Local soldiers lost in battle to be memorialized
GENESEE COUNTY — During Memorial Day weekend, millions of NASCAR fans watching the Coca-Cola 600 on FOX will notice something a little different about the race cars.
In tribute to U.S. Armed Forces members who have fallen in service to their country, all 40 NASCAR Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers will have their names replaced on car windshields with those of fallen service members.
As part of NASCAR’s 600 Miles of Remembrance, Staff Sergeant Nicholas Sprovtsoff of Davison, and Master Sergeant Anthony Yost of Flint, will be featured on the No. 2 and No. 22 cars, respectively, driven by Team Penske’s Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano.
The Coca-Cola 600 will be broadcast live from Charlotte Motor Speedway on FOX beginning at 6 p.m., May 28. — G.G.
Lake Callis is open in Davison Township
DAVISON TWP. – Lake Callis, 1152 N. Gale Rd., has opened for the season. This 40-acre complex has lots to do, even if it’s a little too cold to swim yet. Admission is free all week and there will be good food, beach volleyball, numerous games, a bounce house, free giveaways and much more. The park will be open from 9 a.m. to dusk. On May 27 there will be a summer kickoff for Lake Callis at which time the splash pad will be open, there will be a water safety class, a sidewalk chalk contest, Finding Dory as the beach movie, a scavenger hunt for prizes, a dunk tank, food trucks and more.
The event is sponsored by L&M Landscaping, Sparkle Buggy Car Wash, Konieczka Heating, The Pizza Company and Barkman Landscaping. Details: Call 810- 214-1810 or visit the parks and recreation website at www.DTparks.com. — G.G.
Spring auto “Dust Off”
DAVISBURG — Michigan Widetrackers, an auto club for Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles invites the public to their annual spring Dust Off, Saturday, June 10,at Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg MI 48350. This car show will feature Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles of all ages. For more information contact Bob at 810-338-1943 or firstname.lastname@example.org — P.S.
Hospice Art Sale
GRAND BLANC TWP. —The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents Abstract Acrylic Paintings on canvasby Christine Chapman through August 2017 at Genesys Health Park, on the 2nd Floorbetween the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork, call the Hospice Division of Reverence at 810-603-8619 where 25 percent of proceeds will be donated.— P.S.