In brief

Free Golden Memories Vintage Automobile

FLINT — The Friends of Sloan Longway is hosting a free vintage car show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 including amazing original and authentically restored vehicles from 1967 all the way back to the very earliest cars. Admission to see the vehicles outside is free; regular general admission to visit exhibits inside Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery. For more information visit http:// or call 810- 237-3450. — P.S.

September is preparedness month

FLINT – September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” The Genesee County Health Department encourages individuals, businesses and communities to prepare for emergencies. The health department’s website has free emergency plan templates under the “Resources” tab to aid in developing a plan. Visit for more. – L.R.

Semi-Absentee Business Ownership

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library will present Semi-Absentee Business Ownership at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. FranNet consultant Linda Belford will provide facts and practical advice about the real benefits and real challenges of franchises, as well as enlightenment about the large world of non-food options. For more information call 810-694-5310. — P.S.

TeenQuest enrollment

FLINT – TeenQuest, a pre-employment and leadership training program designed to help young people navigate today’s competitive job market, has released its 2017-18 schedule.

The program will be offered four times this school year, and is open to all students, ages 14-19 in grades 9-12, in Genesee County. The first session will take place from Sept. 18 to Oct. 19 at:

• Bentley High School, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

• International Academy of Flint, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

• Northwestern High School, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., and

• Southwestern Classical Academy, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

TeenQuest teaches students how to get and keep a job. Teens learn how to write resumes, prepare for interviews and open personal checking/savings accounts. The program also places special emphasis on the development of soft skills including communication, conflict resolution and goal setting. Registration for the upcoming session ends Sept. 18.

Future TeenQuest sessions will take place Oct. 30 to Nov. 30; Jan. 8 to Feb. 8; and Feb. 26 to March 29. For more information, or to enroll, visit or call (810) 600-1413. – L.R.

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