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3rd Annual Gala

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 12:00 am

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Adult Halloween costume party

Thursday, October 30th 2014 - 12:00 am

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VFW Post 755
2211 Old Jacksonville
Springfield, IL 62704
217-546-9515
Oct 30, 7pm

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Hope 4 Calyssa

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 12:00 am

HOPE Fundraiser

https://www.facebook.com/hope4calyssa?fref=ts 

Calyssa’s  blog  calyssarichie.weebly.com

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Music Trivia Fundraiser

Saturday, November 1st 2014 - 12:00 am

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SPRINGFIELD CIVIC GARDEN CLUB COMMITTEE FAIR AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

Monday, November 3rd 2014 - 9:00 am

SPRINGFIELD CIVIC GARDEN CLUB COMMITTEE FAIR

AND MEMBERSHIP DRIVE

The Springfield Civic Garden Club invites the public to its Committee Fair on November 3, 2014 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 533 South Walnut, Springfield, starting at 9:00 a.m.  Various committees, projects and activities of the club will be presented with 20 informational displays.  Members will be available to answer questions.   Pumpkins decorated by SCGC members will be given as door prizes. Food will be provided.

Founded in 1929, Springfield Civic Garden Club is celebrating– 85 years and still growing!  To commemorate this achievement, SCGC set a goal to bring in 85 new members this year.  Current membership is at 408 with 68 new members.

According to the National Garden Clubs, Inc., the Springfield Civic Garden Club is the largest club in Illinois and one of the largest garden clubs in the country, yet SCGC wants to grow bigger.

Several membership and annual dues levels are available:  Regular-$25.00, Sustaining-$30.00 and Business-$50.00 or $100.00.  Half price membership dues are in effect now for the 2014-15 year which runs through March 2015.  Benefits include:  bus tours and garden walks, lending library, discounted gardening and floral supplies, seed and plant exchange and workshops that encourage creativity.

SCGC serves the greater Springfield area by supporting many community projects with emphasis on environmental stewardship, gardening, landscaping and civic beautification, as well as, providing floral arrangements for several local, public sites on a regular basis.  Ongoing SCGC partners include Lincoln Memorial Garden, Dana-Thomas House, Old State Capitol and Lincoln Home Visitor Center.

Membership application and meeting information can be obtained at www.SCGC-IL.org.  For questions about the Committee Fair email SCGCMedia@yahoo.com.

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Great Futures Celebration

Thursday, November 6th 2014 - 12:00 am

The Boys and Girls Club of Central Illinois is having its annual Great Futures Celebration on November 6 at Erin’s Pavilion in Springfield. The event will take place from 5:00 to 8:30 pm and will include cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, live music and a silent auction. If you would like to attend, you can purchase tickets by calling 217-544-0548. The cost is $50 per person.

As a member of its Board of Directors, I am reaching out to local businesses and community leaders for sponsorships. Attached please find a fundraising appeal letter and sponsorship information. We are also in need of silent auction items such as gift cards, electronics, vacation packages and jewelry. All donations, both large and small, are greatly appreciated.

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Fish Frys at Riverton KC Hall

Friday, November 7th 2014 - 12:00 am

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Localicious

Friday, November 7th 2014 - 12:00 am

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The 2014 SJH Annual $10,000* Raffle Grand Prize

Friday, November 7th 2014 - 12:00 am

The 2014 SJH Annual $10,000* Raffle Grand Prize drawing will be held November 7th at 9am in the Holy Family Center family room. Coffee and donuts will be provided.

Early Bird drawings will be held October 24th and October 31st, both at 10am in the Holy Family Center family room.

Tickets will be on sale Sept. 1st and will remain on sale in the Development office until 4pm on Friday, November 6th. Call 217-529-5596 to secure your chance at up to $10,000*.
Grand Prize– $10,000*
2nd Prize- $1,000
3rd Prize- $500

*$10,000 grand prize guaranteed after 1,000 tickets sold (otherwise Grand Prize reverts to 50/50 of net proceeds). Proceeds will go towards new draperies for resident rooms and throughout the home.

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Girls on the Run of Central Illinois Spring 5k- presented by Memorial Health Systems

Saturday, November 8th 2014 - 12:00 am

-What: non-competitive community running event
-When: Saturday, November 8th 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. ; race begins at 10:00 a.m.
-Where: Lincoln Land Community College, Springfield IL
-How: 12 and under- $15 through Friday, October 24th; $20 through Friday, November 7th; $25 Saturday, November 8th
13 and up- $25 through Friday, October 24th; $30 through Friday, November 7th; $35 Saturday, November 8th
Link to registration: http://gotrcentralillinois.org/5k-event/

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