From the October 15th edition of the Manito Review:
Midwest Central High School Presents The Musical Footloose
On October 17, 18, and 19th Midwest Central High School will present
the musical production of FOOTLOOSE.. The show will begin at 7:30
each night and be held at Forman Center.
The show’s cast consists of over 40 students from freshmen to
seniors and is directed by Susan Frank and Rebecca Switzer. Tickets
are available at the door.
On Saturday night the 19th the show will be preceded by a dinner
theater. Tickets for the dinner which will begin at 6 p.m. will be
sold in advance only and may be purchased in the high school lobby
beginning at 7 a.m. on Wednesday, October 9th, a limited number of
tickets are available.
Please plan to attend
this high energy show. If you have questions you may call the high
school office or 968-6139.
Coats for Kids
Summer has ended and cooler fall days are ahead. Once again, we are
asking for your help, with outgrown coats, hats and gloves in sizes
small, medium, large and x-large. The need is always there. We
appreciate any and all donations. Articles may be dropped off at 202
E. Glendale, Manito or call Charlene Nall at 309/968-7972 for more
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 October 18th, 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 Lynn Coers by calling
309-840-0420, please leave a message. Mr. and Mrs. Jim Wistehuff are
Fright Night “The Sequel”
Don’t be a creep unless you plan to be one at this year’s FRIGHT
NIGHT “The Sequel”. Open every Friday and Saturday night in October
from 7 pm to 11 pm at 106 W. Market Street. (YOU MUST TURN AT THE
POST OFFICE). Four sections, one low price. Enjoy Section 24,
Trapped, Area 13 and the Butcher’s Ride. Spend time in the Museum of
Horror. Enjoy good eats and drinks. Check out the souvenir shop but
most of all be careful..... BECAUSE THE NEXT SCREAM MIGHT BE YOUR
OWN. So are you ready to get scared. Fright Night, The Sequel... the
ultimate Halloween Adventure. For more information visit:
www.hauntedillinois.com or email vickyb_2002@hotmailcom
or phone 309/597-0117.
Portions of the proceeds will go to benefit local and extended area
youth and charities that also benefit young people. Fright Night
The Sequel plans to support the American Legion Christmas basket
program, Food banks, Forest City Community Church Bible School and
would welcome any suggestions for future donations.
On September 12th the Bloodmobile was held at the Forman Center in
Manito. 22 people stopped by to donate blood. Jean DeSutter, along
with 5 MCHS students were at there to help. Appreciation to all
those who helped in anyway, also we are grateful to those who
stopped by to give blood... Hats off to you all! Watch the paper for
the next upcoming Bloodmobile.
Recycling Collection Event
A Consumer Electronics Recycling Collection Event will be held on
Saturday, October 19th, 2019 from 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon at Midwest
Central Primary School (located at 450 Southmoor Ave. in Manito).
This is open to any private resident of Mason County.
Acceptable Items: Televisions, Computers, Printers, Electronic
Games, Radios, Speakers, VCR’s/DVD Players and Phones.
Unacceptable Items: Broken TV’s, Large Appliances, Kitchen
Appliances, Bathroom Appliances, Lamps, Air Conditioners, Power
Tools and Vacuum Cleaners.
For a more complete listing of acceptable or non-acceptable items,
go to www.masoncountyil.org or call 309-543-6661.
The Hill- Palmer Post 561American Legion and it’s Auxiliary will
meet on Monday night October 21st at the Legion Hall in Manito.
Dinner will be served at 6:00 p.m. and a short meeting will follow
at 7:00 p.m. All members are urged to attend.
All Veteran’s, WWII
through Afghanistan are welcome to join the American Legion.
Please call Lee Hottell, Adjutant, at 309-840-1601 to become a
Midwest Central CUSD
#191 Board of Education Meeting Report
The monthly meeting was called to order at 6:33 p.m. on Thursday,
October 3, 2019 with the following members present: Gathmann, Beebe,
Friedrich, Berg, Thomas, Zaayenga, and Sledge.
The Board approved: The Concussion Management Plan and Oversight
Team for 2019-20; Volleyball overnight trip; appointing DeEtte
Garman as the Middle School Beta Club Sponsor for the 2019-20 school
year; and resignations of Heather Poston and Rashelle Cupi.
There was a discussion about a potential FFA plot expansion, the
2020 MCMS Promotion, and regarding solar panels at the schools.
The next meeting is on October 17, 2019 (6:30 p.m.) at the District
The meeting was
adjourned at 8:33 p.m.