News from Illinois City

Laura McGinnis/Correspondent

Boy scouts Troop 444 will have a spaghetti supper at the Illinois City United Methodist Church on Saturday, March 19 from 3-7p.m.  This is a fund-raiser for them.  Come and enjoy the fun.

 Lloyd and Pat Terrill enjoyed a family dinner at the Bishop Buffet. Those attending were the Terrill  families  and those  with birthdays were Trent Pearson, ShawnTerrill ,Hillary Johnson and Pat Terrill. 

Ron and Peggy Heaton's son Richard's daughter Sarah enjoyed a family bridal shower . Sarah will be married in May  Her aunts gave the party  they were Kathy,Susie and Caren.

Randy and Laura McGinnis attended a birthday party at Ric And Liz MacDonald's for Liz. Those attending were Susan and Brad Brokaw, Dave and Sarah Thomas' Gene and Krista Bear, Sydney Brokaw and Maggie MacDonald. It was a pizza party, plus surprise cakes for Laura, Susan and Dave for their birthdays also.

Randy and Laura McGinnis also entertained Amy and Bill Duncan, Trent and Cael  and Ali McGinnis and James Brooks  for Laura and James' birthdays on Sunday with a turkey dinner. 

The Hilltop Greenhouse Gang had a surprise potluck dinner Wednesday for Laura. Also  for her birthday  there was a fun get together  where we ate more than we planted that day . I am glad i only turn 60  once!  

Mark your calendar for kidz klub program on March 23  at 5 p.m., then  supper to follow for all families to attend. Please come and enjoy the kids. 

 A church ladies meeting is March 20  from 9:15 to 10:15  a.m. All church ladies are invited for a continental breakfast and fellowship. 

Happy Birthday to  Jennifer Thompson , Whitney Mier, Rick Amy and Tom Feldman. Happy anniversary to Alan and Brenda Fikes.