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Support book fair

FLINT TWP. — A Book Fair fundraiser for the Carman-Ainsworth Education Foundation (CAEF) will be held on Saturday, June 17 at Barnes & Noble bookstore at Genesee Valley Center mall. The CAEF will receive 15% from every purchase in-store or online. — R.S.

Volunteers needed for Flint Art Fair

FLINT — The Friends of Modern Art (FOMA) will celebrate the 50th Annual Flint Art Fair by donating of few hours of time June 10-11. Continuing a tradition of excellence depends upon volunteers willing to assist in several different areas that range from set-up to hospitality. The areas where we require assistance are listed below. Go to the website at www.flintarts.formstack.com/forms/fafvolunteerVolunteers and just choose the area(s) and time(s) you would like to work, enter your contact info, and click submit. Please do not choose more than one area per time slot. Volunteers will be contacted by the committee chair of each area to confirm your selection and time at a later date. — G.G.

GISD gets merit network’s Community Building Award

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee Intermediate School District (GISD) received Merit Network’s “Community Building Award” at Merit’s Awards Conference on May 17, in Dearborn. The Merit Community Building Award recognizes organizations and individuals that work to help enhance networking, technology and collaboration within the Merit Community.

“The important work done by GISD has greatly benefited the people of Flint. By using their fiber footprint to connect others in their community, GISD has turned dreams into reality and made internet applications accessible to thousands of students and community members,” said Katherine Johnson, Merit Marketing and Communications Specialist. — 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 at bpvan@aol.com. — P.S.

Wellness event scheduled

BURTON — The Seventh Day Adventist church, 1467 E Maple Ave., Burton, will hold a Health and Wellness Day, June 2, from 4-7 p.m. In addition to wellness screenings such as blood pressure, vision and dental, the event will feature refreshments, door prizes, and other giveaways. Details: Call 810-625-5072. — P.S.


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