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December 10, 2012

Community Briefs

NARFE to meet Tuesday




District to discuss tax levy

The Georgetown-Ridge Farm School District 4 will have a public hearing at 7 p.m. Monday to discuss the tax levy. The meeting will be in the superintendent’s office at 400 W. West St.

Township offers assistance

Georgetown Township will host a South County Power Blitz from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday in the township office, 1805 N. Main St.

Those who have not received help this fall from Community Action and their 30-day income falls within the guidelines below should plan to attend. Bring proof of income, Social Security cards for everyone in the household and a current power bill.

Income guidelines: one in family: $1,361; two: $1,839; three: $2,316; four: 2,794; five: $3,271; six: $3,749; seven: $4,226; eight: $4,704.

Boosters plan breakfast

The Georgetown-Ridge Farm Music Boosters will have their second annual “Breakfast with Santa” from 8-11 a.m. Dec. 15 at Pinecrest Elementary.

Menu: pancakes, sausage, juice and milk. Children can participate in games and crafts and take a photo with Santa.

Child tickets: $10. Adult breakfast-only tickets: $5. To purchase tickets in advance, or, with questions, call Jenna Wirth at 799-2960.


Jaycees seek applicants

The Hoopeston Jaycees seek female Hoopeston area high school graduates ages 18-20 to be candidates for Miss Hoopeston 2013.

A mandatory informational meeting is set for Dec. 15. Judging will be Jan. 5, 2013. Applications must be filled out electronically by 5 p.m. Friday at

Rules and expectations also are on the website. For information, email the Miss Hoopeston coordinator at


Auditions continue today

Tri-County Players will continue auditions for the comedy “Drinking Habits” by Tom Smith from 6:30-8 p.m. today at the Paxton Market Street Theatre, 120 N. Market St.

Auditions also are available by appointment by calling 766-1174.


Students to perform

The students of Ridge Farm Elementary School will present “The Jingle Bell Jukebox — The Flip Side” on Thursday. Performances are at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Admission is free. The shows feature ’50s music and dancing.

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