2018-06-21 / News Briefs

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County board to award animal control building bid

FLINT — The Genesee County Board of Commissioners opened bids recently for the upcoming renovation and expansion of the Genesee County Animal Control building. Currently, those bids are being vetted and reviewed by the county’s purchasing department in order to forward the most responsible bidder to the Board for consideration and approval.

The Board of Commissioners are expected to hold a special session of the Board at the Genesee County Animal Control facility on June 28 at 1 p.m. where they are expected to award a contract for this project.

Immediately following the special session, the Board is expected to hold a ground breaking ceremony. — G.G.

Aurora’s Angel Ride is June 23

RICHFIELD TWP. — The Aurora’s Angels Ride – Riding for a Reason ride to raise money for pediatric cancer will be held June 23 at the Davison Eagles, 3270 N. State Rd. All vehicles are welcome.

Registration opens at 10 a.m. and closes at 12:15 p.m. Cost is $20 per vehicle/$5 passenger. Register in advance at pediatriccancerbenefit@gmail.com via PayPal. Please include your name and address in the note section. Early registration will be $15 for the vehicle and $5 for a passenger.

The band Darken Starlight will perform on stage at the club at 7 p.m. — G.G.

Team Buddy Boy rides with the Barons, June 24

GAINES — Team Buddy Boy is inviting residents to join them for a Baron’s Burgers & Brats for Buddy Boy fundraiser at Baron’s MC Clubhouse, June 24 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. There will be an all you can eat family style picnic, $10 each or $30 for an entire family. Activities include a dunk tank, bounce house, games, a 50/50 raffle and much more. All proceeds from the event will be given to the family of Braden “Buddy” Miller, who has an inoperable brain tumor. Miller’s only option for treatment is at Angeles Hospital in Monterrery Mexico, where he receives treatments that cost between $17,000 to $30,000 per visit.

Baron’s MC Clubhouse is located at 101 Genesee St. in Gaines Township. More info at: Facebook/TeamBuddyBoy or www.YouCaring.com/BradenMiller-868831. — B.G.

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