(NEWTON) The Eagle for Life “Day of Giving” is tomorrow (3/23/18) in Jasper County with a $15,000 goal. The funds raised during the 24 hour period will be used at the Newton Elementary School. Contributions to the Eagle for Life Foundation “Day of Giving” tomorrow can be made by calling 783-3399, by going online at www.enrichingourcommunity.org/EagleForLife, or in person at the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce on South Van Buren Street in Newton from 9:00 to 4:00. The public can like Eagle For Life on Facebook or follow Eagle For Life on Twitter for special announcements and updates throughout the day tomorrow.
(OLNEY) Tickets are still on sale for the final four performances of “Sister Act” this weekend at Olney Central College, all sponsored by TrustBank. The $12 tickets can be purchased at the ticket booth in the theater lobby, by calling OCC at 395-7777, or go online at www.iecc.edu/occtheater. Any remaining tickets go on sale an hour before each show begins. The final run of performances starts tonight at 7:30.
(OLNEY) The Richland County Elementary School has its Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten Screenings today (3/22/18) and tomorrow (3/23/18) for children who must be at least three (3) years old and reside in the Richland County School District. That’s today from 11:00 to 7:00, and tomorrow, from 8:00 to 3:00, at the Elementary School in Olney. Screening appointments are needed by calling Jennifer at 395-8540, extension 1611.
(OLNEY) The Richland County Republicans 29th Annual Lincoln Day Dinner is tomorrow (3/23/18) evening at the Olde Tyme Steakhause in Olney, beginning with social time at 5:00, with the dinner and program to follow at 5:30. The $15 tickets are available from all Richland County Republican Precinct Committeemen and Elected Officials or by calling the County Chairman at 618-838-1561. There will be a limited number of tickets on sale at the door Friday evening. There will be various statewide and local candidates and elected officials in attendance, plus the annual Cash Raffle will be held with the $20 tickets available from Precinct Committeemen, Elected Officials, or by calling the Chairman at 618-838-1561. Everyone’s invited.
(OLNEY/NEWTON) With an American Red Cross “urgent call” in place for all eligible blood donors to get out and give blood, here’s the list of upcoming regional blood drives : today (3/22/18) at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 12:15 to 6:45 : both tomorrow (3/23/28) and Saturday (3/24/18) at the Blood Donation Center in Effingham from 7:45 to 2:15 : all blood types and platelets are needed to replenish low regional supplies.