Your Fork, LCHS Baseball Boosters breakfast, Lincoln Park District
adult softball, Cornland Banking Center, Tommy Hilton and Josh
Mangano all in Close Up
By Mike Fak
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birthday to Grab Your Fork. It doesn't seem possible, but 365
days ago and almost as many posted recipes, Grab Your Fork became a
part of Lincoln Daily News.
Refreshed with new recipes and
categories every weekend, we invite all our readers to visit the
section and find a great new recipe to try on the family.
in on the fun by submitting your favorite recipes to Deb Rohrer, LDN
food editor, for inclusion in our volume of recipes.
If you haven't ever visited or haven't in a while, we recommend
you stop by Grab Your Fork and see how large a volume of recipes we
have cataloged in the first year.
LCHS Baseball Boosters pancakes and sausage, biscuits and
gravy breakfast is this Sunday, March 21, at the American Legion
Hall in Lincoln. The price is only $6 for adults, and children under
12 eat for only $5. Proceeds go to help the Railer baseball team.
for adult softball leagues at the Lincoln Park District will
begin March 22 and continue through April 16. The men's league and
the women's league will be both limited to the first nine teams with
sponsors' and players' fees submitted. Cost will be a $175 sponsor
fee plus $12 per player in district and $18 out of district. Teams
will play approximately 10 games, including tournament play. Men
will play single games on Monday evenings. Women will play on
Thursday evenings. Game times for either league will be 6:30 and
Information will be available the Lincoln Park District's front
offices. Anyone with questions may call 732-8770.
Banking Center held their 90th anniversary open house on March
13. Special thanks to Dan and Rick Volle as well as Delmar and
Barbara Harlean Veech for flowers delivered for the event.
Here is a list of door prize winners:
Lady's spring gardening basket from Giggles & Gab by Erin Alsup
Gerald R. Theobald,
Man's summer barbecue basket from Giggles & Gab by Erin Alsup
John V. Olson,
Canister of regular, cheese and caramel popcorn from Abe's
Cordless Dustbuster from Lincoln Ace Hardware
3-D patio wind-catcher whirligig from Lincoln Big R
Dean Peddicord, Mount Pulaski
$25 gift certificate from Prairie Years Books / Toys / Gifts
Casey's of Lincoln supplied doughnuts, and Three Roses Floral
created the centerpiece.
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Principal Ed Jodlowski, Tommy Hilton and
Bob Werner, executive vice
president of 1st State Bank of Mason City
The 1st State Bank of Mason City and Illini Central
High School are pleased to present Tommy Hilton with
the February Student of the Month Award. For demonstrating
outstanding character, Tommy receives a $50 savings bond from 1st
State Bank and a reference work appropriate to his course of study
from the Illini Central High School faculty.
Tommy is the son of Jason and Tabitha Hilton. His
classes this year are International Relations, Spanish IV,
Contemporary World History, Advanced Computer Applications, Physical
Education, Pre-Calculus and Trigonometry, and AP Literature and
In addition, Tommy keeps busy with a number of
extracurricular activities. He participates in Science Club,
Scholastic Bowl, Envirothon, Drama Club, Spanish Club, PawPrint,
Worldwide Youth Science and Engineering, and Illinois Council of
Teachers of Mathematics competition. Tommy also plays on the varsity
baseball team, and he coaches summer baseball.
Tommy plans to attend Lincoln College, where he will
major in history with education and play baseball.
Josh Mangano, seventh-grader at Zion Lutheran
School in Lincoln, has been selected as the Zion Lutheran February
Student of the Month. Josh's ZLS activities are baseball,
basketball, track, speech team and spelling bee. He is a member of
Lincoln Christian Church. His church and community activities are
youth group, choir, soccer and summer baseball. Josh also enjoys
listening to Phillies' baseball games and playing video games. His
parents are Dr. Mark and Roberta Mangano of Lincoln.
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