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* Congratulations to Clio Wal-Mart workers!
The workers at the Clio Wal-Mart, many who live in Clio, Flint, Swartz Creek and nearby, are getting a nice Christmas bonus because they were #1 in the district and #9 in the entire region. Meanwhile, store manager Jessica continues to help out the Clio Human Services Fund, the Rotary, the Fire Department, and many others with grants and discounts. Thanks Jessica and congrats to all the workers!
* Shriners Say Thanks to the Vienna BDA
The Vienna BDA agreed, last week to support the Clio Elf Khurafeh Shriner application to the feds to do a marketing/engineering survey for the Shriner property and the Clio exit #131. See the Shriner website at www.circusparkmedicalvillage.org
* Big Boy and Human Services Fund are first in the nation!
No one else does what we do in Clio! The "Clio Special" at Big Boy is back this year starting now! Get a cup of soup, and a 1/2 sandwich for $1.99! Pay anything over that and it becomes a gift to the Clio Area Human Services Fund. So pay the usual $5.99 and donate the extra $4 to help stuggling families. DETAILS AT BIG BOY! (Say thanks to Big Boy by going in for lunch!)
* Clio Rotary Celebrates at Clio Country Club
Thanks to manager Tammy and the staff at Clio Country Club for hosting a great Christmas party for members of the Clio Rotary. Check out Tammy and the Club for reservations for parties and events. 686-0211 or www.cliocountryclub.com
* Clio Center for the Arts, Inc. NEW LOCATION: 810-547-7087
3370 W. Vienna Road (near the Vienna Township Hall)
Thursday: 11 AM to 7:00 PM; Friday: 10 AM to 2:00 PM; Saturday: 11 AM to 5:00 PM.
* Congressman to Visit Clio!
Visit has been move to Feb. 17th at 7:30 AM at Rogers Lodge, Congressman Dan Kildee will speak about federal issues and local concerns. ALL ARE INVITED! It is free admission, and a free breakfast by Rotary. This is a huge opportunity to have Congressman Kildee take the concerns of Clio and the Northern Tier to Washington. No reservations required. BE THERE!
* BDA: Thanks to the Vienna BDA for putting up the lights on Vienna near the expressway. They look GREAT! Also, yea, finally another family restaurant! Applebees in Clio!
DID YOU KNOW? There is a drug dropoff box at City Hall in the Police Department. Anytime.
Thank you to all who gave donations to the
Clio Area Human Services Fund
SS Charles and Helena Church, Bethany United Methodist Church, Flint Rock and Gem Club, Nichols Barber Shop, Clara Schwink Brooks, William Brooks, Michael Lockwood, Ned Lockwood, Roger & Donna Gedcke, Frank LeMieux, Robert Swartwood, Bernie Borden, Gerry Barthel, Clio Lions Club, Jim Waner, AMD Urgent Care, Old Newsboys of Flint, Belill Eye Care, Nate & Marilyn Jonker, John Cherry & Pam Faris, Gillett Publishing Co. O'Guinn Family Funeral Home, C-SaM Counseling Center, Clio Roadhouse Bar & Grill, Bill & Sue Hilgris, Tom & Lynn Neelands, Chris & Janet Mowl, Clio Schools, Willow Cottage Floral, Larry Eaton Insurance, Toaster Tourney, Max Plamondon, Karen Stratman.
We have raised approximately $4,000.00 to date. You can still become a member for $100.00 or give a donation of any amount. Please make your check out to: The Regional Planning Board. Mail to: The Clio Area Regional Planning Board, 5092 W. Vienna Rd. Suite A Clio, MI 48420
BRIDGE PARK IS OPEN!
Come and see the new park benches, BBQ grills, picnic tables! Take a walk and see the Monarch butterfly station and learn what Clio is doing to help provide for these beautiful butterflies and see all the new plantings established this summer.
CLIO VISION PLAN NOW AVAILABLE:
BY THE YEAR 2020, THE CLIO AREA COMMUNITY WILL HAVE EVOLVED INTO AN ECONOMICALLY SUCCESSFUL COMMUNITY THAT SUPPORTS LOCAL BUSINESSES, EFFICIENT AND RESPONSIVE GOVERNMENTS, SUPERIOR EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES, AND ACCESS TO RECREATION, HEALTH CARE, AND CULTURAL ACTIVITIES.
On October 25th the Clio Area Regional Planning Board accepted the final DRAFT of the Vision 2020 plan that has been worked on and developed with the help of over 50 area citizens. A copy of that report is now available for review at the Chamber/Healthy Community Office (192 W. Vienna St. Downtown Clio).
Read The Executive Summary
Make a Donation to the Clio Area Human Services Fund.
We are continuing to help families in our area all year long. Become a member for $100.00 and get listed in our CAHSF pamphlet. Call the office at 810-964-4905 or click on the HSF Brochure on the right side of the page and make a copy of the application for membership. Any donation is appreciated. Help us Help Ourselves.
Clio Human Services Fund - Financial Assistance to Clio area residents in need
Anytime Fitness2195 W. Vienna Rd. Clio, (810) 640-7558.
Blue PinesAdult Living, 4155 W. Farrand Rd. Clio. Tom & Sheila Root - 810-686-4853.
Hamilton Spinal Care CenterDr. Hila Raoofi - Hamilton, Chiropractor, Chiropractic and Massage Therapy - 810-368-4102.5092 W. Vienna Rd. Ste H. Clio MI 48420, (Creeks Edge Plaza just past Linden Rd.)
Mon & Wed - 8:30am – 8:00pmTue & Thu - 9am – 7pmFri – 8:30am – 7pm, Sat- 9am – 2pm.Also offering Free-Consultations and spinal screenings with the Doctor at this time to the community.
Gotta Have It! Consignment Shop2241 Vienna Rd. Clio Square - Accepting consignment items. - 810-875-9096
Country What Nots100 Smith St., Clio, (810) 686-1291
Auto Upgrade500 S Mill St, Ste 1 Clio (810) 640-8101 - opened last May.
Welcome to Secretary of State office (old Farmer Jack Building) 4270 W. Vienna Road in Clio, in the Kmart Plaza. Office hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Wednesday. ALSO, at the same location - LA Insurance, MEC Physical Therapy & Perfect Fit Bridal. Coming soon: Family Pharmacy - 5092 W. Vienna Rd. Suite B, Clio MI.
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