2017-08-10 / News

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‘Sing’ scheduled for Aug. 12 at Riverview Park

The Flushing Area Chamber of Commerce will be showing “Sing” on August 12 as part of their Movies in the Park schedule. All movies begin at dusk on Saturday night, and the concession stand will be open. More information is available on the “Flushing Movies in the Park” Facebook page. S.T.

Flushing Women’s Club taking benefit trip to Greektown in September

GFWC Flushing Women’s Club is hosting this bus trip to Greektown Casino in Detroit. Proceeds to be applied to the Phase II Mutton Park Project. Cost is $45 per person and includes a $15gaming voucher and $5.00 food voucher delivered to each attendee upon arrival at Greektown. Bus and Driver provided by Route 23 Tours. The schedule is as follows: bus departs from Bueche’s Plaza (between RiteAid and the Trail) at 2:30 p.m., five hours of gaming from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a return to Bueche’s Plaza approximately 10:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from any GFWC Flushing Women’s Club Member. You can also leave your request and any questions on the group’s Facebook Page and they will reach out, or contact Karen Gasperosky at kkgasperosky@gmail.com or (810)919-9432. S.T.

Road work planned

CLAYTON TOWNSHIP – A public hearing will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 10, for the township board of trustees to receive input on a special assessment district for Hidden Creek subdivision. An assessment on properties within the district is proposed in order to pay for repairs and repaving on Lost Creek, Gamber and Cobblestone drives, and Lost Creek Court. The work, which is estimated to cost $275,000, includes milling and resurfacing, road reconstruction and drainage structure reconstruction. – L.R.

Flushing Community Schools hosting second annual ‘Raider Rally’ this month

FLUSHING - Flushing Community Schools invites the entire Flushing community to the second annual Raider Rally on Tuesday, August 22, 2017, from 6 -8 p.m. This free event will be held at Raider Field behind Central Elementary, and it promises to be even bigger than last year. The Raider Rally is an opportunity for everyone in the community to gather together and celebrate the start of a new school year. Activities include back to school haircuts; a “dunk tank,” with the opportunity to dunk Flushing principals and administrators; inflatables; games for kids; scouting information; face painting; and a hot dog dinner. The district is also looking to fill a trailer with non-perishable food items for the Flushing Christian Outreach Center, and asks attendees to consider bringing a can or two to add to the donation. S.T.

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