2018-04-12 / News

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Kindergarten Round Up

FLINT — The community is invited to see all that Richfield Early Learning Center has to offer from 5:30-6:30 p.m. April 19. Center tours and classroom visits are available, along with time to meet teachers. Children can enjoy themselves on a beautiful, five-acre campus, and get questions answered by knowledgeable, compassionate staff! Richfield Early Learning Center is located at 4358 Richfield, in Flint. Road. Details: Call 810-736-7149 or email sfoust@richfield psa.org. — T.T.

Youth League

BURTON — The Burton Youth League is now forming. Registration forms are now available at Burton City Hall, on the Youth League website at www.leaguelineup.com/burtonyl under handouts or at local school districts for the 2018 Summer Youth League t-ball, softball and baseball season. Forms should be returned to Burton City Hall by April 20. Baseball and softball are $65 for first child in family, $47 for additional players. T-ball players are $45 per child, with no discounts for any additional players. All monies are due and payable at time of registration. Parents who may be interested in coaching should call Sue Warren at Burton City Hall 810-743-1500, ext. 1701. — T.T.

Children’s carnival

BURTON — Bethel Assembly of God presents its third annual kids’ carnival from 2-4 p.m. April 21. The event is recommended for children ages three to 11 and features popcorn, pop, games candy, face painting, a bounce house, slide and an obstacle course. A boys’ bike, girls’ bike and many other prizes will be offered. Everything is free! The church is located at 6029 Lapeer Rd. Details: Call 810-742- 5274. — T.T.

Gleason Fund seeking organ donation essays

GENESEE COUNTY – The Gleason Community Fund, a non-profit organization dedicated to organ donation, is accepting entries for its first Organ Donation Essay Contest. Students across Genesee County in grade 12 who are planning to pursue a degree in medicine, preferably transplant medicine, are invited to submit an essay about the importance of organ donation. Students are encouraged to write about how organ donation benefits patients world-wide and what more can be done to encourage people to become organ donors. The specific essay guidelines are outlined below: 1,500-2,000 words. Must be a senior (grade 12) enrolled in a Genesee County high school. Entrants must be planning to pursue a career in the medical field, preferably in transplant medicine. Essay must be typed or clearly hand-written. The winner receives a $2,500 scholarship. The deadline to submit essays is April 27. A winner will be chosen May 15. Essays can be submitted electronically to gleasoncommunityfund@gmail.com. Contact Gary Gould at 810-452-2650 with any questions. – G.G.

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