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Free child safety seat inspection at Jim Waldron Buick-GMC

DAVISON TWP. — The Jim Waldron Collision Center, 1146 S. State Rd., along with the Greater Flint SAFE KIDS Coalition, will offer a Free Child Safety Seat Inspection, Oct. 15, from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. First come, first served. Child must be in attendance for inspection.The inspection will take place at the Jim Waldron Collision Center. Details: Call 810-653-1000 or 1-800-WALDRON. — G.G.

Hurley partners with STAT EMS for CPR Training

CLIO — Hurley Medical Center is partnering with STAT EMS for the 2nd Annual FREE CPR Training event on Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m., hosted by Clio Fire Department, 3291 West Vienna Rd. Come and learn to save a life. You are eligible to reserve a spot on a first come first serve basis by calling 810-238-7672 ext. 215, to take part in this 45 minute free CPR educational training. The American Heart Association (AHA) estimates 250,000 people nationwide die from cardiac arrest outside of hospitals each year, and that only 5 percent of such victims survive. The FREE CPR training will take place from noon-2 p.m. — G.G.

Gas prices on the rise

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan rose 17 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.35 a gallon. This compares with the national average that has fallen 2.1 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.42 a gallion, according to gasoline price website www.MichiganGasPrices.com. Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the past week, prices yesterday were 44 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 24 cents per gallon lower than a month ago. The national average has decreased 24 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 61.8 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. — G.G.

United Way holds Corvette giveaway

GENESEE COUNTY — Win a 2010 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe in a raffle drawing for United Way of Genesee County. An anonymous donor has provided a Crystal Red Metallic/Cashmere Corvette demo car with approximately 3,800 miles on it. It has a Leather interior, 6.2 Liter 430 HP Engine, Automatictransmission,2LTpackage, Forged Chrome Aluminum Wheels. The donor will pay the sales tax. The winner need not be present to win but will be responsible for all other applicable fees and taxes pursuant to State of Michigan Law. For a complete list of rules visit www.unitedwaygenesee.org. The cost of a ticket is $50 and only 1,500 tickets will be sold. The winning ticket will be drawn Nov. 1. Proceeds benefit United Way of Genesee County. Tickets: Call 810-762-5827 or 810-232-8121 — G.G.


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