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Happy 96th Birthday (April 4) Mom Your Family The Farmers Bank Community Banking Week Planned Events April 4 - 9 is the 2P' Annual Community Banking Week in Illinois. This year's theme is "Catch the Community Banking Spirit." The officers, directors, and employees of The Farmers Bank hopes that you will join us as we observe and recognize our special week and celebrate our great com- munity. During the week, The Farm- ers Bank will be host numerous events. There will be giveaways, refreshments, and act/v-/ties for everyone's par-tic/pat/on. The lobby will be decorated with entries to our coloring contest.Also, there Did You Know - The Census Bureau says that 13% of all U.S. homes are vacant. .... General Contracting Professional Service - Home Town Commitment Licensed - Fully Insured - Bonded Ray lnman 454-3090 will be a slide show presentation of the history of The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski in the lobby. Thursday, April 7, a blood drive, in support of the Central Illinois Community Blood Center, .will be held from l0 to 2. Call Leslie at 792-5211 to set up an appointment to donate blood. Saturday, April 9, the bank will host a Community Softball Game (bank employees vs. community members) at Veterans Park at 2. If you would like to play, stop in the main bank and sign up. There will be free children activities during the game and free refresh- ments. Come watch the game and sign up for a chance to win Cubs/Cards tickets, you must be present to win. Mark your calendar for the week of April 4 and stop by the bank to help us celebrate our great com- mlln#y. Thanks to everyone who has helped to make us a vital part of this area's growth and prosperity. You've given us reason to cel- ebrate Illinois Community Bank- ing Week. The Farmers Bank of Mt. Pulaski License # 104 - 008527 FREE Shippin . to our store when you order from TrueValue.com. Browse thousands of products online Click the Ship-to-Store option Pick up your order in our store Visit us online 24/7 at TrueValue.com for project tips and ideas. IIII I JOHNSON HARDWARE&GARDENS amm. 423 S. Washington St. STAIU RIGHT. STAffr HERE." MI. Pulaski 792-5911 ............................. Andrea Hanna Andrea is the daughter of Terry and Charity Mile- . ham of Mt. Pulaski. While in high school, Andrea has been a four-year member of the Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America. She was historian for this organization her sophomore year, and is currendy the president. Mt. Pulaski High School Senior-of-the-Month Andrea is also a four- year member of Spirit Squad and Chorus, and has been on the World- wide Youth in Science and Engineering team for two years. Andrea is a high honor roll student, and is one of the top ten students of the graduating class. She has been named to the National Society of High School Scholars, and is a member of National Honor Society. Andrea plans to attend the Illinois Institute of Art in Schaumburg to earn a degree in fashion design. Senior-of-the-Month program is co-spon- sored by Johnson's Food Center and Mt. Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly winners receive $100 savings bonds and are eligible to compete for the $I000 Senior-of-the- Year award. Annual Easter Variety Sale St. John's Lutheran Church's annual your Easter dinner, including, home- Easter Variety Sale is Sat, April 23, in made noodles. Various craft items, the church basement. The sale starts goose suits, and perennial potted plants promptly at 9 and will run until 1 pm. will also be for sale. There are no spe- A variety of items will be available for cial orders taken or early sales. Mt. Pulaski Times Did You Know... If your car ran on ink jet printer ink, it would cost you $5,200 a gallon. The Federal Government says it may have to restrict the number of passengers on buses be6ause of the increase in the weight of Americans. A phone app for reading greens helped put England's Anthony Wall near the top of the leader board at.the Sicil- ian Open golf tournament. Blue Shield in California has withdrawn its third in a series of rate hikes that would have raised premi- ums 87% for some custom- ers. A poll says 37% of Ameri- cans believe the economy will get worse in the next year. Eye experts are warning people about Computer Vision Syndrome that can cause blurry eyesight after looking at computer screens, e-readers or smart phones for a long time. The U.S. Census Bureau says that 18% of Florida homes are vacant. Newsweek Magazine says that 38% of Americans failed an official citizenship test. A 400-pound Sumo wrestler finished the L.A. Marathon in 9 hours. Frank Neuhauser, the first National Spelling Bee champ has died at age 97. The population of Detroit has dropped to where it was back in 1910. A study says that if adults smile while eating vegeta- bles is it much more likely their kids will eat them, too. Sales of doomsday bunkers are up 1,000% following the Japan earthquake and tsunami. A study says that nine nations are on a path for extinction of religion. The list includes New Zealand, Australia, Switzerland and Canada. Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez says that capitalism may have been the cause for the end of any life on Mars. ST. JO.N'S LUTHERAN CHURCH 7he L/Me (. 'hurc/I 7haz CbaM" I 5:30PM Saturday Services 10AM Sunday Services 223 W. Cooke St. Mt. Pulaski 792-5502 April 2, 2011