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Museum & Courthouse Volunteer Tea The City of Mt. Pulaski's Volunteer Tea was held Dec. 6 at City Hall. Courthouse Volunteer Carol Van Rheede, was honored for her Ten Years Of Volunteering at the Mt. Pulaski Courthouse. The Tea is held to thank the volunteers that serve the Mt. Pulaski Historical Society Museum and Mt. Pulaski Courthouse. Mayor Jim Fuhrer welcomed all in attendance. Laura Lee orgainzed the Tea on behalf of the City. FOR SALE - Michelin Tires, 225x44-R-17, 4 for $100, 217-871-2328 FOR SALE - Used Flat Screen Computer Moni- tor. Reasonable Mr. Pulask 971-9863 .................................................................. FOR SALE - '96 Buick Century Ltd Edition, V- 6, auto, 105,457-miles, front headlight damage, $1500 o/b/o, Mt. Pulaski 415-6884 ................................................................... FOR SALE - 2-burPI plots in Carlisle Cemetery, Lake Fork - Lot 78-est side, $350 each, Phytlis Coates Anderson 775-623-5080 ........................................................................ FOR SALE - Murray Riding Mower, 12.5 hp, 40", $350 o/b/o, Mt. Pulaski 412-6331 ...................................................................... Mattress/Furniture Overstock Clearance 30.60% Off Mattress sets starting at $100 Sofa's starting at $299 All brand new with full warranties Delivery Available Springfield 217-361-1357 TOTAL QUALITY MERCHANDISE FOR SALE - Welder Pro-9635 dual towers, exer- cise roach., $250, Mr. Pulaski 494-1102 FOR SALE - Oak Roll Top Desk, (Dark Finish), Exc. Cond., new $1200 asking $250 O/B/O, 792- 5665 .................................................................. FOR RENT - 2 Bdrm Apt, w/garage, lease, refer- ences, 737-0347 or 792-5313 .................................................................. FOR RENT. 1 Bdrm house, w/small car garage, new bath & flooring, new paint, mowing - snowplow- ing of drive included, range & refrig furnished, ideal for 1 person, non-smoking house, 792-5191 .................................................................. SERVICES -Will clean gutters, rake leaves, other fall cleanup, Blaumy 217-737-9479 ..................................................................... SERVICES - Personal care or assistance w/ activities of daily living, light housekeeping, laun- dry, meal planning & preparation, transportation & errands, and companionship, Karla Griesheim, CNA, 871-0816 ..................................................................... FOUND - WWll Veteran Black cap with two Ser- vice Ribbons and two buttons: 1) US Air Force 2) IL Am Legion 2006 had been left at Mt Pulaski United Methodist Church Hall for some time, call Phil Bertoni 792 5442 ..................................................................... FREE - Will pick up unwanted mowers, chain- saws, snowplows for free, Mt Pulaski 217-414- 2271 Leave message if no answer .................................................................... FREE - 30 Egg Cartons 871-6867 ..................................................................... GIVEAWAY- Used HP Printer, FREE, Mt. Pulaski 971-9863 .................................................................. HELP WANTED - Bartender & cook, days and some nights, For interview 792-3335 ...................................................................... WANTED - Buying junk cars & trucks, FREE PICKUP, Cornland 415-0438 or 750-2576 ...................................................................... WANTED -Appliances, scrap metal, farm machinery 750-2576 ..................................................................... In addition to Mayor Fuhrer, Laura Lee, and Ca:el Van Rheedea - Wally Kautz, Darrell Knauer, Bob McCue, Dorene Smith, Alice Davis, Maxine Downing, Deb Aper, Sue Schaffenacker, and Dan Phillips enjoyed a time of conversation. Thanks to Dan Phillips for the photos. Mt Pulaski 175 th 2011 Kickoff Celebration 1836- 2011 Mt. Pulaski's 2011 "Year of Cel- ebration" kicks off on New Year's Eve-- Dec. 31, 2010--on our town square. Plans will include foods, drinks, music, shopping, children's activities, fireworks (weather permitting) and a ball drop at mid-night. Mt. Pulaski 175th Committee hopes you will join us for the first in a series of events to be held throughout the year to help celebrate Mt. Pulaski's 175th Birth- day. Many of our retail shops will be open as well as our courthouse and historical museum. Our up-town restaurants will be open and the 175th committee will be serving a Soup & Sandwich SUPPER at the VFW Hall on the South Side of the Square. The activities will be from 5:00 pm until mid-night when our New Years Eve ball will drop and fireworks will be set off to begin our "Year of Celebration". Event Schedule 5:00 to 9:00 Buff's open for prime-rib dinner: reservations are requested 5:00 to 8:00 Soup and Sandwich supper at VFW Hall - sponsored by Hilltop Catering and the 175 th Commit- tee. Food prepared by Mike and Jenny Richner. Free-will offering 6:30 Children's Fireworks Show on West side of square (weather permitting) 6:00 retail shops on the square - many will be open, serving refreshments 6:00 Farmers Bank - traditional holi- day refreshments & $175 drawing 6:00 Historical Museum - refresh- ments, entertainment & tours 6:00 Courthouse - refreshments & tours 7:00 to 9:00 Children's activities for 5th grade and younger at the old firehouse on the east side of the square - hosted by the 175 th Committee and Zion Lutheran Church. 7:00 to 11:30 Activities for 6th thru 12th grades at the Christian Church Family Life Center - hosted by the 175 th Com- mittee and the Christian Church. Ping- pong, basketball, pizza, snacks, music and a grab bag give away at the end of the evening. All kids need to be signed in and out by a patent or guat&hu.; 9:00 to 11 '.00 pro:- Musig'kid nter- tainment will be offered at two locations beginning at 9:00 pro: At Buff's Restaurant - bring your own beer or wine VFW Hall - coffee, hot tea & hot cocoa available At 11:30 our community will all meet on the west lawn of the courthouse for the $175 drawings and the winner of the $175 Historical Museum contest will be announced. There will be a short memo- rial service to remember those who have passed away in 2010. Each name read will be gonged. Midnight -- New Years Eve Ball drop and Fireworks (weather permitting) Other Information In case of inclement weather, the kickoff celebration will be rescheduled for Saturday evening January 8 (same hours for events). Information concern- ing postponement will be posted on our website at mtpulaski175th.com and also to all of our participating parties. 175 h merchandise can be purchased this evening also in several locations. around the square including the Museum Statewide Scholarship Contest 12 CBAI-designated regions of the state. An additional $500 willbe awarded to the high school of the statewide recipient. All high school seniors, regardless of their financial need or plans for higher education, may participate via a sponsor- ing CBAI member bank. To acquire a list of participating CBAI member banks, visit our website at www.cbai.com. Essay Deadline: Entries must be received by the CBAI Foundation via the sponsoring bank by noon on Monday, February 7, 2011, to be eligible for judg- ing. Scholarship funds will be awarded in May. CBAI, a professional trade association representing approximately 440 Illinois banks and thrifts, is headquartered in Springfield. and VFW Hall. Shirts, sweatshirts etc. will be available at the store that was formally 'Little Britches and Stitches' on the east side of the square Tickets for the June 30th, 2011 recep- tion at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum will go on sale for the first time and may be purchased at the Historical Museum, VFW Hall and other retail shops on the square. Our retail shops will all be open until 10:00 pm and some may stay open The CBAI Foundation for Community Banking announces its 2011 Annual Scholarship Program that enables Illinois high school seniors to enter a statewide essay-writing contest. The goal of the program, sponsored by CBAI member banks and thrifts, is to increase public awareness of community banks and their contributions. Again this year, the 25th year of the Program, the total amount of money offered is $16,500. A scholarship in the amount of $I,000 a year for up to four years of higher education will be awarded to the author of the best essay submitted to the CBAI Foundation by a participating Illinois high school senior. Up to 12 additional $1,000 awards are available, one in each of the remaining ..... ;';,: Mt. Pulaski Storage Space Available 500 S. Garden St. Mt. Pulaski One hundred years from now, no one remember what house=you lived iv,, what:kind O| you drove, or what you did fora living. What they will remember is the legacy you left for the generations to come, the expected,  INSURANCE The holidays are perfect for givingt A:gift of a life insurance policy is a practical and affordable way to make a charitable conibution that is much larger than might  made through direct contributions alone. You don't have: nificant and meaningful gift. L'y combined w the practical can be accomplished through, life insurance, turning ...... ins into major gifts. 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