November and December are hectic months for everyone. The time slips by
with many tasks to complete. Holiday shopping, holiday plant care and
holiday cooking are all on our minds.
To help keep the holiday frenzy at a
minimum, the University of Illinois Extension, Logan County Unit, is
offering a workshop, "Holiday Happenings," from 1 to 3:30 p.m. on Nov.
14 at the Postville Road office in Lincoln.
David Robson, horticulture educator, will
speak on holiday plant care and Christmas tree safety and care.
Highlights will include poinsettia, Christmas cactus, amaryllis and
fresh arrangement and greenery care, as well as answering questions on
other indoor plants.
"Healthy Holidays" will be the topic of the
foods and nutrition presentation given by Jananne Finck, nutrition and
wellness educator. Finck will give tips on how to cut the sugar, fat and
calories from holiday favorites and will demonstrate some of her
favorite recipes. She will also answer questions on how to keep holiday
foods safe and healthy.
Ellen Burton, consumer and family economic
educator, will provide participants with unique and practical gift ideas
for those who have almost everything. All participants will receive a
resource list of gift costs and ideas. The program will also feature
appliances that can make everyday tasks easier and safer for everyone.
Tips for shopping for electrical appliances will be included. Great
ideas will be provided for the late-season shoppers. Additionally,
program participants will have the opportunity to participate in a gift
After the presentations, participants will
sample foods prepared, and door prizes will be awarded to lucky
The cost for the
program is $5 per person. Preregistration is required. To preregister,
and also if you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this
program, call the Logan County Extension office at (217) 732-8289 by
San Jose Methodist
bazaar and turkey supper
San Jose United Methodist
Women will have their annual bazaar and turkey supper on Wednesday, Nov.
6. The bazaar booths open at 3:30 p.m., and serving of the supper starts
at 4:30 p.m.
The bazaar will feature a
country store with baked goods, homemade candy, crafts, fancywork,
cards, knives, rugs and cookbooks.
The supper menu is
turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable, salad, dessert and
drink. Donations accepted, and carryouts will be available.
The women have been busy
making pies, yeast rolls (cinnamon and pecan), broken glass (rock) candy
and many craft items. A new cookbook was made a few years ago, and some
of those books are still available.
The event is open to the public.
your early turkey dinner
Zonta Club of Lincoln’s
annual fund-raising turkey dinner is scheduled for Sunday, Nov. 3,
from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the cafeteria at Lincoln Community High
School, 1000 Primm Road. The public is invited.
Close to a thousand people are expected
to share a traditional turkey dinner complete with all the
trimmings. Dessert and drink are included in the meal.
Advance ticket purchases are strongly
are $8 for adults and $4 for children 12 years of age and under.
Carry-outs will be available. Tickets can be obtained by calling Judy
Awe, co-chairman of the event, at (217) 732-4758.
For over 40 years this has been Zonta
Club of Lincoln’s major fund-raising activity. The funds collected
help provide thousands of dollars in health care scholarships and
aid in other worthwhile community service projects.
International is a worldwide service organization of executives in
business and the professions working together to advance the status
of women. The Zonta Club of Lincoln has been in service to the local
community since 1957.
For more information on Zonta, visit
from Salvation Army
Beginning Monday, Oct.
14, the Logan County Salvation Army will be accepting names for their
annual Thanksgiving basket distribution. This service is for struggling
families in Logan County who otherwise would not be able to have a
The last day that names may be accepted is
Wednesday, Nov. 6. Only one basket per household may be received. For
more information call (217) 732-7890.
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: email@example.com.
Also, see the
national Girl Scouts site at http://www.girlscouts.org/.
The Lincoln Writers’
Club will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 5, in the Pegram Room of the Lincoln
Public Library at 6:30 p.m. Note that the time to meet has been
changed to 6:30, and that will be the time for all future meetings.
Anyone interested in
writing is welcome to attend.
For additional information, call
County LEPC committee appointments
County Local Emergency Planning Committee, the LEPC, held its spring
quarterly meeting at the Logan County Safety Complex recently.
Yearly elections for all offices, voting delegates, committees and
chairs were held. The following members will serve as officers for
the year 2002.
analysis — Dan Fulscher*, Kathy Waldo, Lisa Funk, Mike Patridge,
Bobbie Abbott, Steve Siltman
and preparedness — Lisa Funk*, Rick Nesbit, Sheriff Tony Soloman,
Police Chief Richard Montcalm, IDOT representative Mike Esker
awareness — Dan Fulscher*, Bobbi Abbott*, Linda Nelson, Joan Crabb,
Don Begolka, Ken Davison
services — Kathy Waldo*, Lloyd Evans, Gary Bellafiore, Barb Kline,
Roger Leesman, Marsha Stoll, Debbie Cook, Steve Siltman
— Mike Patridge*, Delmar Stewart, Sheila Nelson, Lincoln City Fire
Chief Washam, Tom Martin
resources — Steve Siltman*, Lincoln Mayor Beth Davis, Atlanta
Mayor Bill Martin, Dayle Eldredge, Curtis Sutterfield of the
Salvation Army, Devin Vannoy, Ed Houchins
Representatives of constituencies
law requires that one representative from each of the following
categories be included in the LEPC membership. The delegate and
predesignated alternate are listed for each constituency.
representative of elected official — Dayle Eldredge; Bill Martin
enforcement — Ed Baunach, Tim Butterfield
defense and emergency management — Dan Fulscher; Terry Storer
— Robert Washam; Roger Leesman
aid and EMT — Steve Siltman; Tom Martin
— Kathy Waldo; Lloyd Evans
environmental — Mike Patridge; Warren Wendlandt
— Barb Kline; Gary Auten
— Don Begolka; Brian Hinds
print, electronic media — Joan Crabb; Jan Youngquist
groups — Mary Elston; Tammy Buse
and operators of regulated facilities — Lisa Funk; Sheila Nelson
The Oasis, Logan
County’s senior citizen center, 501 Pulaski St. in Lincoln, is open
weekdays (except holidays) from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The center is open
also 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.
The fifth-week bingo games are
sponsored by the Preceptor Eta chapter. Join your friends and
neighbors at 1 p.m. Thursday for an afternoon of fun.
Call 732-6132 for an appointment to
have your hearing checked without a fee. Appointments are available
between 9 a.m. and noon on Wednesday, Nov. 6.
Join the group for rummy, pinochle or
5-in-1, starting at 6 p.m. on Friday and Sunday nights. New players
are always welcome.
Recent daytime pinochle winners were
Linda Hughes and Grace McCrea. On Friday, Oct. 18, Marjorie Reiners
won at pinochle, Tom Garrison and Betty Burger won 5-in-1, and
Harley Heath won pool honors.
The Oasis thanks the following
businesses for advertising in the senior center’s bimonthly
newsletter: Fitzpatrick Electric, Lincoln Cycle Center, John’s
Antiques, Kerrigan-Peasley Funeral Home, Holland and Barry,
Moriearty Insurance, State Farm Insurance-Rick Hamm, Best Friends
Animal Hospital, Cha/Dai Pet Motel, The Health and Fitness Balance,
Abe Lincoln Pharmacy, Lincoln Heating and Cooling, Union Planters
Bank, Franz Express and Coffee with Einstein.
The Oasis members receive bimonthly newsletters by mail. For more
information, call 732-6132 or 732-5844.