In brief

MCC to hold veterans job fair

FLINT — Veterans of the U.S. armed forces are invited to Mott Community College to explore job opportunities with General Motors on Sept. 23 at the Veterans Job Fair. Representatives from General Motors will be recruiting individuals for hourly and salaried positions with the GM Flint Manufacturing Complex at the Veterans Job Fair, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Room 1301 at the MCC Regional Technology Center. This job fair is for veterans only. Veterans seeking jobs should bring proof of their veteran status. Veterans who are interested in salaried positions can apply and view job descriptions online at Veterans interested in hourly jobs can apply at the Veterans Job Fair. All veterans who want to be considered for the GM positions should pre-register by contacting Quinton Roberts, Job Developer, MCC Workforce Development Department, at 810-232-8097 or by e-mail at quinton.— G.G.

Scrapbooking, Card Crop

DAVISON TWP.— There will be a Scrapbooking and Card Making Crop fundraiser for the Pink Warrior’s Relay for Life team on Nov. 12 from 9 a.m.-9 p.m. at St. Dunstan’s Church, 1523 N. Oak Rd. The cost is $30 (payment in full to reserve space) and space is limited. The day will begin with a Continental Breakfast plus lunch and dinner later in the day. Representatives from Creative Memories, Close to My Heart and Stampin’ Up will be on hand to provide lots of help and ideas. To purchase products in advance call 810-635-2148 or 810-287-7801. Details: 810-412-4511. — G.G.

Kidney cancer support group

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Oct. 5 at 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute 302 Kensington Ave. Flint. The speaker is Dr. Ulka Vaishampayan Chair, GU Oncology Multi-Disciplinary Team at the Karmanos Cancer Institute. The topic is: “Local and Systemic Therapies (medications) or Combinations.” The meeting is open the general public. Details: Call 810-232-8233 or 810- 762-8226. — G.G.

Volunteers needed

GENESEE COUNTY — The American Red Cross Genesee-Lapeer Chapter is in need of volunteers to help at blood drives in the Lapeer area. Volunteers will assist with registration of donors and hand out juice and refreshments. Interested individuals should call the Volunteer office at 1-800-608-4272. — G.G.

Hurley hosts free joint replacement seminars

FLINT — Think you have to live with joint pain? Think again. Hurley Medical Center is proud to present educational Joint Replacement Seminars in Flint in October and November, from 6-7:30 p.m. The events are free and open to the public. Come and attend these special, no-obligation seminars and learn about surgical and non-surgical treatment options available through the Center for Joint Replacement at Hurley Medical Center. Dates are as follow:  Oct. 27 — Walli’s Restaurant, 1341 S. Center Rd., Burton  Nov. 17 — Hurley Family Rehab. Center, 1085 S. Linden Rd., Flint. To register, call 888-611-4HMC to reserve your spot today, as space is limited. — G.G.

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