Shelbyville Daily Union

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February 14, 2014

Chili cook off canceled

Chili cook off canceled

The Stewardson chili cook-off set for Saturday has been canceled due to inclement weather.

Camp New Hope Ride set for March 8

The 3rd Annual Camp New Hope Ride will be held March 8. All vehicles are welcome.

Sign up starts at 11 a.m. at Camp New Hope, 1364 County Road 100 East, Neoga, and the ride will leave promptly at 12:30 p.m.

The route will be a country cruise with a few stops. It will end at the Mattoon Smokehouse at with a meal, auctions, silent auctions. The cost is $15 per jeep/vehicle and $5 for each passenger, which includes the meal that evening.

Those who don’t participate in the ride are invited to attend the events at the SmokeHouse. Donations are appreciated.

Sweatshirts can be preordered for $30 by contacting Emma Dasenbrock at 217-821-0727, dazjeep@live.com; or in person at American Off-Road Addicts, located across from Pilson’s Auto Center in Mattoon.

Due to state cuts, Camp New Hope is in need of assistance to help support various activities for the campers.

Camp New Hope’s respite program provides caregivers an opportunity to take a break from caring for their disabled loved one, while knowing they are in a safe, caring environment

For more information about the ride or to make a donation for the auction, contact Kevin McKay, 217-962-1215; Randy Dasenbrock, 217-821-0627; or Emma Dasenbrock, 217-821-0727.

Auction items can also be dropped off the night of the ride or at American Off-Road Addicts.

Strasburg CommunityFoundation offers grants

The Strasburg Community Foundation would like to make the community aware of a grant opportunity. The Board endeavors to use its funds to enhance the quality of life for citizens of the community. The Board will make annual grants to groups or individuals who use their projects to achieve that mission. The following criteria will be used to determine the merit of financial assistance to help those groups accomplish their goals.

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