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Meeting set

KEWANEE — The Henry County Genealogical Society will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the second floor meeting room of the Kewanee Public Library. Don Schmidt will give a presentation on “Stark County Families and History,” the new history of Stark County was published in February 2013. All are welcome.

Benefit planned

WALNUT — A Trivia Night Benefit for Cora Peters will be held June 8 at the Walnut Park Shelter. Check-in will be at 6 p.m. The cost is $100 per table (10-person teams). To reserve a table, call Candy Lind at 815-379-9394 or 815-866-1297. Concessions will be available. To donate or volunteer to help, call Julie Estrada at 815-303-2523. Cora was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma in the summer of 2009. She has had several surgeries and rounds of chemo and radiation and continues fighting. This benefit will help with medical bills.

Donations wanted

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group will begin accepting donations of good used items for an upcoming rummage sale in June. To donate items, call Brad Oeder at 815-866-9349 or the American Legion Post at 815-872-1171 and leave a message. Arrangements can be made to pick up larger donations such as couches, TVs, tables/chairs, computers, etc. by calling the above numbers. Small kitchen appliances will be accepted if in good working order. This is a major fundraiser for the group so they can continue their veterans work in the local area.

Scouts meeting

SPRING VALLEY — Spring Valley Cub Scout Pack 3133 will hold a spring recruitment and information night Wednesday at the Spring Valley City Hall Park Shelter. The program will start at 6:30 p.m. with an informational meeting for parents and games/activities for boys. In case of rain, event will be held in the Spring Valley Community Room at City Hall. Pack 3133 is open to all boys in grades 1-5 from Spring Valley and surrounding areas. Boys can join at any level regardless of whether they have been involved in scouting previously. For more information, contact Sally Johll, Cubmaster, at svpack3133@gmail.com or 815-664-2487.

Building open

MANLIUS — The First State Bank building at 122 E. Maple Ave. in downtown Manlius will once again be open from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 23 and 25. Hours will be the same each week from then on. In June the hours may be added to; notice will be given of any changes in hours open.

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