2010-12-16 / News Briefs

News Briefs

Tree sales continue

GOODRICH —The Goodrich Lions club Christmas tree sale will continue through Dec. 21, or until all trees are sold. There is still a good selection of the remaining varieties — Scotch pine, Black Hills spruce, Douglas fir and Frasier fir. The sale is located at the Lions club building, just south of Goodrich on Rt. M-15. Hours are Weekdays 2-7 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday 12-6. p.m. Prices are $25 and up, depending on variety and size.

All proceeds from the sale go to fund the Lions' many charities and services. — G.G.

Massages With a Mission

GRAND BLANC — Those looking to release some holiday stress while helping others are invited to take part in “Massages With a Mission” at HealthQuest’s Back and Neck Solution Center in Grand Blanc.

Clinic Director Dr. Silvio Cozzetto is offering hour-long massage sessions for just $40 now through Dec. 25. All proceeds collected for the massages will be donated to HAVEN and the Detroit Lions Courage House.

HAVEN and the Detroit Lions Courage House aim to help victims of sexual abuse and domestic violence.

To schedule an appointment call, 877-649-

4222 or visit, www.healthquest.us.

HealthQuest of Grand Blanc is located at 500 Perry Rd., Ste. 202. — G.G.

Baker College now enrolling for Winter 2011 semester

FLINT — Baker College of Flint is enrolling students for winter 2011 quarter. Classes begin Jan. 10, with registration continuing through the first week of the quarter.

“As a career college, Baker College of Flint offers students a wide variety of programs in the high demand fields important for rebuilding Michigan's economy," said Julianne T. Princinsky, Ed.D., Baker College of Flint president. “Our trained advisers are available to explain financial assistance options that will help make securing a high quality education even more affordable.”

Some of the career programs available at Baker College of Flint this winter include information technology and security, industrial engineering, auto body technology, 9-1-1 telecommunications, criminal justice, kitchen and bath design, polysomnographic technology, physical therapist assistant, marketing, management, accounting, automotive service technology, mechanical engineering, computer networking, nursing, or thotics/prosthetics, surgical technology, veterinary technician, teacher preparation, occupational therapy and P.T.D.I. certified truck driving.

Many financial assistance opportunities are available. For more information, please contact Jodi Cuneaz at jodi.cuneaz@baker.edu, or call the Baker College of Flint admissions office at 810- 766-4000. Students may schedule an appointment via the Baker College website: www.baker.edu. — G.G.

Give or receive the Gift of Reading this holiday season

GENESEE COUNTY — Genesee County Literacy Coalition has been around for more than 30 years and wants to continue Helping Adults Read For Free, but we could use your help. $25 would purchase a LitStart Book for a tutor, which is used to help adult students improve their literacy skills. $100 would train four tutors, $1,500 would train a class of tutors. If you can give the gift of reading, donations are accepted, mail to GCLC c/o 2145 Williamson, Burton, MI 48529.

For more information, volunteer opportunities or adults needing free help to read, call 810-239-9425. — G.G.

Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive

GENESEE COUNTY — WCMU and the Genesee District Library (GDL) invite the community to participate in the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive now-Dec. 18 at all branches of the GDL. Community members can donate new or gently worn sweaters to help keep a neighbor warm this winter. Details: Visit www.thegdl.org. — N.B.

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