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Community Notes

Donations wanted

PRINCETON — The Princeton Veterans Group is seeking donations for a future rummage sale to be held in early 2014. Call Brad Oeder at 815-866-9349 and leave a message or call the Legion Post at 815-872-1171 and leave a message.

Beekeepers meeting

OTTAWA — The Illinois Valley Beekeepers Association will hold its meeting at 7 p.m. Friday at the University of Illinois Extension office, 1689 N. 31st Road, Ottawa. The program will be for new and established beekeepers on when and how to order equipment, the hives and the bees, how to care for a hive during the winter and planning for the spring, summer and fall.

Free meal

SHEFFIELD — The Sheffield United Methodist Church will hold a free meal from 5 to 6 p.m. Sunday. Come for fellowship and food.

GFWC meeting

PRINCETON — The GFWC Woman’s Club of Princeton will meet at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Prouty Building in Princeton. A program about Native Americans will be presented by Lou Brown. Joyce Bickett and Jean Bates will be hostesses. Members are reminded to bring six Valentines for the veterans nursing home. For more information, contact President Clara Pease at 815-872-0430.

Auxiliary meeting

PRINCETON — American Legion Woman’s Auxiliary Unit 125 of Princeton will have its post holiday dinner at 6 p.m. Friday at the Ye Olde Underground Inn in Princeton. All members are invited to the dinner as a guest of the Unit. If you cannot attend, please call Carol Allicks, Auxiliary president, at 815-872-7891 in the evenings by today, Thursday.

Sled dog demos

UTICA — Starved Rock Lodge in Utica will hold sled dog demonstrations at 9:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. Sunday. There will be programs during the day at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. in the Utica Room.

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