Donations

Southern Illinois musician Kevin Lucas is planning to perform a benefit concert in support of the Good Samaritan House. The concert is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Alto Vineyards in Alto Pass. Donations, including canned food items, will be accepted at the concert.
Girl Scout Troop 8548 is working on its Bronze Award. Their project includes making and collecting blankets for veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna.  Photo provided.
Girl Scout Troop 8548 is working on its Bronze Award. Their project includes making and collecting blankets for veterans at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. The troop voices appreciation to Sue Ann Zimmerman, Debbie Johnston and her daughter Maggie, Jane Nimmo and Cindy Allen for helping the...
Several 4-Hers delivered food to the Daystar Food Pantry in Cairo after the Stuff-A-Truck event.
The Horseshoe Lakers 4-H Club had a Stuff-A-Truck event on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Foodtown in Olive Branch and at Stop and Shop in Mounds. The 4-Hers collected more than 1,000 pounds of food for the Daystar Food Pantry in Cairo. Photos provided.
A Thanksgiving worship service is planned Thursday, Nov. 17, at Kornthal Church in Union County. The service begins at 7 p.m. Those who plan to attend the service are asked to bring canned food items to donate. The items will go to a local food pantry. The church is located 2 1/2 miles south of...
The Women’s Center in Carbondale has joined Giving Tuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide.  The Women’s Center is hosting an Alternative Angel Tree with a...
Teacher Rebecca Yates sits with some of the worn and weathered instruments that have been found in Century School’s storage. A donation fund has been set up to raise money for new instruments that can be loaned out for student use. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The economy may make funding for educational programs difficult, but one school is choosing to ensure it has money for the arts.  Children in kindergarten through 8th grade in Century Unit District No. 100 at Ullin will be given the opportunity to join a new band program starting Nov. 1. Century...
Whitetails Unlimited Union County chapter chairperson Wes Burris, center, presented a  check to Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel, right, to help support the sheriff's office's plans to acquire a new K-9 police dog. Union County Sheriff's Office Deputy Eric Ralls will be handling the K-9 police dog.
A local organization is helping the Union County Sheriff's Office in an effort to acquire a new law enforcement resource. The sheriff's office last week received a $750 donation from the Union County chapter of Whitetails Unlimited for the office's newly launched K-9 police dog fund. Union County...

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