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April 9, 2012

Community Briefs

VFW hosts dinner, dance

DANVILLE — The Veterans of Foreign Wars Jewell Whyte Post 728 will host a Friday night dance and steak fry Friday. Meal will be served from 5:30-7 p.m. The dance will feature Battle Creek band, which will play from 7-10 p.m.

Menu includes: rib eye steak grilled to order, baked potato, salad and desserts.

Dinner-only price: $10. Dance: $6. Dinner and dance: $15.

Run/walk set for Saturday

Middlefork School will host a 5K Fun Run/Walk Saturday at Horseshoe Pond in Kennekuk Park. Registration/check-in begins at 8:15 a.m. with the event beginning at 9. No pets will be allowed.

Pre-registration forms are available at Interested individuals may also call the school office at 443-8273, extension 2200.

Adult registration fee: $10 before or $15 at the event, which includes a T-shirt. Students younger than 16 may participate with an adult for free but will only receive a T-shirt if they pay the registration fee.

All proceeds from the event go toward the purchase of equipment for a new playground at Middlefork School.

Dogs, cats to be at mall

Vermilion County Animal Shelter Foundation will be at the Village Mall from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday and April 28 with adoptable dogs and cats. Nail trims will be offered for $5.

Enter through the back door, which is behind the mall and north of the theater entrance.


Group plans country show

Music in the Heartland will sponsor its Country Reunion Show at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 15, at the Riggle Banquet Center, 400 Lyons Road.

There will be a snack bar with food and refreshments. The Lifetime Achievement Award will be given.

Send nominations for future award winners to Tony Shuman at (765) 397-3366 or Dennis Palmer at: Music in the Heartland, 30 Poland Road, Danville, IL 61834. Send e-mail to or call 446-1508.

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