Lifestyle briefs

April 29, 2013 

National Day of Prayer is Thursday

Members of many local churches will gather at noon Thursday outside the St. Clair County Courthouse for a National Day of Prayer. The event is sponsored by St. Matthew United Methodist Church; for information, call 618-397-5994.

Other gathering places for the National Day of Prayer at noon Thursday and contact numbers are:

East St. Louis City Hall, Pastor Kelvin McNeil, 618-514-5430.

O'Fallon City Hall, Suzy Douglas, 618-334-3777.

Caseyville Village Hall/Old Cahokia Courthouse, M. Thurman, 618-550-5751.

XI Chi's next meeting is Thursday

Xi Chi Chapter 5456 of ESA International will meet Thursday at the home of Wanda Harris in Fairview Heights. Those interested in supporting St. Jude's or Hope for Heroes can contact Fran Harris Schffer at 618-593-3488 or email The group's website is

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