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Community Notes

5K Run/Walk for ALS

WALNUT — The Walnut 5K Run/Walk for ALS Research (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) will be Saturday. The events will start at 8 a.m. in front of Bureau Valley North Junior High. Registration will begin at 7 a.m. at the tent located just south of the school. The entry is $20 on race day. Contact Julie Von Holten to request an entry form at 815-379-2269 or send an e-mail to walnut5kals@gmail.com.

‘Syliva’ presented at Festival 56

PRINCETON — Festival 56 presents the romantic comedy “Sylvia” at 7:30 p.m. July 3, 5, 8 and at 2 p.m. July 6 at Grace Performing Arts Center, 316 S. Main St., Princeton. The show is recommend for ages 12 and up. To order tickets, call 6815-879-5656, visit www.festival56.com or stop by the box office.

Blood drive planned

SHEFFIELD — An American Red Cross blood drive, sponsored by the Knights of Columbus, will be held from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. July 21 at St. Patrick Church Hall, 231 W. Atkinson St., Sheffield. For an appointment, call Elizabeth Barry at 309-525-4080. You are eligible if you last donated on or before May 26. A Red Cross donor card or photo ID is required.


PRINCETON — Dimond Bros Insurance will host a cookout for cancer from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 3 at Sullivan’s Food in Princeton. All proceeds will be donated to Believe Foundation, the organization which assists local cancer patients in the area. They will be serving pork chops, brats, hot dogs, chips, soda and water. To place a pre-order order ahead of time and have it delivered, fax 815-872-0325 before 5 p.m. July 2.

Craft, vendor show

WALNUT — The Walnut Hometown Celebration craft, vendor show will be from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, July 5, and from 8 a.m. to dusk Sunday, July 6, at the Blue Raider Park, west field. The proceeds for the vendor event will benefit the Walnut fireworks. The deadline for vendor entry is July 2. For more information, call Denise Frank at 815-8786431.

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