FFA, quilters, Allison Mayernick, Elkhart plant sale and LJHS spring
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By Mike Fak
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Lincoln FFA chapter will have another plant sale on
Wednesday, April 28, from 3:30 to 6 p.m. in the high school ag shop.
They have a huge assortment of annuals
and perennials, plus vegetables and hanging baskets.
Their great deals include:
They have wave petunias, petunias, vinca, verbena, nemesia,
begonia and dianthus in many different colors. Plus, there are
several other plants to choose from. They have tomato plants and
other garden plants as well.
Flowers will make a perfect gift for mom on Mother’s Day -- May
Quilters at Heart Quilt Guild will have their monthly meeting
at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 29. The meeting is at Trinity Episcopal
Church, 402 Pekin St. in Lincoln. This week’s program is "help
night." Members of the guild will share their expertise in various
areas of quilting. For additional information, contact Stacie
Wachtel: 309-533-1122, 217-732-7029 or
Allison Mayernick, a member of the Lincoln FFA chapter,
received second place in the District 3 FFA Creed Speaking Career
Development Event. Participants must recite the FFA Creed from
memory and then, during a five-minute questioning period, answer
questions dealing with their knowledge and understanding of the
creed. Only freshman class agriculture education/FFA members are
eligible to compete in the event.
Allison will now compete in the state-level event at Illinois
State University in Normal on Saturday, May 1. Only the top 10 creed
speakers in the state have the opportunity to compete in the state
event. The state winner will recite the FFA Creed at the Illinois
Association FFA State Convention, which will be June 8-10 at the
Prairie Capital Convention Center in Springfield.
Congratulations, Allison! We are very proud of you! Good luck at
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Ellen Olson, Section 14 president, presents Allison Mayernick with
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Elkhart Needs and Goals committee is having a plant sale on
Friday, April 30, and Saturday, May 1, at Elkhart Village Hall. The
hours are 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday.
LJHS spring play kicks off Friday, April 30, and will be
presented again on Saturday, May 1. The public is invited, with
tickets available at the door. The school is located at 208 Broadway
in Lincoln. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.; curtain at 7.
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