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February 2013

Saturday & Sunday, Feb. 23 & 24

Trojan Basketball Tournament
WHO: Third- to eighth-grade boys and girls

Saturday, Feb. 23

Health workshop
SPONSORS: Healthy Communities Partnership, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, ALMH Auxiliary, Health Resources and Services Administration, and Memorial Physician Services
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Join us to learn more about how you can "Take Care of the Heart of Your Family!" Sixty-six percent of Logan County residents are overweight or obese. Being overweight increases the chance for many health issues, including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. You'll hear from Christopher Rivera, M.D., from Memorial Physician Services about cardiovascular disease, learn weight management tips from nurse practitioner Kat Tucholke from Memorial Physician Services, get tips for packing a healthy lunch for you and your family from registered dietitian and certified diabetes educator Jennifer DiPasquale from ALMH, and learn about how to create an active family lifestyle from Todd Mourning, doctor of physical therapy from ALMH. You'll also have an opportunity for a FREE body fat and blood pressure screening. All participants will be entered to win an iPad, and the first 125 participants will receive a free T-shirt. Questions? Call 217-605-5008.
(See article.)

WHERE: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 8:30-11:15 am

Cat and Dog First Aid
SPONSOR: Red Cross Illinois Capital Area Chapter
WHO: Public
DETAILS: The goals of the pet first aid presentation are to teach participants how to be prepared for emergencies that involve a cat or a dog and how to protect themselves and the animal from further harm, injury or suffering during emergencies by teaching prompt, effective first-aid actions and care. Fee. To register, visit or call 1-800-REDCROSS. Participants need to register at least four days prior to the course date.
WHERE: 1045 Outer Park Drive, Springfield
WHEN: 8:30 am-noon

Convention and fashion show for Black History Month
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Black Student Union
WHO: Public
DETAILS: Afternoon event celebrates black-owned businesses and vendors. Fashion show in the evening.
WHERE: Lincoln Center at Lincoln College
WHEN: Convention 1-3:30 pm, fashion show 7-9 pm

Jazz concert
SPONSOR: Lincoln College Jazz Studies
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Joint concert with the Lincoln College Jazz Ensemble and the Pekin High School Jazz Band. Free.
(See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln College, Johnston Center for Performing Arts
WHEN: 7 pm

Monday, Feb. 25

Relay For Life meeting
SPONSOR: Relay For Life of Logan County
WHO: Anyone interested
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church, 204 N. McLean
WHEN: 6:30 pm

Abraham Lincoln Statue Committee meeting
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Statue Committee
WHO: Committee members and officials invited
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: 114 N. Chicago St.
WHEN: 7 pm

Tuesday, Feb. 26

Lincoln consolidated Republican primary
WHO: Registered voters
DETAILS: (See notice.)
WHERE: Lincoln Christian Church Youth Center, Delavan and Hamilton streets
(One polling place for all city precincts for this consolidated Republican primary)

WHEN: 6 am-7 pm

Chamber Lunch and Learn
SPONSOR: Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Renovate Communications
WHO: Public, by reservation
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Lincoln Public Library, Pegram Room
WHEN: 11:30 am to 1 pm

Insurance meeting for county employees
SPONSOR: Logan County Board Insurance Committee
WHO: County employees
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Logan County Courthouse
WHEN: 5 pm

Thursday, Feb. 28

Blood drive
SPONSOR: Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital
WHO: Open to the public
DETAILS: Central Illinois Community Blood Center blood drive. For more information or to sign up, call CICBC at 217-241-7550 or 1-866-GIVE-BLD (1-866-448-3253), ext. 5158, or sign up through, Walk-ins are welcome. Bring donor ID or a photo ID. 
WHERE: ALMH, 200 Stahlhut Drive
WHEN: 11 am-4 pm

Desert Storm remembrance
SPONSOR: Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
WHO: Public
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: Illinois State Military Museum, 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield.
WHEN: 11 am

Mount Pulaski Rotary lunch
SPONSOR: Mount Pulaski Rotary Club
WHO: Approved, dues-paying members
DETAILS: Weekly lunch
(More information)
WHERE: Buff's Restaurant on the Mount Pulaski square 
WHEN: Noon-1 pm

Art and craft class
SPONSOR: Youth Services Department of Lincoln Public Library 
WHO: Children 8-12 years old 
DETAILS: Thursdays through March 28. Preregistration is required for accurate planning of materials. Call 732-5732 the Monday before each class. 
WHERE: Library Annex
WHEN: 3:30 pm

Community Action corporate board meeting
SPONSOR: Community Action Partnership of Central Illinois
DETAILS: (See article.)
WHERE: 1800 Fifth St.
WHEN: 7 pm


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