In brief

Sherriff to address business group on Oct. 20

FLINT TWP. — Is the scrutiny the police agencies are receiving justified? What is role of law enforcement in the community? Why is elder abuse a serious problem in our community? Those questions be answered by Genesee County Sheriff Robert Pickell who will be the guest speaker at the monthly meeting of the West Flint Business Association, 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road. Karyn Miller, Flint Twp Supervisor, will give us a 5-minute update on township business The meeting is open to the public. No reservations are necessary. — R.S.

Church euchre contest

FLINT TWP. — St George Eastern Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, is sponsoring a Euchre tournament on Friday, October 14. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and the game will start at 7 p.m. There will be cash prizes and food available for purchase. Details: 810-732-0720. — R.S.

Get your Pig Roast Tickets

FLINT TWP. — The Flint Township Senior Center’s 5th annual Pig Roast is planned for noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 22 at the center, 2071 S. Graham Road. Tickets are $10 per person in advance and includes one raffle ticket for a Chinese auction. Only 100 tickets will be sold and they sell quickly. For more information, call 810-732-6290. — R.S.

Trick or Treating at the mall

FLINT TWP. — Trick or Treating at Genesee Valley Mall will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 29. — R.S.

Hazardous waste, electronics recycling day set at 2 sites

FLINT TWP. — Household Hazardous Waste, Electronics and Appliance Recycle Day is scheduled from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Trinity Assembly of God, 4363 W. Mt. Morris Road in Mt. Morris, and Flint East-Water Service Center, 3310 E. Court St. in Flint. Keep Genesee County Beautiful partners with the City of Flint and Genesee County Metropolitan Planning Commission to conduct two Household Hazardous Waste Collection events each year. For a full list of accepted items, visit online at wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Haz-E-Waste- Accepted-8-2016.pdf For more information call the Recycle Hotline at 810-762-7744,, or visit — R.S.

Hospice art display, sale

GRAND BLANC TWP. —The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents Mixed Media by Michael Vedder, Sept. 17 through the end of the year at Genesys Health Park, on the 2nd Floor between the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork, call the Hospice Division of Reverence at 810-695-9878 where 25 percent of proceeds will be donated. — P.S.

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