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i Alexaz tdra Conley Mt. Pulaski High School Senior-of-the-Month Alexanclra is the daughter She has participated in autism of John and Lisa Conley of walks and Girl Scouts. Mt. Pulasl . Alexandra plans to attend Alexandra is a high honor Bradley University in Peoria. roll studeht. She has been She will be studying interac- involved  Scholastic Bowl, Science )lympiad, Student Council, mad National Honor Society. Slle is also a member of Spanis Club, Spirit Squad, and the Yearbook staff. In the:community Alex- andra has worked with the Logan Council Animal Rescue and Special Olympics. tive media, and has a special interest in animation. The Senior-of-the-Month program is co-sponsored by Johnson's Food Center and Mr. Pulaski Pharmacy. Monthly winners receive $100 savings bonds and are eli- gible to compete for the $I000 Senior-of-the-Year award. Bishop Daniel R. Jenky - Bishop of Peoria - was in Mt. Pulaski Oct. 29 for the 150th Anniversary of St. Thomas Aqui- nas Church. Times Photo FMIhPB e2Mkofnt h- 4 issues A Year mes, November 5, 2011 ",it's old news, but there's nothing else wrong with it. " Mark Twain SMALLTOWN PAPERS INC 217 WCOTA C-12/31/11 :i SHELTON WA 98584-2263  , Times Subscriptions For 2012 December 31 is the end for your 2011 subscription to the Mt. Pulaski Times L to R - Pastor Christopher Decker, Gloria Morrow, Tom Cross, Randy Awe, Mark McCormick, Gary Kanuer, Dale Aper, and Jeff Cooper. After worship on also a bridge where our individuals has gone above Sunday, October 16th students and members and beyond in their efforts. Zion Lutheran Church can take their faith out to They came together as a & School broke ground the community. It is our cohesive unit and worked on their new addition. A prayer this facility, both extremely well together. crowd of more than 100 school and church, helps But they arefft the only people participated in the foster healthy relation- people who should be ceremony. Excitement ships between all of God's applauded. The newspa- and joy was in the air. The people." per couldn't hold all of groundbreaking event was The total cost of the the names of people who the culmination of plan- project is yet to be final- helped and will coqtinue ning and preparation to help. People of all ages and places in life thanthat aSpannedyear. Overmrethe gift iS a' have brought us where past year six commit- we are today." tees consis00g of more ambitious goal, The expa00ion proj- than forty congrega- ect that encompasses tion members actively but we truly about 14,000 square participated in the feet and renovation process, project of nearly 6,000 The pre-K through believe it square feet should be 8th grade school completed by August enrollment has steadily can be done." of 2012. It is their increased and, despite desire to begin the current worship trends 2012-2013 school year throughout the nation, ized. However, acom- in the new facilities. Chair- Zion's church attendance mitment of this size is man Randy Awe stated, has seen an upswing, a promising thing for "It is an ambitious goal, These two factors played both Mt. Pulaski and but we truly believe it can an overwhelming role in Zion Lutheran Church be done. Everything has the leadership's decision & School. The Building fallen into place so far?" to discuss expansion. Committee consists of During the ground Through those discus- Chairman Randy Awe, breaking ceremony mem- sions it was decided that Dale Aper, Jeff Cooper, bers of the building com- modern classroom space, Tom Cross, Gary Knauer, mittee, Pastor Decker, gymnasium, narthex, and Mark McCormick, and teachers from the school, expanded ministry space Gloria Morrow. Their and children from the were essential pieces stated goals were to create congregation all turned moving forward, a space for the school and over shovels of dirt in the Zion plans to open the church to continue to grow name of the Father and of facility to community for the glory of God while the Son and of the Holy events. As teacher Erika keeping the costs and long- Spirit. Ehle commented, "We term feasibility of the proj- Clearly they hope this building is a ect in mind. know where their bridge for the commu- About the Building blessings have come from nity to connect with our Committee Pastor Decker and who will continue to school and church; but said, "This group of seven lead them. Subscriptions paid BEFORE December 1 are... In Illinois $25 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) Outside Illinois $30 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) Subscriptions paid AFTER December I are... In lllinois $30 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) Outside lllinois $35 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) First Class The subscription for the Mt. Pulaski Times mailed First Class (In Envelope) is $45 for 2012 (through 12-31-2012) Newspaper Deadlines Tues Nov. 15 for Sat. Nov. 19 Advertising Deadline Fri. Nov. 11