2011-12-22 / News Briefs

In brief

A reminder about trash pickup

GRAND BLANC TWP. — Grand Blanc Township officials remind residents to get their trash out on the regularly scheduled days. With Christmas and New Year’s falling on the weekend this year, trash pickup will follow its normal schedule. Residents are asked to have their trash out before 7 a.m. on the scheduled pickup days. Christmas tree pickup will run through Jan. 30. — A.B.

Free Christmas dinner offered at Le Grand Bistro

GRAND BLANC — Bernice Mount, owner of Le Grand Bistro on S. Saginaw Street, in the Grand Mall, will be serving a free Christmas turkey dinner on Christmas Day from noon-4 p.m. for people in the community who are either unable to provide a dinner for themselves or their family, who are elderly or who will be alone this Christmas. Reservations: Call 810-344-9866 by 6 p.m. Dec. 24 to tell them how many will be in your party. It is important that you call first, to ensure the restaurant will have enough food for everyone.— G.G.

Town hall meeting with Robertson, Jacobsen set

LANSING — State Sen. Dave Robertson, RGrand Blanc Township, and state Rep. Bradford Jacobsen, R-Lake Orion, announced a town hall meeting will be held Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. to discuss Senate Bill 52, which allows local units of government to lower speed limits on dirt and gravel roads. This event will take place at Brandon Middle School, 609 South Ortonville Rd. in Ortonville. It was previously scheduled for Jan. 11 but had to be rescheduled due to scheduling conflicts.

Lions Club tree sale

GOODRICH — Beautiful Christmas trees are for sale at the Goodrich Lions Club, 9196 S. State Rd. The hours are Monday-Friday from 2:30-7 p.m., Saturdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. — G.G.

Scouts to hold tree sale

GRAND BLANC — The 4th Annual Boy Scout Troop 106 Christmas Trees Sale is coming. The sale is at the corner of Grand Boulevard and Church Street in downtown Grand Blanc and continues each Saturday and Sunday through December. Hours are from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Select from a variety of fresh cut, high quality trees such as Fraser Fir, Blue Spruce, White and Scotch Pine trees as well as the wonderful citrus scent of Concolors. Prices start at $19 and tree sizes vary from 5 to 12 feet. The proceeds from this event are used to support Troop 106 scouting activities such as program expenses, camping trips and replacement equipment. The Troop meets on Mondays at Kirkridge Presbyterian Church in Grand Blanc. — G.G.

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