Grab Your Fork
winners, Zonta, Cindy Wendlandt benefit, Gail's Pumpkin Patch, art
fair winners and Zion Lutheran Family Fun Fest make Close Up
By Mike Fak
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August Grab Your Fork drawing winners are Nitsie Gleason,
Lincoln, with her
Great and Simple Meat Marinade,
who chose the Chad's Blind gift
certificate, and Mary Steffen, Lincoln, with her
Chicken Salad recipe, who won
a First Impression gift bag (Logan County residents only). All it
takes to win is to submit those favorite recipes. So what are you
waiting for? Submit those recipes today.
Club will meet on Tuesday, Sept. 8, at 6:15 p.m. at Rusty's. Regrets
to Judy Awe, 732-4758, by 7:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 7. Committees
Cindy Wendlandt Cancer Benefit is Saturday, Sept. 5, noon-10
p.m. at Chad's Blind, 1230 Fifth St., Lincoln. Starting at noon
there will be an all-you-can-eat buffet at $8 per plate per
adult, $2 per plate per child under 16 years old. The meal consists
of pork chops, chicken breast, rib-eye steak sandwiches and Frank's
famous Wisconsin-roasted sweet corn, assorted salads, etc., prepared
and furnished by the Warren Wendlandt family and friends.
4-5 p.m. -- Live auction by George Leverton. Guns,
grillers' raffle, D.U. Print raffles, pig raffle (processed pig) --
two raffles: one live, one walk-around, generator raffle, slot
machine raffle, field layout goose blind with gun, four-person
getaway weekend at Sunnyslope Hunting Lodge in Fulton County, and
6-9 p.m. -- Live music by one of our famous local bands
Pumpkin Patch at rural Beason will open for its fourth season on
The patch will be open Sunday through Friday from 1 until 5:30 p.m.
Saturday hours are from 10 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. The final day of the
season is Oct. 31.
Lincoln Art Fair winners this year are:
Best in Show:
Anne Sherwin and Leslie Trebotich, paper art
Alice Jaeger-Ashland, printmaker
Todd Shaak, photography
Douglas Fulks, pen and
Best new artist:
Hua Nian, pen, ink and paper
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Lutheran plans Family Fun Fest for Saturday. The community is
invited to an afternoon of food and games at the Family Fun Fest
sponsored by Zion Lutheran School in Lincoln on Saturday. The pig
roast and corn boil, with homemade ice cream, will run from noon to
6 p.m. Inflatable rides, face painting, bingo, a dunk tank and a
cakewalk will be part of the festivities. Homemade pies and cakes
will be auctioned at 4:30 p.m. A variety of mums will be on sale
also. Food tickets are $6.50 for adults and $3.50 for children.
Carryouts will be available.
The fun fest will be at the school, 1600 Woodlawn
Road in Lincoln, across from the Walmart Supercenter.
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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