2018-04-12 / Living

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Flushing United Rummage Sale in April

FLUSHING —The Flushing United Methodist Church is holding their annual Spring Rummage Sale next month. The sale runs for two dates: 10-6 p.m. on April 13 and 9-12 a.m. on April 14. All proceeds go the mission. No exercise equipment, encyclopedias or computers will be accepted. The Flushing United Methodist Church is located at 413 E. Main Street. Details: 810-659-5172. — S.T.

Rotary Annual Huge Indoor Garage & Craft Sale

FLUSHING —The Rotary Club of Flushing will hold the 7th annual Huge Indoor Garage & Craft Sale April 21, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Flushing Middle School gym, 8100 Carpenter Road. The event is a fund raiser for the Flushing Schools Literacy Programs. Vendor spaces can now be reserved and include two free chairs. Email flushingrotary@yahoo.com or call Matt 810-516-1880. Details: www.flushingmirotary.org. — S.T.

Gleason Community 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 handwritten. • 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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