Marshall County news
There still is time to sign up for the Online Master Gardener Course.
The University of Illinois Extension of Bureau, La Salle, Marshall and Putnam counties will hold a virtual 4-H Build Your Future Career Club from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from Tuesday, Jan. 9, through Tuesday, April 9.
The Marshall-Putnam 4-H Federation Club held a family fund day at the Putnam County Conservation Area in McNabb on Oct. 14.
The show follows Buddy, a young orphan, who mistakenly crawls into Santa’s bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. Buddy is raised as an elf, unaware that he is actually a human until his enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth.
Princeton’s Gateway Services is promoting the importance of employment for everyone in recognition of National Disability Employment Awareness Month, celebrated throughout the month of October.
The Bureau and Marshall-Putnam county Farm Bureaus and EMAs will host a large animal rescue class for emergency responders from 8 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Nov. 11 at the Putnam EMA Building, 1120 Illinois Route 26 in Hennepin.
The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved multiple projects to improve highway-rail safety in the Peoria Metro Area, including six crossings in Bureau and Marshall counties.
Freedom House has been award $15,000 by the Community Foundation of Central Illinois to help fund the Freedom House Child and Teen Counseling program.
Marshall and Putnam Counties will hold an electronics collection day from noon to 4 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 27, at the Toluca Public Works Building, 520 W. Railroad St.
The program, which will be presented by Member Nancy Gillfillan, will be called “The Christopher Lobingier Chapter Remembered,” and will cover recent research on the founding members of the C. Lobingier Chapter.
The Marshall-Putnam Soil and Water Conservation District will once again be holding its fall fish sales. Flyers are available online at www.marshallputnam.com or on the group’s Facebook page.
Gateway Services in Princeton has joined the National Alliance for Direct Support Services (NADSP) as an organizational member. The NADSP looks to demonstrate members’ dedication to DSPs and the people receiving services.
The Bureau, Putnam and Marshall county Health Departments has announced its upcoming flu shot clinic schedule.
Master Gardener and Chief Senachwine Chapter member, Barbara Dahlbach, explained the Master Gardener program and activities in area schools during her program presented to chapter members at their Sept. 1 meeting.
Nonprofit organizations in La Salle, Bureau, Putnam, Marshall or Livingston counties that “inspire, empower, and benefit women and children” are encouraged to apply to WIN's grant application period.