Welcome to November 2014. The harvesting of the crops is well underway so please watch for the farmers on the roadways, as they try to watch for you. Remember, their equipment is 5 times bigger than your transportation. THANKS FOR MAKING ROOM.
November 11th will be the next regular meeting beginning at 7:00. Cake, jello and sandwiches will be the refreshments to be served. Serving committee will be Mike and Darcie Chamberlain, Teri Keegan, Marilyn Spradling, and George Morgan.
November 9th will be our Fall Roast Beef Dinner. Saturday, Nov. 8th the hall will be open to make your delicious salads. If you can help at dining please let Donna know or if you can help in the kitchen, let me know at 815-222-6173. Bake sale items are also requested.
Quilting time is November 28, 29, &30th. Each day bring some goodies to munch on and something for pot luck (lunch or dinner). If you are interested in learning how to sew, Sharon Fidder has volunteered to work with anyone with that desire. She has the material, machine, and other necessaries. Item made may qualify for the State Grange Family Activities entry.
It’s time to start planning to ring the bell for the Salvation Army it will be in the same location as last year, PNC bank at the mall entrance door, from 9am –
12:00pm on November 29th. Call me if you can do this for an hour. 815-222-6173. Thanks. I will have a sign-up sheet at the dinner.
November 1st Move the clocks back 1 hour before you go to bed as daylight savings time ends. Also change that battery in your smoke & carbon dioxide detector.
November 4th is our day to show our freedom to VOTE , so get out there and make you voice count by voting.
Thanksgiving is November 27th. Enjoy the blessings and recognize each and every one of them. Let’s remember all the women and men in the armored forces as well.
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Please be aware of your surroundings. Let’s keep those needing help and/ or dealing with difficult circumstances on our pray list, especially Gene Eicksteadt Sincerely, Laurel.