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McLaren offering Arthritis Foundation’s Tai Chi class

FLUSHING — McLaren’s Wellness Program is offering the Arthritis Foundation’s joint-friendly Tai Chi, free introductory class beginning March 8 and running Saturdays until April 12. There are six sessions total (full commitment recommended to get the full benefit from the class). This class will take place at McLaren Physical Therapy and Sport Medicine-Flushing, 2500 N. Elms Rd., Flushing from 9-9:45 a.m.

The class is taught by instructors who have undergone special Arthritis Foundation training and certification. The Arthritis Foundation Tai Chi program is designed for people of varied ages and physical abilities.

The benefits of Tai Chi may include reduced pain and stiffness, improved concentration and memory, greater balance, increased flexibility, enhanced muscle strength, and improved ability to cope with stress and depression.

Registration: Call 810-342-5563. — G.G.

Kidney group to meet

FLINT — The Kidney Cancer Educational Support Group will meet March 19, 1:30-3:30 p.m. at Genesys Hurley Cancer Institute, 302 Kensington.

The featured speaker will be Jan Miller, LPC/Patient Services Manager, The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Michigan. The topic is “Leukemia.”

Details: Call 810-232-8233, 810-762- 8226. The meeting is open to the general public. March is Kidney Cancer Health & Awareness Month. Be sure to have your kidneys checked. — G.G.

Dare to Dream Again Christian Singles Dance

LAPEER — The Dare to Dream Again Christian Singles Dance will take place April 11 in the Lapeer County Center Building, 425 County Center. The theme is a 1950s sock hop and it will be from 8 p.m.-midnight. Snacks and coffee will be provided and soda is $1. The D.J. will take requests. The public is invited. Details: Call 989-277- 8841. — G.G.

Fish Fry dinners return to IMA Brookwood

BURTON — One of the best values in town can be found at IMA Brookwood Golf & Banquet Center where they have been serving up their “All You Can Eat” fish dinners for several years now.

The 2014 season begins March 7 and will run every Friday through April 11 from 4-7 p.m. Dinners include fried or baked fish, french fries, coleslaw, garden tossed salad, rolls and butter, coffee, hot tea and brownies and a cash bar will be open for adults. Prices for the “All You Can Eat” dinners are $9.95 for adults, $4.95 for children under 12 and children under 5 are free.

Details: Call 810-249-7060 or e-mail dwojo@imarecreation.org. Takeout orders may be placed at the register. — G.G.


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