of city and county officials
(Title, first name, last
name, city or job title, address, city, state, postal code; phone)
City Council members
Elizabeth Davis, Mayor, P.O. Box 353, Lincoln, IL 62656;
David Armbrust, Alderman 3rd Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Steve Fuhrer, Alderman 2nd Ward, 1203 Eighth St., Lincoln, IL
Benny Huskins, Alderman 1st Ward, 412 N. Madison St., Lincoln, IL
William Melton, Alderman 4th Ward, 1112 E. Burlington St., Lincoln,
IL 62656; 735-2658
George Mitchell, Alderman 3rd Ward, 427 Wyatt Ave., Lincoln, IL
Michael Montcalm, Alderman 5th Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Verl Prather, Alderman 2nd Ward, 700 Broadway St., Lincoln, IL
Glenn Shelton, Alderman 4th Ward, 920 Pekin St., Lincoln, IL
Joseph Stone, Alderman 5th Ward, 270 Southgate, Lincoln, IL
Mr. Pat Madigan, Alderman
1st Ward, 110 Park Place, Lincoln, IL 62656; 735-3724
County Board members
Richard Logan, Chairman, Logan County Board, 1211 Fifth St.,
Lincoln, IL 62656; 732-8114
Lloyd Hellman, Vice Chairman, Logan County Board, 104 Prairie Lane,
Emden, IL 62635; 376-3827
Roger Bock, Logan County Board, 450 450th Ave., Williamsville, IL
Thomas Cash, Logan County Board, 230 S. Main St., Latham, IL
Doug Dutz, Logan County Board, 119 Portland Place, Lincoln, IL
Paul Gleason, Logan County Board, 1621 Rutledge, Lincoln, IL
Jim Griffin, Logan County Board, P.O. Box 222, Lincoln, IL
David Hepler, Logan County Board, 119 Lincoln Ave., Lincoln, IL
Gloria Luster, Logan County Board, 106 N. Marion St., Mount Pulaski,
IL 62548; 792-5275
Clifford Sullivan, Logan County Board, 519 Eighth St., Lincoln, IL
Dale Voyles, Logan County Board, 543 11th St., Lincoln, IL
Terry ("T.W.") Werth, Logan County Board, 123 Lincoln
Ave., Lincoln, IL 62656; 732-9314
Mr. Rod White, Logan County
Board, 477 1700th St., New Holland, IL 62671; 732-4793
Girl Scout announcements
- Girl Scout leader meetings: the first Thursday of each month, at the usual time and place.
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/.
Park District notes
Plans are under way for Post Prom, which will be at the park
district facilities on May 18. The Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other
Drugs Task Force sponsors the event with support from the Healthy
Families Task Force. Prom-age young people may enjoy a night
of fun without the concerns about the presence of alcohol, tobacco
or drugs. Games, DJ, pizza,
and a magician are slated to be just a part of
For those of you who don’t enjoy working out in the summer heat, we
encourage you to join us for aerobics. All of our classes are
in a private, air-conditioned room. We will even let you use our
showers so you can leave after your workout as fresh and clean as
when you came in. Aerobics schedules with class descriptions on the
back are available at the front and back desks. If you have
any questions, call us at 732-8770 between 8 a.m. and 10 p.m. Monday
through Saturday. On Sunday our office staff is available from
10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
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.
have many seats still available for the 10 a.m. May 23 trip to the
Church Street Pub in Hillsboro. The $9 cost covers your
transportation. Lunch is on your own. Please call 732-6132 for a
are seats available for the word processing class that begins May
13. Sessions are Monday through Friday, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. The
$15 cost includes handouts. Call 732-6132 for a reservation.
If you are interested in the timeless hobby and craft of crocheting,
join our group each Wednesday from 9 a.m. to noon. We have someone
available to give lessons. No appointment is necessary. Just stop
Oasis van will be in Atlanta, Beason, Chestnut, Latham, Mount
Pulaski and Lake Fork on May 14. Please call 732-6132 for your
Circuit Breaker appointment.
732-6132 for an appointment to have a free glaucoma test between 9
a.m. and noon on May 17. The service is provided by the doctor from
Drake Eye Care Center.
pinochle winners were Henry Warnisher on April 26 and Eleanor Barton
on April 30. Weekend game winners were Helen Opperman for pinochle,
Tom Garrison and Betty Burger for 5-in-1, and Harley Heath for pool.
Alice Thornton won pool honors on Sunday night.
of The Oasis members receive bimonthly newsletters by mail. For more
information, call The Oasis at 732-6132 or 732-5844.
you have air pollutants in your home?
In recent years studies have shown that the air people
breathe inside their homes can be more polluted
than the air
outside of the home. Do you notice odors lingering in the air of
your home? Do you notice condensation on the inside of the windows
in your home during the winter? If you do, you may have an indoor
University of Illinois Extension of Logan County will be sponsoring
a free workshop on "Indoor Air Quality." The workshop will
be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday, May 15, at the Extension office, 980 N. Postville
Drive in Lincoln.
Fulton, unit leader in Logan County, and Jay Solomon, Extension
educator, will help workshop participants learn about the six major
indoor air pollutants, how to know if these pollutants are in your
air, how to keep them from entering your home, and how to remove the
is required and may be done by simply calling the Extension office
welcomes new board members
Lincoln Area YMCA is pleased to announce the appointment of three
new board members. The new members were voted in at the March 2002
Altman is married to Christy and has one child, Aaron, who is 14
years old. Dayne is a mortgage lender at Union Planter’s Bank. He
is also a coach and board member of the Lincoln Baseball Association
and a technology committee member on the Economic Development
Council. Dayne loves to play sports, enjoys music, is a computer
buff and stays active.
Cass Busby has two children, Thomas Elliott, 17, and Gabrielle
Johnson, 4. Cass is a cost accountant at Eaton Manufacturing, where
she has worked for two years. Cass is an alumna of the U of I, where
she received her MBA in 1998. She is also a six sigma green belt as
well as member and treasurer of the Presbyterian Church. She is a
longtime resident of Lincoln and does her best to give back to the
community through coaching soccer and serving on the YMCA board.
Cooper is married to Jeff and has three children, Megan, 9, Melyssa,
7, and Madalyn, 4. Val is a registered nurse and care coordinator at
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. She received her
associate degree in nursing from Illinois Central College. Val is
also a Girl Scout leader for Troop 238.
mission: To put Christian principles into practice through programs
that build healthy spirit, mind and body.
build strong kids, strong families, strong communities."
summer the Lincoln Area YMCA is expanding upon its aquatics
programming. The Y will now offer to teach swim lessons to small
groups at private pools. If you own a pool and have a group of
neighborhood children or relatives who need swim lessons, your
family is eligible. The family that owns the pool will receive free
lessons for their children as well.
YMCA has created this "Backyard Pool Program" to help make
neighborhood pools safe. So put your mind at ease and make sure that
the children in your pool are safe. If you have any questions or
would like to be a part of this new Y service, feel free to contact
the YMCA. Together we can build strong kids, strong families, strong
Battle of the
Saturday, May 18
YMCA Activity Center, (old Odd Fellows Gym), 721 Wyatt Ave., Lincoln
event is open to all bands (including garage bands) that would like
to compete for this year’s title in the YMCA Battle of the Bands.
For more information, call the YMCA office.
will be a beverage and food stand. T-shirts and hemp jewelry will
also be available.
blankets or lawn chairs, kick back and enjoy a variety of music.
proceeds help support the YMCA Art Outreach program and YMCA NYPUMS
Area YMCA 2002 summer day camps
YMCA summer day camp is the right choice to make when looking for
fun and adventure for kids throughout the summer months. Mom and Dad
can simply go to work each day knowing that their
will share hours of fun with their friends in a safe environment.
Kids will fill their time at the Y this summer by enjoying lots of
field trip fun, including swimming, ice skating, roller skating,
hiking in area parks, a try at fishing, climbing on the YMCA low
ropes course, archery, and visits to a water park, the Decatur
Children’s Museum and the golf range at Lincoln Park District.
will enjoy the qualified and fun-loving YMCA staff as they play
games and guide the children in various educational activities.
Activities planned include singing camp songs, experiencing outdoor
activities such as hikes in area parks, learning to tie knots,
making special snacks, enjoying visits from guest speakers, playing
various sports, and having special contest fun with entertaining
"kid" games such as jacks, marbles, yo-yos, hula hoops,
hacky sacks, Slinkies, spinning tops and much more. Children will
also enjoy group arts and crafts, reading activities, storytelling
fun, creative drama activities, skits, and will swim most days that
day camp will be offered at the following locations this year:
• Children entering kindergarten to second grade — YMCA facility and
outdoor grounds on Wyatt Avenue
• Third through sixth grade — Immanuel Lutheran Church outdoor picnic
grounds (1409 Pulaski St.)
• Kindergarten through sixth-grade program for Atlanta — Atlanta Grade