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February 2012

Thursday, Feb. 2

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Lincoln Elks Lodge
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drive. Walk-ins are always welcome, but to schedule an appointment, call 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 158, or sign up online at
WHERE: Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo
WHEN: Noon-6 pm

Saturday, Feb. 4

Lisa Biehl-McGhee benefit
SPONSOR: Friends and family
WHO: Anyone
DETAILS: Join us for a fun-filled evening to help Lisa and her family cover medical bills stemming from her cancer treatment. Lisa, mother to four, is battling stage three malignant melanoma. She is the wife of Tim McGhee, formerly of Clinton; daughter of Steve and Linda Biehl of McLean; granddaughter of Dick and Irene Garabrant of Bloomington; and niece of Gil and Jan Turner of Atlanta. Lisa and her family currently reside in Atlanta. The benefit will feature the band Vinyl 45, a pork barbecue dinner, Chinese auction, 50-50 raffle, carnival games for kids, and a chili cook-off. If you would like to participate in the cook-off and try to win the grand prize, a turkey fryer, please call Rachel at 309-533-8974. If you have questions or would like to donate to this event, please email or
WHERE: McLean Park District gym
WHEN: 5-9 pm

Thursday, Feb. 9

VFW monthly meeting
SPONSOR: Cronin Brothers VFW Post 1756
WHO: All VFW members
DETAILS: All VFW members are encouraged to attend to discuss upcoming events and other points of discussion.
WHERE: 915 Fifth St. 
WHEN: 7:30 pm

Saturday, Feb. 11

Abe's birthday celebration at Postville
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See publicity.)
WHERE: Postville Courthouse State Historic Site, 914 Fifth St.
WHEN: 10 am-4 pm

Chili and vegetable soup lunch
SPONSOR: Humane Society of Logan County
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Fundraiser
WHERE: Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road
WHEN: 11 am-2 pm

Saturday, Feb. 18

First responders dinner
SPONSOR: Cronin Brothers VFW Post 1756
WHO: First responders, their family members and VFW members
DETAILS: The VFW will be serve a spaghetti dinner for those who go above and beyond. Thank you all! 
WHERE: Freedom Hall, Post 1756, 915 Fifth St. 
WHEN: 6-8 pm

Thursday, Feb. 23

Presentation on nutrition and heart health
SPONSOR: The Christian Village
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: "Nutrition Advice You Can Take to Heart." Why is nutrition so important to heart health? Register today to hear Katherine Rosner, MS, MBA, RD speak about heart health, nutrition and you. Tasty refreshments provided and a free gift to the first 10 people who register. RSVP to Marcia Cook by Feb. 21 at 732-2189 or
WHERE: Christian Village senior apartment building, 1500 Seventh St.
WHEN: 1:30-2:30 pm



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