'Tintin' tickets, Stitchers help Angel Tree, Arts & Crafts Guild, LCHS Class of '77 reunion, HSLC dog
wash, Erich Maxheimer, recycled material art
entries, 'Parents Night Out,' Lincoln College basketball camp, Mount Pulaski quilt show, Mount Pulaski preschool, Delavan battle re-enactment, Princess
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Free movie tickets available for 'Tintin'
Rick Hamm State Farm
Insurance Agency is the sponsor of "Tintin," the fourth feature of the free
summer series at Lincoln Theater 4.
Free tickets are now available at the Rick Hamm State Farm Insurance
Agency, 628 N. Chicago St.
"Tintin" will be shown at 10 a.m. on
Saturday, June 30, and Tuesday, July 3.
For more information,
Stitchers Group garage sale to
benefit Angel Tree
The Stitchers Group of St. John United Church of Christ in Lincoln will host
a garage sale on Saturday, June 30, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Sellers -- all members of St. John's -- will pay rent for their
spaces, with those proceeds going to the Angel Tree project at
Come early to find treasures you didn't even know you
The church is located at the corner of Seventh and Maple streets.
Arts & Crafts Guild to meet
The Logan County Arts & Crafts Guild will meet on Monday at 7 p.m. at Nancy
Saul's home, 507 N. Union St. The hostess will share her knowledge of Gullah
LCHS Class of 1977 reunion July
The LCHS Class of 1977 will have a reunion on July 28 to mark 35 years since
graduation. The class reunion will be at Logan Lanes, starting at 6:30
p.m. There will also be a golf outing at the Lincoln Elks Country Club.
There is no cost to attend the
reunion. Food and drink will be available for purchase.
Logan Lanes will have their "Summer
Bash" going on that evening, which will include live bands set up on
the bowling lanes. Outdoor seating will also be available.
If you have any questions regarding
the golf outing, contact Jane Quisenberry Ryan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Questions on the reunion at Logan
Lanes as well as updated classmate info can be sent to Tami Burwell
Klink at email@example.com.
There is also a Class of 1977 page
on Facebook at
For those needing hotel
accommodations, the Best Western adjacent to Logan Lanes has a
special rate for any Class of 1977 members. Please refer to the
reunion in order to get the discount.
There are some classmates we've lost contact with,
so help get the word out by mentioning this article to people you know, or tell
them about the Facebook page.
Dog wash at Kroger on Saturday
Cool off your pooch. The Humane Society of Logan County will wash dogs on
Saturday from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Kroger, 1475 Woodlawn Road.
Donations are accepted for the washing. Dog nail clipping is available for
an additional $7.
Erich Maxheimer, Mount Pulaski,
completes Officer Training School
MOUNT PULASKI -- Erich Maxheimer, a Mount. Pulaski High School graduate and
University of Illinois student, just successfully completed a 28-day field
training course at the Officer Training School campus at Maxwell Air Force
Base in Montgomery, Ala.
Air University holds the field-training courses for college students
in the ROTC program during the summer between their sophomore and
junior years of college. It is a vital process of leadership,
development and assessment to determine their worthiness to become
an Air Force commissioned officer. Only a select number of cadets
have the opportunity to be evaluated in the summer ROTC training
program. Cadets are tested in physical fitness, drill assessment,
and the Field Training Manual and Airman's Manual.
Erich is the son of Mike and Suzie Maxheimer of Chestnut. He is
the grandson of Earl and Dolores Maxheimer of Mount Pulaski, Charlie
and June Huffer of Lincoln, and Pete and Della Eeten of Pekin.
with recycled materials
sought for Logan County Fair
The Logan County Joint
Solid Waste Agency and the Lincoln Woman's Club are again sponsoring a
recycled materials medium in the Fine Arts Division at the Logan County
Fair. The medium will include recycled materials such as glass, metal,
plastics, wood and paper. Artists are encouraged to use their imaginations
in their choice of recycled materials and the application of those materials
in an art project.
Recycled materials artwork will be
sponsored in the following age divisions: adults, 18 years and over;
young people, 13-17 years; and children, 10-12 years. Entries must
be made to the Logan County Fair office by 4:30 p.m. July 25.
Artwork must be delivered to the Fine Arts Exhibition Building
between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. July 30.
Award premiums for the artwork are
being furnished from proceeds generated by the monthly glass
collections co-sponsored by the Joint Solid Waste Agency and the
Lincoln Woman's Club.
For more information on the Fine
Arts Division, contact the Logan County Fair Association at
Lincoln Church of the Nazarene
to host 'Parents Night Out'
The Lincoln Church of the Nazarene will host a "Parents Night Out," with
three sessions available the last weekend in June.
The event will give parents an
opportunity to enjoy three hours out at any place of their
Meanwhile, children ages 4-10 are invited to the
church, which will be transformed into the Starlight Space
Center, where they will enjoy a "Galactic Adventure with God" and
will be entered in a drawing for a new bike. There will be food,
activities and fun at no cost to the parents.
The church hopes to give the first 10 couples who sign up a gift
certificate to one of the local restaurants.
The dates and times are Thursday and Friday, June 28 and 29,
5:30-8:30 p.m., and Saturday, June 30, from noon until 3 p.m.
Call Alice to register at 217-971-6595.
Lincoln Church of the Nazarene is located at 2501 Woodlawn Road.
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Lincoln College to host
basketball camp for girls
Lincoln College will host a
basketball camp June 25-28 for girls in first to eighth grade. Sessions will
be in the Jack Nutt Arena in the Lincoln Center.
The camp will focus on fundamental
first to fourth grade will attend from 10 a.m. to noon, and girls in
fifth to eighth grade will go from 1 until 3 p.m.
The camp is $40 per person and $20
for additional siblings. Forms are available in the Lincoln Center
For more information, contact Carol
Wilson at 735-5050, ext. 317, or email
Pulaski Courthouse to host quilt show -- exhibitors wanted
MOUNT PULASKI -- The Mount Pulaski Courthouse
Foundation is sponsoring a quilt show Sept. 8 and 9, during the Mount
Pulaski Fall Festival. The quilts will be displayed at the Mount Pulaski
Courthouse from noon to 8 p.m. on Sept. 8 and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sept. 9.
All quilts are welcome. If you wish to
exhibit a quilt, call the courthouse at 217-792-3919 between noon
and 4 p.m. daily, Tuesday through Saturday, to obtain a quilt entry
form and guidelines. Quilt entry forms are also available at many
area shops and libraries. All entry forms are due by Aug. 15.
Awards will be provided for first, second and third places. The
awards will be based on votes by all visitors.
Each quilt displayed has a unique story to tell. The quilt
pictured was made on the Rosebud Indian Reservation in South
Dakota. It was won in a basketball tournament by Terry Middletent, from
the Lower Brule Reservation. When Pastor Barbara Stroud-Borth left
her seminary internship on the Lower Brule Lakota Reservation, Terry
and his wife, Mary Jane, gave it to her to honor and thank her for
the year she lived and worked with the people of Lower Brule.
A committee of volunteers is putting on the quilt show to help
raise money for the courthouse restoration. Any and all donations
are greatly appreciated.
Pulaski CUD 23 preschool openings
MOUNT PULASKI -- Mount Pulaski Grade School
has openings in its preschool program for the 2012-2013 school year.
The program guidelines are:
Children must be 3
years old prior to Sept. 1.
will meet in the morning (8-11 a.m.).
will meet in the afternoon (noon-3 p.m.).
Classes meet five
times per week.
Monthly tuition is
Transportation is the parent's
If you are interested or have any questions about the program,
call Gene Newton, Mount Pulaski Grade School principal, at
Delavan to host Civil War re-enactment
battle June 30-July 1
DELAVAN -- The inaugural
Little Crane Creek Civil War re-enactment battle will be on June 30 and July
1 at the Lake Park in Delavan. It is one of many events in Delavan in
conjunction with the city's175th birthday. The re-enactment is free and open
to the public.
Re-enactors representing both
the North and South will participate in a battle scheduled for 3
p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday.
weekend will also include an appearance by President Abraham
Lincoln, Civil War storyteller Brett Hall and Civil War songs by Bob
Welch. On Saturday evening there will be a period dance featuring
the 33rd Illinois Volunteer Regiment Band.
of Talents Princess Tea planned for June 30
Harvest of Talents for World Hunger
and Lincoln Christian Church are sponsoring a Princess Tea again
this year for young ladies ages 3-13. The event will be on June 30
at the Lincoln Christian Church Fellowship Hall. Doors will open at
10:45 a.m., and the tea is from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The theme of the event will be "Secret Garden." Young ladies are
invited to dress in whatever makes them feel pretty. Tea will be
served on decorated tables and entertainment will be provided. There
will also be time allowed for photo ops.
Tickets go on sale May 1. Seating is limited. For more
details and to make reservations, contact Vera Thomas at the church
Young ladies are to be accompanied by a chaperone, such as their
mother, grandmother, aunt or friend.
Lincoln Christian Church is located at 204 N. McLean St. in
All proceeds from the Princess Tea will go the 2012 Harvest of
Talents for World Hunger, to feed hungry people worldwide.