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MDOT to answer questions about Bristol Rd. roundabout

FLINT TWP. – Representatives from the Michigan Department of Transportation will attend the April 18 township board meeting to discuss plans for the roundabout to be built on Bristol Road near the I-75 exchange, said Township Supervisor Karyn Miller. Now would be the time for anyone with questions to come and get them answered, she said. Construction is expected to begin mid-summer. — R.S.

Last chance to see CAMS musical ‘Ever After’

FLINT TWP. — “Ever After” is this year’s musical production by Carman-Ainsworth Middle School Theater, offering singing, dancing, and loads of laughs. Catch the final performance tonight, March 31 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for CAMS students and free for senior citizens and children under 3. — R.S.

Are you ready for toilet toss?

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Habitat for Humanity is gearing up for its 7th Annual Habitat Olympics, May 6 at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, 4100 S. Saginaw Street. It is a fundraiser where teams formed of local businesses/organizations and groups come to compete in construction-themed games to gain medals (Gold, Silver, Bronze). At the event there is also a silent auction, drywall raffle, prize wheel, refreshments, carnival style games and a large prize drawing. This year’s games will be bigger than ever with an anticipated 54 teams competing.

Rotary Club speaker to talk about sound governance

FLINT— Joseph Lehman, president of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy will be the guest speaker at the Flint Rotary Club meeting at noon Friday April 1, at the Food Bank of Eastern Michigan Hunger Solutions Center at 1938 Howard Avenue. His topic will be “Seven Principles of Sound Governance” The Mackinac Center for Public Policy is an independent, nonprofit research and educational institute in Michigan. The Mackinac Center is the largest of more than 50 affiliated think tanks that focus primarily on state economic policy. Lehman first joined the Mackinac Center in 1995. He later became vice president for communications at the Cato Institute in Washington, D.C., before returning to the Mackinac Center as its executive vice president. He became president in 2008. — R.S.

United Way sponsoring free income tax service

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee County Tax Assistance & Financial Services Coalition kicked off its 2016 Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program on February 6, offering free income tax preparation for low to moderate income families. Locations, dates and ours vary. Avenue). Details: Call 810-406-8507; Mott Community College 1401 E. Court Street, call 810-232-6293. — R.S.


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