In brief



Kidney group to meet

FLINT — Kidney Cancer Support Group meets Oct. 19, 1:30 -3:30 p.m., Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington Ave. Featured Speaker: Anne Cox, Registered Dietician, Nutritionist, Genesy Hurley Cancer Institute. Topic: “Nutrition and the Cancer Patient.” Open to the general public.

Details: Call 810-232-8233. — G.G.

Craft bazaar at Lamb of God Church

FLINT — The Lamb of God Lutheran Church, 2051 West Maple Ave., Flint has tables available for rent for their arts and crafts bazaar on Nov. 5. Crafters interested are asked to call the church office at 810- 234-2423 weekday mornings. — G.G.

Friends of the Flint Public Library Fall Used Book Sale

FLINT — The Friends of the Flint Public Library Fall Used Book Sale will take place at the Flint Public Library, 1026 E. Kearsley.

Dates & Times:

Oct. 18 – preview for members of the Friends. Memberships may be purchased at door.

Oct. 19 – 20 – noon to 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 21 – 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – half price sale

Oct. 22 – 10 a.m.to 5 p.m. – bag sale, $5/bag, we supply the bags.— G.G.

McLaren Flint to Host Annual “Community Resource Day” Oct. 11

FLINT — McLaren Flint’s Case Management team is hosting its annual “Community Resource Day” on Oct. 11. In these tough economic times Case Managers and Social Workers are an even more vital link between patients and the community resources they need for a range of health care concerns.

Community Resource Day is Oct. 11 at McLaren Flint-Ballenger Auditorium, 401 S. Ballenger Hwy., Flint from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Representatives from more than 20 organizations are expected to be on hand. For McLaren’s employees, patients, visitors and the general public. This event is FREE

Agencies that have already committed to participate include:

Alzheimer’s Association, Genesee County Office of Senior Citizens, United Way, McLaren Home Care Group, McLaren Advance Care Planning, McLaren Stroke Program, Disability Network, MI Works, Love Inc. of Genesee County Churches, Valley Area on Aging, Genesee County Commission on Aging, Legal Services of Eastern Michigan, Department of Veteran’s Services, Flint Crisis Pregnancy Services, HIV/Wellness, Genesee Health System, Health Quest, the Regency of Grand Blanc, STAT EMS, Patriot Ambulance, Hurley Diabetic Education, Caretel Inns of Linden, Angel Manor, Gentiva and Costco. — G.G.


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