Fast Nacht Ham Supper
The annual Fast Nacht Ham Supper at St. Jacob United Church of Christ will be Tuesday, Feb. 9 in Heritage Hall, with serving from 4 to 7 p.m. The cost is $9 for adults, $4 for children 4-12. Carry-outs are $9.
Marine Library to hold used book sale
The Marine Library announced that its Winter Book Sale will be held on Thursday, Feb. 25 — one day only. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m., and the library is offering a plastic bag of books for $2. Also, follow the library on Facebook at facebook.com/marineillibrary.
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Annual TMS Blood Drive Date Set
On Thursday, Feb. 11, Triad Middle School will be hosting its annual blood drive with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center. The blood drive will last from 2 to 7 p.m. and be held in the small gym. Last year, TMS collected a record of 39 units of blood. This year, TMS has hopes of exceeding that number and collect 45 units.
Anyone wanting to donate can contact Andy Frey at email@example.com for more information or for appointments.
St. Jacob Elementary to host trivia night
St. Jacob Elementary’s eighth annual trivia night and silent auction will be held on Friday, March 4 at the school. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m.
Soda and water will be available for purchase. Bring your own table snacks. No alcohol is permitted.
Cost is $100 per table (maximum 10 players). Early bird registration is $90, but must be received by Feb. 12 Please be respectful of other players, no small children. Walk-in teams are welcome, but subject to table availability. No-show tables will be considered a donation, Cash and checks only. Make checks payable to: St. Jacob PTO St. Jacob Elementary School Trivia Night Reservation. Send your reservation and payment to: St. Jacob Elementary Trivia Night 305 Jacob Street, St. Jacob, IL 62281.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and best decorated table. There will also be a 50-50 drawing, heads or tails, and mulligans will be available for purchase.
For more information, contact Chris McCulley at (618) 301-0470 or email at STJ.PTO@triadunit2.org
St. Jacob UCC notes
The Youth Group is selling T-shirts. Order forms are on the table in Heritage Hall. Fill out the order form, and put money and the form in the offering plate.
The Youth Group will also be sponsoring a church-wide rummage sale during the St. Jacob Yard Sale Weekend, May 5-7. As you are cleaning closets, etc. for the new year, please keep the kids in mind for their sale.
Sunday: Scout Sunday, all Scouts invited to wear their uniforms; St. Sunday school kids will sing during worship
Tuesday, Feb. 9: St. Jacob ELF Fast Nacht Ham Supper 4 to 7 p.m.
Ash Wednesday, Feb. 10: Meal at 6:15 p.m., hosted by St. Jacob Council; 7 p.m. Bible Study
Sweetheart Sunday, Feb. 14: Worship at St. Jacob 10:15 a.m; reception following worship in Heritage Hall
St. James Church to host trivia night
St. James Catholic Church in St. Jacob is sponsoring its fifth annual trivia night on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the St. Jacob Community Building, 108 W. 2nd St. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia starts at 7 p.m. Cost is $100 per team of eight.
Reserve your table ahead of time by contacting Laura Reilson at 644-9278 or firstname.lastname@example.org or Dan or Sharon Dickman at 644-3561 or email@example.com. Or, you can get your table that night, space permitting. The limit is18 tables.
Participants may bring own table snacks. Beverages must be purchased at the event. No outside drinks will be allowed.
Cash prizes will be awarded. There will be a 50-50 drawing and a special intermission game and a drawing for a Lottery tree. A silent auction will be held, featuring prizes donated by businesses and theme-based baskets donated by parishioners.
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