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March 18, 2013

Community Briefs

Auditions set for musical

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DANVILLE —

The public is invited. However, seating is limited and is on a first come-first served basis. The program will be broadcasted live and videotaped for delayed playback several times during the following weeks on Channel 5 for customers of Comcast Cable Company.

For more information, call Ted Houpt at 444-1630, Martha See at 444-1001 or Superintendent Mark Denman at 444-1002.

Grotto to serve dinners

The Gao Grotto will serve meals from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday. Price: $6 per dinner.

Meal includes choice of Italian beef and chips or beer-battered fish with fries or coleslaw.

Christian luncheon set

Danville Christian Women’s Connection will host its luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Danville Boat Club, 15750 Boat Club Road. The lunch cost is $13.

The special feature “Scarves – How to Wear Them” will be presented by Cookie Anders.

Rita Ford, of Genesco, will speak on “Ties That Bind,” and Gospel Generation Trio, of Chrisman, will provide the music.

For reservations, call Linda at 431-5571 or Barbara at (765) 793-4765 by Friday, March 22. Free preschool nursery is available by reservation.

Community concert set

The Israel of God’s Church, W.H.A., will host a Community Choir Concert at 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 125 Tennessee Ave.

The church is inviting local area churches to participate in the concert. Interested churches may call Bishop Ronald C. Henton, pastor, at 442-4622.

The featured guest choir will come from the Israel of God’s Church in Detroit, Mich. Refreshments will be served following the concert.

Benefit to help family

Heartbeats for Randi Benefit will begin at noon March 24 in Sarge’s Banquet Hall. Proceeds will go to help pay medical expenses incurred by Randi Lough Swearingen, who passed away Oct. 19, 2012, at a month old.

Food will include barbecue sandwiches by Tina Duprey, Vermilion County’s first-place barbecue champion, coleslaw, chips and drinks. There will be a 50/50 raffle and other raffle items. Music will be provided by DJ Larry Steven’s Magic Light and Sound.

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