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From the September 14th edition of the Manito Review:
Sign-Up is September 14!...
Manito’s Annual Town Wide Rummage Sales will be held September 17 & 18
season for Rummage Sales and nothing beats when a whole town gets together
to hold their sales on the same weekend!
year in the Spring and Fall the Manito Chamber of Commerce sponsors the Town
Wide Rummage Sale. Homeowners all around town go through their closets and
storerooms bringing out treasures to sell; treasures you might not find
anywhere else. It’s also an opportunity to meet your neighbors and catch up
on Village events.
third weekend of September, this year the Fall sales will be on Friday,
September 17 and Saturday, September 18. A few ambitious residents will even
have sales on Thursday.
knows how much more productive the quest can be when there are a lot of
sales all close to each other so you’re not wasting time driving around. To
help with your search, maps will be printed and will be available at select
Sign up for inclusion
on the map will start at the time of this publication. You can sign up at
the Manito Branch of The Havana National Bank during their normal lobby
hours. A five dollar fee will be collected to help offset printing costs.
Deadline to be included is September 14th.
Green Valley Town Wide Sales
The Village of
Green Valley will be sponsoring Town Wide Sales on Saturday, September 25th
from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. (rain or shine). Green Valley residents interested
in participating may pick up a form at the Village Hall. The village is
sponsoring the sales, so no fee will be charged; however, any resident
planning to have a sale is asked to return the form to the Village Hall by
September 22, so that a map and items available can be provided to shoppers.
For any questions, please call (309) 352-3590 or
stop by the Green Valley Village Hall between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m.,
Purchase a Brick in the
Veteran’s Park Playground Project invites you to purchase a personalized
brick for the Frederich Family Playground.
personalized brick gives you the choice to honor a friend or family member,
memorialize someone special, promote a business, honor a Veteran and support
your community or Purchase a blank brick just to show support.
Two sizes of
brick are available: 4x8 for 14 characters on three lines, or 8x8 for 6
lines of 14 characters.
Order blanks are
available at Manito Village Hall.
information you can contact Monica Charlton at 309-241-3650 or at
Deadline to purchase is October 1, 2021.
Retired Teachers to Meet
The next meeting
of the Mason County Retired Teachers Association will be held in Havana on
September 14 at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Lunch begins at noon, followed
by a program and a business meeting. Mary Evans of Havana will present a
program about her collection of crosses.
The IRTA will
hold its state convention in Springfield on October 18-19. For those wishing
to attend, the registration deadline is September 15. More information may
be found on the IRTA website.
teachers are welcome to attend the September 14 meeting. If you are
attending, please call your area chairman by Friday, September 10:
Havana - Marilyn Stout - 309-562-7428; Illini
Central - Pat Showalter - 309-241-6265; Midwest Central - Connie Friedrich
- 309-253-2690 (Please leave a message.)
Disaster Relief Unit
Partnership of Central Illinois temporarily re-launches the Disaster Relief
Unit in hopes to help those financially affected by the pandemic. The
Disaster Relief Unit (DRU) is funded by the Community Services Block Grant (CSBG).
DRU will run July
19th through September 30th, providing support services during, and
following the COVID-19 pandemic. Support Services will include rental &
mortgage assistance, and additional utility assistance. These services will
be available in all six counties in their service area.
If you have been
directly affected by COVID-19 and need assistance, please contact us for
eligibility by calling CAPCIL. For those in Logan, Mason & Fulton Counties
please call 217-732-2159. For those in Dewitt, Menard, & Piatt Counties
please call 217-762-2421.
It is the mission of CAPCIL, in partnership with
communities in our service area, to empower persons with low income and the
aged by creating and implementing poverty-fighting initiatives for those in
crisis and those that endeavor a life of lasting independence.
National Recovery Month! In celebration of this important month, the Logan
Mason Recovery Oriented Systems of Care (ROSC) is staging its first annual
Recovery Walk in both the Logan and Mason Counties.
will be held on Saturday, September 25th from 1-3pm at Riverfront
Park near downtown Havana – 112 N. Schrader St. Havana, IL 62644 (rain
date Sept. 26).
County Recovery Walk
will be held on
Saturday, September 18th 2021 from 1-3pm at Scully Park near
downtown Lincoln – 303 S. Kickapoo St. Lincoln, IL 62656 (rain date
The walk will
be less than a mile with participants meeting and ending at the starting
location. Please note, walking is not a requirement to participate in this
addictions, mental health concerns, and other life challenges CAN and DOES
happen! We believe there are many paths to recovery. Join us to remember
those who have been lost to Substance Use Disorder and other mental health
disorders. Please join us in this Recovery Walk to bring awareness and
connect with others to eliminate stigma while celebrating victories in
This is a free
family-friendly event where all members of the community are encourage to
attend! Community vendors and agencies will be providing a wide variety of
valuable resources and education.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor,
making a donation, or if you have any questions, please contact the
Logan/Mason ROSC by emailing LoganMasonROSC@gmail.com or by calling/texting
309-391-1298. If you are interested in having an informational booth at the
walk, please email the Logan/Mason ROSC and be prepared to bring your own
Village of Manito
The Village of
Manito Public Works Department will be flushing fire hydrants on Monday,
September 13th & Tuesday, September 14th, during the hours of 9:00 am-4:00
It is strongly recommended that residents do not
do laundry during this time as water may be discolored and could result in
staining. Please flush all water faucets after 4:00 pm each day until water
Corn Shuck Market
September 25 at Past Time Antiques
Antiques will be hosting a Corn Shuck Market on Saturday, September 25 from
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. This wonderful event will be held both inside and
outside of Past Time Antiques (with plenty of room to social distance)
located at 608 W. Main St., Green Valley, IL.
Come join us for
a gathering of handmades, pumpkins, fall decor, antiques, pottery & more. We
will have food trucks there with delicious food available to purchase (so be
sure to bring your appetite too!)
309/360-1752 if you are interested in renting a space for this awesome event
(a few spaces are still available).
We hope to see everyone! It will be a gathering of
handmade and needfuls blended with repurposed one of a kind items.
LWML Lincoln Zone Fall Rally
“All Things Are
Possible With Faith” will be the theme for this year’s Lincoln Zone Fall
Rally of the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League (LWML) Central Illinois
District. The rally will be held on Thursday, September 23rd at Christ
Lutheran Church, Mason City. The rally will begin at 9:30a.m. with opening
devotions by Rev. John Johnson.
for the rally will be Rev. Joshua Theilen of Camp CILCA who serves as the
camp’s Executive Director. The rally’s Bible Study will be led by Rev.
Michael Mohr of Vandalia who currently serves as the Sr. Pastoral Counselor
for the LWML Central Illinois District.
Deloris Blessman, will conduct the business meeting and Zone Vice President,
Sharol Bolton, will direct a Christian Life Program based on the rally
Gifts From the
Heart Ingathering will be various items going to the local Food Pantry in
The LWML is an
auxiliary of the Lutheran Church- Missouri Synod which proclaims the saving
faith of Jesus Christ throughout the United States and the world through
mites. A few of the projects being funded with mites on the District level
include: Student Aid for Church Workers; Food Banks at St. Louis & Ft. Wayne
Seminaries; Expanding Access at Camp CILCA; and Filling Haitian Tummies.
And a few of the
projects being funded with mites on the National level include: Deaconess
Ministry Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch; Healing the Invisible Wounds of War
through Horses; Bible Books for Africa’s Children; and Making the Next
Generation of Disciples for Life.
The public is cordially invited to the rally. For
information, contact one of the Co-chairperson: Jeanette Johnson (217)
871-8498 or Alice Meeker (217) 891-1688.