Society, YMCA Bike Blast, United Way and Dick Logan fundraiser make
By Mike Fak
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general membership meeting of the Humane Society of Logan County
will be held Wednesday, Aug. 18, at Trinity Church, 402 Pekin St. in
Lincoln. The public is invited to join the meeting of the board of
directors at 6 p.m. and attend the general membership meeting at 7.
The general membership meeting will focus on the progress of the
shelter construction and introduce the new Animal Cruelty
Investigation program. The organization has a very exciting future
on the horizon and wants to share all the good news with the
citizens of Logan County. Come join the fun.
Lincoln Area YMCA will host its annual Bike Blast on
Saturday, Aug. 28. The event is for all ages. There is a 30-mile
course for the bicycle enthusiast and a family-friendly five-mile
in-town ride. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult.
Rides start at the YMCA Activity Center on Wyatt Avenue.
Registration is at 8 a.m. and the rides begin at 8:30. Register
before that day and you save entry fee money. Fliers are available
at the Y, at Fitness Balance or check online at
United Way of Logan County will be at Scully Park all day
Saturday, Aug. 28, selling
raffle tickets for this year's Lincoln IGA grocery drawing. The
prize is $500 worth of great IGA groceries. Tickets are only $1 and
six for $5.
The United Way table will be located at the northwest corner of
the park. Come help support a great cause and win a truckload of
groceries. The United Way of Logan County has pledged assistance to
13 area agencies for the 2011 year.
Logan, longtime county board member and lifelong Lincoln
resident will be returning to Lincoln on Sept. 19 to see all his
friends. The Knights of Columbus is organizing a fundraiser at the
hall, and as plans are developed and readied, LDN will let you know
what you can do to help. For right now, keep the date open and plan
on visiting Dick on Sept. 19.
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