2013-10-03 / Living

In brief

Genealogical program planned

LAPEER — The Lapeer County Genealogical Society and Derek S. Davey are pleased to announce The Second Annual Genealogy Workshop, Oct. 5, from 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

The workshop will be held at the First Presbyterian Church, 433 Calhoun Street, Lapeer.

This will be the second year that Davey has presented classes in Lapeer. Davey’s degrees include a Certificate of Genealogy from Boston University and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from the University of Toledo. H

All new topics will be discussed; it is not a repeat of last year. You will learn valuable research methods that will appeal to both experienced and beginning genealogists.

The cost of the all-day workshop will be the same as last year — just $40 for members or $45 for non-members. If you sign up in a group of 10, the cost will be $40 each.

Each participant will receive a welcome bag and goodies and there will be great door prizes.

There will be a free class Oct. 4, from 4-5:30 p.m. for 6-12th graders. Topics will be How to Understand Your Family’s Past and How to Go About Researching.”

Details: Call 810-569-6602. — G.G.

Support group to hear about Alzheimers

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet Oct. 23, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington ave. Flint.

The featured speaker is Laura J. Ruhle, BA/CT, program coordinator, Alzheimer's Association-Greater Michigan Chapter,Central Michigan Region. Topic: 'What is Alzheimer's? What I need to know?"

Learn about warning signs this disease, how it affects the brain and services provided by the Alzheimer's Association.

The meeting is open to the general public.

Details: Call 810-232-8233; or 810-762- 8226. — G.G.

Sen. Robertson hosting office hours on Oct. 11

LANSING — State Sen. Dave Robertson, RGrand Blanc Township, will hold office hours in the district on Oct. 11.

The senator will be available to meet with constituents at the following locations and times:

• Waterford Township Municipal Building, Second floor conference room, 5200 Civic Center Dr., Waterford Township from 9-10 a.m.

• Brandon Township Library, 304 South St., Ortonville from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.

• City of Davison Municipal Building, downstairs conference room, 200 E. Flint St. #2, Davison from 1-2 p.m.

• City of Clio Municipal Building, 505 W. Vienna St., Clio from 3-4 p.m.

1 to 2 p.m.

Details: Call 1-866-305-2126. — G.G.

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