2015-05-07 / News Briefs

In brief

Getting it right

A story in the April 30 edition of the Burton View should have said Bob Slattery’s daughter Kristin is the teacher at Davison High School, while Stephanie is the one who works as a firefighter in Long Island, New York. Slattery received his B.S. in Resource Planning from UM-Flint and a Master of Urban Planning degree from UM in Ann Arbor. Slattery has great pride in his father’s local legacy. He not only worked at the Mt. Morris Fire Department for 34 years, but also was Chief for 14 of those. – C.R.

Fish Fry at the VFW

BURTON – Every Friday Fish Fry at the V.F.W. Post 822, 5065 South Saginaw St. (South) of Maple Road from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Serving cod, walleye, French fries or onion rings, also salad bar included with dine in orders only. To go orders are also available. Details: Call 810-742- 1995. There is also Karaoke following the fish fry every Friday at 7 p.m. – G.G.

K of C rummage sale

DAVISON TWP. — The Daughters of Isabella will have a community fundraising rummage sale on May 9 on the lawn in front of the Knights of Columbus, 8428 Davison Rd., from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. – G.G.

MCC board to meet May 8

FLINT – The Charles Stewart Mott Community College Board of Trustees will meet in a special Committee of the Whole to participate in a Board retreat on Friday, May 8, at 8 a.m. in the Presidential Conference Center located on the College’s main campus in Flint.

It is not expected that any votes or action will be taken at this meeting. – G.G.

Wellspring Lutheran Services hosts open house

FLINT —To help best fulfill its mission of serving seniors, families and children, Wellspring Lutheran Services moved its headquarters from Frankenmuth to Flint in February. On Thursday, May 7, from 3:00-6:00 p.m., Wellspring will open its doors to the community to showcase the new facility located at 4100 Pier North Blvd., Suite A, off Pierson Road near I-75. The new offices are home to about 30 employees, and serve as a statewide headquarters. It is also a centralized meeting facility for Wellspring’s 1,400 employees, and its board members.

“The recent historic combination of child and family services with senior services has fueled our growth and the need for a new home office to better serve people in Michigan,” said Dave Gehm, president and CEO. Wellspring Lutheran Services, formerly Lutheran Homes of Michigan and Lutheran Child & Family Service of Michigan, is a $80 million nonprofit providing services including: adoption resources, affordable housing, assisted living, family preservation, foster care, geriatric care management, home care, hospice and grief support, independent living, memory care, parenting support, short-term rehabilitation, skilled nursing care and supportive housing. Employees work statewide from more than 30 locations in more than 50 of Michigan’s 83 counties. — R.S.

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