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Lacy Hodge crowned Little Miss Georgetown

This year’s Little Miss Georgetown is Lacy Hodge (right). After winning she posed for a picture with last year’s Little Miss Georgetown, Riley Hill (left).


Heart for Life benefit to help two-year old

This year’s Heart for Life Benefit and WOP Memorial Ride will take place on August 18 at the Danville Knights of Columbus.

This year’s main recipient is Gracie Knelk, a 2 year old battling Leukemia. Several other families are helped throughout the year also.


County War Museum reaches capital campaign goal

The Vermilion County War Museum has reached its first capital campaign fundraising goal.

In October of 2017 the Vermilion County War Museum launched its first ever Capital Campaign Initiative, on August 3 that goal was reached. 


Vermilion County Animal Shelter hosting ‘Showtime at the Shelter’ fundraiser

The Vermilion County Animal Shelter Foundation will be hosting “Showtime at the Shelter” a fundraiser for the shelter on August 25.

Attendees can enjoy local vendors, bid on the many silent auction items, take part in children’s activities and dog demonstrations, while supporting a good cause.


CASA looking for volunteers

Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Vermilion and Edgar County are looking for volunteers.

They are looking for volunteers over the age of 21 to help children in their community.

Their next pre-service training begins September 17th, please contact Lauren or Liz at 217-446-5975.


Woodlawn Cemetery hosting meeting

Woodlawn Cemetery of Indianola will hold its annual meeting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, August 26 at 120 Wild Rose Ave. in Indianola.

Two trustees will be elected.

All lot owners are welcome to attend.


Ridge Farm Fire Fighters hosting breakfast

The Saint Mary’s Parish Nurses have scheduled a Blood Drive on August 19th from 9-11:30 a.m. in the parish hall.

Call  Cindy at 267-3334 to schedule a time.

Walk-ins are also welcome.


Ridge Farm Fire Fighters hosting breakfast

The Ridge Farm Fire Department will be hosting their annual pancake and sausage breakfast on August 18 from 6 a.m. to 1 p.m.

They also start serving ham and beans at 11 a.m. and will be selling sausage in bulk.

Donations will be made to the Ridge Farm Fire Department.


Westville Lions hosting 3on3 basketball tourney

The Westville Lions clubs will be hosting a 3on3 basketball tournament at Zamberletti Park on September 1, beginning at noon.

The tournament will feature a fifth and sixth grade division and a seventh and eighth grade division.


Fair Hope hosting garage sale fundraiser

Fair Hope, which is a faith based children’s ministry will be  holding a Fundraiser Garage Sale on August 18, 2018 from 8 a.m. - 2 p.m. at  Bowman Avenue United Methodist Church, 911 N. Bowman Avenue, Danville.

All proceeds will go the Fair Hope Building Fund. 

Household items and Attic Treasures will be available for all.


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