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January 28, 2013

Community Briefs

VA celebrates cease fire

DANVILLE — The Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System will have a program to recognize the 40th anniversary of the Vietnam War cease fire. The program is set for 2 p.m. today in the Social Activities room of Building 104.

The keynote speaker will be Danville Mayor Scott Eisenhauer. Refreshments will be served immediately after the program.

Golden K to hear speaker

Jean Land, Carle nutritionist, will speak about “Nutrition Notes for Seniors” to the Danville Kiwanis Golden K at 2 p.m. today at CRIS Healthy-Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin St.

Cover crop workshop set

Lake Vermilion Water Quality Coalition and others are sponsoring a Cover Crop Workshop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. today in the Vermilion County Farm Bureau Auditorium at 1905 US Route 150

Lunch will be provided at no charge. Workshop topics include: soil health, cover crop basics and more. Call 442-8511, extension 3, to reserve a spot.

Legion to host bingo night

American Legion Post 210 will host its bingo night every today. Doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m.

Chorus welcomes guests

Danville Barbershop Chorus will have guest night at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Bethel Lutheran Church, 901 W. Fairchild St.

Men interested in singing four-part harmony should attend. Note reading is not required. Call 474-9986 or 497-3087 for more information.

Elks to serve catered meal

The Danville Elks Lodge 332 will serve its weekly catered meal at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the lodge, 421 N. Vermilion St. Reservations must be received by noon Tuesday. Price: $11.

Generations will cater the meal, which includes Swiss steak, mashed potatoes, broccoli with cheese sauce, cranberry salad and Italian cream cake. Call the lodge at 442-0145.

Moose to serve burgers

The Loyal Order of Moose Fraternity will serve hamburgers or chicken strips from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday at the lodge, U.S. Route 150.

Meal includes french fries. Price: $5. A cornhole tournament starts at 7:30 p.m.

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