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Storage Space Available 500 S. Garden St. Mt. Pulaski at be 10-ye" Interest Rate Guaraatee Pe ::5 on emi of .Oa] as of A tax benefit today, plus retirement income you can't outlive. Lefs talk about the FUTURE INCOME PLUS deferred annuity from State Farm:  ] ]]i] i!ii!iiii]iiiiiiiii i!i!!iii]ii i iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!]iiziiiiiii General Contracting Professional Service - Home Town Commitment Licensed - Fully Insured - Bonded Ray Inman 454-3090 License # 104 - 008527 2 Books Donated Donations to MPGS, as a result of sales during the grade school book fair, totaled over $4300. Mt Pulaski Grade School Students of the Month 6th grade Ashley Houser Daughter of Jeff and Lisa Houser of Mt. Pulaski. 7th grade Miranda Hilliard Daughter of Jack and Jo Hilliard of Mt. Pulaski 8th grade Maggie Olson Daugher of Joseph and. Angela Olson of Elkhart. Did You Know - Hershey Candy is raising its prices by 10%. The Sharp Family is participating for the 16th year in the M.S. Walk. If anyone is so led this year to donate for our team to walk, just make out a check to the "National M.S. Society". No amount is too small. Email: dsharp@frontiernet.net. Dear Members of Mt. Pulaski Civic, Religious, Business & Community Organizations, If a picture is worth a thousand words, a parade float speaks volumes. The 175th Parade Committee hopes that you will join us in presenting a float in the parade July 2 at 10 a.m. depicting this year's' theme, "Year of Celebra- tion - Life on the Hill'" Entries this year will be judged fbr best float in five areas, each winning entry receiv- Ing an award of $100 for their organization. These areas include: Best Church Float, Best Organization/business/ civic Float, Best Float Depicting "Life on the Hill", Best Heritage Float, and Mayor's Choice/Best of Show. May I is the deadline for entry forms to be sub- mitted. Please feel flee to con- tact the committee for a full entry form: Carolyn Beatty (792-3848) is the main contact person. Phyllis Beccue (792- 5698),: Jo t-Iilliard (792- 5162) and Amy Phillips (737-1391) are also com- mittee members. On the entry form, we are requesting informa- Plumbing - Heating - Cooling Backhoe Service - Septic: Systems IL LIC 058-147596 Mt. Pulaski Times tion that can be used for a parade pamphlet to be passed out at the begin- ning of the parade. You may wish to use your listing in the pamphlet to provide information for new members to join your organization or to publicize informa- tion about your meeting times, special events, etc. We want the parade to benefit your group as well as provide joy and entertainment to the community. Thank you so much for all you do for our community. We look forward to receiving your parade entry form. Don't hesitate to call if you have any questions. Remember: Parade on Saturday, July 2 at 10. There will be a special program at 9:30 a.m. uptown honoring our founding families. Judging will take place immediately before the parade; so all entries that want to be judged must be in place at 9 a.m. Thankyou! The 175th Parade Committee Life on the Hill C Meetings ALENDAR Mt. Pulaski 175th Celebration meetings are at 9 a.m., first and third Saturdays of each month at the Mt. Pulaski VFW Hall, South Side of the Square. Next meeting May 7. Discipline Hearing The School Board set a teacher discipline hear- ing for Thursday March 31 at 5:30 p.m. in the Mt. Pulaski Unit Office. On March 31 the Board entered executive session at 5:32 p.m. On March 31 the Board returned to open session at 8:51 p.m. The Board approved executive ses- sion minutes as presented in executive session. The Board adjourned at 8" 52 p.m. No action was reported. MPHS & MPGS Music & Band Instrument Donations Encouraged Mr. Helm and Mrs. Kunken gave an update on the music and band program at MPGS and MPHS during the march School Board meeting. Current student par- ticipation numbers are 24-High School Band, 31-Jr. High band, 21-6 th grade band, and 42-Y  grade band, 16-High School Choir, and 26-Jr. High Choir. Total band students in the district - 118 and Choir - 42. Mr. Helm discussed the instruments that the district owned and repairs that are needed. He also mentioned that the band program is on the lookout for instru- ments to he donated 'to help increase the inven- tory at the school. He encouraged anyone with an instrument in storage or in the closet not being used to donate it to the band program. Mt. Pulaski Times USPS No. 365-660 is published semi-monthly (twenty-four times-issues) per year by Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. Pulaski, Illinois 62548. Business and Editorial Offices: Accounting and Circulation Offices: Michael Lakin, 311 S. Washington St., Mt. 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 114 - 311 S. Washington Mt. lhdaski, Illinois 62548 Office: 217-792-5557 tim es @ frontie met. net April 16 2011