In brief

Vendors sought for church Craft Bazaar

FLINT TWP. — The scholarship committee at New Creation Church of God, 3472 Lennon Rd., will hold a Fall Craft Bazaar, September 17, from 10 AM to 3 PM. Vendors are needed (crafts, retail, arts, baked goods, and services). Tables are $20 each. Vendor packets can be picked up at the church office Monday through Friday 9-4. Call 810-732-0500 for more information. The public is invited to come out and support this event as a shopper or vendor. All proceeds will go to the church Scholarship fund. — R.S.

Rotary Club holding blood drive Aug. 18

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee Valley Rotary Club is sponsoring a Red Cross Blood Drive at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Miller Road in Swartz Creek, from noon to 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, August 18. It is the 16th drive sponsored by the Rotary Club at the church. For more information, visit online at (sponsor code Swartz Creek) or call 1800-733-2767. — R.S.

Support C-A robotics

FLINT TWP. — Donations are currently being accepted for the Carman-Ainsworth Annual Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser to be held, Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 & Monday, September 5 from 9 am – 5 pm. All proceeds go to the robotics team. To make a donation, contact Ellen Crain by email at or by cellphone at 810-691-2810. — R.S.

GDL August calendar

FLINT TWP. — Calling all readers ages 4-11. Practice reading to a friendly, lovable and cuddly canine friend at the Flint Township-McCarty Library on Saturday, August 13 at 1 p.m. Certified Mid-Michigan therapy dogs will be ready to listen to stories and snuggle. Also, The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet August 15 at 5:30 p.m. in the conference room of the Headquarters branch, 4195 Pasadena Ave. The meetings are open to the public. — R.S.

Summer Meals for kids

FLINT TWP. — Nutritious free meals are available for children and teens 18 and younger at many locations throughout the nation throughout the summer while school is out of session. To find a local site go online or call 1-866-3-HUNGRY. Local sites include GISD Career Institute, 5081 Torrey Road, Boys and Girls Club – PEAK building, 1261 W. Bristol Road, Baker College, 1050 W. Bristol Rd. and Randels Elementary, 6022 Brobeck. Breakfast, lunch and/or snacks are offered. Serving times vary. — R.S.

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