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The Philo Village Water, Sewer & Drainage Committee will meet at 7 a.m. Monday, March 2, in the Mayor’s Office of the R. E. Franks Meeting Center, 127 W. Washington St., Philo.
Relay for Life of Champaign County is holding a fundraising event from 5 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4, at Buffalo Wild Wings, 1335 Savoy Plaza Lane, Savoy, and at the location at 907 Marketview Drive, Champaign.
The public is invited to Parkland College March 4 for Anxiety Screening Day, noon to 1 p.m. in Room D244.
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Deb Heater has been quilting for 25 years, so it was natural for her to open a quilt shop.
Heater’s love affair with quilting grew out of an interest in sewing at an early age.
“At the age of 9, I snagged my mom’s sewing machine,” Heater said.
Read the full story in the Feb. 26 issue of The County Star.
Girl Scout Troop 2166 sold cookies on Feb. 14 at the Schnucks in Savoy.
An upcoming basketball tournament at the Savoy Recreation Center is one way a local banker is trying to raise money to fight diabetes.
Justin Gensler is one of four candidates trying to raise money for the American Diabetes Association’s Kiss the Pig contest.
St. Thomas Catholic School in Philo held its annual Mardi Gras carnival last Tuesday. Proceeds from ticket sales are going to the American Heart Association.
The Unity High School student council held its 35th annual Senior Citizens’ Dinner and 13th Sweetheart Dinner on Feb. 8 at the school. Music teachers Bill Jean and Ashley Giberson coordinated a musical program of instrumental and vocal performances presented by students. After the program and before ham dinner, the seniors had a choice between euchre and bingo for entertainment.
Some local residents were among about 100 people who braved the cold for a recent fundraiser to help the homeless.
C-U at Home held its annual One Winter Night event Feb. 6 in downtown Champaign. Participants volunteered to spend the night as “box dwellers” outside with only a cardboard box shelter between themselves and the elements.