2018-05-24 / News Briefs

In brief

Getting it Right

In a recent story, "Local students honored for health essays", it was reported that Genesee Health Plan will be looking for a millage renewal on the August ballot this year. That information was incorrect. The View apologizes for the error. — P.S.

St. Robert’s to hold rummage sale

FLUSHING — The St. Robert Council of Catholic Women will hold its Annual Rummage Sale on June 20 from 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and June 21, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Note they are changing from their usual Friday and Saturday days.

The event will be in the Activity Center at 310 N. Cherry Street. This is all inside, air conditioned, well lit, with plenty of parking available.

Everything is clean, sorted, and displayed according to sizes and purpose. There are usually some collectable items, besides the usual amount of quality merchandise.

Remember, the proceeds are always donated to North End Soup Kitchen, Shelter of Flint, and other local charities. Items not sold are donated to St. Vincent DePaul, Catholic Charities, Heart Beat, and Flushing Christian Outreach Center. — G.G.

Freedom 4 Veterans Run, May 26

CLIO — Register today for the Freedom 4 Veterans Run, a four-mile run and 1one mile family walk in Clio, May 26, at 9 a.m. The run/ walk takes place at Clio Veterans Memorial Park on Railway Street in Clio. Race day registration will be available. Awards go to overall male and female runners and top three in each age division.

Details: Call 810-247-3486 or to register go to https://freedom4.enmotive.com/. — G.G.

Clerk to hold townhall panel

FLINT — Genesee County Clerk/Register of Deeds John J. Gleason will be conducting a townhall panel on election security and integrity on May 24, at 5:30 p.m. at Mott Community College in Room 1403 in the Regional Technology Center building.

The event will be a town hall meeting with panelists discussing the security and integrity of the election process to console public concern. The event will focus on the security of the election process in the most general sense.

It will have panelists from a diverse range of the stages of the election process. An example question is: "Are the Russians really hacking our elections?"

The target audience may include academics, political science teachers, college students, elected officials, the general public, and concerned citizens.

Panelists will include a local clerk, a representative from the election software company HART, and hopefully a representative from the Department of Technology, Management and Budget.

Each panelist will have the opportunity to deliver a 5-minute prepared statement about their department's responsibilities in ensuring election integrity followed by a question-and-answer session. — G.G.

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