In brief

WFBA discusses township name change

FLINT TWP. —The Flint Township Suggestion Committee, which is in the process of deciding whether the township should change its name or convert to a city, will be the featured guest at the West Flint Business Association monthly luncheon meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1 :15 p.m., Thursday February 16 at the Valley Family Restaurant, 5009 Miller Road at Linden Road. The meeting is open to the public. The Committee is looking for input from all sectors including pros and cons and suggestions for a new name. Jerry Preston, committee chairman, will give a brief background presentation then moderate comments from the audience. Comments will be recorded to be taken back to the full committee. – R.S.

Annual parent/child dance this weekend

FLINT TWP. — The Daddy/Daughter Mother/Son Dance for students at Dye and Randels Elementary Schools will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Feb. 10, at Rankin School. Admission is $20 per couple plus $3 for each additional child. The 10th annual Daddy/Daughter Mother/Son Dance for Rankin and Dillon Elementary Schools and The Learning Community will also be held at Rankin from 6-8 p.m. on February 11 Admission is. $20 per couple plus $3 for a second child. For more information, contact Rankin school, G-3459 Mundy Avenue, Swartz Creek, at 810-591-4605. — R.S.

Serieux to headline GDL’s Black History Month brunch

GENESEE COUNTY — The Genesee District Library will present the 16th Annual Black History Month Brunch at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Genesys Conference & Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. Part of the proceeds from the event will benefit the Genesee District Library’s Summer Reading Challenge for kids and teens. Tickets for the event are $30 each and can be purchased at the Genesee District Library’s Headquarters Branch, 4195 W. Pasadena Avenue, during regular hours, or online at For more information, call 810-230-9613. — R.S.

Church concert to feature Selah and Missy Robertson

FLINT TWP. — The “Blessed and Unbreakable Tour”, featuring the Selah gospel band and speaker, Missy Robertson, is coming to Central Church of the Nazarene, at 7 p.m. Thursday, February 16. General Admission is $15 and tickets to the artist circle is $20. Selah is an award-winning contemporary Christian vocal trio. Robertson is a Christian speaker and television personality from the A&E reality series “Duck Dynasty,” who speaks about faith and family. Central Church is located at 1261 W. Bristol Rd. — R.S.

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