A Daddy / Daughter Dance is this Saturday (3/17/18) evening at the Christian Church of Olney, just east of The Holiday. Running from 6:00 to 7:30, it’s for girls Pre-K to 12th Grade and their Dads. The cost is $25 for Dad and Daughter, plus $5 for each additional daughter. A DJ, photo booth, and snacks will be provided.
The Berryville Junior Farmers will host a “Soup Supper” this Saturday evening, March 17, with serving from 4:00 to 7:00, in the Berryville Community Building. The menu includes soup, sandwiches, drinks, and dessert. The proceeds will support the 4-H Club’s future activities and programs. All are invited.
The Richland County Farm Bureau Young Leaders are hosting a Dodge-Ball Tournament this Saturday, March 17, at the Dundas Gym. The registration begins at 9:00 in the morning and the tournament will start at 10:00. The tournament is open to high school students and adults with teams of up to eight people each. The registration fee is $100 per team. The top three teams will receive trophies and bragging rights, plus a spirit award will be given to the most spirited team. All proceeds will benefit the local Ag in the Classroom Program. For more details or to sign up, call the Richland County Farm Bureau office at 393-4116.
The United Methodist Women will meet this Thursday (3/15/18) for a “Spiritual & Personal Growth Retreat” to be held at the Clay City United Methodist Church. The topic, “The Christian Consumer : Living Ethically in a Material World” will be presented by Burena Howard of East St.Louis, plus Melissa Garrison of Fairfield will speak in the afternoon on “Spiritual Growth.” Registration and fellowship for the Kaskaskia River District United Methodist Women event begins at 9:00 Thursday morning with the lunch cost at $7 per woman. Reservations can be made in advance by calling Ann at 618-676-4264.
The Young Leaders of Richland and Clay County Farm Bureaus will host their final of three agriculture safety courses to area youth tomorrow (3/13/18) night at 6:30 at the William Nobbe / John Deere Dealership, at the east edge of Flora. To register or to get more details, call the Richland County Farm Bureau office in Olney at 393-4116 or the Clay County Farm Bureau office in Louisville at 665-3300.
It’s a special fundraising event coming up tomorrow (3/13/18) evening at Pizza Fast on Whittle Avenue in Olney. For $15 per person with tickets sold at the door, get an all-you-can-eat buffet of pizza, spaghetti, salad bar, and drink from 5:00 to 7:00, then the performance of Johnathan Len of “Blend Acappella” fame beginning at 6:00. All are invited for some great food and entertainment. For details, call Jan at 618-839-5548.
There are two municipal meetings on the schedule for tonight (3/12/18) : the Olney City Council meets tonight at 7:00 at the Olney City Hall, in Council Chambers : the Noble Village Board meets at 7:00 tonight at the Village Hall in Noble : both meetings are open to the public on this Monday night.