2017-09-14 / News

In brief

Flushing Masonic Lodge hosting steak dinner

Flushing Masonic Lodge is having a Swiss Steak Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Flushing Masonic Center, 349 S. Seymour Road. The dinner is $10 per person, take-outs are available and the public is welcome. — S.T.

Knights of Columbus hosts Euchre tournaments

The Knights of Columbus, Flushing Council, a nonprofit organization, is sponsoring a euchre tournament once a month. The tournaments are held at St. Roberts Parish, Angel Hall, in Flushing, beginning Friday, Sept. 8, with additional dates on Friday, Oct. 13, and Nov. 10. Registration begins at 6 p.m. and play starts at 6:30 p.m. St. Roberts Parish is located at 310 N. Cherry St. — S.T.

Flushing United Methodist Church’s rummage sale

The Flushing United Methodist Church, 413 E. Main St., will hold its annual rummage sale this month, with all proceeds going toward missions. The sale will run three days: from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21; from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22; and from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 23. Individuals are encouraged to bring used treasures to the back of Fellowship Hall, but not before Sunday, Sept. 10. For more information, call the Flushing United Methodist Church at 659-5172. — S.T.

Getting it Right:

A reader pointed out the front page article last week providing details for the Harvest Festival did not include a location. The festival will take place from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, on Main Street in downtown Flushing. -- S.T.

FAHS to host presentation ‘Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum’

The Flushing Area Historical Society will host a presentation by Scott Roy from Frankenmuth’s Michigan’s Military and Space Heroes Museum at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, at the 431 W. Main St. The Museum holds 150 displays, each devoted to the story of a Michigan veteran or astronaut. The museum’s mission is to honor, respect and remember the memories of Michigan men and women who answered the call to serve their country. Its collection spans from the Civil War to the War on Terrorism. Highlights of the museum include exhibits dedicated to five Michigan governors, 15 astronauts and 31 Medal of Honor recipients. The museum also houses 25 named Medals of Honor, making it the nation’s largest Medal of Honor collection on display. Everyone is invited to this free program. A door prize will be awarded and light refreshments will be served. — S.T.

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