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H ! 7 Mt Pulaski Library 15-Minute Play This year's 15-minute funky play is a fun play - not a scary play called "If You're a Monster and You Know It... Stomp'. Come to the Library after school Thursday September 19 from 3:15 to 4 to get your part in the play and found out what it's all about. Crafts Sought for Fall Festival Show There is room for more entries to the Craft Show to be held at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse during Fall Festival, Sept 6-7. Types of crafts being accepted for this show are painting, photography, metal working and wood. working, including wood carving. Guidelines and entry forms are available at the Mt. Pulaski web- o site, at the Courthouse, library and various businesses. Deadline I= . for entry has been extended to August 26. , The Craft Show is a benefit for the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse Foun- dation. Prizes will be awarded to the top three peoples' fayorites. Hunter Safety Course Set for Mt Pulaski to The Mt Pulaski American Legion Hall will be the site for the o., Friday & Saturday September 13 and 14-hunter safety course. The o course will be offered Friday evening from 6 to 10 PM. Hours for Saturday is 9 AM to 3 PM. Reservations are required, call 217-792-5658 between 10 AM and 8 PM. Be sur*e to leave your number if you leave a message on the answering machine. Those attending under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a person 16 years of age or older. Lunch will be served Saturday, Study pamphlets will be fur- nished by the Illinois Department of natural resources. No live ammunition will be allowed. If it is found on you, you will be asked to leave without faking the test. You will be able to take the test at a later date. 80th Birthday Party The families of Bill and Nancy Dittus and Earl and Dolores Maxheimer gathered on July 27th at the. Chestnut-Beason park to celebrate the 80th birthdays of Dolores (July 25th) and Bill (July 26th). The party also included a celebration of the upcoming 60th wedding anniversary of Bill and Nancy, which will be on January 3rd, 2014. The 66 people in attendmce were Bill and Nancy Dittus of Mesa, AZ.; Jim and Connie (Dittus) Garrison, Ryan Garrison, Perla Herrara and Wyatt Garrison of Scottsdale, AZ.; Scott and Julie (Dittus) Jaeger, Nathan, Leighann (Holmes), Paige and Lucas Hochstrasser of Mechanicsville, VA. Michael, Andrea, Elizabeth. : Kytie and Jenna Holmes of Woodbridge, VA.; John Hein, Randy, Debi (Hein) and Haley Bowles, Griffin, Sally (Bowles) and Beau Tschantz of Mt. Pulaski; Diane (Hein) Allison of Lincoln; Juanita Josserand, Ronnie and Denise (Froschauer) Merold of Mt. Pulaski; Alyssa McBenge of Carlinville; Earl and Dolores Maxheimer of Mt. Pulaski; Julian and Lou (Maxheimer) Wubben of Latham; Jen Wubben and Dave, Lucie, Josie and Theo A1. bin of Norwalk, IA.; Julie Wubben and Nick, Mariah and Megan Stone of Chestnut; Ed and Anna (Maxheimer) Schweinberg of Peoria; Kenny, Erica (Horn) and Chase Winkler of Sherman; Jim and Laura (Maxhei- mer) Davidson of Lincoln; Ali (Davidson) and Sophia Swofford of Urbana; Josh and Lynne (Davidson) Givens of Mahomet; Mike and Suzie (Eeten) Maxheimer of Chestnut; Chad, Shelly (Kilhof- fer), Briar, Kep and Ashton Maxheimer of Laam; Amber Turner of Quincy; Erich Maxheimer and Kyley Wyss of Champaign; Gerry Garrison of Lincoln and Wally Howe of Mt. Pulaski. Everyone had a wonderful time reuniting and, in several cases, introducing their children for the first time. There were 16 chil- dren., 7 years of age and younger. The weather was beautiful and the Chestnut-Beason Park provided a wonderful place to have the celebration. Dolores' only regret was that her grandson, Christo- pher and his family, Stacie and Dominick Maxheimer were unatile to be present. Christopher is in the U.S. Marine Corp and stationed in Okinawa, Japan. All other children, grandchildren and great grand children for both Bill and Dolores were in attendance. The Mt. Pulaski library would like to say a big thank you to the following businesses, organizations and individuals who made this year's summer reading program "Have Book Will ravel" possible, American legion Auxiliary Unit #477 Cross Brothers Implements Downing, Przykopanski, Clements and May Insurance Elkhart Grain Mt. Pulaski Education Association Masonic Lodge #87 Lions Club Mt. Pulaski Rotary Mt. Pulaski Women In Business Stahl's Furniture State Farm Insurance Tomlinson Trust Lake Fork Fertilizer Bank of Chestnut Monical's Pizza Judy Reeves Joe and Jody Lucas Mary Stewart Mt. Pulaski Park District Thank you to our many helpers: Abby Phillips Emma Schoth Anna Schoth Peyton Wyss Jaden Elliott CongratuJations to our young readers, who completed the six weeks and read a total of 1,692 books, and to our older readers who read 43,384 pages. Our top readers this summer, who received a Barnes & Noble gift card, were: Asher Erickson Judah Erickson Teagan Wyss Keaton Roemer Peyton Wyss Ruthie Ruhl David Ruhl Joseph Roemer Emma Buenrostro