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A Union County holiday season tradition which is designed to help those in need is continuing this year. The Union County Alliance of Churches again is sponsoring a bell-ringing campaign which helps to raise funds for local families. “Even though the economic recovery in Southern Illinois seems to...
The annual Gingerbread House Bazaar is part of Christmas in Downtown Anna on Saturday, Nov. 26, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church. Displaying craft items that will be available are, in back, Sarah Hensch, Liz Kelley, Kay Rothschild, Deb Rossberg, and Ann West, and, in front, Judy Lyerla, Connie Ray, Patty Simpson and Kathleen Wright. File photo provided.
The Hands of Faith ladies at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church in Anna are part of the Women of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America called WELCA. Mt. Moriah’s Hands of Faith group was established to promote the churchwide theme of “God’s Work, Our Hands.”  During the past 2015-2016 year the Hands...
The Southern Illinois AIDS Coalition has scheduled a charity auction for this Saturday, Nov. 12, at 6 p.m. at the Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship, 105 North Parrish Lane.  The evening will feature appetizers, a live and silent auction and music by Kindred Moon and Meridian 90. Proceeds from the...
All student artists kindergarten through university level are invited to submit their art to the 17th Annual For Kids’ Sake Art Auction fundraiser by Dec. 30.  Selected art will be featured in the Art Auction from March 28 through April 28, at the Longbranch Café and Bakery in Carbondale.  During...
Unique and one-of-a-kind creations and donations from local artists, crafters, businesses, individuals and supporters will all be up for bids Saturday, Nov. 5, at PAWS’ 23rd annual Auction for Animals benefit.  The event is presented by Pets Are Worth Saving Inc., a local animal welfare...
The Egyptian High School student council plans to host a chili supper/movie night fundraiser at the school in Tamms on Thursday, Nov. 3. Food will be served at 5:30 p.m. and movies will start at 6:30 p.m.  Children are encouraged to wear pajamas.
Union County Counseling Service, UCCS, plans to host its second 5K run/walk tomorrow, Oct. 22.  UCCS is an organization dedicated to improving the mental health of children and adults throughout Union County.  The funds raised during the event will be used to support activities for UCCS clients of...
Each winter, hundreds of children throughout Southern Illinois go without warm coats, causing a staggering effect on academic learning, self-esteem and general health.   Since 2011, WIBH Radio in Anna has made it an annual mission to provide new coats to children through the New Coats, New Hope...
The Lick Creek Educational Foundation held its sixth annual Tom Sherrill Memorial four-person golf scramble on Sept. 17 at the Union County Country Club in Anna. Tom Sherrill served as a school board member for 24 years at the Jonesboro Grade School. Tom’s widow Cheryl and sons Brad and Jeff were...
Always wanted to be a Disney princess? Peter Pan? Glinda the Good Witch?  In November, an “Evening with the Stars” event is being planned in the local area – and it needs actors for the occasion.  “Evening with the Stars,” is a fundraising dinner for the performing arts. An interest meeting is...

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