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October 8, 2012

Community Briefs

Class of ’52 to host 60th



Activities include a poker run, the Dodibone Band, Troy Pate and Ryan Downing Acoustic, 50/50 drawing and silent auction. A $10 donation includes a meal.

John had a tumor removed from his esophagus on June 1. Due to complications from the surgery, he had to undergo additional surgeries, which resulted in a hospital stay for 32 days.

John is still recovering at home and is unable to work. He has little income coming in, with hospital and doctors’ bills adding up.

Smart Choice food offered

The Rock Church, 20 Poland Road, will offer Smart Choice Food Source.

A box of Smart Choice Food is $36 (which includes a lot of frozen meat with a value of $80).

Order times and dates are:

--9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 11; cash accepted

--9-11 a.m. Oct. 13; cash accepted

--9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Oct. 15; cash and link cards accepted

Distribution day for Smart Choice Food will be 10 a.m. Oct. 27. Orders need to be pre-paid in person.

For more information, call 443-4559.

League offers art classes

The Danville Art League will offer upcoming classes:

--Beginning Oils & Acrylics: 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 13-Nov. 3. All supplies will be provided, and the class will be taught by Marsha Russell.

--Advanced Oil & Acrylic Techniques: 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 13-Nov. 3. Class will be taught by Natalie Rottet.

--Beginning Watercolors: 1-3:30 p.m. Saturdays, Oct. 13-Nov. 3. All supplies will be provided, and the class will be taught by Roberta Williams.

Class cost: $50 for members and $55 for non-members. To learn more, call the studio at 442-9264 or visit at 320 N. Franklin St. Or call Threads of Time at 431-9202 or visit its website at

Church sets garage sale

Trinity Lutheran Church, 824 E. Main St., will hold its rummage sale from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13.

Doll workshop nears

Harvest Wheat Maiden Doll Workshop will be from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 13, at the Fischer Theatre.

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