2015-12-17 / News Briefs

In brief

Memorial Services Announced for Jack Kildee

FLUSHING – D. Jack Kildee, father of U.S. Congressman Dan Kildee, died Dec. 12 at age 85. His request for cremation has taken place. A service of remembrance will be held 7 p.m. Thursday at Sharp Funeral Homes, Miller Road Chapel, 8138 Miller Road, Swartz Creek. A military graveside service will be held 11:30 a.m. Dec. 18 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, 4200 Belford Road, Holly. In lieu of flowers, please consider contributions to The North End Soup Kitchen, Heartland Hospice or a charity of your choice. Survivors include his wife, Margaret, six children, 22 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and two siblings including his brother, former U.S. Congressman Dale E. Kildee. — R.S. Fly Tyers meet weekly FLUSHING – Fly Tyers Unified will meet at the Flushing Senior Citizen Center, 106 Elm St., from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Fridays. All skill levels welcome. Details: E-mail rmkren@umflint.edu. – G.G.

Historical Society to hold Lionel Train event

FLUSHING – The Flushing Area Historical Society will be running Lionel Trains at the Flushing Depot, 431 W. Main St., Dec. 20, from 1-4 p.m. The trains will be running on a 8’ x 16’ platform decorated in a Christmas theme. Admission is free. Details: Call 810- 487-0814. – G.G.

Masons to hold Swiss Steak Dinner

FLUSHING TWP. – Flushing Masonic Lodge is having a Swiss Steak Dinner on Jan. 17, from 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Flushing Masonic Center, 349 S. Seymour Rd. Dinner is $9 per person. Take-outs are available. The public is welcome. Join the Masons for dinner with good friends and great food. – G.G.

IMA Winter Bridal Show Looking for Vendors!

BURTON – What hot new trends will be revealed at the IMA’s Winter Bridal Show, the area’s first Bridal Show of the new year? The IMA’s Winter Bridal Show will unveil many of the new trends with the area’s top wedding professionals on Jan. 9, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at IMA Brookwood Banquet Center in Burton. Tickets are only $5 per person & can be purchased the day of the show. Brides and their friends and family will experience a great selection of merchants available for their special day including Catering and Banquet facilities, Photographers, Florists, Photo Booths, Uplighting, DJ’s, Wedding Gowns, Men’s Formalwear, Decorators, Gown Preservationist, Wedding Cakes, Event Planners, Rentals, Linen, Chair Covers & more! IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center is located at 6045 Davison Road (corner of Davison and Belsay Roads) in Burton, Michigan. Details: Call 810-249-7060, e-mail dwojo@imarecreation.org or go www.imabridalshow.com. – G.G.

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