Lincoln FC, youth wrestling, Kathryn Arneaud, Humane Society, Girl
Scouts and Jeff St. Christian Church all make Close Up
By Mike Fak
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Lincoln FC, the competitive soccer club of Lincoln, will have an
informational meeting Tuesday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. at Chad's Blind,
1230 Fifth St. The purpose of the meeting is to discuss the
formation of competitive soccer teams for ages 10-18. Lincoln FC was
formed in the spring of 2009. The club will soon begin work on a
soccer complex behind the Lincoln Walmart Supercenter, as soon as
the lease with the city is finalized. Come see what Lincoln FC is
Lincoln Youth Wrestling team traveled to Pittsfield on Sunday,
Jan. 24, to compete in the Saukee Open at Pittsfield High School.
The results were as follows:
7- and 8-year-olds:
Collin Cogdill, second; Roux Starr, third; Tyler Werth, fourth
9- and 10-year-olds: Jarrett Poole,
second; Austin Dennison, fourth
The team will head to Mount Zion next Sunday to wrestle in the
Mount Zion open tournament.
Kathryn Arneaud, eighth-grader at Zion Lutheran School in
Lincoln, has been selected as the Zion Lutheran December Student of
the Month. Kathryn is an honor roll student, and her ZLS activities
have included basketball, track and field, regional and state
history fairs, cheerleading, chimes choir, choir, volleyball, band,
math bowl, spelling bee, geography bee, Lutheran honor band, student
council, and speech team.
Her church and community activities include Sunday school,
confirmation class, youth group, Vacation Bible School, summer
reading program, 4-H Junior Master Gardeners program, YMCA
basketball, gymnastics, volleyball camps, ballet, jazz and tap dance
Kathryn enjoys painting, photography, traveling, playing
volleyball and spending time with her friends.
Her parents are Robert and Marcia Arneaud of Lincoln.
Humane Society of Logan County asks you to please spay or
neuter your pets. Each year 75,000 dogs and cats are put down in
Illinois. The Humane Society of Logan County through Animal
Protective League of Springfield is offering low-cost spaying and
neutering along with free rabies vaccine. Offer is good until Feb.
28. For more information call 217-737-4042.
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Scouts of Central Illinois sponsors trips to Europe and area
girls are invited to register.
All girls ages 14 and older by the time of the trip are invited
to join GSCI for a 17-day extensive trip throughout Europe. Girls
will explore different cultures as they explore the sights of
London, Paris, Versailles, Lucerne, Adelboden, Florence and Rome.
The dates of the trip are July 8-23, subject to change four days
on either side of the departure date. Spots will be filled on a
first-come, first-served basis. Total cost for the trip is $4,200
per person. Final payment must be made by May 1.
For more information, contact Amy Hutcherson at Girl Scouts of
Central Illinois at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 217-725-8703, or visit
Sunday, Jan. 31, Jefferson Street Christian Church will host
Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University, a 13-week course
designed to help people beat debt and build wealth. The class will
last from 9 to 10:30 a.m. each Sunday. There will also be a Tuesday
evening class that begins on Feb. 2. The Tuesday class will be from
6:30 to 8 p.m. The cost of the class kit is $100. Any individual or
family that purchases the kit will have a lifetime membership to
Financial Peace University and will be eligible to take any other
FPU class anywhere in the country for free. Those interested in
taking the class are encouraged to call Jefferson Street Christian
Church at 217-732-9294, or e-mail Dustin at
for more details. More information on Financial Peace University can
also be found at www.daveramsey.org.
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