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C-U In The Prairibbean X concert to benefit Developmental Services Center

Developmental Services Center (DSC) is pleased to have been chosen as the beneficiary of the 2014 Eastern Illinois Parrot Head Club’s C-U in the Prairibbean X benefit concert that will take place on Saturday, Aug.


Electronics recycling event set for Saturday

Good Vibes and Bryant Industries, a Danville-based recycling specialist, are hosting an electronics recycling event at Good Vibes, 1501 N. Prospect in Champaign. E-cyclables can be dropped off between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, at the Good Vibes parking lot on Francis Drive.


University of Illinois Extension offers free cooking school

Are you interested in learning how to cook using fresh ingredients without blowing your budget? University of Illinois Extension invites you to join us for the “Lettuce Cook with You! Cooking School,” a free cooking school offered by the Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP).


USDA invites applications for loans, grants to support renewable energy, energy efficiency projects

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced that the United States Department of Agriculture is seeking applications from rural small businesses and agricultural producers for funding to make energy efficiency improvements or to install renewable energy systems.


Champaign County 4-H Project Expo held

The Champaign County 4-H Project Expo  was held July 18 and 19 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana.


4-H Livestock Show held

The Champaign County 4-H Livestock Show was held July 24 at the Champaign County Fairgrounds in Urbana.


Tolono Baptist church hosts VBS

The First Baptist Church of Tolono had a Vacation Bible School with the theme “Agency 3D” July 20 through 25. Participants acted as “special agents,” looking at daily questions, investigating to discover, decide and defend Scripture.


St. Patrick hosts Vacation Bible School

Various aspects of the Mass and the Holy Eucharist were the focus of the Vacation Bible School July 20 through 22 at St. Patrick Catholic Church in Tolono. Children ages 4 to 11 learned using painting, chalk art, lessons from Father Patrick Riordan, games and music.


Tolono youth given state award for coordinating blood drives

A 13-year-old Tolono resident was honored with a statewide award for his efforts to collect blood.


Rose to present award to RC Fest organizer Saturday

State Rep. Chapin Rose, R-Mahomet, will be on hand at the fourth annual RC Fest Saturday.
At 10 a.m. Rose will present 13-year-old event organizer Adam Munds with an award for being the most innovative blood drive coordinator in the state of Illinois. There will also be a banquet in January to honor him.

Read the full story in the July 24 issue of The County Star.


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