This Month in Moultrie County, Illinois:
Calendar of Events in Moultrie County, Illinois
SBL Health Screenings at
Senior Citizens Center
Sarah Bush Lincoln Lincolnland Home Care
and Lincolnland Hospice will conduct a free
blood pressure clinic from 8:30 to 9 a.m. Thursday,
January 19 at the Senior Center in Sullivan. For
more information, call Lincolnland Home Care at
SBL will sponsor bingo from 9–10 a.m. follow
ing the blood pressure clinic.
If the schools are closed due to adverse weath
er, the senior center will also be closed.
Don’t let your Christmas tree go to waste this
year after the holidays. Extend your tree’s life by
donating it for Fish Habitat Improvement Day at
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the
Illinois Department of Natural Resources will
place the discarded trees into Lake Shelbyville to
enhance the fisheries for years to come. Donated
Christmas trees are bundled together in small
groups and submerged in the lake at select loca
tions. These structures provide fish with breeding
areas and escape cover, proving invaluable to not
only the fisheries but to anglers as well. New trees
are added to sites each year to maintain suitable
The designated collection site in Sullivan is at
Howy’s Lake Side Gas Station south of Sullivan
on route 32. Trees can be dropped off inside the
snow fence area on the north side of the building.
(PLEASE, DO NOT PLACE TREES ON THE
Trees will be collected December 26, 2016
through February 15, 2017. Before delivering your
tree to the designated collection sites please
remove the stand, tinsel and any ornaments. If
you have placed a plastic bag on your tree,
remove it before leaving the tree. Please do not
leave any other kind of tree trimmings, wreaths,
flowers or yard waste at the sites.
For more information on this fish habitat proj
ect, contact Brian Blakeway at (217) 774-3951, ext
The Sullivan Chamber & Economic Development’s Annual
Luncheon will be held January 27 at the First Methodist Church
banquet hall. Registration/networking at 11:30am, lunch served at
12:15 followed by speaker Carolyn Yoder and Annual Award pre
Grief Support Group
A weekly grief support group will be held Wednesday evenings
from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. from January 11 through March 29. The meet
ing will be held at the First United Methodist Church, 216 W.
Jefferson, Sullivan, and will offer dinner/childcare starting at 5:15
p.m. For more information contact Connie Dunscomb 433-0581 or
Karen Goss 273-8903.
Moms On a Mission in Sullivan: Fellowship with
a Purpose – A group of Christian moms who meet
for fellowship while also striving to grow spiritu
ally and serve our community. A typical meeting
includes breakfast, devotion and discussion, fol
lowed by an activity or service project.
Childcare is provided by church volunteers.
There is a classroom for 2+ year olds, which
includes a snack and a Christian lesson. We also
offer a nursery for 0-2 year olds.
Meetings are held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays
of the month from 9:00-11:00am at the First
United Methodist Church in Sullivan. No meet
ing if there is no school that day.
For any questions, contact Jilla Young at 217-
622-3230 or by email at sullivanmoms@gmail.
Allenville Community Building will host an
open mic the last Friday of each month for coun
try music from 7 to 9:30 p.m.
First Monday 6 p.m., Lovington Township meets, township shed 7 p.m., Dalton City Village Board meets, village hall (unless the Monday falls on a holiday which then moves the meeting to Tuesday following the first Monday) Second Monday 6:30 p.m., Sullivan Women’s Civic Club meets, Senior Center 7 p.m., Sullivan, City Council meets, city building 7 p.m., Marrowbone Township, township shed 7 p.m., Sullivan school board meets, high school media center Second Thursday 7 p.m., Moultrie County Board meets, county board room in the courthouse 7 p.m., Bethany Village Board meets, village hall Third Thursday 7 p.m., Okaw Valley school board meets, OVHS computer lab Fourth Monday 7 p.m., Sullivan City Council meets, city building Lions Club Second and Fourth Tuesday 6 p.m., Sullivan Dove Thursdays 5 p.m., Dove Support Group, 5 p.m., Dove Children’s Group, children are pro vided with supper during meeting Rotary Club Tuesdays 11:30 a.m., Sullivan … Continue reading
Cabbage “Fat Burning” Soup Ingredients: 5 carrots, chopped 3 onions, chopped Onions Yellow/Brown 2 (16 ounce) cans whole peeled tomatoes, with liquid 1 large head cabbage, chopped 1 (1 ounce) envelope dry onion soup mix 1 (15 ounce) can cut green beans, drained 2 quarts tomato juice 2 green bell … Continue reading
Closed: Monday, January 2 Wee Time: Every Wed. 9:35 – 9:50 a.m. Story Time: Every Wed. 10:00 – 10:30 a.m. Book Club: Thursday, Jan. 19 at 2 p.m. – “Ordinary Grace” by William Kent Krueger. TOPS: TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) meets every Tuesday morning at 10:00 at Elizabeth Titus … Continue reading
New Books Adult Fiction: “Cross the Line” by James Patterson, “The Sleeping Beauty Killer” by Mary Higgins Clark and Alafair Burke, “This Was a Man” by Jeffrey Archer Large Print Adult Non-Fiction: “Promise Lodge” by Charlotte Hubbard Junior High Fiction Books: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: The Original … Continue reading
Mark Your Calendars: Pre School Story Hour will resume on Friday January 13, 2017 at 11am. Coffehour: Thursdays at 1pm Did You Know? You can register to vote at the Marrowbone Public Library District. New to the library: Fiction: “Brutal Night of the Mountain Man” by William W. Johnstone with … Continue reading
1/2: Closed 1/3: 8:30 Coffee and Donuts, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters 1/4: 10:00 Sewing Club, 1:00 Wii Bowling 1/5: 12:00 Peace Meal Birthday, 12:30 Hand & Foot Cards 1/6: 1:00 Pool Tourney, 2:00 Wheel of Fortune w/Leeanna Syickels from Mason Point 1/9: 11:30 Peace Meal 1/10: 8:30 Coffee & Donuts, 12:30 Bridge/Quilters, 1:00 Adult Coloring 1/11: 8:30 Free Breakfast provided by Eastview Terrace, 10:00 Sewing Club, 10:00 CRG Support Groug, 1:00 Wii Bowling 1/12: 12:00 Bingo w/Catfih from Courtyard Estates, 12:30 Hand & Foot cards 1/13: 1:00 Pool Tourney 1/16: 11:30 Peace Meal, 12:00 Interagency Meeting 1/17: 8:30 Coffe & Donuts, 11:30 … Continue reading
American Legion – VFW
Sullivan American Legion The Sullivan American Legion Board meets the second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. The regular Legion meeting is the following Saturday at 9a.m. The Auxiliary meets on the first Monday of the month at 7 p.m. and the Sons of the American Legion meets at … Continue reading
First Christian Church 1357 CR 1200 E, Sullivan, 217-728-7351 Pastor Grant Wade • www.fccsullivan.org Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org Like us on Facebook at fccsullivan Weekly Happenings — Sunday Mornings: 9:30 am Fellowship–coffee & cookies; 10 am Worship; 10:15 am Kids’ Church Thursday Mornings: 9:30 am Ladies of Faith @ 5 … Continue reading
DMH Community Calendar
Geriatric Assessment Clinic, 241 W. Weaver Road, Suite 240, Forsyth. Come to our outpatient program to identify health needs and develop a tailored care plan for loved ones. Get peace of mind for the whole family. Call 217-876-2199 to schedule your appoint ment. Cardiopulmonary Rehab Orientation, Tuesdays and Thursdays, January … Continue reading
SBL Community Calendar
Parent 2 Parent Support Group for Expectant and New Parents 6 p.m. Tuesday, February 2, in the Lumpkin Family Center for Health Education at Sarah Bush Lincoln. A free service offering information, dis cussion and support about becoming a parent. For location of meetings contact Pam Hood at 217- 258-2229. … Continue reading