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7 NEWS(00NOTES o 0 4 = OF JULY CHICKEN FRY was a huge success. Before the opening Earl Maxeimer - Trustee, Tom Stephens - Retired Adjutant, Roger Bates - Commander, and Phil Bertbni - Quartermaster setting up for the 4=of July. Roger said without the help of the VFW Auxil- iary, they "never Would have gotten through it". He also said it was great having a friend in cater- ing; Mike Richner loaned the VFW some of his equipment. Statistics- the VFW went through 100-pounds of ice, 700 pieces of fried chicken, 12-gallons of tea and lemonade, 300-dinner rolls, numer- ous desserts, 12-gallons of green beans, and 64-pounds of potato salad. Running out of food, the VFW served 318-dinners for a huge - suc- cessful day. Times Photo MT PULASKI TOWNSHIP HIS- TORICAL SOCIETY will have a special speaker at the 6pm July 29 Meeting (Monday). The speaker will bring along an abstract of the Jabez Capps' house and discuss whther or not this was the place at which lawyer Abraham Lincoln vis- ited and stayed over on his visits with the Illinois 8th Judicial Cir- cuit to the Logan County venue _ here at the Mt. Pulaski Court- house during the years 1849 to 1855. Mr. Lincoln was not on the circuit in 1847 or 1848 since he was a member of the House of Representatives in Washing- ton, D. C. More seats for this special event will be set up in the museum. The speaker's presentation will start around 6:30. Refreshments will be served following the presentation. Submitted by Phil Bertoni 43% of Americans are unaware they must get health insurance under Obamacare. HERRIN FERTILIZER and THE FARMERS BANK are among sponsors of Moving Forward 5K RunWalk to be held Satur- day, October 12. Runners and walkers of all fitness levels can register at: New this year, a free KID DASH will take place at 8:30am. The 200-yard KID DASH is for participants 10 and under. Medals will be awarded. At 9am, rain or shine, walk- ers and runners will take off in the 5K Run/Walk to be held at Edward R. Madigan State Park. The event route meanders through grassland and wood- land. All are encouraged to join friends and familyand enjoy the fall scenery while being active. Last year over 200 partici- pants took part in the walk/run event, The Abraham o Lincoln Healthcare Foundation will use proceeds from the Moving For- ward 5K Run/Walk to support community wellness programs. MT PULASKI VFW SCROGGIN- GEE POST 777 4 t of July Fried Chicken Dinner was another magnificent success, with 318 dinners sold and many dona- tions recorded. A special thanks to VFWAux- iliary Officers Louise Volker and Theresa Pourchot for their auxiliary staff help with all the desserts, kitchen and serving duties. Roger Bates, Mr. Pulaski VFW Post 777 Commander MT PULASKI PHOENIX FIRE DEPARTMENT brat dinner 4-7 pm Saturday July 27 at fire- house. Fresh grilled brats apple- sweet Italian-smoked mozza- rella garlic (jones boys market in Ashland, IL), baked beans, chips, homemade ice cream, cake, & drink. Carry out avail- able. Donations accepted. Only 47% of Americans have a full time job. July 21 - 10:30- 2:00 Menu-Scrambled Eggs, Adults  10 99 Children 4 to 12  5 99 Children 3 & Under FREE Bring in Your July 21 Church Bulletin and the Restaurant will Donate 10% of Your Bill to Your Church. Egg Casserole, Fried Potatoes, Bacon, Sausage, Biscuits & Gravy, Pancakes, Roast Beef, -*Mashed Potatoes & Gravy, Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Fresh Fruit, Assorted Muffins, Coffee, Juice, Milk, Tea and Water Reservations appreciated due to limited capacity, but not required - 217-796-3550 rotect your hen00[00 W Your farm is more than just a business--it's a family tradition. Will you be able to pass yours on to your next generation? Get valuable advice by talking to your professional Pekin Insurance Agency about creating an estate plan for your farm. You want to treat all your heirs equally, even those who do not farm, and have sufficient funds for income, gifts, and estate taxes. You can do all this and more with the right life insurance plan with guaranteed death benefit protection, as well as financial security and peace of mind. Going Beyond the expectec/ for you and your heritable. Downing, Przykopanski, Clements & May Insurance Agency, Inc. 124 S. Washington St. Mt. Pulaski