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FLINT TWP. — An article published in the April 20 issue should have said that a free-standing PURESLEEP store, approved for construction on Miller Road next to Bust Buy, will be a second location. PURESLEEP will also continue to operate inside the Art Van store, also on Miller Road. — R.S.

Bike Night celebrates Cinco De Mayo

FLINT TWP. — Cinco De Mayo is the theme of this Friday’s Bike Night, hosted by Vehicle City Harley Davidson, 2400 Austins Pkwy. A spicy taco-eating contest will be part of the fun at the celebration of Cinco De Mayo, which means May 5, commemorating the victory of the Mexican Militia over the French Army at The Battle of Puebla in 1862. There also will be a Hot Bike Contest and 50/50 Raffle and giveaways. Live music will be provided by Rook, a local party rock band. — R.S.

Shred day is this weekend

FLINT TWP. — A document-shredding truck will be in the parking lot of the township administration building, 1490 S. Dye Road, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 6. Only township residents are allowed to bring a maximum of two boxes of papers for shredding. The special shredding truck usually comes twice a year, once in the spring and once in the fall. — R.S.

Let the Habitat Olympics games begin

GENESEE COUNTY — Teams signed up for the 8th annual Habitat for Humanity Olympics will hit the field of play on Friday, May 5, at Diplomat Specialty Pharmacy, 4100 S. Saginaw St. Teams of five will vie in construction themed games such as Painter’s Putty, Toilet Toss, Bean Bag House Throw and Ladder ball. There also will be a silent auction, drywall raffle and prize wheels. The event will benefit affordable house-building. For more information, contact Ashley Everhart at R.S.

Church hosting Euchre Tournament

FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church 5191 Lennon Road, is holding a Euchre Tournament on Friday, May 12. Registration is at 6:30 p.m. and play will begin at 7 p.m. The cost is $5 per person. Food will be available and cash prizes offered. Details: 810-732-0720. — R.S.

Church hosting luncheon and bake sale

FLINT TWP. — St. George Orthodox Church, 5191 Lennon Road, will hold a Middle Eastern Luncheon and Bake Sale, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Thursday, May 25. The cost is $10 and take-out will be available. For more information, call 810-732-0720. — R.S.

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