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Community Notes

Published: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 2:16 p.m. CDT

Fundraiser planned

PRINCETON — Princeton Buddy Bags will hold a fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at Bella’s Italian Restaurant. Participants will have the option for buying one all-you-can-eat ticket for $8 or a family meal with a bucket of spaghetti and garlic bread for $14. Buddy Bags is an ecumenical program to provide food on the weekends to children whose primary source of nutrition is the free breakfast/lunch programs at school. For tickets or more information, call 815-879-0916, visit www.princetonbuddybags.org or email princetonbuddybags@gmail.com. Tickets can be purchased in advance or at the door.

Kickoff event

PRINCETON — Bureau County Relay For Life will hold its kick off event at 7 p.m. April 25 at Soldiers and Sailors Park in Princeton. Anyone who has been touched by cancer is welcome to attend. There is no cost.

Community coffee

SHEFFIELD — The First United Church of Christ in Sheffield will host its monthly community coffee from 7 to 10 a.m. May 4 in the UCC Parish Hall. Fresh-baked cinnamon rolls will be served.

Spring fundraiser

LASALLE — The first flower and plant sale fundraiser benefiting the Illinois Valley Center for Independent Living and Grace United Methodist Church will be May 3-4 in the church parking lot, 1345 Chartres St. in LaSalle. Hours are from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on May 3 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 4. Products are from Mid American Growers and Hornbaker Gardens.

Meeting set

KEWANEE — The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Kewanee Public Library Second Floor meeting room. An elevator is available at the First Street entrance. Delores Seckman and her daughter, Tanya, will be in Civil War costumes and present a program of new arrangements of Civil War songs. Everyone is welcome.

Legion meeting

SPRING VALLEY — The Dominic Oberto American Legion Post will hold its past commanders dinner at 6 p.m. May 2 at Angelo’s Restaurant. Past commanders should call Adjutant John McCormick at 815-664-6400 to make reservations.

Cookout planned

WYANET — The Wyanet Community Club will host a cookout from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Wyanet Locker. The menu will include rib eyes, butterfly chops, pork burgers, brats, hot dogs, chips and pop.

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