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Adam May created this banner that was displayed atthe Fall Festival. Wife Sarah plays flute in the Community Band. Photo by - Jean Hild "Sew What" Starts Up Again We make items that are donated to local charities such as baby blanktet, burp towels, small quilts, fleece hats, flannel pajama pants and more. We will meet October 13 in the Mt. Pulaski Public Library basement at 6:30. Bring with you ideas and scrap fabric for projects. If you can't attend or sew but Anyone who can sew is invited to join the "Sew What" sewing group would like to help, we are accepting donations of fabric. loo% cotton fabric works best. Thank you for your donations in the past. Contact Bonnie Wachter at 792-5189 with questions. i. J Don't stub your toe in the dark; buy a Christmas on Vinegar Hill night-light.For $15 you can brighten a hallway. The night-lights are available at The Farmers Bank, Illinois National Bank, and Salt Creek Attic. Pro- ceeds help fund "Christmas on Vinegar Hill", Novem- ber 20 - 21. lorence's orner "Try It" 14 ' Kathie and Marc have been trying to sell their home in Min- nesota for several months so they could move back here, but they have had no luck selling it. Kathie's sister-in-law told her about St. Joseph. It seems she buried him in her yard and they sold two different homes. Kathie bought a statue and it says on the box St. Joseph, the worker. [ have faith that their home will sell when God decides it's O.K. She is impatient and will try ~:~ anything, so they have left for home. She plans to bury him and see what happens. If it is success- -~. ful I will let you know. Some one at the pancake breakfast told us a friend had sold their home that way. On the Lighter Side - Lola was driving down the highway, when she hit the back of a car. Weeping tears of outrage, the driver insisted she had given a signal, before her car was struck. "Look honey" she said, "I saw your arm go up, then down, then straight out, then in circles; "Are you trying to tell me that was a signal?" "For Heaven's sake" she replied, "The first three signals were wrong. Didn't you see me erase them?" Food For Thought - Psalm lo3:19 The Lord has estab- lished His throne in Heaven, and His Kingdom rules over all. P.S. Thanks to ALL the committees for ALL the work you did for Fall Festival, putting up the chairs, the stage, the food, the parade, and the excellent entertain- ment, especially the dueling pianos. They sure held the crowd. Thank God for good weather. Drawing Winner Linda Dierker won the drawing for the free his- tory book given away by the Mt. Pulaski Historical Society at the Fall Festi- val. She will have a choice of either the reprint Of the 1986 Blue Book or the new 2Oll Red Book. Congratu- lations, Linda! Blue Book order dead- line is Dec. 2OlO and Red Book order deadline with history is Dec. 1, 2010. Both books would make great gifts and gift certifi- cates are available. Submitted By - Sue Schaffenacker Spaghetti Fundraiser ' Chestnut EMS is having a fundraiser to raise money for a new monitor/deflbrillator This fundraiser is 4 to 6:3oPm, Sat. Oct. 23, at the Chestnut Firehouse. Menu: Spaghetti, garlic bread, Italian salad, dessert, coffee, tea, or lemonade. By donation and all donations are appreciated 0 t~ t,O 2011 School Board Elections Tuesday, September "2z, 2ozo, is the first day prospective candidates could circulate petition forms for signatures for the April 5, 2oH, Mt. Pulaski CUD #23 School Board Election The petitions may be obtained at the Super- intendant's office, 119 N. Garden St., Mt. Pulaski between the hours of 8: oo a.m. and 4:000 p.m., Monday through Friday. To be eligible to serve, a school board member must be, on the date of election, a Citizen of the United States, at least 18 years old, a registered voter, and a resident of the State of Illinois and the school district for at least one year immediately pre- ceding the election.