2016-04-14 / News

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Getting it right

In the article regarding the Flushing Area Historical Society’s scheduled event, published in last week’s edition, the correct spelling of the speaker’s last name is Johnston. We apologize for the mistake. – S.T.

Flint Watershed Coalition’s River Cleanup scheduled for April 30

FLINT – The Flint Watershed Coalition has reserved April 30 for their annual River Cleanup is 15 different areas across Genesee and Lapeer Counties. As with past years, the cleanup will begin at 9 a.m. and go until 12 p.m., after which there will be appreciation lunches for volunteers at Vietnam Veteran’s Park in Genesee County and Crampton Park in Lapeer County lasting until 2 p.m. and 1 p.m., respectively. Volunteers can get tickets for the event online at flintriver.org or at the Flint Watershed Coalition at 400 N. Saginaw. More information, such as site locations, can be found by contacting Jamie Welch at 810-767-7140 and jwelch@flintriver.org. – S.T.

Flushing United Methodist Church hosting rummage sale April 29 & 30

FLUSHING – Find all types of varieties of hidden treasures in The Flushing United Methodist Church’s rummage sale, being held this year on April 29, from 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. and April 30, from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Bring contributions to the church after April 18. All proceeds to local missions. – S.T.

Flushing United’s “Spring Fling” on Saturday

FLUSHING – Attention, ladies: this event is for you. April 16, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Flushing United Methodist Church is hosting a Spring Fling to raise money for the YWCA Safe House. Activities include back massages, manicures, face-painting and a cupcake walk. All ages are welcome and childcare is available for those who need it. Call 810-605-3030 to reserve your ticket. – S.T.

Masons to hold indoor garage sale April 23

FLUSHING – Anyone interested in renting a space to sell their garage sale or craft items at the 5th annual Rotary Club of Flushing’s huge indoor garage and craft sale is invited to contact Dave immediately at 810-516-2479 or flushingrotary@yahoo.com. This year’s sale will be April 23, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Flushing Middle School gym, 8100 Carpenter Rd. Indoor spaces 10x10 are $15, aisle end spaces $35, 10x 20 outdoor spaces $20, and 8’ table rental is $10 each. The event is a fund raiser for the Flushing Community Schools Literacy programs. – S.T.

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