2010-04-08 / Business

Business Briefs

Baskin Robbins to host 31 cent scoop night

Photo by Tom Reynolds Jet Kilmer, President of The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce watches as Robert Mannor, Attorney and Counselor at Law of Michigan Estate Planning Law Center, holds his son while cutting the ribbon at his new office at 12750 S. Saginaw in Grand Blanc. Photo by Tom Reynolds Jet Kilmer, President of The Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce watches as Robert Mannor, Attorney and Counselor at Law of Michigan Estate Planning Law Center, holds his son while cutting the ribbon at his new office at 12750 S. Saginaw in Grand Blanc. GRAND BLANC — Baskin Robbins, 11561 South Saginaw Rd., is getting ready for the 31 cent scoop night,an event where from 5-10 p.m. on April 28 where the ice cream shop will feature junior scoops of ice cream for just 31 cents. For the 4th annual event, Baskin-Robbins is partnering with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation will donate $100,000 to the non-profit organization. Locally, Baskin-Robbins is providing an opportunity for firefighters and store owners to come together for an event of fun, smiles and fundraising for local fire service organizations. Read more about the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at www.firehero.org. — G.G.

Gas prices on the rise

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81 per gallon today. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.85 per gallon, according to gasoline

price website www.MichiganGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the past week, prices today are 83.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 10.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 11.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 83.4 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago. — G.G.

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