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GLCI appointed to Michigan Cancer Coalition Board

GENESEE COUNTY — Alicia M. Gardner, RN, BSN, MSA, Clinical Services Representative for the Great Lakes Cancer Institute was elected to the Michigan Cancer Consortium (MCC) board of directors. Her two-year term will begin in January. Gardner joined GLCI in 2010. In her role as clinical services representative, Gardner serves as a clinical liaison to the staff and administration of GLCI’s 10 affiliate cancer programs, as well as the communities they serve regarding cancer prevention, detection, treatment and support. As an oncology nurse by trade, she also provides sound clinical insight to marketing and educational programs regarding McLaren Healthcare’s cancer services. The MCC is a statewide, broad-based partnership that strives to include all interested public and private organizations and provides a forum for collaboration (communication, coordination and the sharing of resources) to reduce the burden of cancer among the citizens of Michigan by achieving the Consortium’s research-based and results-oriented cancer prevention and control priorities. — G.G.

SOS self-service station available in Mount Morris

MT. MORRIS — Customers in the Mount Morris area now have the convenience of a self-service option readily available for easy license plate tab renewals, Secretary of State Ruth Johnson announced today. “Our Self-Service Stations are a great example of how we’re pioneering convenient service options that fit into our customers’ busy schedules,” Johnson said. “Whether you’re going online to the no-wait Secretary of State at or using a Self- Service Station, you have a number of quick, convenient ways we are ready to serve you.” The new station is at the Mount Morris office, 11960 N. Saginaw St. It is available during the office’s normal business hours. The ATM-style Self-Service Stations allow people to renew their license plate tabs with a major credit or branded debit card without needing service from a Secretary of State staff person. Self-Service Stations can be found in many branch offices statewide with many of them available 24-hours-a-day. Since 2005 when they were introduced, about 1.2 million plate tabs have been renewed at Self-Service Stations. To find a Self-Service Station, residents can visit the Branch Office Locator at www.ExpressSOS. com. For more information about branch office locations, hours and services, visit www.Michigan. gov/ sos and sign up for official Secretary of State Twitter feeds at MichSoS and Facebook updates at MichiganSoS. Customers also may call the Department of State Information Center to speak to a customer service representative at 888-SOSMICH (767-6424). — G.G.

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