Ringing in 2016 in style

The Windsor of Savoy held a New Year’s celebration on Dec. 31.

Santa visits Pesotum

Santa Claus visited at the Pesotum fire station on Dec. 19.

Kids shop with cops, firefighters in Savoy

Smiling broadly, Asia Humes wandered the aisles of Walmart in Savoy last Tuesday, accompanied by  Lt. Kurt Glosser of the Savoy fire department.

Breakfast with Santa held in Sadorus

The annual Breakfast with Santa event was held on Dec. 12 at the Sadorus village hall.

A very Sidney Christmas

The Sidney Shop at Home event was held Dec. 5 at Unity East Elementary School. The event was sponsored by the Sidney Improvement Group.

Baltic States theme of organization’s event

Recent world events such as the Paris attacks were among the subjects that came up during the Champaign County Home and Community Education’s annual International Luncheon on Nov. 16.
This year’s theme was “Walking All over the Baltic States.”
Father John Flattery, author of the book “A Short History of a Big Lithuanian Row in Westville, Illinois,” was a featured speaker.

Vendor shopping fundraiser held for American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life

People were able to do some holiday shopping while supporting the American Cancer Society of Champaign County at a fundraiser last week.
For the second year, the Shop for Hope and a Cure event was held at the Elks Lodge in Savoy as a fundraiser for the Crusaders for a Cure Relay for Life team.

Raffle to help fund monument

The Philo Veterans Monument Committee is working on making improvements to the existing veterans’ monument on the west side of town.
In an effort to raise money to complete the project, a the committee is selling 50/50 raffle tickets with a drawing to be held at 7 p.m. on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, at the Philo Township Hall. The winner need not be present to claim the prize.

Savoy Legion Post to host Veterans Day event

Savoy American Legion Post 1492 will host a Veterans Day celebration at 11 a.m. on Nov. 11 at the Veterans’ Memorial in front of the Savoy Municipal Center, 601 N. Dunlap Ave. (U.S. Route 45).  
The ceremony will be held inside the municipal center in case of inclement weather. Refreshments will be served.
All are welcome to attend.

Spirited event

The Philo Public Library had a Halloween craft session last Thursday.

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