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Planning Underway The 37 th Lake Fork Commu- nity Center Auction is Satur- day, March 27 th. The first planning meeting is Friday, January 15 at 7Pm in the Community Center. The second planning meet- ing is Friday, February 5 at 7Pm in the Community Center. The final planning meeting is Friday, March 5 at 7Pm in the Community Center. This is the last meeting to have a listing on the Sale Bill. Soup & Chili Supper The Mt. Pulaski First United Methodist Church will host a Soup & Chili Supper- by Dona- tion - Saturday, January 23 from 4 to 7Pro. Menu - Beef Vegetable Soup & Chili, Grilled Cheese and Hot Dogs, Drinks, and Des- serts. Carryouts available. Proceeds will benefit the Youth Group and Church Camp Fund. Logan County Genealogical and Historical Society Program by Tim McCormick "Lincoln Historical Architec- ture". January 18 at 6:30Pm. at 114 North Chicago, Lincoln. Guests Welcome. Elkhart Blood Drive Local blood drives need your help with blood donations for patients in area hospitals. The Central Illinois Community Blood Center is offering an opportunity to donate blood at... - ....... " Elkhart - Christian Church, 1130 South Gillett; 3 to 6, Thurs- day, January 7. "It's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it." Mark Twain Published Twice A Month - 24 Issues A Year Week of January 4, 2010 A 100' x 200' building addition to Inland Tool Company is underway. The addition is estimated to be $450,000. Oasis extends services to Mt. Pulaski Times Photo The Oasis Senior Center of Logan County is extending ser- vices to the people of Mt. Pulaski and the nearby areas beginning February of 2010. The Oasis will sponsor trained volunteers to assist senior citi- zens in two areas. The first service is provid- ing tax filing services for the elderly. Dominic Dalpoas, who has received training and per- formed this service for several years in Logan County, will be available the fourth Tues- day of February and March to assist local seniors in submit- ting their tax information. Mr. Dalpoas cautions that he can give no tax advice and farmers and other, more complicated situations, should be handled by a professional. However, for many seniors the service is very beneficial. New this year is the opportunity to meet in Mt. Pulaski. Mr. Dalpoas has made arrangements with Vonderlieth Living Center to make use of a room there. Con- tact the Oasis at 217-732-6132 to schedule an appointment with Mr. Dalpoas. Appointment times will range from 9 until 3:30 and will be made on a first come, first served basis. In addition to tax filing, the Oasis will also provide volun- teers to assist elderly residents of the Mt. Pulaski area in apply- ing for Illinois Cares Rx. a pro- gram for lower income levels. Other relevant programs avail- able to those involved will be discussed and assistance pro- vided in taking advantage of them. A volunteer is available the fourth Thursday of every month beginning in February, 2010 at Vonderlieth Living Center. Call the Oasis (732-6132) to arrange a time. Illinois Cares Rx Plus - Adults 65 years of age or older who are U.S. citizens or quali- fied immigrants. Have a total annual income Of no more than $24,891 ($33,487 for couples). If you qualify, Illinois Cares Rx Plus covers almost all pre- scription drugs. Illinois Cares Rx Basic - Adults 65 years of age or older or people with disabilities aged 16 and over and have a total annual income of: no more than $25,532 if you are filing an application for yourself; no more than $33,677 if you filing an application for you and your spouse or one qual- ified additional resident; less than $42,220 if you are filing an application for you, your spouse and one other qualified additional resident or for you and at least two qualified addi- tional residents. If you qualify, Illinois Cares Rx Basic will cover pre- scription drugs that treat 11 common diseases: Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, cancer, dia- betes, glaucoma, heart dis- ease and its related condi- tions. HIV/AIDS (if eligible for Medicare), lung disease and smoking-related illnesses. multiple sclerosis, osteoporo- sis and Parkinsons disease. If you have Medicare, Illi- nois Cares Rx will help pay for drugs on your coordinat- ing Medicare Part D prescrip- tion drug plan's list of covered drugs (formulary). To qualify for IllinoisCares Rx people with Medicare must apply for Medicares ExtraHelp from Social Security and, be in a coordinating Medicare drug plan to maximize benefits. Some folks find nothing good in a snowfall. Some of us find snow folks. Pearl Glaze found this happy snowman in the snow. Even has a nicely done coiffeur. Times Photo 0" .n .D fflo rn n m