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16 Country Decor, Antiques, Florals, Unique Handcrafted Treasures 8e So Much More Salt Creek Attic 106 S. Washington Mt. Pulaski- Tues-Fri 10-4 8e Sat 9-1 792-5117 Now is the time to have CIWS build your new Wind Turbine Electric Generator Call John For DetaiJs 217.519.3162 105 E. Jefferson St.  Mt. Pulaski Second Plann,ng Meeting Friday, February 4 FINAL Planning Meeting Friday, March 4 Mt. Pulaski Times 90 Left The Mt. Pulaski Cook- book is down to 90-copies. Available at Salt Creek Attic, there are no immediate plans to re-print the cookbook. Rabbit-Rabbit-Rabbit You'll have good luck in the New Year if the first words you utter on January 1 are Rabbit-Rabbit-Rabbit. That's according to the late Tom Ohler. And that explains the back page of last issue. Appears to be an old English saying. Collecting Cans Aluminum cans are being collected by the Youth of the Latham United Methodist Church. Drop them off from 6 - 7 on Tuesday evenings. Call Jean Davis 674-3555 to have them picked up. Soup & Chili Supper Jan. 29 Mt Pulaski First United Methodist Church will host a Soup & Chili Supper Sat. Jan. 29 from 4 to 7 p.m. Supper is by donation. Menu - Beef veg- etable soup and chili, grilled cheese, hotdogs, drinks, and desserts. - Carryout avail- able. Proceeds got to Youth Group and Church Camp Fund. Pancake & Sausage Breakfast Breakfast is all you can eat at 2008 prices! Breakfast will still be $6 per person. Pancake & Sausage Day is Sat, Jan 29 in the Kenney Community Center from 6 to 2. Children six and under eat flee. Rready-to-cook sau- sage patties will be available for sale while they last. WIU Dean's List More than 1,630 under- graduate students enrolled at Western Illinois University were named to the 2010 Fall Dean's List. An undergradu- ate student must earn at least a 3.6 grade point average on a scale of 4.0. Area students earning Dean's List honors include the following: Latham - ]ill Breanne Park (Jr) Mt Pulaski - Erik K Fricke (Soph) Ham & Beans Feb 12 Chestnut EMS will be displaying the new monitor/ defibrillator that they are purchasing at their next Ham & Bean fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place at the Chestnut Fire- house on February 12 from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. They will be serving Ham & Beans, hot dogs, corn muffins, dessert, and a drink. It will be open donations. General Casimir Pulaski Birthday March 5 Gen'l Casimir Pulaski's Birthday will be celebrated at the Mt. Pulaski Ameri- can Legion Hall (6 pm - 11 pro). The dinner (Polish & American food & desserts) will be served. Kung Fu Dynamite Band (40's, 50's, 60's, 70's) wilt entertain. Tickets are $10 per couple - on sale at Salt Creek Attic & Sadies Secret Place. Farm Credit Agriculture Scholarships Farm Credit Services of Illinois will present twenty- five $1,000 "We Under- stand" Agriculture Scholar- ships to current high school seniors. Applicants must be college-bound seniors pursu- ing agriculture-related cur- riculum and careers. Scholarship selections are based on academic achieve- ment, participation and leadership in school and community organizations, and the applicant's commit- ment level to an agricultural career. The scholarship applica- tion deadline is February 28. Scholarship applications are available at Farm Credit Services branch offices and at www.fcsillinois.com/ scholarships.html. Questions about the scholarship can be sent to info@fcsillinois.com. The University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environ- mental Sciences has offered a $1,000 scholarship match to any 2011 "We Under- stand" Agriculture Scholar who enrolls in the College of ACES this fall. A $I,000 scholarship match from the College of ACES would be applied to the student's Spring 2012 account at the University of Illinois. January 22, 2011 175  Celebration Meetings Mt. Pulaski 175th Cel- ebration meetings are at 9 a.m. the first and third Saturdays of each month at the Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of the Square. Lutheran High Craft Fair Springfield Lutheran High School is having a Spring Craft Fair Feb. 26 from 9-3 for upcoming holidays. Con- cessions, childcare, bake sale plus all the crafts from local vendors of our community, and more. Vendors can con- tact Denise at 217-787-6103 for details. Free Planning Seminar Mr. Pulaski First Chris- tian Church is sponsoring a free Estate Planning Seminar Sun, Jan 30 from 2-4:15 p.m. at the church's Family Life Center, 114 N. Lafayette St and will be led by representatives from the Estate Planning Depart- ment of Lincoln Christian University. "We are pleased to offer this excellent seminar to our church friends and commu- nity members," stated Mark Weber, Senior Minister at First Christian Church. "Most f'amilies find it easy to put off the estate plan- ning process. People need to understand that the process of establishing an estate plan is not difficult, nor threaten- ing. We're offering this semi- nar and do so to encourage and assist the community to plan ahead for life's reali- ties. And, estate planning is not just for the elderly. It is crucial that all people with young children identify guardians rather than letting the courts decide what will happen to the  children in the event of the loss of both parents." Topics covered include: Wills, Revocable Living Trusts, Limited Powers of Attorney, Health Care Rep- resentative Designations, and estate tax reduction mechanisms. Advantages and disadvantages of the various instruments will be discussed, and certainly, there will be ample opportu- nities for questions from the audience. For details, or to reserve a seat, call Teresa Montgom- ery 792-5417.