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Quilters at Heart Quilt Guild, Mount Pulaski HS honor roll, Lincoln Jaycees, Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Kiwanis and Home Based Business Expo make Close Up

By Mike Fak

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[November 10, 2009]  The Quilters at Heart Quilt Guild will have their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 19 (third Thursday due to Thanksgiving holiday). The program is a Christmas ornament kit to make. Also, bring "goodies" for a snack as we celebrate the holidays! This night will the last meeting in 2009. The meeting is at Trinity Episcopal Church, 402 Pekin St. in Lincoln. For additional information, please contact Stacie Wachtel 217-732-7029 or 309-533-1122.

Mount Pulaski High School honor roll

First quarter, 2009-10


Straight A honor roll: Erich Maxheimer, Ashley Southerlan, Kyley Wyss

High honors (3.80 and above): Ellen Foley, Johanna Hebenstreit, Kolby Hubbard, Dillon Huff, Justin Knauer, Morgan Litterly, Brittney Maus, Meghan Moore, Mackenzie Oberreiter, Ellen Olson, Jordynn Peters, Madeline Thornton

Honors (3.50-3.79): Jamie Bobell, Lindsey Durchholz, Heather Fielden, Harrison Holcomb, Racheal Jones, Jesse Mitchell Litterly, Emily Oxby, Stephanie Stopher

Honorable mention (3.00-3.49): Brooke Ayers, Caitlynn Cruise, Logan Faucon, Jennifer Fuller, Dylan Pfeiffer, Meghan Stoll, Tyler Urish


Straight A honor roll: Hannah Allen, Patrick Bree, Ethan Cline, Samantha Nichols

High honors (3.80 and above): Haley Casper, Andrea Hanna, Zachary Raineri

Honors (3.50-3.79): Chase Aylesworth, Haley Bowles, Alec Murphy

Honorable mention (3.00-3.49): Quentin Cole Awe, Cole Beckers, Keegan Gibbs, Clayton Hamilton, Byron Holmes, Cory Malone, Karilyn Walsh


Straight A honor roll: Mark Foley, Carly Powell

High honors (3.80 and above): Justin White

Honors (3.50-3.79): Alexandra Conley, Samantha Fanning, Allison Haley, Audrey Maske, Grace Tierney, Christopher Wernsing

Honorable mention (3.00-3.49): Ryan Amidon, Katey Bobell, Whitney Clayton, Alexander Deppe, Hillary Fielden, Kelsey Griesheim, Andrew Houser, Jacob Litterly, Kyle Lock, Taylor Schahl, Matthew Southerlan


Straight A honor roll: Rachel Allen, Sylvia Klumpp

High honors (3.80 and above): Tanner Clementz, Rachel Durchholz

Honors (3.50-3.79): Jessica Awe, Lindsey Davis, Allison Hickey, Zackary Ladson, Elyse McCormick, Alexa Meister, Jessica Raineri, Hannah Skaggs, Trenton Trump

Honorable mention (3.00-3.49): Bowen Casper, Scott Clampet, Janson Cooper, Andrea Dickerson, Edward Griesheim, Jacob Hahn, Rebecca Henrichsmeyer, Cole Huff, Jesse Kennedy, Shawn Knauer, Timothy Koehler, Tyler Litterly, Gage Loeffelholz, Schentel Maiers, Haley Maus, Harold McDonough, Jacob Stoll

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The Lincoln Jaycees are now accepting reservations for their annual Senior Feast. The Lincoln Jaycees are serving a free holiday-style meal with dessert on Nov. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo St. The meal is available to seniors, age 60 and up. To make a reservation or to inquire about delivery options, call Jennifer Steele at 217-871-7981 as soon as possible.

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church at 1140 N. State St. in Lincoln will have a chili and vegetable soup supper Saturday, Nov. 14. The chili or soup meal is $5. Homemade dessert and drink are included. A hot dog meal is $3. The time is 4-7 p.m.

The Lincoln Kiwanis will have their annual spaghetti dinner at the American Legion, 1740 Fifth St., on Saturday, Nov. 14, between 4:30 and 7 p.m. Tickets are $7 for adults and $3 for children 12 and under. Proceeds will go to help youth groups in Logan County.

Home Based Business Expo, sponsored by the Route 66 Heritage Foundation of Logan County, is Sunday, Nov. 15. Get a jump on your holiday shopping. Vendors of various home-based businesses such as Tupperware, Mary Kay and many more will be on hand to take orders, showcase merchandise and book parties. Cash and carry, door prizes and food. It is at the American Legion, 1740 Fifth St. in Lincoln, and the hours are from noon to 5 p.m.

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 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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