Enfield RHCC Lunch Fundraiser
Apr 11th, 2014
April 11- Lunch fundraiser: Enfield RHCC (Rehab & Health Care Center) lunch for $4 to benefit the Healthcare Scholarship fund to be awarded to a person in the NCOE school district pursuing a career in healthcare. Menu is ham and beans, fried potatoes, corn bread, dessert and drink. Delivery available. 408 N. Wilson, Enfield 963-2331.
Annual Community Dinner
Mar 5th, 2014
Come join them for an evening of food, fellowship, and fun! Starting at 6:00 p.m., the Enfield Christian Church will again be hosting an annual community dinner. This dinner will take place on the first Wednesday of every month. All members of the community are more than welcome to attend, and be sure to bring a friend! They will be serving soups, sandwiches, desserts and your choice of drink. The evening will conclude around 7:30 p.m. They hope to see you there. If necessary, transportation will be available. Please call 618-384-1713 before 5:00 p.m.
World Day of Prayer Service
Mar 7th, 2014
Friday, March 7th is World Day of Prayer 2014. World Day of Prayer is a celebration of informed prayer and prayerful action. Join in the prayer service written by the women of Egypt, which calls us to look for “streams in the desert.” This service is hosted by the Emmanuel United Methodist Women at 700 Third Street on March 7th at 10:30 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon. Several area churches plan to participate in this event. All area women are welcome to attend.
SIC Falcon Follies Talent Show
Mar 7th, 2014
Southeastern Illinois College Visual & Performing Arts Center in Harrisburg presents its annual Falcon Follies talent show on Friday, March 7 at 7 p.m.
This show is open to the community--not just to attend, but to enter. Entrants should send their name, title of act and length of performance to firstname.lastname@example.org. Entries must be received by March 5.
Cash prizes will be awarded to the top three performances with first place receiving $150, $100 for the runner up and $50 for third place.
New for 2014, the first portion of this year’s event will feature “Dancing With OUR Stars.” Five SIC staff and faculty members will be coached by SIC dance students to perform a dance of their choice. After the “stars” compete before a panel of three judges, the audience will have the opportunity to cast votes ($1.00 a vote) during intermission for their favorite dancers. The top dancers will win the mirror ball trophy.
“If you have a talent for music, dance, comedy, acrobatics, magic or even any unusual talent, we would love to have it in the show. The more creative, the better,” said Kimball.
Money raised will go to SIC’s Theta Sigma Phi theatre club to help members broaden their understanding of various theatrical styles by traveling to see professional shows, as well as fund their participation in the Illinois Theatre Festival and workshops and/or productions to present to local schools.
Tickets are $5 at the door. Contact Allan Kimball at 618-252-5400 ext. 2485 or Kellye Whitler at ext. 2486 for more information.
Sweet Assurance at General Baptist
Mar 8th, 2014
Sweet Assurance will be singing at the Norris City General Baptist on Saturday, March 8th at 6:00 PM.
May Lodge Chicken & Dumpling Dinner
Mar 8th, 2014
May Lodge No. 718, Ancient Free and Accepted Masons will be having a Chicken and Dumplings, Vegetable, and Dessert Dinner at their Lodge Hall at 208 East Wabash Street, Norris City, IL [behind the post office and next door to the Wonder Market].
The dinner will be on Saturday evening March 8, 2014. The meal will be served from 4 P.M. until 8 P.M.
The public is invited. Cost is by donation. Please come join us.
Ladies Day at First Christian Church
Mar 8th, 2014
It will be held on Saturday March 8th in Carmi and will have Anita Newlin of Pakota, IL as the guest speaker for the event. Ladies are invited to come and bring a friend! She is an inspirational speaker and an accomplished musician. Registration with a coffee and pastry fellowship will begin at 8:30 with the Program entitled, "Love Bears All Things" beginning at 9:30. A light lunch will be provided. There is no registration fee, but a freewill offering will be recieved. Please RSVP by February 28th by calling the church office at 618-382-7081.
Fun With Food Story Hour at Carmi Library
Mar 8th, 2014
Join the Carmi Library for a Fun with Food children's
story hour on Saturday, March 8th from 1 to 2 p.m.
Connie Elder will be the volunteer host for the event
featuring Food Bingo, stories, and unusual, healthy
snacks. The event is free and open to the public;
the library is also handicap accessible. For more
information, contact the library at 382-5277.
Fairfield Coin Club Donation Auction
Mar 9th, 2014
The meeting will be held on Sunday, March 9th at the Frontier College in Fairfield IL. Doors will open at 11 AM and the meeting and auction will be at 1:30 PM. Everyone is welcome and if more information is needed email them at email@example.com.
Overcoming Anxiety Support Group Meeting
Mar 11th, 2014
The Southeastern Illinois Center for Pastoral Counseling is sponsoring a free Overcoming Anxiety support group meeting at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, IL from 7-8:30 pm on Tuesday, March 11. The meeting is for anyone who has experienced anxiety, worry, fear, dread, or panic. The leader is Brenda Knuckles. For more information, call 618-262-5921 or visit www.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.
Grief Support Meeting - Carmi
Mar 13th, 2014
The Southeastern Illinois Center for Pastoral Counseling is sponsoring a free Grief Support Group Meeting on Thursday, March 13, at the First United Methodist Church, 100 South Church Street, Carmi from 6-7pm. The meeting is for anyone who has experienced a loss (death of a loved one, divorce, long-term illness, etc.) The group is led by Brenda Knuckles. For more information call 618-382-5548 or visitwww.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.
Revival at Concord United Methodist Church
Mar 14th, 2014
Concord United Methodist Church located at Co. Rd. 700 N. at Co. Rd. 1375 E. (Emma) Carmi, Illinois, would like to announce Revival services will be held March 14 - 16. The services on Friday the 14 and Saturday the 15 will be at 7:00 PM, Sunday Morning the 16 will be at 9:00 AM. Our workers will be Dr. Bob and Jennifer Wilkerson.
Monthly JOY Chic Night 2014
Mar 14th, 2014
This women's meeting is going to be held at Crossroads Bible Church (378-3959), 583 US Hwy 45 in Norris City on Friday, March 14th. "Happy" tizers will be served in the cafe at 5:30 p.m. with Worship and Word starting at 6:30 p.m. Bring your girlfriends and your cameras for snapshots in their photobooth.
3rd Annual St. Jude's Craft Fair
Mar 15th, 2014
Will be hosted by Gallatin County Jr. High Student Counsil. It will be help on Saturday, March 15th from 9:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M at the Gallatin County School (5175 Hwy 13; Junction, IL). The booth fee or two chairs is 25 dollars, along with that is an additional 10 dollar fee for the tabel rental and 5 dollar fee for electricity. There will be a second annual chilli cook-off and GEC Jr. High volleyball tournament. All proceeds from vendor fees go to St. Jude.
Carmi Rotary Club Trivia Contest
Mar 15th, 2014
The Carmi Rotary Club’s trivia contest will be held on Saturday, March 15th at 6pm. Normally, the event would be held on the Saturday of the time change. But the contest was moved due to scheduling conflicts.
Southern Illinois' Homecoming Gospel Choir
Mar 16th, 2014
For an unforgettable evening of musical worship and praise --- southern gospel style --- don't miss Southern Illinois' Homecoming Gospel Choir in concert at the Ten-Mile Missionary Baptist Church in McLeansboro on Sunday, March 16th. The concert begins at 6:00 PM. Admission to te concert is free, and a love offering will be received. Ten-Mile Missionary Baptist Church is located 3 miles west of McLeansboro, IL., on Illinois Route 14. For additional information, contact the church office at (618) 643-3946 or John Roberts at (618) 245-9133.
Guardian Center Blue Ribbon Run/Walk
Mar 24th, 2014
The Guardian Center will host its Blue Ribbon Run/Walk on April 12th. April is Child Abuse Prevention Month and is the perfect time to be reminded of the importance of keeping children safe and knowing the signs of child abuse.
Proceeds of the run/walk will benefit the Guardian Center's programs for abused children in Edwards, Gallatin, Saline, Wabash, White, Richland, Lawrence, and Crawford Counties.The event will start and finish at First Bank in Mount Carmel on the morning of April 12th with registration from 7-8 AM and the race at 8:15 AM. Online registration is available at the website: www.theguardiancenter.org on the tab marked "upcoming events'. Interested individuals can also print and mail the registration form. Registrations will also be accepted the morning of the run/walk. To be guaranteed a T-shirt, individauls should register prior to March 24th. For more info or presentations about how to prevent child abuse and the services of the Guardian Center, please call 618-382-8247.
Birth to 5 Year Old Screenings
Mar 20th, 2014
The Carmi White County Schools are conducting Child Find/Preschool Screenings for Birth to a 5-year-old children not yet enrolled in public schools, and who will not be in Kindergarten eligible in the fall.
The Child Find/ Preschool Screening will be held at Trinity Assembly of God on March 20th and 21st from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. The screening procedure takes about 45 minutes (30 mins for ages birth- three). Appointments must be made so children do not have a long wait period. Parents should call the PreK facility at 384-3515 to make an appointment or get more information.
Grief Support Group Meeting - Mt. Carmel
Mar 25th, 2014
The Southeastern Illinois Center for Pastoral Counseling is sponsoring a free Grief Support Group Meeting at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, IL from 7-8:30 pm on Tuesday, March 25. The meeting is for anyone who has experienced a loss (death of a loved one, divorce, long term illness, etc.) The leader is Brenda Knuckles. For more information, call 618-262-5921 or visit www.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.
Spring 2014 GED testing at SIC
Mar 19th, 2014
GED testing for spring of 2014 is available at SIC. Harrisburg only and the testing begins at 9:00 A.M. and goes to 4:30 P.M. It's in room A-144a on March 19th, April 22nd, May 15th, June 12th, and July 24th. Registration is online at ged.com. Testing fee is 30 dollars per module, and 120 dollars total. Testers under 18 must provide a withdrawal letter e-mailed to ICCB at GEDTestingIL@iccb.org from last high school attended. If you have any questions you can call Donna at 252-5400 extension 3213.
GED classes at SIC
Mar 1st, 2014
Get your GED..GED classes, materials, and practice tests are provided at Southeastern Illinois College!
SALINE COUNTY: SIC Main campus Room A221 morning classes are Monday through Thursday 8:30 A.M. to 12:15 P.M. Session 1 is January 21st to March 6th, and session 2 is March 17th to May 1st. Evening classes are Monday and Wednesday 5:00 P.M. to 8:45 P.M. Going from February 3rd to April 28th. Also at the Harrisburg District Library 2 West Walnut Street (for students 18 years and older) there will be afternoon classes Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. from February 4th to April 24th. Along with that is an introduction to healthcare! It will be at SIC's Main Campus in room A221 Tuesdays and Wednesdays 1:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M. This will be held January 21st through April 30th.
GALLATIN COUNTY: WADI- It will be held at 127 E Logan Avenue Shawneetown IL. Afternoon classes are Monday and Wednesday 1:00 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. from January 27th to April 28th.
HARDIN COUNTY: Will be held at Hardin County Golden Circle Route 146 East Elizabethtown IL. Afternoon classes on Tuesday and Wednesday 1:00 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. from February 4th to April 16th.
POPE COUNTY: It will be at the First Baptist Church N Monroe and Jefferson St. Golconda, IL. Afternoon classes on Tuesday and Thursday 1:00 P.M. to 4:45 P.M. from February 4th to April 24th.
WHITE COUNTY: At the SIC/White County Center. Morning classes will be Monday through Thursday 9:00 A.M. to 12:45 P.M. Session 1 is from January 21st to March 6th. Session 2 is from March 17th to May 1st. Evening classes will be Monday and Tuesday 4:00 P.M. to 7:45 P.M. from February 3rd to April 28th.
Call today at 252-5400 extension 2641. Toll free outside Saline County: 866-338-2742 extension 2641.
Free Breakfast at Enfield RHCC
Mar 7th, 2014
There may be no such thing as a free lunch but there is a free breakfast. Come to Enfield RHCC Friday March 7th between 7:00 and 9:00 AM. Enfield RHCC is at 408 North Wilson St. in Enfield.
Our Savior Lutheran Church Food Pantry
Dec 31st, 2014
The Our Savior Lutheran Church food pantry is still open on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday and Thursday from 9am - noon. Call 618 - 838 - 6653. The food pantry is located behind CVS in Carmi.
Jefferson Attendance Center Collecting G.M. Box Tops for Education
May 23rd, 2014
Jefferson Attendance Center in Carmi, IL is collecting General Mills Boxtops for Education. General Mills will pay .10 cents for each label that is on their products. The money goes tinto the PTO to help pay for field trips, classroom supplies, and items to enhance the student's learning process.
They also collect inkjet cartridges, cell phones, and small electronics. There is a container just inside the door by the school office that these items can be dropped into.