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City Landscape Waste Pickup Monday December 5 City of Mt. Pulaski removes landscape waste placed between the sidewalk and the edge of the street. If the weather is bad we will pickup on the next day with good weather. Guidelines: Have landscape waste ready by 7 am. Bag all small debris. Place material within 6' of edge of pavement, not in street or on sidewalks. Do not remove entire trees from your private property and place them for City pick up. Have your contractor haul the material to the Sewage Treatment Plant and place the material in the proper location. Questions?: Call City Hall 792- 3222. Engagement Announced Alison Maske and David Knapik Bill and Barbara Maske Alison graduated from the of Mt. Pulaski announce the University of Minois in May engagement of their daugh- of 2010 with her Bachelor's ter, Alison Maske to David Degree in History and Sec- Knapik of Downers Grove, ondary Education. She is in Illhaois. her second year of teaching David is the son of Gary at Delavan High School where and Mary Jean Knapik. He she also serves as the Scholas- graduated from the University tic Bowl coach, senior class of Illinois in May of 2011 with sponsor, and co-sponsor of the his Master's Degree in Speech Drama Club. Language Pathology and is The wedding will take currently employed by the place on June 16th, 2012, at Illini Central School District Zion Lutheran Church in Mt. in Mason City, Illinois. Pulaski. AA Meeting Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are every Thursday evening, 6 to 7:30Pm in the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church, Family Life Center, on Lafayette. GROWMARK Essay Contest The theme for the 2012 is: "Coop- eratives in a Global Environment." The contest is open to all high school FFA members. This year, students will focus on three questions: What benefits do co-ops provide their member-owners? How do co-ops improve the quality of life in their communities? How do co-ops contribute to economic growth throughout the world? Essays should be approximately 500 words, typed and double-spaced. Post- marked entry deadline for Hlinois and Wisconsin FFA members is March 15. Additional program details have been ,~ent to agriculture teachers and are online (click on Our Commitments/Youth & Young Farmers/ Essay Contes0. Each state's winner earns a $500 schol- arship and the winner's FFA chapter receives a $300 award. Four runners-up per state each win $125 scholarships. Nov. 19, 2011 Christmas on Vinegar Hill Nov. 19 - 20 Thirty locations are open Sat. Nov 19 from 8 to 5. Fourteen locations are open Sun. Nov 20 from Noon to 4. Look for the green Christmas trees. There will be crafts, antiques, baked goods and food. Maps available at courthouse and all locations. Celebrating American Education Week Mt. Pulaski School District #23, in cooperation with the National Education Association, will be cdebrating American Education Week from November 13-19. There will be several school wide activi- ties including essays, thank you notes, school pride activities, and more. The classroom is where students learn to think, solve problems, and cooperate with each other, as well as learn the skills needed to become productive adults who are ready to take their places in the world today. These skills are critical in shaping the future of America. We are proud of our schools, and the dedicated staff that work with our children every day; let's work together to make our schools great! Did You Know - A Canadian dentist bought a tooth of John Lennon for $31,000. Isaac - 5 and Owen - 3 are the sons of Tracy & Adam PuUiam of Mahomet. Grandparents are Roy Dean & Mary- lyn Downing, Mt. Pulaski and Dennis & Bonnie Pulliam, Forsyth. Whole Town is Invited! To Celebrate Sandy Wilham's 60'h Birthday, an Open House will be held Sunday December 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Mt. Pulaski Christian Church Family Life Center. Construction & Remodeling Locally Owned I Fully Insured [ Kevin Hild 217-671-0200 I aoa 62s, 2"17-87"1-8091l How come insurance companies don't ask me what I need before they tell me what I can save? COUNTRY does. Larry D. Medaris LUTCF 31 6 S. Washington - Mt. Pulaski 1t11~-~2.f-I0 m FINANCIAL ~.ountr~r~nlaLcom Mt. Pulaski Times 5