Jefferson Street Christian Church, Immanuel Lutheran blood drive,
Grand March, development partnership, area plant sales, Lincoln MS
Walk and Airport Daze make Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Tuesday, May 5, Jefferson Street Christian Church will host
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 13-week course
designed to help people beat debt and build wealth. The class will
last from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. each week. The cost of the class kit is
$100. Any individual or family that purchases the kit will have a
lifetime membership to Financial Peace University and will be
eligible to take any other FPU class anywhere in the country for
free. Those interested in taking the class are encouraged to call
Jefferson Street Christian Church at 217-732-9294 for more details.
help ensure an adequate blood supply for local hospitals,
Immanuel Lutheran Church is sponsoring a blood drive at the
Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo St. in Lincoln, on
Monday, May 4. The hours of the blood drive are noon to 6 p.m. For
your convenience, please call Jessica to sign up (toll-free) at
1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext. 6814, or schedule an appointment online at
are also welcome and truly appreciated.
annual Grand March on Saturday, May 2, starting at 6:30 p.m.,
honors prom attendees from Lincoln Community High School. In a
televised event, attendees assemble at the Logan County Courthouse
and are introduced to the community prior to the prom.
Lincoln & Logan County Development Partnership will present a
small-business startup seminar at Illini Bank in Elkhart on
Saturday, May 2, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. Joel Smiley, executive
director of the Lincoln & Logan County Development Partnership, will
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sales in community this weekend. Annual plant sale by Elkhart
Needs and Goals will be at Elkhart Village Hall. Plant sale hours:
Friday, noon-6 p.m., and Saturday, 8-11 a.m. Logan County Master
Gardeners will have a plant sale at the Special Events Building at
the fairgrounds on Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. No early sales. Zion
plant sale, 1600 Woodlawn Road, is Saturday from 9 a.m.
to 2 p.m.
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Lincoln MS Walk is a fundraising event Sunday to create a world
free of multiple sclerosis. Get a team together, gather some
donations and come to the walk. Music, prizes and a silent auction
are part of the festivities. Walkers turning in $100 receive a
T-shirt. The walk is at Kickapoo Creek Park: 12:30 p.m. check-in;
team pictures at 1 p.m.; walk begins at 1:30 p.m.
in Flight Museum invites you to come out during the third annual
Airport Daze and experience what general aviation is all
about. This free event will be on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at
the Logan County Airport. Displays and activities scheduled for the
day promise to hold lots of interest and fun for the whole family.
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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 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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