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Community Notes

Fundraiser planned

PRINCETON — St. Louis School’s “An Evening at the Auction” will be Nov. 10 at the school, 631 Park Ave. West in Princeton. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and dinner will be at 6 p.m. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $25 per person and available at St. Louis School. For more information, call 815-872-8521. For a list of auction items, visit

Feather bingo

DALZELL — Dalzell Grade School will hold a fundraiser, a Feather Bingo Night, Nov. 10 at the Dalzell Fire Station. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and bingo will start at 7 p.m. Tickets are $1 for grade school students, $2 for high school students and adults. Cards are $2 each or three for $5. Participants could win frozen turkeys or chickens for Thanksgiving. There will also be door prizes, a 50/50 and raffles. This event is open to all ages. Sandwiches and dessert will be for sale.

Legion meeting

SPRING VALLEY — The Dominic Oberto American Legion Post will hold its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 307 W. St. Paul St.

Review course

SPRING VALLEY — Secretary of State Jesse White, in cooperation with the Richard A. Mautino Memorial Library, will offer a free Rules of the Road review course from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Friday at the library, 215 E. Cleveland St., Spring Valley. The purpose of the course is to help participants pass the Illinois driver’s license renewal examination. The course prepares applicants for the general written and road examinations, and also provides information on the vision screening.

Meeting set

PRINCETON — The Northwest Princeton unit of  Home Extension will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Nancy Henning, 2317 Timber Ridge Court. Gert Zaleski will be the co-hostess. Zaleski will also give the lesson, “A vegetarian diet.” Vivienne Lutes will supply the auction gift.

Purse/accessory sale

PRINCETON — The Perry Memorial Hospital Auxiliary will sponsor a purse and accessories sale from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday in the north lobby of the hospital. Major credit cards will be accepted. Proceeds from the event will go toward needed equipment for the hospital. For more information, call 815-879-7431.

Vendor fair

SPRING VALLEY — Project Success of Eastern Bureau County will hold a “Christmas in the Valley” vendor fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 10 in the Community Center below city hall, 215 N. Greenwood St. Proceeds will benefit Hall Township Food Pantry. For more information, call Laura Dubberstine at 815-303-1543 or Project Success at 815-663-2085.

Veterans Day dance

PRINCETON — The Princeton Moose Lodge will host a Veterans Day dinner and dance on Friday. Veterans are invited to a free dinner on the Lodge. Dinner will be served from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Non-members are invited as guests. The Generics Goodies Band will present a special program for the veterans at 6:30 p.m. They will then provide entertainment from 7:30 to 10 p.m. There will be a cover charge for the dance.

Spaghetti supper

DEPUE — DePue First Congregational Church will hold a spaghetti supper beginning at 5 p.m. Nov. 10. Entertainment by the Grahamiltons including music, storytelling and comedy will begin at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $6 and available at DePue Village Hall or by calling Pastor Sue at 815-915-7277.

Breakfast for veterans

LAMOILLE — Area wide veterans are invited to a free breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the LaMoille Lions Club, 308 Howard St. Breakfast for non-veterans will cost $6 for adults, $4 for children age 5-10. Proceeds will go toward the charitable contributions made by the club and the operation of the Lions Community Building.

Breakfast planned

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group will hold a pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to noon Nov. 18 at Legion home, 1549 W. Peru St., Princeton. The menu will include pancakes, sausage, eggs, applesauce, beverages and individual servings of dry cereal. Tickets, which are $6 or adults and $3 for ages 4-12, are available from any member of American Legion Post 125, VFW Post 4323, AMVETS Post 180 or at the door. Active duty military and first responders in uniform will be admitted free to the breakfast. The breakfast is a major fundraiser of the group.

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