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WFBA scholarships

FLINT TWP. — Ben Mainka, Superintendent of Swartz Creek Community Schools, will be the guest speaker at the luncheon meeting of the West Flint Business Association, noon to 1:15 p.m., Thursday May18 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at Linden Road. Mainka will talk offer his perspective on area schools’ strengths and weaknesses. In addition, the WFBA will award its three 2017 Scholarship winners. The meeting is open to the public and reservations are not needed. — R.S.

Schools of Choice applications accepted

FLINT TWP. — Carman Ainsworth Schools will be accepting School of Choice applications for the 2017-2018 school year as follows: K – 5: May 16 – June 14, 6th – 12th: May 16 – Aug. 18. Applications will be available in the Administration Building or online once the registration period begins. — R.S.

Church 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.

‘5Os theme at Bike Night

FLINT TWP. – A ‘50s Costume Party is the theme for Bike Night at Vehicle City Harley Davidson, from 6-9 p.m. Friday, May 19. Events include a costume contest, hot bike contest and ‘50s diner food and drinks. Live musical entertainment will be provided by Rook, a party rock band. — R.S.

Church comedy show

FLINT TWP. — Tim Hawkins, a Christian comedian and singer known for offbeat standup routines and popular song parodies, will perform live at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 20 at the Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 West Bristol Road. Since giving up his job as a grocery truck driver in 2002, Hawkins has been establishing himself as one of the most in-demand comedians in the country, with 300,000,000 video views online and over 100 sold-out concerts every year, according to his published bio. Ticket information is available online at timhawkins. brushfireapp.com/ events/433983 — R.S.

Church hosting luncheon

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 menu includes cooked kibbe, green bean stew (yahnee) and rice, hummus, salad, pita bread, dessert, coffee, iced tea and vegetarian plates. The cost is $10 and take-out will be available. For more information, call 810-732-0720. — R.S.


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