2018-06-07 / Living

In brief

Tonight~! GCAC Volunteer Orientation

FLINT — Genesee County Animal Control is looking for volunteers for their facility. Training required! Thursday night orientation and have added a Saturday for those who are only available on the weekends. You must be 18, bring ID to orientation. Tonight, June 7, 6-8 p.m. at 4351 W Pasadena Avenue. — P.S.

Gleason Community Fund to hold clay shoot

GRAND BLANC — The Gleason Community Fund, a non-profit organization for organ donor awareness, will hold the Gleason Clay Shoot and luncheon, June 15, at the Grand Blanc Huntsman’s Club, 9046 Irish Rd. Registration at 9 a.m., clay shoot begins at 10 a.m. Cost is $150 per shooter or $1,000 per a team of six. Cash prizes for the top two shooters and there will be a door prize raffle. Lunch will be catered by Cranberries Restaurant in Goodrich. Sponsorships available. Levels of sponsorships are: Double Barrel – $5,000; 12 Gauge – $2,500; 20 Gauge – $1,000; 28 Gauge – $500; and station sponsor – $250. Details: Call 810-964- 1973. — G.G.

Children’s Museum fundraiser

FLINT — The Flint Golf Club, 3100 Lakewood Dr., will host the Flint Children’s Museum’s Hollywood Gala (an adult event to benefit children), June 15 from 6 - 11 p.m., brought to you by Idealease, Inc.! The event includes dinner, dancing, silent auction, and a 50/50 raffle! Various sponsorship levels are available. Tickets available: flintchildrensmuseum.org/support-us/donate-now/ or call 810-767- 5437. Details: discovery@flintchildrensmuseum.org P.S.

Kidney transplant 101:

FLINT TWP. — Funded by the Gift of Life Foundation, Beaumont Health’s kidney transplantation team will present a pre-kidney transplant education program June 21 at 7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre Taft-Taylor room, 5353 Gateway Centre. This 2-hour program is for those considering a kidney transplant, family, friends, potential donors and health care professionals. Transplant nephrologist and medical director, Multi-Organ Transplantation, Beaumont Health, Dilip Samarapungavan, M.D., will review the transplant process, necessary medications and the longterm outlook for kidney transplants. Transplant recipients and a living donor will also share their experiences. Free but registration is encouraged by calling 800-633-7377 or go to: www.beaumont.org/transplant. — P.S.

Flint Pride Festival

FLINT — Flint Pride hosts the 8th annual Gay Pride festival June 23 from 2 - 8 p.m. at Riverbank Park, 328 Saginaw St. June 23rd 2-8 p.m. This Pride event is to take a positive stance against discrimination and violence toward the LGBTQ+ community, celebrate diversity in our city, affirm gay and transgender individuals, and increase visibility and to build a sense of community. Entertainers, Vendors and Sponsors needed. Open to the public, $5 suggested donation. Details: facebook.com/events/586252278386045 — P.S.

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