2017-09-14 / Business

In brief

Free Golden Memories Vintage Automobile

FLINT — The Friends of Sloan Longway is hosting a free vintage car show 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 17 including amazing original and authentically restored vehicles from 1967 all the way back to the very earliest cars. Admission to see the vehicles outside is free; regular general admission to visit exhibits inside Sloan Museum and Buick Gallery. For more information visit http://sloanlongway.org/autoevents/ or call 810-237-3450. — P.S.

September is preparedness month

FLINT – September is National Preparedness Month. This year’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. You Can.” The Genesee County Health Department encourages individuals, businesses and communities to prepare for emergencies.

The health department’s website has free emergency plan templates under the “Resources” tab to aid in developing a plan. Visit www.gchd.us for more. – L.R.

MCC to raise funds for Houston hurricane relief

FLINT – Mott Community College (MCC) is mounting a two-month Hurricane Harvey relief campaign called “Mott Cares” campus-wide. All dollars raised will be collected and distributed equally to three Houston-area community colleges, including Houston Community College; Lone Star College; and San Jacinto College.

“We understand here at Mott how it feels to have community college family members reach out from across the nation and show they stand with you during a difficult time,” said MCC President, Dr. Beverly Walker- Griffea. “Now it is our time to do what we do best. To serve. We want to pay forward the blessings that we received during The Flint Water Crisis.”

Additionally, the MCC Student Life office will coordinate having students create messages of encouragement to send to the three Houston-are community colleges during MCC’s Fall Rally event on Sept. 13, and the MCC Athletic program at MCC will send t-shirts to the athletic departments of Houston Community College, Lone Star College, and San Jacinto College. – L.R.

Semi-Absentee Business Ownership

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc- McFarlen Library will present Semi- Absentee Business Ownership at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28. FranNet consultant Linda Belford will provide facts and practical advice about the real benefits and real challenges of franchises, as well as enlightenment about the large world of non-food options. For more information call 810- 694-5310. — P.S.

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