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Community Notes

Published: Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 3:23 p.m. CDT

Rummage sale

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group will hold a rummage sale from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26 at the American Legion Post, 1549 W. Peru St. in Princeton. There will be food available both days by the American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary. Proceeds will be used to support activities at the LaSalle VA home. For more information, call Brad at 815-866-9349 or the Legion Post at 815-872-1171 and leave a brief message with a phone number.

BCGS meeting

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 24 in the Society library located at 629 S. Main St. in Princeton. The program for the evening will be a video presentation titled “Little Germanies.” These were cities or towns settled across America that provided for the needs of immigrant Germans. The public is invited to this free program. For more information, call 815-879-3133.

Red Hats meeting

PRINCETON — The Princeton Red Hats will celebrate “Baby it’s cold outside” at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Princeton Elks Lodge.

Blood drive

PRINCETON — The Princeton Business Leads Group will hold a blood drive from noon to 6 p.m. Friday in the Community Room at the Bureau County Republican, 800 Ace Road, Princeton. To make an appointment, call Sara at 815-875-6114. A blood donor card or driver’s license, or two other forms of identification, are required at check-in. Individuals who are 17 years of age (16 with parental permission in some states), weigh at least 110 pounds and are in generally good health may be eligible to donate blood.

Soup and sandwich

PERU — The First Congregational Church in Peru will host a free soup and sandwich meal from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 1431 Fourth St. The public is invited to attend. The church is handicap accessible.

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