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TTT Christian Youth Ministries Youth Events

Mar 2nd, 2015

TTT Christian Youth Ministries (Telling the Truth to/through teenagers) will hold free youth events at 6:39 pm on the following dates:

Monday, March 2, Old Fort Branch Gym in Ft. Branch, IN ... Tuesday, March 3, Baptist Childrens Home in Carmi, IL ... Wednesday, March 4 at Orchardville Church in Fairfield, IL ... Thursday, March 5 at Free Methodist Church Gym in Vincennes, IN ... Friday, March 6 at Edward County High School Gym in Albion, IL.  for more information visit www.TTTChristianYouth.org or on facebook at www.facebook.com/tttchristianyouth, or call 812-867-2418

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Posh Dosh Vendor/Craft Show

Mar 7th, 2015

POSH DOSH Vendor/Craft Show
FREE Admission
Saturday, March 7th, 2015
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Eldorado American Legion.
1201 Locust Street, Eldorado, Ilinois
www.facebook.com/poshdoshfun/


Posh Dosh is a Vendor/Craft Show as well as a Fundraising Event that aids the Eldorado's American Legion’s Annual Christmas Program for the Kids. Please join us and help support our vendors and crafters. All of the proceeds will help support this philanthropic program.  The program, at the end of the year, throws a party for the local children in our community with a night full of fun, food and gifts.  It's another way for our loyal veterans to show that their devoted service to their communities are never ending.  Free admission and everyone is welcome.

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Enfield Mule Day Assn. Breakfast

Mar 7th, 2015

The Enfield Mule Day Assn. will hold a breakfast at the Enfield Methodist Family Life Center on Saturday, March 7.  Serving will be from 6-10am.  Cost is $5.00 for biscuits & gravy or sausage gravy, coffee, milk & juice.  All proceeds will benefit the new Mule Day building.

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Fairfield Coin Club Donation Auction

Mar 8th, 2015

The Fairfield Coin Club will hold their donation auction on Sunday, March 8 at Frontier College in Fairfield, IL.  Doors open at 11am ... meeting & auction at 1:30 pm ... raffle ... coin dealers present ... Everyone is welcome.  fairfieldcoinclub@gmail.com.

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CWC Family Math Night

Mar 9th, 2015

Join teachers and parents from all grade levels to learn about Carmi-White County's new math curriculum and see first hand how it is making an impact on our student's learning.  Parents will get a chance to talk with teachers directly about how and why the math curriculum has changed.  Also, parents can get a chance to learn about the new PARCC test that is replacing the ISAT test.  See the types of questions your students will be asked to answer and try it out for yourself.  Monday, March 9, 6pm, CWCHS cafeteria.

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Day of Inspiration Cancelled

Mar 9th, 2015

The Day of Inspiration to be held at First United Methodist Church in Broughton on Monday, March 9 has been cancelled.

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Overcoming Anxiety Support Group

Mar 10th, 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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Enfield Christian Church Community Dinner

Mar 11th, 2015

"Come join us for our monthly night of food and fellowship!  On Wednesday, March 11th, starting at 6:00 p.m., the Enfield Christian Church will again be hosting their Community Dinner.  We will be serving sloppy joes, along with a variety of side dishes, drinks and desserts!  All community members are more than welcome to attend, and we hope you can even bring a friend!  Don't miss out on this wonderful event! Our evening will conclude around 7:30 p.m. We hope to see you there. If necessary, transportation will be available.  Please call 618-384-1713 before 5:00 p.m."

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Greif Support Group Meeting - Carmi

Mar 12th, 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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Enfield RHCC Scholarship Chili Luncheon

Mar 13th, 2015

We Deliver!  For the chili luncheon scholarship fundraiser. March 13th 10 until 2. Chili, hot dog, chips, and cake for dessert for only $5. Benefits the Enfield RHCC Healthcare Scholarship. Call 963-2331/963-2332 to order. Please pre order if you are able. we have dine in at 408 N. Wilson in Enfield.

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4th Annual St. Jude's Craft Fair

Mar 14th, 2015

The 4th Annual St. Jude's Craft Fair, hosted by Gallatin County Jr. High Student Council, will be held on Saturday, March 14 from 9am-2pm at the Gallatin County School, 5175 Hwy. 13, Junction, IL.  Booth fee is $25 with additional fee for table/chair/electricity.  The Annual Chili Cook-Off & Open volleyball clinic will also be held during this time.  For more information, call 618-272-7341.

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Gloryroad Travelers in Concert

Mar 14th, 2015

The Gloryroad Travelers will be singing Saturday, March 14 at 6pm at Norris City General Baptist Church.

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Melody Ossi Concert at SIC

Mar 15th, 2015

Cultural Arts Series:  Melody Ossi - Soprano, accompanied by Madeline Rogers on piano will be held at 2pm, Sunday, March 15 in the George T. Dennis Visual & Performing Arts Center at Southeastern IL College. Tickets are $10 for general admission & $5 for students.  Contact Kellye Whitler at 618-252-5400, ext. 2486 or 618-841-4649 for more information.

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Crossville Dodgeball Tournament

Mar 21st, 2015

THIS YEAR'S DODGEBALL TOURNAMENT WILL BE ON MARCH 21ST IN THE CROSSVILLE COMMUNITY CLUB GYM. THIS YEAR'S TOURNAMENT WILL BE A FUNDRAISER FOR KAREN'S KIDS AND THE RELAY FOR LIFE. THE MONEY WILL BE SPLIT BETWEEN THE TWO. ANY INDIVIDUAL DONATION DESIGNATED FOR ONE OR THE OTHER WILL NOT BE COUNTED IN THE SPLIT. KAREN THOMPSON WAS A LOYAL CROSSVILLE TIGER AND AS CROSSVILLE WALK'N ROLLERS WE WANTED TO HELP WITH HER BOYS' COLLEGE FUND IN THIS WAY.

THE COST FOR REGISTERING IS $75 PER TEAM. TEAM CHECK IN WILL BE AT 2:00 P.M. AND PLAY BEGINS AT 3:00 P.M. TIMES MAY VARY DEPENDING ON THE NUMBER OF TEAMS WE WILL HAVE. THERE WILL BE TWO DIVISIONS-JUNIOR( AGES 14-18) AND SENIOR( 18-UP). THERE WILL BE FIRST AND SECOND PLACE TROPHIES FOR EACH DIVISION. WE ALSO ACCEPT ROSTERS FOR TRIBUTE TEAMS WHO WILL NOT ACTUALLY PLAY BUT HAVE BEEN FORMED AND PAID A $50 DONATION. THOSE TEAMS WILL BE ANNOUNCED BEFORE THE TOURNAMENT STARTS AND WILL HAVE A SIGN WITH THE NAMES ON THEM HANGING IN THE LOBBY.

THERE WILL BE CONCESSIONS, BASKET RAFFLE, 50/50 DRAWING, AND BAKED GOODS. SWINEY RIVER WILL ALSO BE GRILLING AND SMOKING SOME MEAT TO BE SOLD IN SANDWICHES. ACROSS FROM THE GYM IS A PARK AREA FOR CHILDREN. COME AND ENJOY THE DAY WITH YOUR FAMILY AND FRIENDS WHILE HELPING OUT 2 TERRIFIC CAUSES.

PACKETS WILL BE AVAILABLE ON FEBRUARY 21ST. IF INTERESTED, PLEASE CONTACT CHRIS BIRKLA@ 383-1408 OR TRISH PRINGLE@ 383-1889. OUR MOTTO IS “WHEN YOUR LEGS ARE TIRED, WALK WITH YOUR HEART.” THIS WOULD BE A GOOD TIME TO DO JUST THAT.

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4-H Support Committee Pork Chop Dinner

Mar 21st, 2015

The Annual 4-H Support Committee Pork Chop Dinner will be held from 4-7pm on Saturday, March 21 at the White County Fairgrounds.  The dinner will include pork chops, mashed potatoes, green beans, bread, homemade dessert & drink.  Tickets are $10 each and may be purchased at the door or in advance from any 4-H member or leader, HCE members, or at the Extension office.  Any questions call 618-382-2662.  This is their main fundraiser of the year.

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Grief Support Group Meeting - Mt. Carmel

Mar 24th, 2015

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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Rend Lake College Workshops

Mar 24th, 2015

Middle and high school students are invited to get active this Spring with several workshops at Rend Lake College. Whether it’s softball, volleyball, or soccer, there’s something for everyone.

If you’d rather get active outside, consider the Softball Fundamentals class with instructor Jessica Varner. Girls in 3rd through 6th grades should come dressed and ready to learn the basics of softball, including hitting and fielding. The class costs $15 and is set for 5 – 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays from May 6 through 20 at the baseball fields at Hamilton County Junior and Senior High School.

Girls in 4th through 6th grades can also take part in Volleyball this spring with instructor April McCormick. Learn the fundamentals of volleyball, such as how to bump, set, spike, and serve, as well as about scoring, positioning, and the rules for volleyball. The class costs $24 and will meet from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays from March 24 through April 2 at the old McLeansboro High School gymnasium.

Last but not least, boys and girls from 4th through 6th grades can participate in Let’s Play Soccer to learn all about stretching, passing, and shooting. Instructor Enrique Guzman will meet with students from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m. on Mondays from May 4 through 18 at the baseball fields at Hamilton County Junior and Senior High School. The class costs $10.

For more information about these classes, contact the RLC Community and Corporate Education Department at 618-437-5321, Ext. 1714 or 1380.

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Carmi League of Arts "Mary Poppins" Auditions

Mar 27th, 2015

The Carmi League of Arts has chosen "Mary Poppins" for their summer musical. 

Most are familiar with the Walt Disney film released in 1964 starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke. The film was based on P.L. Travers book series by the same name. In 2013, the film was selected for preservation in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. "Mary Poppins" also ran on Broadway from 2006 to 2013 with over 2,500 performances. It was the 30th longest-running show in Broadway history. Who can forget great songs like "Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious", "A Spoonful of Sugar" and "Chim Chim Cher-ee".

The League will be bringing the production to the local stage with great story, music, dance & stagecraft. The musical will run June 12, 13 and 14 at the CWCHS auditorium. Co-Directors for the production are Sherry Passmore and Lynn Cantrell.

Auditions will be held March 27 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm and March 28 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at the CWCHS auditorium. Participants are asked to prepare one song. All ages are needed.  They will also be given a passage of text to read. For questions about auditions, email Sherry Passmore at spassmore90@yahoo.com or Lynn Cantrell at lyncntrl@shawneelink.net

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Carmi Library Pecan Sale

Mar 31st, 2015

The Friends of the Carmi Library are running a special fundraising discount for your snacking enjoyment! 12oz.roasted and salted pecans and 12oz.

milk chocolate covered pecans are $7.00 each, 8oz.

pecan caramel clusters are $6.00 and the 4oz. pecan logs are $3.00.  Items are available for purchase at the Carmi Public Library and all proceeds support the library.

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Carmi-White County Schools Preschool Screenings

Apr 1st, 2015

The Carmi-White County Schools are conducting Child Find/Preschool Screenings for birth to 5 year old children not yet enrolled in public schools, and who will not be kindergarten eligible in the fall.  The screening check every child's progress in hearing, vision, speech, language, and coordination skills.  The screening program is free.  Parents will receive immediate feedback on how their child is developing.  Screeners will also be available to complete a developmental screening on children who fall in the birth to 3 years old category.  Head Start personnel may also be present to explain their program and services.

The Child Find/Preschool Screening will be held at Trinity Assembly of God on April 1st and 2nd from 8:30am-2:30pm.  The screening procedure takes approx. 45 minutes.  Appointments must be made by calling the PreK facility at 618-384-3515.  

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Job Fair at S.I.C.

Apr 22nd, 2015

A Job Fair will be held at Southeastern Illinois College Student Center on Wednesday, April 22 from 9:00 am - 12:00 noon. Free to vendors and to the public.  Host a booth at the job fair by calling 618-252-5400, ext. 3213.

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Our Savior Lutheran Church Food Pantry

Dec 31st, 2015

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, 2015

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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