Pulaski Grade School registration will be Aug. 8-12, 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Fees are $25 for the early childhood program, $45 for kindergarten to fifth
grade and $55 for sixth to eighth grade.
21st annual Firemen's Benefit Golf Outing sponsored by Frontier Mutual
Insurance Co. of Lincoln was on July 25 at the Elks Golf Course in Pontiac. This
year's event included 108 golfers, representing 17 different fire departments
from central Illinois. They raised $7,530 toward each of their own fire
departments to help purchase necessary equipment and supplies. The total amount
raised over the past 21 years has surpassed $129,429.
Lincoln Logan/May Enterprises, represented by agent Bob Jeckel, sponsored the
Lincoln Fire Department and Lincoln Rural Fire Protection District. Team players
were Kendall Fitzpatrick, Phil Uphoff, Ken Ebelherr and Bob Dunovsky of the city
fire department, and Chad Letterle, Andy and Ryan Anderson, and Dave Hurley of
the rural department.
Other participating fire departments were from Ashkum, Allen Township,
Chatsworth, Chenoa, Dana, Fairbury, Flanagan-Graymont, Gilman, Milford, Piper
City, Pontiac, Plainfield, Onarga, Reading and Towanda.
The benefit is an annual event and is scheduled next year on July 23, 2012.
first Sidewalk Chalk Art Exposition will be on Thursday, Aug. 25, in
downtown Lincoln. Artists of all ages and abilities are invited to join the city
of Lincoln and the Lincoln Park District as they combine their efforts to make
something beautiful and interesting. Registration forms will be available at the
park district until Sunday, Aug. 21. You may create your design on Aug. 25
between noon and 8 p.m. Your talents will be displayed just before the community
greets the crowds for the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival weekend.
Squares of sidewalk will be numbered and reserved. Each space is $10, and you
will be provided with a container of chalk. Enter as an individual or as a team
of two or more. The first 25 individuals who preregister will receive gift
coupons from Culver's, Wendy's, McDonald's, Curry's Wieners and the chamber of