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January 28, 2013

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VA celebrates cease fire

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DANVILLE —

Heart disease explored

The Veterans Affairs Illiana Health Care System will host its Heart Health Awareness Program and Fair from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 1 in the Social Activities room in Building 104.

To purpose of the fair is to raise awareness among local women that heart disease is their No. 1 health threat.

This event will address one’s personal risk factors for heart disease, provide free blood pressure screenings, provide information about cholesterol, heart healthy cooking demonstrations with samples, provide options to quit smoking and more. Featured speaker: Monica Allen, cardiology nurse practitioner. Refreshments will be provided.

For more details, call Rana Shouse at 554-5270 or Sherrie Ellis at 554-5955.

Music program planned

Michael Loudon, a professor of English at Eastern Illinois University, will present “America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway” at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 at the Danville Public Library, 319 N. Vermilion St.

Loudon will introduce and lead discussion about two films: “Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues: Feel Like Going Home” and “Say Amen, Somebody.” The evening also will include a short musical performance. The public is invited, and admission is free. For information, call 477-5220.

Various other programming for “America’s Music” will take place on the EIU campus and at other public libraries. For a complete schedule of activities, visit www.library.eiu.edu.

CASA to train volunteers

Court Appointed Special Advocates will host Advocate Training from 5-8 p.m. Tuesdays Feb. 5 through March 5 at the Danville Township Building, 101 W. North St. Call Kerrie Gill at 446-5975 for more information.

Blues exhibit planned

From Jan. 30 through Feb. 28 the Danville Public Library will host “Two Views of the Blues: A Photographic Exhibit of Great Blues Musicians” by local photographers David Nolan and Jack Van Camp.

The Blues musicians featured performed at the Blind Pig in Champaign and elsewhere in the 1990s. Musicians include: Li’l Ed Williams, Big Time Sarah, Johnny “Clyde” Copeland and more.

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