From the February 5th edition of the Manito Review:
We are now taking consignments for the 63rd Annual Manito-Forest
City Rotary Club Sale. The sale is Saturday, March 2 at 10 am. We
average over 900 registered buyers and have 4 or 5 auction rings
selling at a time. Consignments can brought to the Forest City Park
from Wednesday, Feb 27 through Friday Mar 1 from 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
Saturday consignments are taken from 7 am to 9 am.
The deadline for an item to be advertised in the sale flyer will be
You can email item
descriptions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please mark the description as
Rotary Sale. - Phone Allen Forsythe 309-597-2263 - Craig Gathmann -
309-256-3636 - Lynn Coers 309-840-0420.
Emmanuel’s Warehouse Monthly Drive Thru Food Pantry will be serving
on Saturday, February 9th 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 President Dave Crigger or
Rosemary Palmer. Emmanuel’s Warehouse is for those in need in the
Midwest Central communities.
Please call Rosemary
Palmer at (309) 545-2423 for any needed information.
Attention: Lifeguards and Assistant Managers needed for Manito’s
Memorial Park Aquatic Center
Want a summer job that includes spending time outside everyday by
the pool? We are looking for people that are outgoing, responsible,
and who enjoy children and being outside. The job will include
working in the concession stand, teaching swim lessons, keeping the
park clean, and lifeguarding/managing. Please pick up applications
at Nickerson’s Insurance in Manito. Applications will need to be
turned in by February 28 to Nickerson Insurance.
Forman Fire &
4th Annual Smokehouse Dinner Buffet
NEW DATE THIS YEAR!! Mark your calendars now!... The Forman Fire and
Ambulance Volunteer’s 4th Annual Smoke House Dinner Buffet will be
held on Saturday, March 30th at the Manito Fire Station (205 N.
Broadway, Manito) from 4:00-7:00 p.m.
The menu will once again includes all you can eat smoked pulled
pork, fresh fried chicken wings, chicken tenders, steak fries, baked
beans, cole slaw, potato salad and applesauce. Meals will also
include a drink and dessert! Take out orders will be available.
Tickets will soon be available from any fire protection district
member or you may stop by the office at the Manito Fire Station
Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Tickets will be available at the door the day of the dinner as well.
Proceeds will benefit
the fire and ambulance service to purchase needed equipment to
better serve the community.
Manito Forest City
The Manito Forest City Rotary Club will hold its monthly Senior Meal
at Lee’s Family Restaurant in Manito. The lunch is February 15th, at
noon. Open to anyone over 55. We request that you make a reservation
by the Wednesday before the meal, for the sake of the sponsor and
the restaurant. Make reservations to Allen Forsythe by calling
309-597-2263, please leave a message. The meal sponsor this month is
Community Foundation Grant
The Forman Valley Community Foundation (FVCF) is taking grant
applications for the first half of 2019. The deadline for
submitting completed applications is March 1, 2019. 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 boundaries may apply for a grant. The
grant applications are available at Manito Community Bank.