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Zonta Club of Lincoln Scholarships Zonta Club of Lincoln is offering two different types of scholarships for young women. The first of these is Zonta International's - Young Women in Public Affairs and the second is/Zonta Club of Lincoln's - Women's Career Scholarship. The goal of the Young Women in Public Affairs (YWPA) Program ris to encourage more young women to par- ticipate in public affairs by recognizing a commitment to the volunteer sector, evidence of volunteer leadership achieve- ments and a dedication to the advance- ment of the status of women. The YWPA Scholarship is open to women of age 16- 19 and living or studying in a Zonta district at the time the application is submitted to the district. Students applying need to demomtratef the //o'ng.,. Active commitment to volunteerism, Experience in local or student government; Volunteer leader- ship achievements; Knowledge of Zonta International and its programs; and Advocating in Zonta International's mis- sion of advancing the status of women worldwide. Zonta Club of Lincoln will offer the local winner no less than $300 and the recipient will have an opportunity to compete on a District level for a $1,000 award. International winners are chosen from District recipients to receive awards of $3,000 each. Applications for the YWPA Scholar- ship are available at Logan County High Schools, Colleges and Universities as well as on the Zonta International website of www.zonta.org. Application deadline for our local award is February 21. The second scholarship is the Wom- en's Career Scholarship that is open to any Logan County woman. The school to be attended need not be an Illinois institution; however, it must be accredited or recognized as an approved program in the field of study. Top candidates will be selected based on merit, activities, leader- ship, honors, awards, and need. Awards are offered on a one academic year basis and applicants can reapply year after year. Students having less than one academic year remaining until graduation are not eligible for consideration. Applications available at local High School, Colleges and University guidance offices. For more information or for applica- tiom contact Christel Huff, Chairman, Zonta Club of Lincoln, Scholarship Committee, 211 tham Street, Lincoln, IL 62656, 217-732-3305 or 217-737-4470. Email: chfiel huff 211x)mcastet. Deadline for sdholarship application is March 19. Scholarship Applications Available Abraham Lincoln Healthcare Founda- tion Healthcare Careers Scholarships may be awarded to students pursuing careers identified by Abraham Lincoln Memo- rial Hospital as relating to its present and future needs. Award amounts range from $10,000 for an associate's degree up to $30,000 for graduate degrees. For every $2,500 awarded, the recipient is contrac- tually obligated to a one-year employ- ment contract at ALMH. Graduating high school seniors, as well as students further along in their healthcare studies are eligible to apply. Preferred career fields this year include nursing (ADN or BSN), physical therapy, medical laboratory technology and nurse anesthesiology (CRNA). Applicants must be residents of Logan County, currently attending or accepted into a fiflly accredited school for their chosen field of study, and demonstrate a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale while maintaining a "B" average in core classes. Detailed scholarship guidelines and application forms are available for download at almh.org/Giving-Back/ Scholarships. Completed applications are due Friday, March 30. For more information about the ALHF Healthcare Careers Scholarship Program, contact ALHF Executive Director Marty Ahrends at 605-5006. 18 HSLC Luncheon Humane Society of Logan County Chili/Vegetable Soup Luncheon Satur- flay, Fraa 11 at Friendship Manor, 925 Primm Road, I I to 22. Tickets: $7. Hot Dog meal: $3. Carry Outs available Crime Stoppers Scholarship Lincoln-Logan Crime Stoppers are accepting applications for their 2012 Scholarship Awards. Awards are available to a Logan County high school senior or a current college student pursuing a Degree in the Law Enforcement field. Applications are available at High Schools, Logan County Regional Office of Education, Lincoln College and Heart- land College or eall 217-732-5704. Appl/cations are due by March 31 to: Karen Petty / Lincoln Logan Crime Stoppers / 311 Tenth Street / Lincoln, 11 62656. 00AR MEET Fire. 11 LOGAN COUNTY DEMOCRATS will meet 10 am Saturday, February 11 at the Owl's Roost Coffee Bar, 427 Pulaski Street in Lincoln. The winner of the "Super Bowl TV Raffle" was Steve French, Lincoln. Follow the Logan County Democrats on Facebook. MEET FEB. 17 ELKHART HISTORICAL SOCI- ETY will meet 5:30 pm Friday, Febru- ary 17 at Wild Hare Car& The program will be presented by Paul Beaver Histo- rian Emeritus, Lincoln College on A. Lincoln in Logan County (1834-1860). Watch for complete details on www.el kharthistoricalsociety.org. B00_A00AST FEB. 18 RYN-FUITEN POST 447, MT. PLLASKI AMERICAN LEGIOi invites the Public to a Legion "Prayer 3reakfast" to honor all veterans. The fee breakfast is 9 am Saturday, February 18. A guest speaker on the Honor Flight Program will give information. RSVP to Phyllis Meister 792- 5151 or Phyllis Beccue 792-5698 / pbeccue@frontiemet.net. MEET FEB. 20 LOGAN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY meets at 6:30 pm (114 North Chicago St., Lincoln). David Lanterman will speak about the history of Lincoln Theater & recount renovation efforts of the landmark building. MEET FEB. 27 MT PULASKI TOWNSHIP HIS- TORICAL SOCIETY meets Monday February 27 - 1:30 pm at museum. MAROI 2 LAKE FORK COMMUNITY CENTER FINAL meeting for March 31 Auction is Friday, March 2 at 7 pm in the Lake Fork Community Center. See ad on page 3 this paper. MARC. 17 DOORS OPEN 7 pm for comedi- enne Mary Mack at Mt. Pulaski Ameri- can Legion. For more info: Renee (217) 433-4697 or Nick (21 7) 791-0220. SANDWICH DINNF00 MAROt 22 PASE (PEOPLE ACTING TO SUPPORT EDUCATION) will host Butterfly Pork Chop dinner at the MPGS cafeteria Thursday, March 22 from 5: 30 to 7 pro. Meal ($5) includes butterfly pork chop sandwich, chips, dessert, and tea or lemonade. A hot dog can be substi- tuted for the sandwich for $4. The dinner coincides with the Spring Book, Science and Art Fair that is open from 6 to 7:30 pro. PASE invites you to come out to the dinner and to take time to enjoy the tal- ents of our many students at the Fair. MEET THURSDAY EVENING ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS meetings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafay- ette. NEWSPAPER DEADIJNE MT. PULASKI TIMES Advertising is due February 17. Articles are due Feoruary 20. Next issue is Februa 23. Did You Know - The FDA has fined the Red Cross $9.6 Million for unsafe blood management Mt. Pulaski Times Tax Help is Here! The Oasis Senior Center will be hosting two days of tax preparation help for Mt. Pulaski area citizens. February 23 and March 22 you have the opportunity to get free tax help here at Vonderlieth Living Center. Schedule an appointment by calling the Oasis at 732-6132. (Folks with more complicated income includ- ing farm estates should consult an accountant or tax specialist.) In addition, ff you are interested in signing up for lllinois Cares Rx, there will be someone available to help you sign up online. Please call .the Oasis soon for an appointment. POliceRep0rt By Mike Lalda Gotcdka Moment - Chief Lynn Freer obsewed a Mt. Pulaski resident motoring about town. Chief knew our fellow resident was driving suspended. When stopped, the resident said, =No, I don't have a license." How about Insurance? Again... "No". As the arrest was made, the resident commented, "I'm supposed to get my license back in two days". Really? Good luck with that. FOR SALE China cabinet, gd cond., 1 drwr, 2 drs at top for dish display, storage space at bottom, 43" long, 71" tall, med wood color, 732- 4902 or 671-6545 FOR SALE Four-country style Amish made captain oak kitchen chairs and two regular chairs, stained walnut. Excellent condition. Call 792-5363 2-9 FOR SALE Old Singer pedal-style sewing machine, over 100-years old. In poor condition, but restorable. Best offer, 364-5606 -%23 WANTED Trailer 56' wide x 8-10' long in gd cond 217-963-2424 WANTED Rototiller motorized to pull behind garden tractor. 36" or wider 217-963-2424 WANTED Local welder wants your broken metat yard tools, ff it's metal - shovels, rakes, and hand tools he'll take them off your hands. He's also looking for old saw blades, door hinges, and ? 737-5100 1-19 WANTED Howard Hurt, Sr. is buying junk cars and bucks, 217-415-0438 -2-9 Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semPmonthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., ML Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mr. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Call 217-792-5557 to subscribe. Periodical Postage is paid at Mt. Pulaski, IL 62548 POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Mt. Pulaski Times, C/O Michael Lakin. P O Box I 14 - 311 S. Washinon Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548 Office: 217-792-5557 times@frontiemet.net Thursday - February 9, 2012