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FLINT TWP. — Lisa Koegel, a former educator, also is running as a write-in candidate for the Carman-Ainsworth School Board. Write-in candidates’ name will not appear on the ballot, but can be written in by voters in a space provided. The C-A board has four seats up for election including an open six-year term for which no candidate applied by the filing deadline in July.

Gofundme set up for ailing CAMS student

FLINT TWP. — Breathing and staying healthy have been a life-long struggle for Kloe Begley, 13, a student at Carman- Ainsworth Middle School who was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis as an infant. Kloe is scheduled to undergo the first step in having a double lung transplant which involves medical testing in Pittsburgh on November 7. She and her family will be there for about a week. The family needs help with transportation, food, and lodging. A gofundme page was created for anyone who is interested in helping at R.S.

Fight Night coming to Central Church

FLINT TWP. — Are you ready to rumble? Fight Night. is coming to the Flint Central Church of the Nazarene at 6 p.m. on Saturday, November 12. Billed as a fun and humorous date night and relationship game changer, the event will be led by Drs. Les and Leslie Parrott, a husband and wife team who are nationally known marriage mentors and relationship counselors. Fight Night is for couples of all ages and stages who want to improve their relationship. Tickets are $15 per person until November 5 then $20 leading up to the event. Central Church is located at 1261 W Bristol Road. For more information, call (810) 235-5671. — R.S.

Carman-Ainsworth hiring playground attendants

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth elementary schools need lunch/playground supervisors to assist students in the lunchroom and on the playground. Pay is $8.50 per hour. Anyone interested can contract the main office at any elementary school building – Dye, Randels, Rankin and Dillon. — R.S.

Holiday donations sought

FLINT TWP. — Donations are needed for the annual Bendle/Carman-Ainsworth Toy Giveaway. They will be accepting donations of gently used toys from now until November 30 at The Learning Community building, 1181 W. Scottwood Avenue.

They are always in particular need of gifts for teens, such as: CD’s, iTunes gift cards, MP3 Players, books and video games. All items collected will be given away on Thursday, December 1 from 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m. at The Learning Community. Contact Malinda Baker at 591-7208 for more information or to volunteer. — R.S.

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