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THOMASBORO — Blue Ribbon 4-H Club will hold its third annual spaghetti dinner and bake sale fundraiser.
The event is scheduled 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at the TIA Hall, Thomasboro.
Donations will be accepted.
Proceeds will go to the Blue Ribbon 4-H Club members to help with their 4-H camp registration fees and community-service projects.
Megan Porter has been named to the fall 2014 deans list at McKendree University, Lebanon, Ill.
A 2013 graduate of Armstrong Township High School, she is a sophomore majoring in education. She is also a cheerleader.
Porter is a daughter of Mark and Kim Porter of Gifford.
DANVILLE — Two area residents were recently awarded bachelor of science in nursing degrees from Lakeview College of Nursing.
They are Brittany Einck of Rantoul and Morgan Wood of Gifford.
Lakeview College of Nursing offers a bachelor of science in nursing degree.
FISHER — “How to Eat Like a Child” is the stage musical to be presented at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 6 and 7, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 8, at Fisher High School.
The musical contains a series of lessons on how not to be a grown up.
PENFIELD — Penfield-Gifford American Legion Auxiliary will serve a pancake and sausage breakfast Sunday, March 1, at St. Lawrence Parish Center, Penfield.
Serving will run from 7 a.m.-noon.
Cost is a donation.
RANTOUL — Lincoln’s Challenge Academy will host a Black History Month program at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 28, at the LCA gymnasium, 118 Borman Drive.
The event is open to the public.
RANTOUL — Plans are progressing for an assisted-living facility on Rantoul’s west side, Village Administrator Jeff Fiegenschuh told members of the Rantoul Economic Development Advisory committee last week.
Fiegenschuh said Kristi Pflugmacher of United Developers, which will develop the facility, is moving ahead with an engineering firm to make the project become reality.
With an emphasis on “focusing on downtown,” Rantoul Economic Development Director Mike Royse led a follow-up meeting of downtown business owners and managers as well as other interested parties last Wednesday at Lindsey Lane Bridal.
GIFFORD — Fairies, princesses, super sleuths and super heroes like Spider Man will be frequent visitors to downtown Gifford.
The costumed characters will dress up for birthday parties at the newly renovated Lenny’s Ice Cream Gallery.
RANTOUL — Aleah Combs of Gifford has been named Rantoul Exchange Club student of the month.
The Rantoul Township High School senior is a daughter of Mark and Lisa Combs-Yowell.