Mobile pantry, Eli Crane, LCHS band fundraiser, Lincoln Junior Woman's Club trivia night
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By Mike Fak
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The Central Illinois
Foodbank Mobile Food Pantry will be at the Lincoln/Logan Food Pantry
parking lot, 125 N. Logan, on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 6 p.m.
Families and individuals in need of food assistance are
encouraged to attend. Bring an empty box or laundry basket to fill.
Saturday, Eli Crane of Lincoln won as the junior novice national champion
at the 2011 QMA Dirt Grands in Taylorville. His mom and dad are Jeremy and Stef
Crane of Lincoln.'
LCHS band is having a fundraiser this Saturday, Aug. 13, from 10 a.m. to
1:30 p.m. It is a Dodge test drive fundraiser. Dodge will bring new cars to the
LCHS parking lot. People in the community are encouraged to come test drive a
car, then fill out a short survey. For each person who drives, the band boosters
get $20. There is no sales pitch or pressure, just a five- to 10-minute test
drive and the survey.
trivia night sponsored by the Lincoln Junior Woman's Club is
this Friday, Aug. 12. The event will be at Rusty's, 2810 Woodlawn,
with the doors opening at 6 p.m. The game starts at 6:30 p.m.
Trivia teams will play 10 rounds of 10 questions each. You do not
need a full table of players to attend. Cost per person includes
appetizers and a soft drink. Proceeds will help fund the Lincoln
Junior Woman's Club Movie in the Park. The movie "Cars" will be
shown on a giant inflatable screen at Postville Park on Sept. 10 and
will be free to the public.
The club is also seeking corporate sponsorships for the Movie in
the Park, and anyone interested in donating is encouraged to contact
the club for more information.
To sign up for the trivia night or for information on Movie in
the Park sponsorship, email
LincolnJWC@comcast.net or call 217-341-9275.
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Rotary Club of Lincoln invites you to a grilled chicken
dinner. The drive-thru fundraiser will be on Thursday, Aug. 18, at
the Farm Bureau parking lot, at the corner of McLean and Pulaski
streets. The delicious meals with half a chicken will be available
from 4 to 6:30 p.m. The menu will include mashed potatoes and gravy,
corn, and bread and butter.
The cost is $8 per ticket and advance purchases are encouraged.
To purchase tickets, call 732-8092 between 8 and 4 p.m.
Proceeds will be used to fund community activities and conduct
service projects for the Lincoln and Logan County area.