recycling, Zonta, LCHS Class of '89, Spring Family Ride and 'Pirates
of Penzance' in this Close Up
By Mike Fak
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this Saturday through the
efforts of Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency, Lincoln
Junior Woman's Club, Saint-Gobain Containers and Lincoln Wal-Mart.
The recycling is open to the public at the Wal-Mart Supercenter
parking lot between 9 a.m. and noon.
Only container glass (must have
contained either a food or beverage) will be accepted. Clear glass,
amber, green and blue will be accepted. Unacceptable items include
ceramics, dishware, light bulbs, fluorescent lights, window glass
and mirrors. Glass is accepted only on designated collection dates.
The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency does not accept
glass at any of its recycling sites. For safety reasons, no broken
glass will be accepted.
Glass preparation: Rinse containers. Remove all plastic or metal
caps and rings from the container. Labels may be left on containers.
The Logan County Joint Solid Waste Agency reserves the right to
refuse any glass that does not meet preparation guidelines.
Collection will be canceled in case of inclement weather.
Club will meet on Tuesday, May 14, at 6:15 p.m. at the American
Legion. Officers and new members will be installed. Members should
contact Judy Awe at 732-4758 before 7:30 a.m. on Monday, May 11, if
they are unable to attend.
Class of 1989 is currently trying to get classmates to join
They have tentatively planned the following festivities
Family Ride for all you bicyclists out there will be Sunday, May
17, with a rain date of May 31. The ride is in support of dedicated
bike paths and recreational trails in Logan County.
12:30–1 p.m. registration
1 p.m. prize drawing
1 p.m. RIDE!
Register and start:
721 Wyatt Ave., YMCA Activity Center
6.6 miles -- City, Kickapoo Park and
9-12 miles -- City, north on county
roads, return, optional Kickapoo Park
28-plus miles -- Add loop to Lawndale
and return, plus Kickapoo Park
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Rest stops, water stops:
Wyatt Avenue YMCA Center
Kickapoo Creek Park
Lawndale Tap or post office
For more info, see
The event's sponsors are Lincoln Area YMCA, Wal-Mart, Bassi
Construction, Bike-Tek, Fitness Balance and Puritan Springs.
forget, mates, if you have a song in your heart, that the auditions
for "The Pirates of Penzance" are this Saturday, May 9, at
Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean St., from 9 a.m. till noon.
Those auditioning should come prepared to sing a song. An
accompanist will be provided. A cold reading from the script will be
part of the audition process.
This show is filled with beautiful music, fast-paced action and
hilarious dialogue, and it's a great evening of fun for the entire
family. All proceeds after expenses will be divided between Together
for Lincoln and Harvest of Talents for World Hunger.
For more information, contact Tim Searby at 217-732-7618.
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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
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