2017-11-02 / News Briefs

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GDL events in November

FLINT TWP. — The Genesee District Library- McCarty branch, 2071 S Graham Rd., will hold a cooking demonstration at 6 p.m. on November 9. Chef Ming Louie will demonstrate how to make a delicious stir-fried lettuce dish. (Due to Genesee County Health Department regulations there will be no tasting.) Guests will leave with a copy of the recipe.

The Genesee Valley Center Library (Sears Wing) will hold a Literature Book Club at 7 p.m. on November 14 at 7 p.m.; a Nonfiction Book Club at 7 p.m. on November 21 and a Movie Club at 5:30 p.m. November 30. Topics are chosen by group participants.

The Headquarters Library, 4195 W Pasadena Ave. will hold an Open Computer Lab from 2-3:30 p.m. November 7, 14, 21 and 28 and from 5:30 – 7 p.m. on November 2, 9, 16 and 30. Headquarters librarian Liz Kish will offer one-on-one help with computers and answer specific questions in the computer lab during these set times. All ages welcome.

The Headquarters Library will hold Story Time with Miss Liz on November 4, 11 and 18 at noon.

The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. on November 20 in the conference room of the Headquarters branch. The meetings are open to the public. — R.S.

Tickets on sale for annual fundraiser to help children

FLINT TWP. — Tickets are being sold for “Unlock their Future,” the annual fundraiser dinner to benefit Motherly Intercession, 3010 Dye Road. The organization works to help children of incarcerated parents. The benefit dinner will be held at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 11 at the Davison Knights of Columbus Hall, 8428 Davison Road. The evening will include a fashion show, the 2017 Essential Piece Honoree Ceremony, a Deals and Steals silent auction, a television raffle and door prizes. Tickets are $50 per adult and $20 for children under age 10. Sponsorships also are offered. Get more information or buy tickets online at https://www.crsadmin.com/EventPortal/ Registrations/PublicFill/ EventPublicFill.aspx- ?evtid=ce151ad3-5137- 438b-a93a-48b4a68f- 3cdd –R.S.

Sneller encourages PGA to tour MI

LANSING — State Rep. Tim Sneller (D-Burton) introduced House Bill 5190 to expand the Michigan Liquor Control Code to include the Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) Tour Champions Tournament in the list of sporting events to be issued a national sporting event liquor license. The Buick Open is expected to return to Warwick Hills Golf and Country Club in Grand Blanc next year.

“For years, golf tournaments in our community attracted some of the top names in golf,” Sneller said. “It only makes sense that we encourage the tour to return to Grand Blanc by allowing them to receive this license. This world-class golf tournament will … result in an increase in tourism dollars to hotels, restaurants, stores and other local businesses.” – L.R.

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