Whole catfish are fried on the premises during the event. Other
items on the menu are hash brown casserole, coleslaw, baked beans,
homemade desserts and drinks. Chicken strips are also on the menu
for children or adults who do not eat fish.
Tickets will be sold in advance by members of the church or at
the door. Guests may dine in or carry out for the same price.
Tickets are $9 for adults, $4 for children age 4-12, and children
under 4 years eat free with a paid adult.
Proceeds benefit children and youth ministries such as Vacation
Bible School, camping scholarships and the Bible Zone after-school
ministry and meal.
The San Jose United Methodist Church is at 601 S. First St. in
San Jose, six blocks south of U.S. 136 at the corner of Linden and
First. San Jose is about 15 miles directly south of Pekin on
Towerline Road; or follow Illinois Route 29 to U.S. 136, then go
east two miles to San Jose; or go about 10 miles west of Interstate
155 on U.S. 136.
For advance tickets or more information, call the church at 309-247-3232 or
Jim Eeten at 309-247-3485.
this weekend for Teresa Rekart
On Saturday there will be a
midday benefit for Teresa Rekart at the Lincoln VFW Freedom Hall.
A chili cheeseburger meal will be
available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. During the day there will also be a
bake sale, silent auction and 50-50 drawing. Entertainment will be
provided by Wolf Karaoke.
When Teresa suffered numerous complications from surgery, she had to
have two hip replacement surgeries and was incapacitated for quite
some time. She lost her job and consequently her health benefits.
The money raised Saturday will go to the Rekart family to assist
with medical bills, prescriptions and other necessities.
of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary hosts 'Hop to Shop' this Saturday
The Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary will host their fourth
annual "Hop to Shop" event just in time for spring. Join them and
several local in-home business owners, crafters and artisans for a
one-stop place to shop for Easter, Mother’s Day, graduations or just
The event is on Saturday, March 8, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the
K of C Hall, 217 N. Limit St. in Lincoln. The auxiliary will also
offer sloppy Joes and hot dog lunches, including chips and a drink.
All proceeds from this event go to the scholarship fund of the
Knights of Columbus Ladies Auxiliary.
Peter Lutheran in Emden to host used prom/party dress sale this
EMDEN — On Saturday, March 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., shoppers and
sellers will have a great opportunity to earn cash from their past
prom and party dresses or get a great bargain on something that will
be "new to you."
A fitting area will be available for trying on the dresses before
St. Peter Lutheran Church, 120 Market St. in Emden, will serve as
the clearinghouse for the sale, charging only a small fee per dress
to have them on display. The balance of the cash earned by the sale
of a dress will go to the seller.
Dresses may be brought to the church between 9 and 10:30 a.m.
For the buyer, the terms are cash only; no checks will be
For the seller, any dresses not sold must be picked up at the
church no later than 2:30 p.m. Because the church does not have
storage for the dresses, anything remaining after 2:30 p.m. will be
donated to another group.
For more information about the sale, call 217-737-2742.
[Information received from Rebecca
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