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Gleason Community Fund seeking organ donation essays

GENESEE COUNTY — The Gleason Community Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to organ donation, is accepting entries for its 2nd Annual Organ Donation Essay Contest. Students across Genesee County in grade 12 who are planning to pursue a degree in medicine, preferably transplant medicine, are invited to submit an essay about the importance of organ donation. Students are encouraged to […]

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Ladies of the Lights FLINT TWP. — They were women before their time, taking on the romantic, yet dangerous and physically demanding job of tending to the beacons that protected the shoreline. Join Dianna Stampfler and get to know the women who excelled in this profession, from the 1840s until today, during the presentation Ladies of the Lights. This discussion […]

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WFBA luncheon meeting March 21 FLINT TWP. — The West Flint Business Association will hold its monthly meeting Woodhaven Senior Community Center, 5111 Woodlands Court (off Dye Rd south of Corunna Rd), with lunch at noon and the meeting from 12:30-1:15 p.m. The cost is $9 per person. Speakers will be Tom Wickham, chairman of (CARES) Carman-Ainsworth Residents for Excellent […]

Township consolidates precincts for May 7 school millage election

FLINT TWP. — Clerk Kathy Funk told the Board of Trustees, March 4 that the Election Commission had voted to consolidate the township’s voting precincts for the upcoming Carman-Ainsworth Schools millage election, May 4. The proposals, approved at the Jan. 22 school board meeting, include a 1-mill increase in the district’s sinking fund, potentially generating $750,000 a year from 2019 […]

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt seeking sponsors

FLINT TWP. — The 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held March 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Flint Township Park, 5200 Norko St. There will be an Easter Eggs Hunt, the Easter Bunny and prizes. The Flint Township Economic Development Authorities are working with local businesses to welcome the Easter Bunny to Flint Township. They are looking for […]

2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt seeking sponsors

FLINT TWP. — The 2nd Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held March 30 at 10:30 a.m. at the Flint Township Park, 5200 Norko St. There will be an Easter Eggs Hunt, the Easter Bunny and prizes. The Flint Township Economic Development Authorities are working with local businesses to welcome the Easter Bunny to Flint Township. They are looking for […]

Group gives away prom dresses to less fortunate

BURTON — About 100 prom dresses yearly are given away through the Forever Bella Hardship Program. The free dresses are for senior girls in Genesee County to allow them to attend their senior prom stress free. There is a great need for the dresses because of the loss of work in the county, according to Victoria Griggs, who owns Forever […]

Township looking for volunteers

FLINT TWP. — Residents interested in volunteering to assist the Flint Township Road Advisory committee, not as member but to help make recommendations on how to spend millage money, should contact the township offices at 810-732-1350. Also needed are volunteers to advise the parks and recreation committee and to help with clean-up projects. — G.G.

Learn to love public speaking with the Toastmasters

FLINT TWP. — Have you ever had shaking knees during a presentation? Had to make a toast at a friend’s wedding? Wondered how you could handle communication more smoothly? Have you ever just wondered what Toastmasters is all about? Hint: We are more fun than you’d expect. Here’s your chance to see what Toastmasters can do for you! The group […]


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