In brief



Winter tax bills are due

FLINT TWP. — About a month remains to pay winter tax bills without penalty. Winter Tax collection began December 1, 2015 and is payable through February 29 at the Flint Township Administration Office, 1490 S. Dye Road, Flint. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 810- 732-1350 ext. 108 Online payments can be made via a link at www.flinttownship.org See menu item “pay property taxes online” on left side of the page.

Payments by phone can be made by calling 1-844-435-3979. Also a payment drop box is available on the north side of the Administration Office/Tax Department, 1490 S. Dye Road. To get a receipt, include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Beginning March 1, Real Property Taxes will be payable with a penalty and interest to the Genesee County Treasurer. — R.S.

Get ready for elementary school parent dances

FLINT TWP. — Dye/Randels and Rankin/ Dillon elementary schools are holding their annual Daddy/Daughter & Mother/Son dances this weekend. Dye/Randels will host its 9th annual dance on Friday, Feb. 5 from 6-8 pm. The Rankin/Dillon Elementary dance is on Saturday, Feb. 6 from 6-8 pm. Tickets are $20 per couple and $3 for each additional child. Dancing, photos and refreshments will be provided. Both events are to benefit the Mo Peeps robotics program. For more info, contact the school. — R.S.

Donations sought for CA Spirit Cup drive

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth is participating in the 2015-2016 ABC 12 Spirit Cup competition. The cup is awarded to the school in the ABC 12 viewing area that raises the most food for the Eastern Michigan Food Bank. Marc Jacobson and the ABC 12 Spirit Cup will visit the C-A high school gym from 5-7 a.m. Friday, February 5 for a Spirit rally. Meantime, donations of food and non-perishable items can be dropped off at the high school office. Monetary donations can also be dropped off there or mailed to Carman-Ainsworth High School, 1300 N. Linden Road, Flint MI 48532 ATTN: Spirit Cup. Checks should be made payable to: Food Bank of Eastern MI. — R.S.

Dye fundraiser at B Dubs

FLINT TWP. — The Dye Elementary Parent Club will be having a fundraiser at Buffalo Wild Wings, 3192 S. Linden Road, on Monday, February 8, 2016 from 5- 9 pm. For every diner at that time who presents a Dye fundraising ticket or flyer, Buffalo Wild Wings will donate 15 percent of all pre-taxed food sales (less alcohol and promotional discounts). Copies of the fundraising ticket or flyer can be picked up in the Dye Elementary Office or printed from the Dye Elementary web page at www.carman.k12.mi.us/Domain/548. Click on Parent Club fundraiser at the top of the headlines. — R.S.


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