domestic abuse seminar scheduled
The Domestic Abuse and Violence
Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership of Logan County will sponsor
an educational seminar on Domestic Abuse and Violence on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001,
from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lincoln Park District Ballroom, 1400 Primm Road in
Lincoln. Andrea Shaner of Sojourn Shelter and Services will give the
presentation. This seminar is designed as an overview of the dynamics of
domestic abuse, how to identify it and resources to deal with it. There is no
cost for the seminar, and businesses, social services agencies, churches and the
general public are encouraged to attend.
For more information or to
volunteer to serve on the Domestic Abuse and Violence Task Force, contact Debby
Cook, Logan County Health Department, at (217) 735-2317.
hosts Senior Sunday luncheon
Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 315 Eighth St. in Lincoln, is hosting a Senior Sunday
luncheon in the hospital cafeteria on Sunday, Feb. 4, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The public is
invited to attend. It is a full lunch for only $3.50 per person. Due to limited
seating, reservations are required. For more information or to register for the
luncheon, please call the hospital’s dietary department at (217) 732-2161,
Ext. 195. The deadline to register is Saturday, Feb. 3.
Cross offers local training in CPR
Red Cross class sessions covering CPR, infant and child CPR, and first aid will
be Jan. 24 and 25 at 125 S. Kickapoo in Lincoln. Class hours will be from 6 to
10 the first evening and from 5 to 10 the second evening.
challenge class on Saturday, Jan. 27, is for people who have had previous
training and need to be recertified. That class will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. At
8 a.m. the same day, there will be a class on CPR for professional rescuers.
is required. Call 732-2134 for further information. Office hours are from noon
until 4 p.m. weekdays.
for movies and popcorn, stories and crafts
Lincoln Public Library will be hosting Friday afternoon movies in the annex from
3:30 to 5 on Jan. 12 and 19. The movies featured will be "The Tigger
Movie" and "The Little Mermaid II." Popcorn and fruit drinks will
be provided. Please call the library at 732-5732 to register for this program.
winter/spring programming schedule at the Lincoln Public Library begins on Feb.
5. Preschool story times are Monday and Tuesday mornings at 10 and Monday
evenings at 6. A new program is being added in conjunction with the 10 a.m.
Monday and Tuesday story times: a lap sit story time for babies from birth to 2
years of age and their mothers. Craft time will resume on Feb. 8 and will
continue at 1 and 3:30 on Thursday afternoons through April 12. The American
Girl Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. and will continue to meet the
first Tuesday of the month through May 1. Please call the library at 732-5732 to
register for these programs.
Public Library news release]
invited to an afternoon of free bowling
Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs Task Force invites you to an afternoon of free
bowling from noon to 4 on Sunday, Feb. 11, at Logan Lanes, 1750 Fifth St. in
Lincoln. Bowling shoes, food and soft drinks will be provided.
The event is
sponsored by the ATOD Task Force of the Healthy Communities Partnership.
Creek Prairie Daughters of the American Revolution plan January meeting
Mason City chapter of the NSDAR will have their regular monthly meeting on
Saturday, Jan. 27. A one o'clock luncheon at Steve's Family Restaurant
will be in honor of Mrs. Charles Taft, Illinois State Division V director, who
will be the keynote speaker.
recognition will be given to Illini Central School students receiving special
Hostess for the
meeting will be Mrs. Steve Harvey. Members should note the time change
from normal meeting dates. Guests are always welcome.
Community Theatre looking to fill positions
Community Theatre is looking for talented people to assume the paid positions of
artistic director, technical director and musical accompanist for each
production of the 2001 summer season.
LCT board will have interviews by appointment for these positions on Sunday
afternoon, Feb. 4, in the parish hall of Trinity Episcopal Church, 402 Pekin St.
individuals may contact LCT secretary Roger Boss, 521 Comet in Lincoln, or call
(217) 732-8762 for information or to set up an appointment. Appointments will be
scheduled through Feb. 2.
for the coming season are "You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown," June
8-16; "Moon Over Buffalo," July 13-21; and "The Wiz," Aug.
3-11. All performances will be given in the Johnston Center for the Performing
Arts on the Lincoln College campus. A children’s theater production is also
being considered for late June.
scheduled six-week rehearsal period plus one week of technical preparation in
the theater prior to the performance is required by board policy for each
production. Musical accompanists will be requested to perform a short selection
that best displays their talents. Director candidates will be asked to include
necessary staff personnel to assist them, to be able to suggest ideas about
sets, costumes, special effects and any other technical suggestions that they
may deem advisable. The LCT board maintains the rights of censor with regard to
appropriate material selection.
chances in January to give the gift of life
Logan County Home Extension Association will sponsor two blood drives at the
Lincoln Sports Complex. Jan. 3 hours will be from noon until 5 p.m., and Jan. 17
hours will be from noon until 6 p.m.
Lutheran School in Lincoln will host a drive Jan. 23, with hours from 2 to 7
Christian Church will be the site for a drive Jan. 11, from noon until 6 p.m.
Pulaski Christian Church will host a drive Jan. 31, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Due to the holiday season and wintry weather, there is a need for more blood, so
people are urged to mark these dates on their calendar and come give the gift of
life — their blood.