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Single moms invited to take a break

PRINCETON — Sixty-four single moms will have a morning of pampering, thanks to The People Church in Princeton.

Church spokesperson Dawn Frank said this is the third year for the church to sponsor a Singles Moms Morning Out, scheduled this year for 9 a.m. to noon May 4 at the People Church, located at 3525 N. Main St. Princeton. With event size limited to 64 moms, registration will begin Monday and continue until 11:59 p.m. April 23, Frank said.

Single Moms Morning Out is a great time for moms to get a break and enjoy some special time for themselves, Frank said. For starters, the single moms may drop off their children at the Bureau County Metro Center where the church will provide child care, including breakfast and activities.

“The moms will then come to the church where the free pampering will begin,” Frank said. “The morning will include breakfast and some free shopping in our Abundant Blessings room. Plus, they will register for two of the following: Satin hands/Satin feet, a mini facial, nail station or a take-home DIY project. They will enjoy all of this while their car is being cleaned inside and out, their fluid levels will be checked along with their tire pressure.”

On top of that, each mom will also leave with a take-home lunch for them and their children and a gift bag filled with goodies from local business and individuals who have donated to the Single Moms Morning Out event.

The People Church started the annual event three years ago after being contacted by the WCIC radio station in Peoria to join in the Single Moms Morning Out community outreach, Frank said, adding it has been such a blessing to be a part of this each year.

Funding for the annual event is through community support, including cash donations and items donated for the gift bags and the Abundant Blessings room where the moms can shop for free, Frank said. Also crucial to the success of the morning are the volunteers who give of their talent and time.

More information on how to get involved in Singles Mom Morning Out is available by contacting the church at 815-915-8229.

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