In brief

WFBA presents annual scholarships

FLINT TWP. — Jim Ply, principal of the Genesee Career Institute, will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, at noon, Thursday, May 19 at the Valley Family Restaurant at Miller and Linden roads. Ply will talk about the role of the Institute and in preparing students for the future and how it helps them fulfill that role. WFBA will also present its annual $2,500 scholarships to three area students. The meeting is open to the public. — R.S.

Run to highlight mental illness and teen suicide

FLINT TWP. — Empathy for All, a student group at Carman-Ainsworth High School, is sponsoring Pause 5K run/walk to raise awareness about mental health issues and teen suicide, on Saturday, May 21 at the high school cross country field. Entry fee is $10 for adults and any donation from students. Registration will start at 8 a.m. All proceeds will go to EFA’s senior scholarship and a donation to Flint Survivors of Suicide. Park in the northwest lot and look for purples signs for direction to the field. — R.S.

Hazardous waste disposal

FLINT TWP. — Just in time for serious spring cleaning, the semiannual Household Hazardous Waste & Electronic Waste Recycle Day is set for 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21. Two drop-off sites will be available: Grand Blanc High School west campus, 1 Jewell Trail in Grand Blanc and the Flint East- Water Service Center, 3310 East Court Street. For more information about what materials are acceptable, got to or email or call the recycle hotline at 810-762-7744. — R.S.

Middle Eastern luncheon and bake sale May 26

FLINT TWP. –A Middle Eastern luncheon and bake sale will be held May 26 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., at St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Rd., in Flint. Take out is available.

Details: Call 810-732-0720. — G.G.

Historical open house at Heritage Museum

GRAND BLANC — The public is invited to the Grand Blanc Heritage Museum’s Memorial Day Open House Monday, May 30, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafters will be on hand to demonstrate traditional crafting skills, and tours will be given of the Museum and its collections. A potluck luncheon will be available. For more information, call the Museum at 810-694- 7274 during regular hours (Wednesdays 10-2), or the Director at 695-8045. — P.S.

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