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Taking a 'Peek at the Week' ahead, Nov. 1-7

[NOV. 1, 2004]  Good Monday morning (or afternoon)! Not that you're not saturated with reminders, but.... Election Day is tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 2).

Also this week:

Tuesday, Nov. 2, 10 a.m. -- Chamber Membership Committee meeting in the chamber office

Friday, Nov. 5, 5-7 p.m. -- Chamber Mixer at Investment Center, State Bank of Lincoln's Sangamon Street Branch, 111 N. Sangamon St. Join Doug DeMay for this 10th anniversary celebration!

Out and about in the Logan County communities.....

Today (Monday, Nov. 1), noon to 6 p.m., blood drive at the Logan County Paramedic Association building. At this time, there is an urgent need for type O and type A blood. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is the sole supplier for our local hospital, Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, as well as other health care facilities in central Illinois. The blood center needs donors, volunteers and good ambassadors. Today's blood bank is sponsored by the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital Auxiliary. 

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Zonta Club of Lincoln turkey dinner is Sunday, Nov, 7, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lincoln Community High School. Carryouts are available. Tickets, at $8 for adults and $4 for children under 12, can be purchased in advance from Zonta members -- Gail Nunnery at State Bank or Marilyn Armbrust at Union Planters Bank, to name a couple -- or at the door.

Downtown Lincoln Holiday Open House, Nov. 6 and 7. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Includes carriage rides, carolers, live entertainment throughout the streets, door prize drawings, refreshments and live window displays. 

Also, downtown Lincoln businesses are coordinating a project to direct travelers off the interstate and into the downtown area. Nineteen businesses are already committed to a three-year "Experience Historic Downtown Lincoln" interstate sign, and eight more are needed (at $187). For more information, contact Melody Shew at MKS Jewelers, 732-6520.

Have a terrific week.

[Bobbi Abbott, executive director,
Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce]

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Lincoln/Logan County Chamber of Commerce

Bobbi Abbott

Executive Director

303 S. Kickapoo St.

Lincoln, IL 62656

(217) 735-2385


The local chamber of commerce is a catalyst for community progress, bringing business and professional people together to work for the common good of Lincoln and Logan County.

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