2017-05-18 / News Briefs

In brief

Getting it right

GOODRICH — In an article dated April 13, “Goodrich Village Denies Waiver of FOIA Fees”, it was mistakenly written: “Sidge also reported the village is expecting approximately $1.4 million in increased revenue from the State of Michigan for road repairs.” It should have read, “Sidge also reported the villages taxable value increased approximately $1.4 million which should lead to increased revenue from the State of Michigan for road repairs.” The View apologizes for the error. — P.S.

Pastie sale

GOODRICH — Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8070 S. State Rd. will have a beef pastie sale, Friday May 19. Order by May 18 by calling the church at 810-636-2444. Pick up times on Friday will be 1-4 p.m. and Saturday pick up time is 10 a.m.-noon. Next Pastie Sale Sept. 22. — P.S.

Feed the Bus collection

GRAND BLANC — FISH of Grand Blanc will be holding their semi-annual collection of non-perishable food and household products to benefit needy families in the school district. Items may be dropped off May 20 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the high school parking lot, 11920 S. Saginaw St. Details: Call 810-695-1880. — P.S.

Family Fun at the historical Perry house

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Historical District Commission invites the public to their biannual Perry Pioneer Days on Saturday, May 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 5078 Perry Rd. (additional parking at cemetery across the street) for a fun event featuring an actual archaeological dig with exhibits of previous findings, historical re-enactors, music, snacks and much more. Enactors, and vintage style artisans currently being sought, contact for more information. — P.S.

Memorial Day at museum

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Heritage Museum, 203 E. Grand Blanc Rd, in the City Hall complex, will host an Open House on Memorial Day May 29, from 10 a.m. till 4 p.m. Visitors will be guided through exhibits and crafters will demonstrate various handicrafts. Tickets are available for the splendid 2017 raffle quilt, Cross-Stitch Daisies. For more information, contact 810-694-7274 -during regular hours (Wednesday 10-2), or the Director at 810-695-8045. — P.S.

Wellness event scheduled

BURTON — The Seventh Day Adventist church, 1467 E Maple Ave., Burton, will hold a Health and Wellness Day, June 2, from 4 to 7 p.m. In addition to wellness screenings such as blood pressure. vision and dental, the event will feature refreshments, door prizes, and other giveaways. For more information please call 810-625- 5072. — P.S.

Team Garrett Golf Outing

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The 3rd Annual “Driving Fore Autism” sponsored by and proceeds raised for Team Garrett and donated to the Autism Support & Resource Center will be held June 24th at The Jewel of Grand Blanc, 5270 Perry Rd., with a shotgun start at 9 a.m., registration at 8 a.m. Dinner, raffle awards, and auction immediately following golf. Register by June 16 at teamgarrett2015@gmail.com, or call Jen 810-577-5038, or visit http://www.geneseeautism.org/driving-fore-autism.html to register online as a golfer, sponsor or donor! — P.S.

Call for soloists

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Arts Council will be presenting the 30th Annual “Grand Blanc Community Messiah Performance” this coming Nov. 19, with Mary Nieuwenhuis as guest music director. In preparation for the event, auditions for soloists will be held on June 4, from 2 –5:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Holy Family Catholic Church,11824 S. Saginaw St. Details: email choir13@aol.com and write MESSIAH on the subject line or go to http://tinyurl.com/n3ogm7x. — P.S.

Hospice Art Sale

GRAND BLANC TWP. — The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents Abstract Acrylic Paintings on canvas by Christine Chapman through August, 2017 at Genesys Health Park, on the 2nd Floor between the elevators. To purchase a piece of artwork, call the Hospice Division of Reverence at 810-603-8619 where 25 percent of proceeds will be donated. — P.S.

Spring auto “Dust Off”

DAVISBURG — Michigan Widetrackers, an auto club for Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles invites the public to their annual spring Dust Off, June 10,at Springfield Oaks County Park, 12451 Andersonville Rd., Davisburg MI 48350. This car show will feature Pontiac, Oakland, and GMC vehicles of all ages. For more information contact Bob at 810-338-1943 or at bpvan@aol.com— P.S.

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Vacation Bible School

GRAND BLANC TWP. — First Baptist Church of Grand Blanc, G-6106 S. Saginaw St. will hold a Vacation Bible School from June 19-23, 9 a.m. – noon for children age 4 through grade 6. This is a free event and early registration is encouraged; call the church office at 810-694- 9136 or Director Bill Swift at 810-240-6657 or pick up registration forms at the church between 9 am and 1p.m. — P.S.

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