News Briefs




Clarification from past story

FLINT TWP. — In the Sept. 16 issue, the business section featured a story on Lost Art Shoe Repair, and that owner Terry Durish had an account with Red Wing Shoe Store, 3023 S. Linden Rd., to do all of the repair work for the store. Red Wing Shoe Store owner Jeff Smith said his shop is not affiliated with Durish, and does not send repair work to Lost Art Shoe Repair.

Flu shots available at C/A Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Flu shots will be given to community members at the Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center Oct. 12 and 19. Individuals need to bring their health insurance cards. Details: 810-732-6290. — N.B.

Gifted Learners Program

FLINT — Recco S. Richardson Consulting, Inc., 6309 N. Saginaw St., offers its Gifted Learner’s Program to students in grades four through eleven.

The community-based program is for academically advanced and gifted youth. The purpose of the program is to provide academically gifted students with college-level instruction, assistance with acceptance into top-tier colleges, career and college planning, volunteer experience, securing scholarships and grants, ACT/SAT testing support, leadership and more.

Orientation and registration is 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 3 at Richardson Consulting. Details: Call

810-394-7815 or e-mail recco@richardsonconsulting.

com. — N.B.

C/A set for homecoming parade

FLINT TWP. — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools will hold its annual Homecoming parade Oct. 8. The parade, which begins at 4:30 p.m. begins at South Baptist Church on Van Slyke Road and ends at Carman-Ainsworth Middle School on Maple Road. For more information, contact the high school at 810-591-3240. — N.B.

Swim, gym night

FLINT TWP. — Kids ages 7-11 are invited to Carman-Ainsworth High School 6:30-9 p.m. Oct. 29 for a swim and gym night. The event features a variety of activities including swimming, basketball, kickball, board games, crafts, music, socializing and pizza. The event is just for kids; all students must be checked in and out by a parent and/or guardian.

Cost is $8 (no refunds). Attendees must register by Oct. 27. No registrations will be taken at the door, and all kids must be picked up by 9 p.m. Details or to register: Call 810- 591-3600. — N.B.

Bingo pizza night

BURTON — Carman-Ainsworth Community Schools announces its Bingo Pizza Night 6- 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 at South Bendle Elementary, 4341 Larkin Ave.

The event features a night of “kids style” bingo, along with pizza, pop and prizes. The event is for children ages five and up. The deadline for registration is Oct. 6, and cost is $6. Details or to register: call 810-591-3600. — N.B.

FOPL book fair

FLINT TWP. — Friends of the Perkins Library announces its book fair fundraiser 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Oct. 9 at Barnes & Noble at the Genesee Valley Center.

During the event, customers can purchase books and when checking out, mention “Friends of the Perkins Library” and give the book fair ID “10267524.” Individuals also can visit www.friendsoftheperkinslibrary.org to print out a voucher to present at check out. Those

shopping online can visit www.bn.com/bookfairs

to support Perkins Library by entering the ID as well. The library will receive a percentage

of the net sale. Details: www.friendsoftheperkinslibrary.

org. — N.B.

Holy Rosary to hold Scrapbooking Day

GENESEE TWP. — Holy Rosary, 5191 Richfield Rd., will hold Scrapbooking Day Oct. 9 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Doors will be open at 9:30 a.m. The cost is $35 if registered by Oct. 1, $40 afterwards. Cost includes lunch, dinner, all day snacks, soda, water and coffee. There will also be vendors and raffles. To register call Kim Kallas, 810-744-9228 or Jill Ayre, 810-736-4220. There will be another scrapbooking event at Holy Rosary on Jan. 29. — G.G.

Food basket holds spaghetti supper

SWARTZ CREEK — The Swartz Creek Community Food Basket is holding a spaghetti supper to benefit their food pantry 4:30- 6:30 Oct. 15 at the United Methodist Church, 7400 Miller Rd. The food pantry is supported by St Mary’s Catholic, SC United Methodist, Messiah Lutheran, Kiwanis and other churches and civic groups in the area and serves the Swartz Creek community. Cost for this allyou care-to-eat spaghetti supper is a free-will donation. Details: 810-635-4555. — 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.

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.

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