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Community Notes

Tea Party meeting

OGLESBY — The monthly meeting of the Bureau-LaSalle Tea Party will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Elks Lodge, 800 E. Walnut, Oglesby. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is invited to attend. For more information, call 815-685-1905 or email

Coffeehouse performance

PRINCETON — The Cantrells will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28 at the Princeton Coffeehouse at Open Prairie UCC, 25 E. Marion St., Princeton. Al and Emily Cantrell perform original acoustic folk and bluegrass music along with Celtic, western swing and traditional American tunes. Tickets are $12 at the door. Homemade desserts and fair trade coffee will be available. For more information, call 815-872-6501 or visit

Blood drive

BUDA — An American Red Cross blood drive will be held from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. Monday at the Buda Community Hall.

Planning Committee

HENNEPIN — The regular monthly meeting of the Bureau/Putnam County Local emergency Planning Committee will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the new Putnam County EMA facility, located at 1120 Old Highway 26 in Hennepin. For more information, contact Kristine Donarski at 815-875-2077.

Homecoming parade

SPRING VALLEY — Hall High School’s Homecoming parade will be at 5 p.m. Oct. 10. Any organization or business that wishes to have a parade entry should contact the school at 815-664-2100 or 815-664-4500 and leave a message for either Karen Klopcic or Joe Panzica.


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