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Catlin Masonic Lodge hosting breakfast

The Catlin Masonic Lodge will have an all-you-can-eat Breakfast on February 16 from 7-11 a.m. at the Lodge Hall.

The menu will include pancakes, sausage, biscuits, gravy, scrambled eggs, orange juice, milk and coffee.

Free will donations will be accepted.


Danville public safety director set to hang up hat after 49 years with city

by Tracy Crane
via The News-Gazette

After more than a decade leading both the police and fire departments in Danville, Public Safety Director Larry Thomason has decided to retire next month.


Danville man leaves house peacefully after hourlong standoff with police

via The News-Gazette

A standoff between Danville police and a man apparently involved in a domestic dispute on February 4 ended peacefully.


Horizon Health enacts temporary visitor restrictions

In response to increasing influenza activity in Illinois and across the country, Horizon Health has enacted temporary visitor restrictions.

These restrictions for inpatient areas, as recommended by the Illinois Department of Public Health, will remain in effect until further notice.

The restrictions are as follows:


DACC hosts Sophomores for engineering & health careers day

To highlight the diverse career opportunities in the STEM areas of engineering and healthcare, Danville Area Community College will hold both Engineering Day and Health Professions Day on February 22, from 9 am to 11 am.


Danville resident celebrates 105th birthday

by Rose Hawkins
Correspondent


Eastern Illinois Foodbank announces “Foodmobile” food giveaway in Ridge Farm

Eastern Illinois Foodbank will be distributing a truckload of food to hungry area families. 

The distribution will be held at Ridge Farm Fire Department (16 West Woodyard Ave.) in Ridge Farm, Illinois on February 23 from 10 – 11:30am. 


SBDC calling for Small Business Award Nominations

The Illinois Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Danville Area Community College is seeking nominations from the business community, the lending community and the public to recognize the critical contributions of the Vermilion County Area’s entrepreneurs.


Georgetown Masons hosting chicken noodle supper

by Rose Hawkins
Correspondent

The Georgetown Masonic Lodge will be serving up a deal - you can’t pass it up.

Chicken & Noodles, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans and a Brownie  for $6.99 each meal, bring your family, friends.


Eastern Illinois Foodbank to benefit from 2018 Hunger Relief Fund Tax Check-Off

Illinois residents have the option to make a donation to fight local hunger on their 2018 state income tax returns.


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