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FINALLY hope for separated and divorced Catholics!

Friday, October 3rd 2014 - 12:00 am

FINALLY hope for separated and divorced Catholics! There is a Divorced and Separated Koinonia (DASK) weekend on October 3-5, 2014 in Springfield, IL at Villa Maria Catholic Life Center on Lake Springfield (Villa Maria Catholic Life Center, 1903 East Lake Drive Springfield, Illinois 62712). The weekend is a safe environment to be understood by other separated or divorced Catholics, from ages 20-something on up. The cost is $110 which covers shared room, meals and materials (private room $160, if available). Limited scholarships/waivers that cover the cost of the weekend, are available so don’t let money get in the way of attending! 
Questions? Please call Deacon Patrick O’Toole at 


American Legion Post 759 German Dinner

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 4:00 pm



The “Maine” Event – Live Lobster Bake

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 6:00 pm

Title: The “Maine” Event – Live Lobster Bake
Type: Fundraiser
Cost:  $125/person. 
Description: Come out for an event unlike any other in Springfield! Enjoy an authentic New England dinner complete with live lobsters baked on site (a chicken option is also available). Live music from the Screaming Vatos and a live auction to benefit Sparc will add to the excitement. Don’t miss the “Maine” Event – Live Lobster Bake, presented by Levi, Rey & Shoup, Inc. Find out more at
Location: Bunn – 1400 Stevenson Dr., Springfield IL
When: 10/4/14 6:00
Contact: Denise Corcoran-Schainker
Email –
Phone – (217) 793-2100


Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride

Saturday, October 11th 2014 - 12:00 am

Trek Breast Cancer Awareness Ride Saturday, October 11, 2014 (10AM to until the riders return)

Join SCHEELS as we ride with participants around the country to raise awareness for breast cancer prevention, screening, treatment and help find a cure. Goodie bags for the FIRST 100 participants. Prizes and sweepstakes to win a Trek Lexa. 10, 20, 50 mile rides available. Families welcome.


Contact Ministries Fall Concert with Brandon Heath and City Harbor

Thursday, October 23rd 2014 - 6:30 pm at First United Methodist Church
2941 S Koke Mill Rd

Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door


Jingle Bell Run/Walk

Saturday, November 15th 2014 - 12:00 am

WHO:  The Arthritis Foundation

WHAT:  Jingle Bell Run/Walk
WHEN:  11/15/14
WHERE:  Lincoln Land Community College 5250 Shepherd Rd. Springfield, IL  62703
WHY:  Be part of the largest holiday 5K race series aimed to fight arthritis!

Chosen as one of the Most Incredible Themed Races, Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis is a fun and festive way to kick off your holidays by helping others!

Wear a holiday themed costume. Tie jingle bells to your shoelaces. Raise funds to help find a cure for arthritis, the nation’s leading cause of disability. Run or walk a 5 kilometer route with your team members and celebrate the season by giving.
For more information:  Jenny Conder (317) 879-0321 x 5 or


Pancakes, Paws & Santa Claus

Sunday, December 7th 2014 - 8:30 am - 10:30 am at Lincoln Green Golf Course
700 E Lake Shore Dr

residents & members $9 / adult and $7 / child

non-residents & non-members $10 / adult and $8 / child

call 585-1821 to make reservations and payments *required

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