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Community Notes

Little Pom clinic

PRINCETON — The Princeton High School Pom Pon squad will have a Little Poms clinic from 9 a.m. to noon Jan. 18 in Prouty Gym at Princeton High School. This clinic is for girls ages 4-12 years and is $35 per person ($30 if you have more than one child participating). Participants will receive a T-shirt, a pair of poms and perform a dance routine that night at the PHS boys’ basketball game. The deadline for registration is Jan. 11. Fliers were distributed at area schools in December. For more information, or a registration form, contact PHS Pom Coach Abbie Cochran at 815-768-6445.

Alzheimer’s program

DIXON — An education program by the Rock River Branch of the Alzheimer’s Association and United Way of Lee County will be from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 16 at 93 S. Hennepin Ave. in Dixon. The program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment and much more. There will be a $5 material charge. To register, call 815-285-1100 or 800-272-3900.

Legion meeting

SPRING VALLEY — The regular meeting of the Dominic OBerto American Legion Post will be at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Knights of Columbus rooms, 307 W. St. Paul St., Spring Valley.

Book sale

PRINCETON — Friends of the Princeton Public Library will hold its “Third Thursday of the Month” used book sale from 2 to 8 p.m. Jan. 17 in the sale room at the library. There will be a wide selection of paperbacks and hardbacks.

Meeting set

PRINCETON — The Northwest Princeton unit of Home Extension will meet at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Lou Brown. Lou Brown will give the lesson, “Grandparents have an important role in a child’s life,” and also furnish the auction gift.

Annual meeting

PRINCETON — The annual meeting of Bureau Valley Volunteer Hospice will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in the multi-purpose room on the fourth floor at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. The public is invited to attend.


PRINCETON — The Princeton Moose Lodge will host a bingo night at 7 p.m. Jan. 15. Doors will open at 5 p.m. and sandwiches will be available for purchase. Starting in February, the Lodge will continue to host bingo the first and third Tuesday of each month. For more information, call the lodge at 815-879-5261.

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