2018-02-08 / News Briefs

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Rotary Annual Huge Indoor Garage & Craft Sale

The Rotary Club of Flushing has announced the date of its seventh annual Huge Indoor Garage & Craft Sale as Saturday, April 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Flushing Middle School gym, located on 8100 Carpenter Road. The event is a fund raiser for the Flushing Schools Literacy Programs.

Vendor spaces can now be reserved; 10’x10’ indoor spaces are $15 each, 10’x20’ indoor aisle end spaces are $35 each, 10’x20’ outdoor spaces are $20 each. 8’ long tables are available at $10 each. All reservations come with two free chairs. Register and reserve your space at flushingrotary@yahoo.com or call Matt at 810-516-1880. Additional information is available at www.flushingmirotary.org. The event is a fund raiser for the Flushing Schools Literacy Programs. — S.T.

Flushing United holding movie fundraiser

The Flushing United Methodist Church is screening “Despicable Me 3” for the public at 1:30 p.m. on February 19.

The film is free, but guests are encouraged to bring white socks for donation to the Flushing Christian Outreach Center. Free popcorn and bottles of water will be available.

The Flushing United Methodist Church is located at 413 E Main St. Details: call 810-659-5172. — S.T.

WFBA hosting county 911 director

FLINT TWP. — Spring Tremaine, director of Genesee County 911, will be the guest speaker at the West Flint Business Association monthly meeting, from noon to 1:15 p.m. Feb. 15 in the meeting room of the Golden Corral restaurant, 4200 Miller Road. Tremaine will talk about 911 behind the scenes and how it spends tax dollars and serves the community. Flint Township Supervisor Karyn Miller will give a brief update on township news. The Golden Corral is a new meeting location for the WFBA which has scheduled its monthly luncheon meetings there for the rest of this year, with the exception of June, July and August when the group goes on hiatus. Formed in 1989, the WFBA is made up of almost 100 members of the business, professional and civic community, primarily in the Flint Township area. It serves aa a public forum for issues affecting Flint Township. Meetings are open to the public and new members are welcome to join. — R.S.

Chamber to host DDA brainstorming session

FLINT TWP. — The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce will host a Public Engagement forum on Feb. 21 at Genesee Valley Center mall to help the township’s Economic Development Corporation gather public input about projects for a proposed Downtown Development Authority, said Tracey Tucker, township economic enhancement director. The time for the meeting will be announced later. it is the second public engagement meeting being held seeking DDA projects. The first was hosted last month by the West Flint Business Association and generated several ideas. The EDC will meet at 4:30 p.m. on Feb. 13 at the township hall, to discuss the DDA project and other developments. — R.S.

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