The annual Hartsburg-Emden FFA casserole
breakfast will be on Monday, Feb. 13, in the
high school cafeteria. Serving will begin at
6:30 and continue until 9. The breakfast
will consist of egg casseroles, sweet rolls,
coffee and orange juice. Donations will be
Lincoln Community High School will host a
FAFSA Completion Workshop in the school's
computer lab on Tuesday, Feb. 14, from noon
until 2 p.m. The Free Application for
Federal Student Aid is an electronic
application that all college-bound students
must submit in order to obtain financial
aid. A financial aid professional will be on
hand at the workshop to help students and
parents complete the FAFSA and answer all
questions about financial aid.
Parents may attend the workshop at their
convenience or call the counseling office at
LCHS, 217-732-4131, ext. 235, to make an
appointment. All college-bound students and
their parents are welcome and invited to
sale Feb. 18 by Lincoln Jaycees
The Lincoln Jaycees are having a "Winter
Rummage Sale" on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the
Lincoln Jaycees Center, 325 S. Chicago St.
Hours of the sale are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4
The Jaycees have booth space available
for rent to the public. Please contact Kim
Frizzell at 871-4940 for information.
Items for sale include books, toys,
clothes, household items and much more. The
proceeds from the sale will be used to help
fund upcoming community projects by the
Lincoln Jaycees, such as their Easter egg
The Lincoln Jaycees are a not-for-profit
organization serving Lincoln and the
surrounding communities. The group gives
young people between the ages of 18 and 40
the tools they need to build the bridges of
success for themselves in the areas of
business development, management skills,
individual training, community service and
international connections. Membership
meetings are at 7 p.m. the third Thursday of
each month at the Lincoln Jaycees Center,
325 S. Chicago St., and are open to
County Love 3rd Saturday Community Meal
The next community dinner provided by
Logan County Love will be on Saturday, Feb.
18, at St. John United Church of Christ,
Seventh and Maple streets in Lincoln. The
meal will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. On the
menu is spaghetti, garlic bread, salad and a
dessert. The dinner is open to the public;
everyone is invited.
The meal is free but donations are
accepted. Food donations will go to a local
food pantry, and cash donations will be used
for the next meal.
Meals are provided by Logan County Love
the third Saturday of each month.
To sign up for a home-delivered meal,
contact Michelle Brinkley at 217-254-2840.
to Care for Yourself"
Meeting the needs of a family member or
friend who has memory loss or Alzheimer's is
a big undertaking. Vonderlieth Foundation is
partnering with Harbor Light Hospice and the
new Mount Pulaski Alzheimer's Support Group
for an event aimed at providing support and
resources for those who are providing care
for someone with memory loss. The
"Remembering to Care for Yourself" program
will be at Vonderlieth Living Center on
Thursday, March 8, at 2 p.m.
topics of discussion will be:
Caregiver burnout; guilt tips and
Safety in the home
Advance medical directives
long-term care and hospice options
Speakers are LaRea Birt, R.N., B.S.N.,
and Michelle Matteson, B.S. in psychology.
There will be food and door prizes, and a
chance to get acquainted with the new Mount
Pulaski Alzheimer's Support Group.
FFA consignment auction
annual Hartsburg-Emden FFA consignment
auction will be on Saturday, March 17. Items
are now being cataloged. The deadline if you
would like your item to be publicized in
newspapers and on auctioneers' websites has
been extended to Feb. 15. Remember, no
tires, fuel tanks, nonworking appliances,
pets, livestock or hazardous materials.
Call, fax or e-mail your list of items to:
The auction will be at the Orvil Township
machine shed in Hartsburg.
Proceeds from the auction go toward
sending FFA members to the Washington
Lutheran School second-quarter honor roll
Fourth grade -- Will Messner; fifth grade
-- Francesca Adubato, Megan Benner, Noah
Henry, Blake Hermes, Katie Lynn, Lane
Prather and Madeline Steiner; sixth grade --
Ashlan Broom, Nathan Ford, Emily Messner and
Kathryn Nobbe; seventh grade -- Danielle
Burgrabe, Claire Conrady, Heather Heidbreder,
Brooklyn Hermes, Zack Prather and Anna
Sielaff; eighth grade -- Lexie Groves
Third grade -- Ysabella Adubato, Moriah
Prather and Will Stambaugh; fourth grade --
Madelyn Koehler, Isaiah Prather, Greyson
Rademaker and Noah Butler; fifth grade --
Grace Montgomery and Carter Robison; sixth
grade -- Katie Hunsley and Emma Ritterbush;
seventh grade -- Sydney Johnson, Isabelle
Thompson and Hailie Williams; eighth grade
-- Elizabeth Ford and Joe Ahrends
Third grade -- MacKenzie Hall and J.R.
Lynn; fourth grade -- Natalie Miller; fifth
grade -- Sydney Johnson and Kalyn Roberts;
sixth grade -- Emma Cooper, Gabbie Cox,
Lance Podbelsek, Mya Roberts and Tori
Tripplett; seventh grade -- Kalyn Roberts;
eighth grade -- Rachel Podbelsek, Drew
Simmer and Ben Steiner.'
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Catholic School announces February Students
of the Month
Each month, teachers at Carroll Catholic
School select two students from first to
fourth grade and two students from fifth to
eighth grade to receive Student of the Month
awards. Students are chosen based upon
Christian attitude, cooperativeness,
courteousness, self-discipline and effort.
February Students of the Month are Lauren
Powell, eighth grade; Emma Cameron, sixth
grade; Lexy Raffa, third grade; and David
Morrow, first grade.
Pulaski Rotary Club scholarship announcement
The Mount Pulaski Rotary Club is offering
Mount Pulaski High School seniors the
opportunity to apply for scholarships
through a Rotary Club program again this
year. Applications for the scholarships may
be obtained from the high school guidance
opportunities for young women
This year, the Zonta Club of Lincoln is
able to offer two different scholarships for
young women. The first is Zonta
International's Young Women in Public
Affairs, and the second is Zonta Club of
Lincoln's Women's Career Scholarship.
The goal of the Young Women in Public
Affairs program is to encourage more young
women to participate in public affairs by
recognizing a commitment to the volunteer
sector, evidence of volunteer leadership
achievements and a dedication to the
advancement of the status of women.
The YWPA scholarship is open to women of
age 16-19 who are living or studying in a
Zonta district at the time the application
is submitted to the district. They DO NOT
have to be Logan County residents to apply.
Note: The application deadline for
the local award is Feb. 21.
The second scholarship being offered is
the Women's Career Scholarship, which is
open to any Logan County woman. The school
to be attended need not be an Illinois
institution; however, it must be accredited
or recognized as an approved program in the
field of study. Top candidates will be
selected based on merit, activities,
leadership, honors, awards and need. Awards
are offered on a one-academic-year basis and
applicants can reapply year after year.
Students having less than one academic year
remaining until graduation are not eligible
Deadline for this scholarship application
is March 19.
Applications for both scholarships are
available at local high schools, colleges
and university guidance offices.
More information is available in a Jan.
For further information or to obtain
either application, contact Christel Huff,
chairman, Zonta Club of Lincoln Scholarship
Committee, 211 Latham St., Lincoln, IL
62656; phone 217-732-3305 (home) or
217-737-4470 (cell); or email
applications can be emailed to applicants.
Illini Central announces January Student
of the Month Jenny Johnson
Ed Jodlowski, Illini Central principal;
Jenny Johnson; and Bob Werner, executive
vice president of 1st State Bank of Mason
The 1st State Bank of Mason City and
Illini Central High School presented Jenny
Johnson with the January Student of the
Month Award. For demonstrating outstanding
character, Jenny receives a $50 savings bond
from 1st State Bank and an iTunes gift card
from the Illini Central High School faculty.
Jenny is the daughter of Greg and Becky
Johnson. Her classes this year are Web
Design, Advanced Computers, Advanced
Placement Biology, Spanish 4, Physical
Education, Advanced Placement Literature and
Composition, Government, Leadership, and
In addition, Jenny keeps busy with
several extracurricular activities. She is
president of National Honor Society,
president of Spanish Club, co-captain of
cheerleading, a member of Drama Club and
works on the school newspaper, PawPrint.
Outside of school, Jenny is a student
leader of the Green Room youth group.
Jenny plans to attend Lincoln College for
two years and then transfer to a university,
where she will major in elementary education
and children's ministry.
College honors lists for fall 2011
Lincoln College recognizes the following
area students for their academic achievement
in the fall 2011 semester:
Dean's list (3.25-3.74 GPA) -- Kylie Ash,
Lincoln; Angela Bell, Hartsburg; Luke
Donath, Lincoln; Shelby Leigh, Lincoln;
Casey Perrine, Mason City; Kelsey Wendlandt,
President's list (3.75-3.99 GPA) --
Colleen Baker, Mason City; Jared Nolan,
Lincoln; Jordan Rich, Emden
Special honors (4.0 GPA) -- Casey
Barretts, Clinton; Michelle Brawdy, Lincoln;
Sarah Edwards, Lincoln; Nathan Graham, Mason
City; Thomas Hilton, Mason City; Kelsi
Maaks, Lincoln; Meghan Moore, Elkhart;
Taylor Perry, Lincoln; Lindsey Sanders,
Lincoln; Alex Schonauer, Lincoln