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Hope Center Feed the Family

Dec 20th, 2014

The December Hope Center Feed the Family will be on December 20th starting at around 9am. Lots of food, clothes, furniture and misc. items will be given away come rain or shine. Little Prairie Christian Church will be assisting the Hope Center and have a "Message of Hope. Please bring a box, clothes basket or something to take food home with you. If a church or individual would like to help out at a future "Feed the Family" or donate food or clothes please contact Bucky Conner at 618-516-3859 or Steve Smith at 618-445-2065.  The Hope Center is in need of shoes and boots.

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Carmi Library Pecan Sale

Dec 20th, 2014

The pecans have arrived and the annual Friends of the Library pecan sale fundraiser has kicked off!  These new crop Mascot Pecans, never stored or frozen, are brighter in color and are the freshest product available direct from the pecan orchards in Georgia.  Among the delicious varieties available are:

16oz. Mammoth Halves.........................$10.00
16 oz. Medium Pieces............................$  9.50
12 oz. Roasted & Salted Pecans.............$  9.00
12 oz. Roasted & Salted Cashews..........$  9.00
12 oz. Milk Chocolate Pecans................$  9.00
12 oz. English Walnuts..........................$   9.00
10 oz. Cinnamon Glazed Pecans...........$   8.50
8 oz. Glazed Pecans..............................$   7.00
8 oz. Pecan Caramel Clusters................$  8.00
4 oz. Pecan Log.....................................$  5.00
7-Way Tin Assortment......................... $25.00

These make great gifts for the upcoming holiday season, with many varieties being packaged in gift foil.  Plus, nuts are a delicious and nutritious snack.  All proceeds benefit the Carmi Public Library including purchasing new materials and equipment, and supporting the children's summer reading program. Your support of the library through your purchases is greatly appreciated.

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Greif Support Group Meeting - Carmi

Jan 8th, 2015

SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR PASTORAL COUNSELING Is sponsoring FREE

Grief Support Group Meetings: CARMI    at the First United Methodist Church    SICPC Office {Downstairs)        

100 South Church Street Carmi, Illinois 62821 From 6:00pm – 7:00pm

Grief Support Group usually meets monthly on the 2nd Thursday

Next meetings areJanuary 8, February 12,  and  March 12, 2015

For anyone who has experienced a loss (death of a loved one, divorce, long-term illness, etc.)

This group is led by Brenda Knuckles, MAMFC, LCPC

For more information, please call 618-382-5548 or visit our website at http://www.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.

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Overcoming Anxiety Support Group

Jan 13th, 2015

SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR PASTORAL COUNSELING Is sponsorin FREE

Support Group Meetings:  Mt. Carmel at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, Illinois

from 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Overcoming Anxiety Support Group usually meets the 2nd Tuesday

Next 3 meetings are:  January 13, February 10, and  March 10, 2015

for anyone who has experienced anxiety, worry, fear, dread, or panic.

Our leader is Brenda Knuckles, MAMFC, LCPC.

For more information, please call 618-262-5921 or visit our website at http://www.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.

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Grief Support Group Meeting - Mt. Carmel

Dec 31st, 1969

SOUTHEASTERN ILLINOIS CENTER FOR PASTORAL COUNSELING Is sponsoring FREE

Support Group Meetings:  Mt. Carmel at the First Christian Church, 8th & Market Streets, Mt. Carmel, Illinois

from 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Grief Support Group usually meets monthly on the 4th Tuesday

Next 2 meetings are: January 27, February 24, March 24, for anyone who has experienced a loss (death of a loved one,

divorce, long-term illness, etc.)  Our leader is Brenda Knuckles, MAMFC, LCPC.

For more information, please call 618-262-5921 or visit our website at http://www.freewebs.com/sicpc2006.

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Friends of Library Collecting Books

Dec 31st, 2014

The Friends of the Carmi Library need your help this holiday season collecting books to be distributed to children in need.  New or good condition, clean, used children's books are being accepted; a drop box for donations is located in the library's foyer. Board books, beginning readers, and chapter books are needed with a special emphasis on Pre-K to beginning readers.  Help give a special gift, the love of a good book, this holiday season.

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Tri-State Alliance AIDS Holiday Projet

Dec 31st, 2014

The Tri-State Alliance AIDS Holiday Project is working to meet the needs of low-income households impacted by HIV / AIDS in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky. The project still has 9 households whose needs have not been sponsored. To sponsor a household, contact project chair Wally Paynter of Carmi at 812-480-0204 or wallypaynter@aol.com, or make a donation at www.AIDSHolidayProject.org.

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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.  There is also an ongoing rummage sale during pantry hours.  Call 618 - 838 - 6653.  The food pantry is located behind CVS in Carmi.

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Narcotics Anonymous Meeting

Dec 31st, 2014

A new Narcotics Anonymous meeting is being held in Carmi. (There hasn't been an NA meeting here in a very long time.) We hope to provide a safe place where recovering addicts can share their experience, strength, and hope with one another. This is an open Narcotics Anonymous meeting, which means that non-addict guests are welcome to attend. The meeting will be held every Tuesday from 6-7 PM at the Cherry Street Annex at 298 3rd Street.

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Jefferson School Collecting General Mills Boxtops

May 31st, 2015

Jefferson Attendance Center is collecting General Mills Boxtops for Education.  General Mills will pay .10 cents for each label that is on their products.  The money goes into the PTO to help pay for field trips, classroom supplies and items to enhance the student's learning process.

They also collect empty inkjet cartridges, cell phones, and small electronics.  There is a container just inside the door by the school office that these items an be dropped into.  

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