Zion sausage and pancake meal, Mount
Pulaski VFW Super Bowl breakfast, HSLC Adopt-A-Thon, Lincoln Elks blood drive,
Hayden Zimmer and Lincoln Youth Wrestling make Close Up
By Mike Fak
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annual Zion Lutheran pancake and sausage meal will be
Saturday, Feb. 5, at Zion Lutheran School, 1600 Woodlawn Road in
Lincoln. Delicious pancake and hand-stuffed sausage meals will be
served from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Ticket prices are only $6 for adults
and $3 for children's meals. A silent auction, frozen meat and
freshly baked goods will be available.
will also be an open house at the school from 9 a.m. to noon for families with
children ages 2-5. Please call 732-3977 for more information.
Mount Pulaski Veterans of Foreign Wars will have their annual pancakes
and whole hog sausage breakfast on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 6. The times are from
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the VFW Hall, on the south side of the square, across from
the courthouse. Adults, $6; children 3-10 years, $3; and children under 3 eat
free. Carryouts are available; call 341-8967.
The Humane Society of Logan County will have an Adopt-A-Thon on
Saturday, Feb. 5, from 10 to 11 a.m. inside Big R at Heritage Plaza in Lincoln.
There will be both dogs and cats for adoption. These wonderful animals are
currently living in foster homes, have been spayed or neutered, have received
necessary inoculations, and are socialized to be able to move right into your
loving home. Visit the website at
www.hslclincoln.org or call 217-737-4042 for details.
To help ensure an adequate blood supply for our region, Lincoln Elks Lodge
is sponsoring a blood drive at the Lincoln Masonic Center, 2022 N. Kickapoo, on
Monday, Feb. 7. The hours of the blood drive are noon to 6 p.m. For your
convenience, please call Jessica to sign up toll-free at 1-866-GIVE-BLD
(1-866-448-3253), ext. 118, or schedule an appointment online at
Walk-ins are also welcome and truly appreciated.
The Lincoln Community High School December Senior of the Month is Hayden
Zimmer, son of Rick and Gail Zimmer of Lincoln. Hayden's school activities
have included soccer, band, Spanish Club and National Honor Society, among
others. He is active in the community as well, doing volunteer work with the
Logan County Food Pantry, Zonta, YMCA, Together for Lincoln, Harvest of Talents
and 4-H, as well as tutoring students, among other volunteer efforts.
Hayden is planning on industrial technologies as a college major.
Logan County Bank is proud to sponsor the LCHS Senior of the Month/Year
awards and scholarship program. Each monthly winner receives a $50 U.S. savings
bond from the bank and is eligible for a $1,500 scholarship awarded by Logan
County Bank, to be used by the winner of the annual award at the college of
Logan County Bank congratulates Hayden on his selection ad LCHS Senior of the
Month for December.
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Lincoln Youth Wrestling results from the Hawk Challenge in Fairbury on
6 and under: Dustin Meachum and Chase Reed both took second place.
7 and 8: Tony Gandolphi took first place; Alex Bogdanic and Terrance Hyde
took second place; J.R. Lynn, Roux Starr and Kailen Sanchez took third place;
and Austin O'Donoghue and Tyler Mason took fourth place.
9 and 10: Taylon Mason and Kade Schmidt took third place, and Dalton Westcott
took fourth place.
11 and 12: Scott Lesson Jr. took fourth place.
Lincoln Youth Wrestling will travel to Monticello on Sunday, Feb. 6.
a good piece of news, information or something that we can all brag
about? If you do, e-mail Mike and let us tell everyone about it.
Plus you can win cash. Every submission, whether we use it or not,
will get your name in the Close Up grab bag. At the end of the month
we will draw a name and someone will get $25 just for dropping us an
e-mail. If you wish, we will be happy to donate your winnings to the
organization of your choice.
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