2018-08-09 / News Briefs

In brief

Getting it right

In the Aug. 2, 2018 edition, in the story “Board approves funding for Pollock Road ‘band-aid’”, The Grand Blanc View reported Genesys public relations had said a contribution totaling more than $121,000 towards the road project had been approved. Genesys later clarified they were still negotiating the cost with the road commission, which may affect the outcome of the project as a whole. The story has been updated in the online edition. — P.S.

Blood Drive

GOODRICH — An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held at the Goodrich United Methodist Church, 8071 S. State Road, Thursday, Aug. 9 from Noon to 5:45 p.m. Appointments may be made by calling 1-800- 733-2767 or going to redcrossblood.org with sponsor code Goodrich UMC. Individuals 17 years and older who are in good health may donate blood. Please have a donor card, driver’s license or MI ID with you when you come to donate. Drop ins are also welcome. Details: 810-636-2444. — P.S.

McKenna’s Beauty Bar fundraiser

HOLLY — Snap Fitness, 124 N. Saginaw St. will host a ZUMBA Fitness vs WERQ Fitness Dance Fundraiser to raise money for the second McKenna’s beauty bar to be opened at Hurley Medical Center. The collaboration of ZUMBA and WERQ instructors, Stacey and Katie, Aug. 9th at 6:30 p.m. will benefit this great cause and is open to the public. Never taken one of their classes? Doesn’t matter! Come out and support an amazing cause and dance the night away! This is a completely free event, however, cash donations are suggested. Details:www.facebook.com/ events/2089399564644601 — P.S.

Hoarding seminar

GRAND BLANC — Strategies for Working with Individuals who Exhibit Hoarding Behavior will be held at the Grand Blanc Senior Center, 12632 Pagels Drive on August 9, from 1—4:30 p.m. This event will help convey a basic understanding of the complexities of Hoarding Disorder and features speaker: Washtenaw County Hoarding Task Force. Cost $25 per person. Details, call Abbie Mars at 810-600-0633. — P.S.

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