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Genealogical Society planning research trip

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Genealogical Society is sponsoring a genealogy research trip to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne from May 10 to 11. Bus fare is $45 for non-members, $40 for members. The cost does not include lodging at the Super 8, which is offering a special group rate, or meals. For information, contact Judy Newman, trip coordinator, at 810- 655-4957. — L.R.

Motorcycle Awareness Party set for April 9

BANCROFT — A.B.A.T.E. (American Bikers Aiming Toward Education) Region 20 is hosting a Motorcycle Awareness Fundraising Party. This event is to help motorcyclists be seen by raising money for a billboard on I-75. The party is April 9, starting at 6 p.m. at the Bancroft Town Hall, 120 Warren St., Bancroft.

Anyone is welcome to come out for an evening of fun, music, food, pop and water balloon throwing. The fundraiser is $10 per person.

Details: Call 810-423-8711 or visit — G.G.

MCC to host career fair for criminal justice, social work

FLINT — Mott Community College (MCC) has expanded the scope of its annual Criminal Justice Career & Information Fair this year to include the Social Work and Early Childhood Education degree programs.

The Spring Career & Information Fair will take place from 4 to 6:30 p.m., April 5, in the Ballenger Field House on MCC’s main campus, 1401 East Court St., Flint. This event is free and open to the public. To register online visit:

For those interested in careers in the high– demand Criminal Justice field, there will be more than 40 federal, state and local law enforcement departments and agencies from multiple states, eager to fill open positions and provide information on career opportunities.

There will also be local and state social services departments and both private and public early childhood education employers on campus taking applications and providing information about careers in their fields.

Participants will receive career information, networking opportunities, a chance to brush up on job seeking skills as well as the possibility for interviews with employers on site. Attendees should be dressed appropriately in professional attire and are encouraged to bring several copies of their resumes.

“Companies and organizations interested in becoming a vendor at the Spring Career Fair can contact me,” said Myesha Cannon, interim Employment Services Coordinator at MCC. Her contact information is

Details: Call 810-232-3285 or 810-762- 5620. — G.G.

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