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Church offering money management classes

FLINT TWP. — Looking for financial peace in 2018? A place to start is by enrolling in Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University – a nine week workshop created by well-known financial advisor Dave Ramsey, to be offered starting at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 14 at Central Church of the Nazarene, 1261 W Bristol Rd. Ramsey is the author of the New York Times business bestseller “Financial Peace.,” credited with helping thousands of people to understand the forces behind financial distress and how to set things right- financially, emotionally, and spiritually. The Central class will impart practical, easy to follow methods to gain financial control and build security. For more information, call the church at 810- 235-5671. — R.S.

Not too late to sign up for Old Newsboys’ Christmas assistance

FLINT TWP. – There still is time to sign up for holiday packages from Old Newsboys. The registration period is open until Dec. 22. Applicants must bring a driver’s License or state ID, Social Security Card, birth certificates or Judgments of Legal Custody for each child enrolled, income documentation (2016 tax records, current Michigan Medicaid Card or proof of Acceptance to Federal School Lunch Program). Old Newsboys is located at 6255 Taylor Drive (off Hill Road) between U.S. 23 and VanSlyke Road.) For more information, call 810-744-1840. —R.S.

New Years’ Eve at the Whiting

FLINT — The Whiting’s annual NYE Gala will be held from 8-11:55 p.m., Dec. 31. Join them for Flint’s finest tradition and ring in the New Year with style, including a 3-course dinner catered by Andiamo, dancing and live music by the Cliff Monear Group, featuring Mr. “Sounds of Sinatra” Mark Randisi and The Motor City Horns, as well as a roaring big band. Also drinks, prizes and a live auction. For more information visit — P.S.

Flint-town Countdown New Year’s Eve Event

FLINT — Join Black Tie Productions, Townsquare Media and the Flint DDA 8 p.m. to 2 a.m. on December 31, as they transform the Flint Farmers’ Market, 300 E. First St., into a 2-level mega New Year’s Eve Party with big city lighting, a major big bass sound system and fireworks at midnight. There will be two areas with DJs and live music. For details on different level entertainment packages visit – P.S.

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