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Women at our BEST bring ‘Winter Warmth’ to area women

OGLESBY — Local Christian women’s group, Women at our BEST, will present “Winter Warmth,” from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 21 in the multi-purpose room of Oglesby Union Church. This will be the first gathering of the “Serving in All Seasons” series.

The evening will include a special presentation, beautiful vocal and piano selections, featured speaker, a warm drink buffet and free babysitting. There is no charge to attend, and all area women are welcome. You do not need to have attended in the past.

Pianist and vocalist, Jill Iwanicki of Depue will bless the evening with her musical talents. Originally from Peoria, Jill has lived in the Illinois Valley for 27 years. She has been playing and singing in church most of her life and is currently the pianist for Faith Bible Fellowship in Troy Grove.

Wife, mother, speaker and teacher, Lin Stuhr of Peru will be the featured speaker for the evening. Lin will present “For Such a Time as This,” taken from the book of Esther. Born to a Quaker farming family in Iowa, Lin has resided in Peru for 44 years. She has a long history of teaching, tutoring and parenting. She is a member of the First Congregational Church of Peru and actively volunteers at Lily Pads.

To R.S.V.P. for the event, women can visit Women at our BEST on Facebook, contact the group at women.at.our.best@gmail.com, or call Mary Black at 815-326-9727. Request child care when you R.S.V.P.

Women at our BEST meets four times per year to offer an inspirational evening out for busy women.

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