From the January 28th edition of the Manito Review:
Spring Show 2020
The Manito Community Chorus will present its Spring Show on March
26th, 27th and 28th, 2020, at the Forman Center at 7:30 p.m. This
show will feature a variety of musical styles as we travel around
the U.S. in song and dance. Directors are Susan Frank and Rebecca
Our first organizational meeting and read through will be Tuesday,
January 28th at 6:30 p.m. in the Forman Center cafeteria. We will
begin rehearsals Monday, February 10th. Performers of all ages and
abilities are welcome to participate. We understand that many of
you are busy with school and community activities and might not be
able to make it to every rehearsal, but if this sounds like
something you are interested in, please come give it a try. Children
through grade school age must have an adult with them during
rehearsals and performances for safety.
If you are interested but cannot attend the meeting, please contact
Susan Frank at 309-968-7231.
Emmanuel’s Warehouse Monthly Drive Thru Food Pantry will be serving
on Saturday, February 8th at the American Legion (201 South Broadway
Street, Manito, IL) from 11:30 a.m. till until everything is gone.
When in line for the giveaway, be sure to have your license (ID card
or even bill with your name and address) to confirm your name and
Remember no proxies unless approved by Rosemary Palmer. Emmanuel’s
Warehouse is for those in need in the Midwest Central communities.
Please call Rosemary
Palmer at (309) 545-2423 or Heather Williams at (309) 267-6185 for
any needed information.
Forman Valley Community
The Forman Valley Community Foundation (FVCF) is taking grant
applications for the first half of 2020.The deadline for submitting
completed applications is March 1, 2020. The FVCF’s purpose is to
assist projects in the fields of education, arts, health, human
services, community service or community development, and community
issues. 501(c)(3) organizations within the Midwest Central School
District #191 may apply for a grant. The grant applications are
available at Manito Community Bank.
Join us at the next Greater Peoria Farm
Woodford and Tazewell Counties lead the state of
Illinois in the number of USDA certified organic
farm operations (USDA NASS, 2017 Census of
this in mind, the economic potential of organic
agriculture should be seriously considered in the
Greater Peoria region.
But beyond crop production, harnessing
the full potential of the organics industry will
rely on the ability to grow a more robust regional
supply chain—the businesses
providing goods and services to growers, and the
businesses buying and using organics in their food,
fuel, and fiber products.
EVENT is a discussion with organic
farming industry professionals, focused on
developing a regional supply chain. What
businesses are needed both upstream and downstream
from farmers? How
can we help those businesses locate and grow here in
Enjoy a free lunch over a presentation on the
organic agriculture supply chain. This
will be followed by a panel discussion with farmers
and other organic ag businesses and professionals. Stick
around for a Q&A with the panel and the opportunity
to network with the other attendees.
GP Farm Forum: Growing a Supply Chain for Organic
February 25, 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Beck's Hybrids, El Paso, IL
Free Event. Lunch
register at www.gpfarmforum.org to
reserve a seat
Full agenda and panelist details to follow!
Questions or comments about the event? Contact:
Director of Outreach & Rural Development Coordinator
309-495-5975 | email@example.com
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