In brief

Free appliance recycling event at CAMS

FLINT TWP. — On Sept. 26, from 9 a.m.-noon, Genesee County residents can bring unwanted, working and non-working appliances to the Carman-Ainsworth Middle School to be recycled at no charge. The Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission (GCMPC) has organized this appliance collection in collaboration with Great Lakes Recycling (GLR), which is based in Flint, and Keep Genesee County Beautiful. Appliances that contain refrigerant, such as refrigerators, air conditioners, and dehumidifiers will be safely transported to GLR’s facility where the refrigerant will be properly extracted. Appliances will be recycled. For more information, contact the Genesee County Recycle Hotline at 810-762-7744 or by email at: Recycle@co.genesee.mi.usR.S.

Police Chief repeats warning about thefts from vehicles

FLINT TWP. — Police Chief George Sippert is advising residents to be vigilant against a rising security issue. In the past few months, police have seen an increase in larceny from motor vehicles in the business district and in neighborhood, he said. He is advising residents not to leave valuables in vehicles and also asking them to call 9-11 if they see anything suspicious. Incidents are happening day and night, he said. Thieves are typically breaking out a back window to gain access to locked vehicles. Police detectives have a lead on possible suspects but there probably is more than one active group, Chief Sippert said.— R.S.

Church hosting monthly Euchre tournaments

FLINT TWP. — After a September hiatus, St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, will resume hosting its monthly Euchre Tournament on the second Friday of each month. The next event is October 9. 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 — R.S.

Church hosting craft bazaar

FLINT TWP. — United in Christ Lutheran Church, 6330 Corunna Road, will hold its Annual Craft Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Oct. 3. The church is located between Elms and Dye road. — R.S.

Habitat 25th anniversary gala less than a month away

MUNDY TWP. — Tickets are still being sold for the 25th anniversary celebration of Genesee County Habitat for Humanity from 5:30-7:30 p.m., Oct. 15 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Center, Tickets are $50 per person and $450 per table of 10. This gala dinner will include guest speakers, an auction, along with live entertainment. More than 250 community leaders and Habitat supporters are expected to attend. For more information, call 810-766-9089. — R.S.

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