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Community Notes

Breastfeeding support

SPRING VALLEY — La Leche League of the Illinois Valley, a breastfeeding support group, will meet at 10 a.m. Thursday in Spring Valley. This monthly group helps mothers gain knowledge and support from other breastfeeding moms. February’s discussion will revolve around, but is not limited to, “The Family and the Breastfed Baby.” Expecting moms are encouraged to attend, as well as new and experienced moms. For more information, call 815-894-3303 or email

Chili supper

PRINCETON — The Bureau County Open Door 4-H Club will host a chili supper from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday at the First United Methodist Church in Princeton. Traditional chili, vegetarian chili and chicken noodle soup will be served by the 4-H’ers. Tickets for the event are $5, and can be purchased in advance or at the door. Desserts will be provided with the meal. All proceeds from the event will go to the Bureau County Open Door 4-H Club in Princeton.

Buddy Bags meeting

MANLIUS — The Bureau Valley Buddy Bags will hold its meeting at 4:30 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Manlius. All are welcome to attend.

Annual breakfast

WALNUT — The Walnut Winners 4-H Club will have its annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Feb. 23 at the Walnut Senior Citizens Center. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for ages 6-12 and free for children 5 and under. Carryouts will be available.

Bureau County reunion

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — The annual Arizona Bureau County reunion will be Feb. 27 at Sweet Tomatoes at 9029 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale, Ariz. The buffet will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Legacy Girls in concert

LADD — The Legacy Girls will perform in concert from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 30 at the Ladd Grade School Gymnasium sponsored by the Ladd 125th Celebration. The Legacy Girls perform a selection of music made famous by the Andrew Sisters and other during that time. Tickets are $10 purchased ahead of time and $12 purchased at the door. For more information or to purchase tickets, contact Sandy Galetti at 815-894-2954. Proceeds will benefit the 2015 Ladd 125th Celebration.

Red Hats event

PRINCETON — The Princeton Red Hats will celebrate Mardi Gras at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Princeton Elks Lodge.

Food drive

PRINCETON — Bureau Valley FFA members will hold a food drive from 4 to 7 p.m. Feb. 19 at Princeton Tractor Supply Company.

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