A golf outing sponsored by the Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
will be Sunday, Sept 21 at the North Greens Golf Course in Atlanta.
The public is invited to participate. The tournament will be a best
ball format and is open to all ages. Fee includes a donation to the
Harvest of Talents and covers cart, greens fees, lunch and homemade
pie. There will be door prizes. Help celebrate the 25th anniversary
of the Harvest of Talents with your participation. Sign up a team
now. You can find out more information by calling 217-648-5500.
The Harvest of Talents for World Hunger invites the public to a
live vocal and instrumental music at the Lincoln Christian Church at
204 N. McLean St. in Lincoln on Sunday, Sept. 21 starting at 2 p.m.
All offerings will go to world hunger relief. The church is
handicapped accessible and has free parking.
Heartland Community offers ACT review course
This course offers everything you need to succeed on the exam.
You will use practice exams to learn about the different types of
questions and best strategies for successfully answering them. The
workshops consist of six two-hour sessions which include discussions
of test taking strategies and reviews of English, math, reading and
science reasoning skills. Please register for the ACT exam through
your high school guidance counselor's office or at
The class schedule is Tue/Thu (6 sessions), 10/7-10/23, 6-8PM.
Plenty happening at the Lincoln Library
Wednesdays, Sept. 24-Oct. 29 the library is having a craft class.
Children ages 8-12 years old are invited to participate but you must
pre-register two weeks prior to each class so call today and don't
miss out. The class will be between 3:30 – 4:15 p.m. Call 732-5732
for further details.
Story time at the library
On Tuesdays and Wednesdays from Sept. 23 – Nov. 5 children ages 6
months to 7 through 7 years old can attend a story time at the
Library annex building. The times are dependent on age so call the
library at 732-5732 for more information.
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3rd Annual Y Run
Join the YMCA for a morning of fun and fitness as we host our 3rd
Annual Y Run on Saturday, September 27th. The Lincoln Area YMCA in
conjunction with 17 other Illinois Y's is observing the Illinois
State Alliance of YMCA's State-Wide Walk with various running and
walking events being held around Illinois on September 27th. The
local Y will hold both a 5K Run and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk for all in
the community who would like to participate. Awards will be given to
the top male and female in each age category, as well as the top
male and female finishers. Y Run shirts will also be provided to the
first 50 registrants. Proceeds from the Y Run will go toward the
Lincoln Area YMCA Scholarship Fund, which helps local families who
could not otherwise afford YMCA programming. So come out on the 27th
for a great cause and a good time!
Blood drive in Atlanta
North Greens Golf Course will be holding a blood drive for the
American Red Cross on Wednesday September 24th from 2pm-6pm. If you
are interested in donating please call the clubhouse 217-648-5500 to
set up an appointment. Walk-ins will also be accepted if you do not
wish to set up an appointment.
Enjoy good eats and help our animal friends
The Humane Society will be having a bake sale/cookout this Sat
Sept. 20 at Kroger from 9a-2p.
Stop on out and meet the fine folks who are working hard to save
our four-legged friends.
Got a good piece of news, information or something that we
can all brag about? If you do, e-mail Mike and let 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.
You can contact Mike at
[By MIKE FAK]