Community College's Community Education Department will host a class
entitled "My First Web Page" at the college's Lincoln Center, 620
Broadway St., Lincoln. The class will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. on
Tuesday and Thursday, Sept. 23 and 25, in Room LNC 112.
Class instructor Tricia Campbell will demonstrate how to use free
online software to build a simple Web page that can be used to share
photos, write about memories or create an informational site for a
Cost for the class is $32. For more information or to register
for the class, visit
www.heartland.edu/communityEd, call (309) 268-8160, or visit
Heartland's Lincoln Center in person at 620 Broadway St., Lincoln.
The Road to Healing" will be the topic when the DivorceCare
seminar and support group meets from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Sept. 15,
at Jefferson Street Christian Church, 1700 N. Jefferson.
DivorceCare is a video seminar series featuring experts on
divorce and recovery topics such as coping with depression and
anger, financial survival, and single parenting. Each session also
includes small-group discussions of the material presented during
Second in a series, "The Road to Healing" looks at the losses
associated with divorce, the importance of grieving and some initial
steps to take to begin the healing process. The video features H.
Norman Wright, author of more than 70 books, including "Recovering
from the Losses of Life" and "Crisis Counseling." Wright also
teaches at Talbot Graduate School of Theology and serves on the
executive board of the American Association of Christian Counselors.
DivorceCare will meet on Mondays through Nov. 24. Participants may
join the group at any time; pre-registration is not required. Cost
of the DivorceCare workbook is $12. Child care is available. Call
217-732-9294 for more information.
Eagles Lodge helping out
This Saturday the Eagles Lodge at 1621 N. Kickapoo
will host a multiple families community sale. There will be numerous
household goods, clothing, furniture and much, much more. All
proceeds will be donated to Michelle Conrady Brown. The time is from
8:00 a.m. till 3:00 p.m.
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Genealogists will be at Railsplitter Festival
The Logan County Genealogical and Historical
Society's September meeting has been forfeited so their members may
participate in the Railsplitter festivities. They will be
represented at the Railsplitter by having a booth in one of the
fairground buildings. Our Cemetery Walk will take place at 10 a.m. -
1 p.m. or 3 p.m. at Old Union Cemetery on Saturday, September 13th.
The rain date is September 14th. Tickets are $5.00. Please call
732-3200 for more information.
Paintball fun at the Y
The Lincoln Area YMCA has created new programs for
both youth and adults. In one of them, youngsters, 11-15 years olds
can now participate in a no-impact paintball program that teaches
them the basic fundamentals on how paintball markers work. Each
child will receive about 500 paintballs to shoot at our high-tech,
auto-reset targeting systems from 15, 20 and a whopping 25 yards.
They will learn to shoot standing still and while on the move! The
class will be held on Saturdays from 9-11a.m. outside at the Y
Activity Center on Wyatt Ave beginning September 20th. No equipment
is needed for this fun activity. For more information on fees and
schedules, or other Lincoln Area YMCA programs call 217-735-3915 or
visit our website at
Culver's teams up with Antique Auto Club
Saturday, September 12th, there will be a Cruise-In
at 2530 Woodlawn Road in Lincoln. Culver's and the Antique Auto Club
invite everyone out to see these great old-time classics. A special
thanks goes out to Collision Concepts and Midwest Record Storage for
the use of their parking lots during the event.
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us tell everyone about it. Plus you can win cash. Every submission,
whether we use it or not, will get your name in the "Close Up" grab
bag. At the end of the month we will draw a name and someone will
get $25.00 just for dropping us an e-mail. If you wish, we will be
happy to donate your winnings to the organization of your choice.
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[By MIKE FAK]