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Viola Hanlin

Viola Hanlin

Viola Hanlin, 81, formerly of Fairbury, passed away Friday, Mar. 14, 2014 at the Hamilton Manor in Aurora, Neb.

She is survived by daughter, Theresa Miller and Darin Tompkins of Hordville, Neb.; son, Rodney Miller and wife, Lisa of Fairbury. Two granddaughters and two great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Mar. 19, 2014 at Grace Lutheran Church in Fairbury, with Pastor Charles Schmidt officiating.

Burial will be in the Fairbury Cemetery.

Memorials will be to the Familys Choice.

Gerdes-Meyer Funeral Home in Fairbury is in charge of arrangements.

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Digital Citizenship

Digital Citizenship

Information for Parents and Patrons

Presented by Ryan Sothan on Wednesday, March 26 from 7-8 p.m. in the Tri County auditorium.

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The Fairbury High School Band

The Fairbury High School Band

will travel to Minnesota for a concert trip this summer. Please help them raise funds by eating at the Fairbury Pizza Hut on March 31 from 4-9 p.m. Coupons will be available at the event. In all, 20 percent of the profit will aid them in their journey.

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Free Food Available for Seniors, Women and Children

Free Food Available for Seniors, Women

and Children

The Commodity Supplemental Food Program (CSFP) distribution clinic will be held in Fairbury at 512 3rd Street on Tuesday, April 1, 2014. An appointment is suggested.

CSFP provides nutritious foods to seniors who are age 60 or greater who live in Nebraska and are under the program income guidelines. Due to the signing of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (farm bill), women and children can no longer be served by this program.

Foods given through CSFP include canned fruits and vegetables; bottled juice; 1% liquid and non-fat dry milk; hot and cold cereals; canned meat; peanut butter and dried beans; cheese; pasta or rice.

To schedule an appointment or obtain information on how to qualify for CSFP, please call Blue Valley Community Action at (402) 729-2278.

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Celebrate National Volunteer Month

Celebrate National

Volunteer Month

by donating blood and helping to save lives

Upcoming blood donation opportunities: Jefferson County: April 8 from 11:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. at Elks Club, 525 G Street, in Fairbury.

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St. Pauls Lutheran Church and School Easter for Kids

St. Pauls Lutheran Church and School

Easter for Kids

Ages 3-6th Grade

Saturday, April 19

8:45 a.m. 12 p.m.

Pre-register by calling 402-656-4465

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The 1923 Preservation Foundation Board of Directors

The 1923 Preservation

Foundation Board of Directors meeting will be on Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 7:30 P.M. in the 1923 building. The public is welcome.

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Relay For Life Team Captain Meeting!

Relay For Life

Team Captain Meeting!

March 20, 2014, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at First National Bank

For more information please contact:

Krystal Schroeder (402) 587-0387

Linda Schwisow (402) 729-7523

Tessa Schellhorn (402) 419-6037

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Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group to Meet

Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group to Meet

The Alzheimers Cargeivers Support Group will meet on Tuesday, March 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Meeting Room at Cedarwood assisted living, 828 22nd Street, Fairbury. The meeting room can be accessed by entering the main entrance of Cedarwood, and turning left after the lobby. The meeting room is the first room on the right past the restrooms.

Those who have been diagnosed with Alzheimers Disease themselves are also welcome to attend the meetings.

The support group is open to anyone interested in attending. There is no charge and no membership commitment. No pre-registration is necessary.

For more information, please contact Lana Likens at (402) 729-6855.

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Light It Up Blue Kick-Off Gala

Light It Up Blue

Kick-Off Gala

The Second Annual Three Pieces Light it up Blue kick-off gala benefiting Autism speaks will be held Saturday, March 22 from 6-10 p.m. At the Fairbury Elks Club, 525 G St. Tickets are $5 each. There will be a live DJ Gregg The DJ DeFrain, Happy D Klown, Limbo and Cake Walk, Face Painting and Balloon Animals, Drawing Table and Silent Auction, Snacks will be provided, Magic Show, and many more activities. Tickets sold at door. For advance tickets contact Patty Swartz at (402) 729-5202 or pswartz@amfam.com.

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