Cross blood drives in September
Hardware is sponsoring two blood drives in September at the Lincoln Sports
Complex. The drive on Sept. 5 was from noon until 6 p.m. On Sept. 19, the
hours will be noon until 5 p.m.
reached goals recently in their blood donations were Karl "Fig"
Newton, 11 gallons; Ken Robison, five; Arlene DeWilde, four; Lisa Fuller, four;
Pat Mueller, four; Carol Mills, three; Sue Benedict, three; Larry J. Brandt,
two; Stacie Treakle, two; Dean Benedict, one; Nancy Haak, one; Margaret
Chrisman, one; and Wayne Ebelherr, one gallon.
Websites with lots of ideas that Girl Scout leaders, families
or kids can use:
the website for Girl Scouts, Land of Lincoln Council, at http://www.girlscoutsllc.org/.
can send questions and suggestions to the council by clicking here: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, see the
national Girl Scouts site at http://www.girlscouts.org/.
Area YMCA announces newest board members
Lincoln Area YMCA added three new board members this summer. These board members
are volunteers who give direction and leadership to the YMCA. They have each
joined for three-year terms.
Bates joined the board in June. She is the wife of attorney William B. Bates and
mother of Blinn, 18, and Sarah, 17. She is a member of the Trinity Episcopal
Church, is currently the president of the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
board and is also part of the Philanthropic Education Organization. Lauri wants
to become more involved with the youth in this community.
Thomas joined the board in July. He is the youth minister at the Lincoln
Christian Church. He is the spouse of Lori and father of Katie, 7 and Hannah, 4.
Tracy graduated magna cum laude from ISU in Normal in 1991 with a bachelor’s
degree in English and graduated from Lincoln Christian College in 1991 with a
bachelor’s degree in Bible. Tracy is the cabinet vice president of the Lincoln
Christian College Alumni, is on the School/Community Council for Central and
Adams schools, is coordinator for the Junior High Experience at LCCS, and is
coordinator for Lincolnland Bible Bowl Classics at LCCS. Tracy wants to help
raise community awareness and initiative toward reaching out to all youth in our
Kissel joined the board in August. He is a financial consultant with A.G.
Edwards and Sons. He
the spouse of Darla and father of T.J., 8, Megan 10
months, and Kristy, 23. He is also grandfather of Billy. Tom has over 23 years
of experience in banking, including two years as a bank president, CEO and
director before moving to A.G. Edwards. Tom’s community service includes being
past president of Main Street Lincoln, Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce
and Lincoln Kiwanis. Currently he serves on the Abraham Lincoln Memorial
Hospital board and is a Junior Achievement consultant. Tom graduated from the
University of Illinois at Springfield with a bachelor’s degree in management.
The YMCA is
pleased and proud to have these pillars in the community as part of the board of
directors. The organization welcomes them and looks forward to a long and
fruitful relationship building strong kids, strong families and a strong
a friend about
staff offers more than 25 years of experience in the
the corner of Woodlawn and Business 55
It's FREE! --
Oasis, Logan County’s senior citizen center, at 501 Pulaski St. in
Lincoln, is open weekdays
(except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The
center also is open on Friday and Sunday nights for table games. Dominic
Dalpoas is the executive director. Activities are open to all Logan
County senior citizens,
regardless of membership.
Monday, Sept. 17, at 10 a.m., Logan County Mental Health will provide a program
on "Grieving." Please join us for this topic.
in beginning computer and word processing are offered on Mondays at 1:30 and
2:30 p.m. respectively. There are still a few spaces available. Cost is $3 for
Garden Club will meet Tuesday, Sept. 18, at 9 a.m. at the Oasis. Please join us.
of daytime pinochle games were Easter Behrends on Friday, Aug. 31, and Mable
Hoagland on Tuesday, Sept. 4. Winners on Friday evening were Joan Morgan for
pinochle and Ken McCray, Tom Garrison and Betty Burger for 5-in-1. Rummy winner
on Sunday night was Ann Gerger, and Harley Heath won the pool game.
Friends of the
Oasis members receive bimonthly newsletters by mail. For more information,
people can call the Oasis at 732-6132 or 732-5844.
at the U of I Extension office
local office of the University of Illinois Extension will host a
series of educational presentations from September through May.
Anyone and everyone is welcome. Programs will be at the Extension
office at the northwest corner of the fairgrounds, 980 N. Postville
will be requested; programs will be cancelled if fewer than 10
people are registered. An exception will be in November with the
holiday program, for which a minimum of 25 will be required.
732-8289 to make reservations. There will be no charge for any of
programs for the upcoming year through University of Illinois
Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to noon — "Selection,
Planting and Care of Hardy Bulbs," presented by David Robson,
horticulture educator at the Springfield center
Thursday, Oct. 25, at 1 p.m. — "Candy Making," Dick and
Betty Applegate, Atlanta
Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. — "Holiday
Happenings" program: "Holiday Gifts," Ellen Burton;
"Holiday Foods and Safety," Jannanne Finck; "Holiday
Plants," David Robson
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2002, at 10 a.m. — "Grains in the
Diet," Jananne Finck, nutrition and wellness educator,
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2002, at 10 a.m. — "What to Do With
Stuff," Ellen Burton, consumer and environment educator, East
Tuesday, March 12, 2002, over noon hour
12-1 p.m. — "Salads," Jananne Finck, nutrition and
wellness educator, Springfield
Thursday, April 11, 2002, at 10 a.m. — "New Friends, But Keep
the Old," Patti Faughn, youth and family educator, Springfield
Tuesday, May 15, 2002, at 10 a.m. — "Air Quality," John
Cafe to feature WalkingLimbs folk duo
Vineyard Cafe will feature the alternative folk duo WalkingLimbs on
Saturday, Sept. 15. WalkingLimbs presents thought-provoking
songs of life, love, hope and faith, using acoustic guitar and
violin. Doors open at 7 p.m. There is an
admission fee for ages 13 and up. The Vineyard Cafe
is at Vineyard Christian Fellowship, located on Route 51, one-half
mile south of Interstate 74 at Bloomington. For further information
call (309) 663-4943, or visit the website at communities.msn.com/TheVineyardCafe.