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Detroit Lions annual youth football camp

GRAND BLANC – The Detroit Lions Football Education Division will host its annual Fundamentals Camp at Grand Blanc High June 15-18. Camp runs 8:30 a.m.-noon and costs $169 per attendee. Camp is open to boys and girls ages 6-14 and will be put through non-contact, fundamental football instruction with emphasis on player health and safety. Appearance by a current or former Detroit Lions player is always a highlight of camp. Sills contests and scrimmages will also take place with a 10:1 athlete to coach ration. Kids receive a Lions camp T-shirt, autographs and mentoring. Detals: www.detroitlions.com/footballeducation. – L.P.

Family Golf Day

BURTON – IMA Brookwood Golf Club will host a Family Golf Day Saturday, May 9 from 12-3 p.m. The golf course will be closed to golfers and open to the public.

Any family that attends the event will get in for free.

The Dennis Walters Golf Show includes stations with free golf lessons, SNAG Golf, a putting green course, chipping and bunker station, fit and fun zone with bounce house and a lunch area and a 25-foot dinosaur named Golfzilla.

The Dennis Walters Show is a one-hour demonstration of precision golf from start to finish. Walters, who is paralyzed from the waist down, puts on an amazing show of trick shots along with his opening act Super Dog! The show will run from 12-1 p.m. and is a performance with an inspiring message to kids and adults. Guests are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chair for the show.

A special morning session will be held for kids from YouthQuest, an innovative after school enrichment program for K-8 youth in Genesee County that Simpson delivers golf instruction to through the IMA Recreation Association.

Businesses interested in sponsorships to promote healthy activities for children and families can contact Diane Wojciechowski at (810) 249- 7060. Additional information can also be found at www.brookwoodgolfclub.com under the Upcoming Events tab.

IMA Brookwood Golf Club is located at 6045 Davison Road in Burton on corner of Davison and Belsay Roads, one mile north of I-69. — L.P.

Mother’s Day event

BURTON — The IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center will host a Mother’s Day brunch Sunday, May 10 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

The brunch menu includes such items as scrambled eggs, sausage, bacon, corn, dinner rolls, pancakes, cheesy hash brown potatoes, baked chicken and maple cranberry pork. Deserts include cakes, cookies, pies muffins and cinnamon rolls. Coffee, hot tea and assorted juices will also be served.

The cost is $17.95 per person for adults with an 18 percent gratuity. The cost per child is $8.50 with the 18 percent gratuity with kids under five getting to eat for free. Reservations can be made online at www.brookwoodgolfclub.com or by calling 810-742-2169.

IMA Brookwood is located at 6045 Davison Road on the corner of Davison and Belsay Roads in Burton, one mile north of I-69. — K.W.

Healing Hands 5K coming

FLINT – The 20th annual Healing Hands 5K Run/Walk, benefiting the Genesee County Free Medical Clinic, will be held Saturday, May 16, in downtown Flint.

The 5K run starts at 9 a.m., with the 5K walk starting at 9:01. Both events will start and finish at Mott Community College, 1401 E. Court St.

Registration fee is $17 with a t-shirt and $12 without a T-shirt before May 11. Late registration is $20 with a t-shirt and $15 without. Awards will go to the overall and masters male and female winners, as well as the top three finishers in each of 15 age groups from 14-and-under to 80-and-over.

Register online at www.gaultracemanagement.com or call the information hotline at 810-230-6492. – D.N.

5K run/walk May 16

BURTON — Faithway Christian School in Burton will host the Race 2 Grace 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Run/Walk and a Kids Fun Run on Saturday, May 16. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. and the 5K begins at 9 a.m. There will be awards and prizes, including a drawing to win a tablet. Details: www.race2grace.com or call 810-625-479. – D.N.


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