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7 I= I= D P to o Topper Red Hatters: On the go... The Olive Garden in Decatur served as host for our Red Hat group Tuesday, May 19. The day was beautiful.., sunny and bright! All of us were glad to be out and about after such a cool spring that seemed to linger on and on. Jenny Sams of Decatur was a guest for lunch. It was also nice to have Joyce Max- heimer back with us today. As usual, pasta lovers regaled in the wide variety of Italian dishes and special- ties available. Their famous soups and salad combo was chosen as well as several other dishes tasty on the palate. For the first time, I was.disappointed in what I chose. Four small pillows of lasagna, stuffed with mushrooms, and covered in a cheese sauce was too expensive. What should have been filled with mushrooms probably contained no more than a teaspoon of finely chopped mushrooms in the entire dish. But, happily, everybody else seemed to enjoy their lun- cheon choice. There was a nice surprise that countered my disappointment. Since the waitress for- got to ask if anybody cared for dessert, the Olive Garden sent everybody home with a choice of free dessert. Do hope the poor waitress did not receive a dressing-down for her negligence. Otherwise, the wait staff did a great job and I'm sure our generous tips made her feel better! Door prize was won by Patsy Garlits... t'was a beautiful plant of red geraniums, Our June luncheon will be held at Mt. Pu- laski's new Calm Creek Tearoom at 11:30a Tuesday, June 17. Please call either Ma- donna Boyle or Phyllis Hawka few days before so a correct numberof seats will be rese ,wed for us. We always enjoy guests.., come join us for a relaxing social time and a nice lunch. It!ll make your day. Submitted by Pat Straumann Needs a Bigger Flag Don Maxheimer needs a flag, at least 10 x20-feet. He'd prefer larger if possible. Don raises Glory on his boom truck on 121 on all patriotic holidays and real. ly needs a bigger flag by 4 th of July (he knows Flag Day may cut it too close). If you have a good size flag - or can set i him in the direction of one - contact Don or the paper. Don has his reasons for needing a really good size flag - and those reasons are all relative. Garage Sale June 13, 14 & 15 at the Logan County Fairground during the Logan County Route 66 Garage Sale. Humane Society of Logan County is making a difference in the lives of Logan County animals. Emma Marley Cowan was bom March 3, 2014 weighing 81b 8oz and 20-inches long. Emma is the daughter of Justin & Janice Cowan and little sister to Bradley Thomas Cowan of Louisville, KY. Emma's grandparents are Judy Marley & the late Tom Marley of Fillmore, IL; Mike & Kathy Toohey of Mt. Pulaski; and Scott and Debby Cowan of Dawson. Emma's great grandparents are Dean & Lola Toohey & Bob & Dorothy Cowan of Mt. Pulaski. Graduate Mackenzie Oberreiter - daughter of Mike & Emily Oberreiter graduated St. John School of Nursing with a Bacl'elors Degree May 9. Honor Luncheon was held in the after- noon at which, Mackenzie was honored. Also, her grandmother, Julie Hill, was privileged to present Mackenzie with her pin. Graduation exercises followed the lun- cheon at Christ The King Church, Spring- field, Mackenzie will be working in St. John's Birth Center beginning July. May 10 Shuffleboard Tournament Results" Results of the Gene Clemons Memorial Shuffleboard Tournament... Mayor Jim Fuhrer drew the winner of the $500. Tom Berry of Bloomington took home the cash prize. The well-attended event saw the team of Dennis and Dennis, Jr. Clemons tourney winners. Second place team was Mat Davis, Mr. Pulaski and Bob Hurley, Springfield. FREE Classifieds Apartment for Rent - In Mt. lulaski, very nice over garage apt., C/A/H. 1-bed- room, w/d, "storage, no pets, garage rents separate, 792-5645 or 553-6138. Available July 1 - 3-bedroom, 2-bath pri- vate apt. in Mr. Pulaski, C/A, C/H, water & garbage furnished, great view, 553-6138 or 792-5645 A proposed bill would force members of Congress to fly economy when they travel. PAPER SHREDDI DRIVE-UP Illinois National Bank will host an on-site document shred event in partnership with Affordable Shred. This event is free but we encourage monetary donations to benefit the Mt. Pulaski Ministerial Association. Lim it of five bags or boxes per person. Friday, June 6th Mt. Pulaski Branch 205 E. Jefferson Street 11- lpm Member FDIC Please contact 217-792-3216 for additional Information. www.lllinoisnationalbank.com New TV? & TEXT