Lanes, ATOD and D.A.R.E., Zonta, Culver's, Habitat, Lions Club, and
Cumberland Presbyterian in
By Mike Fak
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is free bowling at Logan Lanes on Sunday, Feb. 28, from noon
to 3 p.m. The bowling event is open to anyone in Logan County. It is
free bowling, shoe rental, hot dog, chips and soda. The day is
sponsored by the
Tobacco & Other Drugs Task Force and
D.A.R.E. Once again, it is free for
Zonta Club is sponsoring a blood drive on Monday, March 1, at
the Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo, from noon to 6
p.m. Join in this lifesaving event in support of the central
Illinois blood supply. Central Illinois Community Blood Center is
the blood provider to area patients of 19 counties at 19 central and
southwestern Illinois hospitals. CICBC is the only provider of blood
to Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, Hopedale Medical Complex,
Memorial Medical Center and St. John's Hospital. If you have any
questions about donating, you can call 1-866-GIVE-BLD
(1-866-448-3253). Walk-ins are always welcome, but to schedule an
appointment, call Jessica at 1-866-GIVE-BLD, ext. 118, or sign up at
March 1, at the Lincoln Culver's, Habitat for Humanity of Logan
County will receive 10 percent of the food sales from 5 to 8 pm.
Culver's is located at 2530 Woodlawn Road.
eye screenings for diabetic retinopathy, sponsored by the Lions
Club, will be available at the Logan County Department of Public
Health, 109 Third St., on Tuesday, March 2, from 9 a.m. till noon.
The public is invited and reservations are not required.
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will be a chicken noodle luncheon on Saturday, March 6, from 11 a.m.
to 2 p.m. at the First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, 110
Broadway. The building is handicap-accessible. Donation: $6 for
adults, $2 for children 8 & under. Carryouts available. Proceeds
will be used for church and community projects
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