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On Monday, January 20 from 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Congressman Dan Kildee and his staff will spend time playing games and reading books with the children at Whaley Children’s Center, 1201 N Grand Traverse St., Flint, Mich. 48503.

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Throughout 2013, Whaley Children's Center continued transforming lives and creating futures for nearly 90 children. Check out all we did in this report!

Christopher Estes, CEO and President of Security Credit Union, and Dr. Mona Hardas, a Genesee County physician are the two newest additions to the Whaley Children’s Center Board of Directors. In addition, Estes was elected vice-chairperson and Anne Kelley, a current board member and Davison Optimist Club member, is the newly elected secretary.

Becki Flanagin, CPA, MBA began as Whaley Children’s Center Director of Finance on November 18.

The 29th Annual World’s Greatest Office Party, dubbed a party for a purpose was held on Thursday, December 5 at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre in Flint Township.  Through the contributions of community sponsors and individuals who attended, the event raised $60,400 that will directly benefit the residential and clinical programs that Whaley Children’s Center provides to nearly 90 children each year. The event’s previous fundraising record was set in 2006 when $44,503 was raised.

The 29th Annual World’s Greatest Office Party will be held on Thursday, December 5 from 6-10 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Gateway Centre, 5353 Gateway Center, Flint, Mich., 48507.

 “This year’s event will be the best in years,” said DeAndra McCain, Development Coordinator at Whaley Children’s Center. “Because we have so much authentic décor and entertainment, our guests are going to feel as if they have been transported to New Orleans.”