public meeting, winners of Original Farmers' Market baskets, YMCA Bike Blast, United Way and Dick Logan fundraiser make
By Mike Fak
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city of Lincoln will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, Aug. 24, at 6
p.m. in the city council chambers. The purpose of the meeting is to
evaluate Comcast services pursuant to the franchise agreement.
Written comments from people unable to attend will be accepted until
the conclusion of the meeting.
of the weekly basket drawing from the vendors of the Original
Farmers' Market in Latham Park for the past three weeks are as
follows: July 31, Deb Ackerman of Lincoln; Aug. 7, Betty Rogers of
Beason; and Aug. 14, Liz Kingsley of Lincoln.
The farmers market in Latham Park runs on Wednesday evenings from
3:30 to 6 and on Saturdays from 7 to noon.
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.
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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.
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.
You can contact Mike at