News Briefs




Township offices to be closed Veterans Day

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Municipal Hall will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. The office will reopen with normal hours on Friday, Nov. 12. Details: Call 810- 732-1350. — N.B.

Hopeful Hearts at C/A Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Grace Hospice presents “Hopeful Hearts,” an on-going grief support group, every other Wednesday at Carman Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd. The group is facilitated by Goodman (Goodie) Cox and are held at 1 p.m. Future dates are Nov. 17, Dec. 1, 15 and 29. Details: Call 810- 230-0127. — N.B.

Donations for Genesee Valley Trail taken at C/A Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Individuals interested in making donations to the Genesee Valley Trail project can make those donations at the Carman- Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd. Those who donate will receive a receipt. Details: Call 810-732-6290. — N.B.

Randels Craft Show at HS

FLINT TWP. — Randels Elementary announces its upcoming craft show at Carman- Ainsworth High School 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6.

The show features approximately 100 vendors featuring homemade or handcrafted items. The show also features a bake sale, raffle and lunch available for purchase. Admission is $1 per person; seniors and kids are free.

Applications are still being accepted for vendors. All proceeds benefit the children at Randels Elementary. Details: Call Cece Roiter at 810-720-0708. — N.B.

Cadette Troop collecting items for Adopt-A-Pet

SWARTZ CREEK — Swartz Creek Cadette Troop (1)1754 will be out in the area later next month, collecting items for its Silver Project which will benefit Adopt-A-Pet.

The troop is collecting unscented cat litter, canned kitten food, dog and cat toys, collapsible cages, cleaning supplies (paper towels, bleach, laundry detergent), stamps (for mailing out information on our different programs), 55- gallon trash bags, hand sanitizer, computer paper, color paper, large plastic storage tubs, medical supplies (triple antibiotic ointment, vet wrap, isopropyl alcohol), small TV/DVD player for cat rooms, Home Depot gift cards and pet store gift cards.

The troop also is collecting from other Girl Scout troops in the Swartz Creek and Carman- Ainsworth, and will be going door to door in Winchester Village and Oakwood Village. The troop will be passing out fliers from Oct. 30- Nov. 6 and picking up donations from Nov. 6- 14.

Anyone not in these subdivisions wishing to donate can call Deb at 810-635-8394 for a pickup. Led by Troop Leaders Bonnie Genovisi, Deborah Pirker-Fruehauf and Judee Letavis, the Cadette Troop aims to help out the community’s displaced animals. — N.B.

Rummage sale

SWARTZ CREEK — Unity Christian Church, 5266 Linden Rd., is having a rummage sale 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12-13. The sale features clothes, jewelry and toys, along with a bake sale and refreshments. The sale will buy Christmas gifts for 10 Angel Tree children in Genesee County. — N.B.

PAWS needs VG’s receipts

SWARTZ CREEK — PAWS Animal Rescue collects VG’s receipts, and is asking the community to send in their receipts to help the organization. Receipts can be sent to: PAWS Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 87, Swartz Creek, MI 48473. — N.B.

Mom to Mom & Formal Dress Resale

SWARTZ CREEK — A Mom2Mom Formal Dress resale is Nov. 6 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the New Haven Fieldhouse, 5213 S. Linden Rd, Swartz Creek.

Cost of table rental is $20. Admission is $1. Details: Call 810-845-4843 or e-mail KSummers18@yahoo.com. — G.G.

Art Guild seeking donations

SWARTZ CREEK — The recently-formed Swartz Creek Area Art Guild is seeking donations of money, goods and/or services for its upcoming art gallery at 8048 Miller Rd.

The gallery will be used for teaching art, as well as providing a space for local artists to show and sell their art to the public. The Guild has a list of items that are needed, and all donations are tax deductible. The Swartz Creek Area Art Guild is a non-profit organization. Details: Call 810-449-3030. — N.B.

Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive

GENESEE COUNTY — WCMU and the Genesee District Library (GDL) invite the community to participate in the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Oct. 9-Dec. 18 at all branches of the GDL. Community members can donate new or gently-worn sweaters to help keep a neighbor warm this winter. Details: Visit www.thegdl.org. — N.B.

Crafters need for Annual Countryside Crafters Fair

FLINT TWP. — Genesee Intermediate School District’s Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center (EKLC) seeks crafters for its 27th Annual Countryside Crafters Fair.

The juried show will be held at EKLC, 1493 W. Maple Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6. All proceeds benefit students with developmental disabilities from across Genesee County who are served by GISD. Details: Karen Seeley or Bonnie Massoud at 810-591-4489; e-mail

kseeley@geneseeisd.org or bmassoud@geneseeisd.

org. — N.B.

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