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.

Praying for world peace

FLINT TWP. —The Life Enrichment Center, 2512 S. Dye Road, will host its annual World Peace Program at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 31, to coincide with prayers being said around the world. Prayers will be led by local leaders of 9 religions in their native language who will then light a candle to signify unity. The program will include music, a burning bowl ceremony, plus wishes for the coming year. The program is free and everyone is welcome. A breakfast will follow on a gratuity basis.— R.S.

Dancing to the oldies

FLINT TWP. — The Fairlanes & The DeVilles, a ‘50s rock and roll band, will provide the entertainment for “Dance Night,” a stroll down memory lane, hosted by the Flint Township Senior Center, 6-8 p.m., Friday, January 15. Tickets are $5 each and includes light refreshments. Only 100 tickets will be sold. To purchase tickets, call 810-732-6290. The center is located at 2071 S. Graham Road, just west of the I-75 freeway and south of Corunna Road. — R.S.

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!

Details: Call 810-249-7060, e-mail or go — G.G.

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