visit www.flintandgenesee.org.— R.S.
Financial Plus Credit Union to hold Pink Night
FLINT — Pink Night is Oct. 1 from 5-11 p.m. at Blackstone’s Pub & Grill. This event includes a silent and live auction, dancing, drink specials, artistic, yet conservative brassiere fashion show, food, and more.
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 over $55,000 and are well on their way, with Chassé Ballroom and Latin Dance Studio returning as the Title Sponsor for the event for the third year in a row.
Pink Night is sponsored by Financial Plus Credit Union, a Flint-based, member-owned, not-for-profit financial institution serving more than 49,000 members in 34 counties in Michigan.
Details: Visit www.financialplusfcu.org or call 800-748-0451. — G.G.
Roller Derby back Sept. 20
FLINT — The Flint City Derby Girls will bring the action back to Sunday’s, with a competition Sept. 20. The doors open at 4 p.m. with the first whistle being blown at 5 pm!
Where’s this all happening? Some of you may still call it the IMA, some of you still call it Perani. It’s the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center! 3501 Lapeer Rd. Flint. Tickets are on sale now! They’re available from the Dort Federal Event Center box office and from Ticketmaster. m.ticketmaster.com/event/08004EF- 7F26B5DAB?
The Kid’s Zone is back! Our local chapter of the American Red Cross will be volunteering their time to run our Kid’s Zone. The Flint City Derby Girls recommend a $1 donation to them. The Red Cross will also be accepting donations.
The FCDG Afterparty will be hosted at The Point Bar and Grill immediately following the game! 5545 S. Saginaw St. Flint. — G.G.