In brief

Tax help for seniors at the Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Tax help for senior citizens will return to the Flint Township Senior Center, 2071 S Graham Rd., just in the time for the 2018 tax season. Beginning Feb. 1 and every Friday through tax season, tax help will be available for senior citizens. Call the center at 810-732-6290 to make an appointment. — G.G.

Paws to Read

FLUSHING — The Flushing Area Library will hold a “Paws to Read” program on Jan. 28 at 11 a.m. Join Miss Katie and her certified therapy dog, Dasher. This session gives participants the chance to practice reading to Dasher or listen to Miss Katie read stories while you pet the dog. — B.G.

Flushing Christian Outreach Center paper bag drive

FLUSHING — Flushing Christian Outreach Center is collecting paper grocery bags throughout the month of January. They can be dropped off directly at the center or at one of its member churches (see flushingchristianoutreach.org/ partners). If you would like to give a monetary donation to help the FCOC continue to assist those in the community, log on to www.flushingchristianoutreach.org/donate. B.G.

Undertaking presentation

GRAND BLANC — The Grand Blanc Heritage Museum, 203 E. Grand Blanc Road will host a public program Jan. 28. Featuring Ralph Rossell, Flushing funeral director and author, who will present on his recent book “The Life of Death: The Bare bones of Undertaking.” From being in the business for 45 years, Mr. Rossell has seen every situation, from the hilarious to the tragic- part and parcel of being a funeral director in a small town. Program begins at 7 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30. Light refreshments will be served. Details: Call 810-695-8045. — P.S.

Karaoke For A Cause

GRAND BLANC TWP. — ELGA Credit Union, ROWE Professional Services Company and the Swanson & Morris Families invite you to join the Grand Blanc Chamber of Commerce as they host Karaoke For A Cause, Feb. 8, 2019 from 6–10 p.m. at Galaxy Lanes,2226 Hill Road. Event benefits Equine Escape of Goodrich which offers horse therapy in a quiet, emotionally safe environment, for children and veterans facing challenges. Includes 50/50 drawing & Silent Auction. More information: business.grandblancchamber.com/events/details/karaoke-for-a-cause-1601. Sponsorships available. Tickets: $20 per person. — P.S.

Art exhibit

GRAND BLANC —The Grand Blanc Arts Council presents an exhibit of mixed and multi – media paintings by Mary Rimmell through Feb., at the Grafted Root Eatery in the Coach Stop Plaza, 12235 S. Saginaw. Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday and Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. More information: grandblancartscouncil.org. — P.S.

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