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q, TOPPER RED HATTERS: On the go Submitted by Pat Straumann On a very warm day, Tuesday, July [ Plumbing- Heating. Cooling r17, a small grOup f T pper Red Hat-ters met at Rio Grande Mexican Res- Backhoe Service Septic Systems taurant in Lincoln, for their luncheon- ,- ue o 47s meeting. Hoping our meals would not be as "hot" as the weather outside, we all managed to order a nice selection Florak -Cozmtry Decor Aufiques & So Much More 106 S. Washington Mt. Pulaski Tues-Fri 10-4 & Sat 9-1 792 5117 12:00 Noon to 1:30 p.m. 700 North Vine Street Ht, Pulaski Move-in ready centrally located. Fireplace, Large fenced in back yard. Easy access to schools. Hosted by: Dana Hudson Managing Broker Hometown Realty of their specialty entrees. Some members chose combinations of food previously untried by them. Presentations were tasty and generous in serving size. T'was rather nice to try a different combination. The restaurant is nicely decorated; Mexican style for the most part. Wait staff was very helpful in answering questions and were courteous and effi- cient in serving our orders. As a point of interest, a full menu for Rio Grande and several other, nearby restaurants, appears in the newly dis- tributed Lincoln Area phone book's yellow pages under "restaurants." One might even want to try the outdoor patio for a different dining experience, weather permitting. Patsy Garlits and Sandy Ohler were co-hostesses. Patsy presented each attendee with a small box of choco- lates, and served some delicious snack food prior to the meal being served. Pat Straumann won the centerpiece which was a clay pot with a lovely miniature pink rose bush inside. The August luncheon-meeting is Noon Tuesday, August 21, at the Main Hanger restaurant in the Deca- tur Airport building. Co-hostesses are Madonna Boyle 674-3709 and Phyl- lis Hawk 792-5225. Please call either one to confirm reservations. Please notify them at least two days prior to the 21st. Come join us We always manage to have a nice visit and meal together. You're always welcome. Just call a co-hostess to make reservations for you. By Mike Laldn OChief Lynn Freer routinely ran a license plate that came back with a warrant on the registered owner. When told of the impending arrest for driving suspended, the irritated driver objected. The current suspension was for a child support issue. The driver's abstract showed two prior convictions for driving suspended/revoked. The driver was irritated all the way to the county jail. Wedding Vows Exchanged Maske - Knapik Alison Maske and David Knapik were wed at 3 pm Saturday, June 16, 2012, at Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. Pulaski, Illinois, by Rev. Chris Decker. David is the son of Gary and Mary Jean Knapik of Downers Grove. Alison is the daughter of Bill and Barbara Maske of Mt. Pulaski. Her grandparents are Bob and JOE1- len Maske of Mt. Pulaski and Paul Hohenstein of Decatur. Serving at Maid of Honor was Audrey Maske, sister of the bride. Brian Phelan, friend of the groom, was the Best Man. Groomsmen were Kevin and Patrick Knapik, brothers of the groom; Austin Maske, brother of the bride; and Miles Corcoran, Connor Durkin, and Eric Wether, friends of the groom. Alison wore an original Judd Wad- dell gown of ivory silk taffeta with a draped sweetheart bodice accented at the waist by a satin ribbon and jeweled floral applique. The draped skirt had a chapel train. Following the ceremony, a reception was held at the Knights of Columbus in Lincoln. Alison, a 2006 graduate of Mt. Pulaski High School, graduated from the University of Illinois in 2010. She is a high school history teacher at Dela- van High School in Delavan, Illinois. Dave, a 2005 gra&tate of Downers Grove High School, graduated with a masters' degree from the University of Illinois in 2011. He is a speech pathol- ogist at lllini Central School District in Mason City, Illinois. The couple resides in Delavan. Out Our Way NOT JUST living flowers have suf- fered this summer. Local resident said her outside artificial flowers have sun-faded to an all-over beige color. She thought artificial flowers would give 'no-fuss' color to her deck. I DON'T ENVY TV meteorologists. They have consistently had ram in 7-day predictions, but none proved out. I wonder if they've gone out in public much these past vleeks and whathappens when they are recognized. 4 => I,o Q t,o