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Zumbathon planned to aside Philippines

FLINT — A Zumbathon charity event for the Philippines Typhoon Aid and Relief will be held at Hurley Health & Fitness Center, 4500 S. Saginaw St., Flint on Dec. 13, from 6 to 8pm. Licensed Zumba Instructor Michelle Kryska, along with the host facility — Hurley Health & Fitness Center, members of the Pilipino- American Association of Greater Flint (PAAGF), and a network of Zumba instructors from Mid-Michigan and Southeast Michigan will unite for an evening of dance fitness, to raise funds for the Philippines relief.

The cost is $15 per person at the door, with net proceeds to benefit the victims and communities devastated by Typhoon Haiyan and relief efforts by the Philippine Red Cross and American Red Cross.

This Zumbathon charity event is open to the public. Participants in the Zumbathon must be at least 14 years old. Participants under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Other fundraisers at the Zumbathon include a bake sale by the PAAGF and a small-scale silent auction — offering great gift ideas for the holidays. For more information about the Zumbathon for the Philippines Aid & Relief, contact 810-771-8511. — G.G.

Public invited to MCC Night at the Palace on Dec. 13

AUBURN HILLS — The Foundation for Mott Community College and the MCC Alumni Association invite you to join them for an evening to watch a Detroit Pistons basketball game from the suite level at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Dec. 13.

Mott Community College Night at the Palace of Auburn Hills is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 13 inside Club 300, an upscale sports bar located on The Palace’s suite level. This event is open to the public.

Club 300 opens at 6 p.m., and the game starts at 7:30 p.m. with The Detroit Pistons taking on the Brooklyn Nets. The MCC Cheer Team will be on hand to perform on the Pistons Court right before tip-off. Please RSVP no later than Dec. 6 as seating is limited.

Checks should be made payable to Detroit Pistons and can be mailed to: The Palace of Auburn Hills, Attention: Kristen Estes, 6 Championship Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326. You may also fax to: 248-370-5220. — G.G.

McLaren seeks volunteers

FLINT — To help someone, have fun, meet new friends and become a team member, volunteer At McLaren Flint. Here are just a few of the many services are listed below:

• Hospitality House

• Heart and Vascular

• Radiology

• Information Desk/Greeter

• Patient Relations

• Special Assignments

• Surgical Lounge

• Gift Cart/Gift Shop

• Fund Raising

• Sewing

• Cancer Institute

Auxiliary Applications are on-line at or call 810-342-2115 to have one mailed to you. — G.G.

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