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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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  • NWS-CN 07-22 Musical photo Musical takes serious tone For those who are inspired by classic tales such as “The Little Mermaid” and “My Love, My Love,” DLO Musical Theater’s summer youth musical is a must see.About 30 cast members ages 8 and up will perform “Once On this Island Jr.” at 7 p.m. Friday and

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  • NWS-CN 07-22 Stanis photo Vermilion County Museum Society honors longtime quilter WESTVILLE – Victorena Stanis, 90, of Westville could tell a story behind every quilt she’s made over the years, starting in 1935. She knows where the fabric came from, and how she came up with designs.

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  • Fire destroys barn used for storing hay SIDELL — A fire Saturday night destroyed a hay barn at Crosswinds Equine Rescue, 8182 E 200 North Road, near Sidell, but owner Mike Cross is thankful that no person or horse was injured in the blaze.Four fire departments — Sidell, Indianola, Allerton

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