2010-04-08 / Business

Business Briefs

Gas prices on the rise

GENESEE COUNTY — Average retail gasoline prices in Michigan have risen 5.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.81 per gallon today. This compares with the national average that has increased 4.6 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.85 per gallon, according to gasoline

price website www.MichiganGasPrices.com.

Including the change in gas prices in Michigan during the past week, prices today are 83.2 cents per gallon higher than the same day one year ago and are 10.2 cents per gallon higher than a month ago. The national average has increased 11.8 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 83.4 cents per gallon higher than this day a year ago. — G.G.

5th Annual Fund Raiser for Miss Burton Scholarship

BURTON — The Burton Chamber of Commerce will hold a Golf Outing June 14 at Southmore Country Club to raise money for the Miss

Burton Scholarship. Bag stuffers needed; please contact the chamber at 810-625-6710. —

G.G.

Burton Chamber Networking

BURTON — The Burton Chamber of Commerce will hold a Chamber Networking event April 14 from 7:30-9 a.m. at ELGA Credit Union, |2303 S. Center Rd,, Burton.

The topic will be available services at the Burton Senior Center and the speaker will be Jean Johnson, director of the Burton Senior Center. — G.G.

Baskin Robbins to hold 31 cent scoop night

GRAND BLANC — Baskin Robbins, 11561 South Saginaw Rd.,is getting ready for the 31 cent scoop night,an event where from 5-10 p.m. on April 28 where the ice cream shop will feature junior scoops of ice cream for just 31 cents. For the 4th annual event, Baskin-Robbins is partnering with National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation will donate $100,000 to the non-profit organization. Locally, Baskin-Robbins is providing an opportunity for firefighters and store owners to come together for an event of fun, smiles and fundraising for local fire service organizations. Read more about the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation at www.firehero.org. — G.G.

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