Marine Library to hold book sale
A book sale will be held at Marine Library, located at 202 E. Silver in Marine, on Friday, May 20 from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. — for one day only. Price is 25 cents per book or fill a plastic bag for $2. Money raised from book sale is used to defer operating expenses.
Rabies Clinics to be held in Marine & St. Jacob
The Highland Animal Hospital will host its annual vaccination clinic on Saturday, May 14 at the St. Jacob Fire House from 8 to 9 a.m., and at the Marine Village Park from 10 to 11 a.m. Madison County residents will be required to pay the registration fee if your pet receives a rabies vaccine.
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One-year rabies vaccines for both dogs and cats are $11, plus county registration fee. Three-year rabies vaccines for both dogs and cats are $16, plus county registration fee.
For dogs, Distemper/Parvo vaccinations are $15, and Bordetella vaccination is also $15.
For cats, Distmeper vaccinations are $15, and Leukemia vaccination is $22.
Madison County rabies registration rates are:
▪ one-year registration on pets under 6 months old or spayed/neutered, $10;
▪ one-year registration on pets 7 months and older, not spayed/neutered, $30;
▪ three-year registration on pets spayed/neutered, $25;
▪ three-year registration on pets not spayed/neutered, $65.
Marine Historical Society to discuss Veterans Memorial project, walking tour
The May 9 meeting of Marine Historical Society will be at the Marine Senior Citizens building, 101 W. Silver St. in Marine, at 7 p.m. Dawn Dykes will talk about the Chamber of Commerce and how it can help organizations.
The regular meeting of the society will follow this presentation. Some things that need discussing are the Veterans Memorial project, walking tour of Marine, T-shirts, the Schaefer building, bounce house for the balloon event, and fundraising.
Marine Historical Society meetings are open to anyone who wishes to learn about the community’s past, as well as plans for the future.
Membership is $5 per person or $10 per family and due July 1 of each year. To learn more about the society, check out the website marinehistoricalsociety.org
Your thoughts and ideas are important to the well being of the society. For more information, call 644-3821.
Marine UCC trivia night to benefit Hoyleton Ministries
Marine United Church of Christ will host its 15th annual trivia night Saturday, April 30 to support the mission of Hoyleton Ministries.
The evening promises to be another fun-filled evening of challenging trivia, door prizes and more. The cost is $12 per person (eight players to a table) or $96 for a team/table. The event will be held at the church, located at the intersection of Center Street and Illinois Route 143 in Marine.
There will also be a raffle fir an iPad Air, Fitbit Charge HR and Amazon Fire TV Stick. Tickets are $5 each or five tickets for $20.
“Those that can’t attend the trivia night can still support the church’s efforts by purchasing raffle tickets for a chance to win one of three great prizes,” said Marine UCC Pastor Phil Kershner.
The top two winning trivia teams will also receive a prize.
Contact the church at 887-4465 to reserve you space for trivia or purchase raffle tickets.
Hoyleton Ministries was founded in 1895 and is dedicated to creating a better world for the children and families of southern Illinois. Hoyleton Ministries, through its broad spectrum of residential and community-based programming, enriches the lives of more than 2,300 individuals each year. serves 2,325 clients each year through their residential, child welfare, behavioral health, preventative services, and Puentes de Esperanza (Spanish-speaking) programs. Visit hoyleton.org for more information.
St. Jacob UCC Youth Group to hold rummage sale
The Youth Group at St. Jacob United Church of Christ will hold a rummage sale May 5-7 at the church.
Hours for the rummage sale are from 3 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, May 5; from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, May 6; and from 7 a.m. to noon on Saturday, May 7.
The Youth Group is accepting donations anytime. Bring donations to the church, put them in the shed, or leave in Heritage Hall. Any questions, contact Dawn by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone at (618) 792-4316.
Strawberry Festival is May 15
St. Jacob United Church of Christ will hold its annual Strawberry Festival on Sunday, May 15 at St. Jacob Township Park, 239 W. Main St.
The festival will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and will include music, crafters, jump houses and children’s entertainment and food. On the menu will be brats, hot dogs, chicken kabobs, and of course, strawberry desserts.
Trailnet will also sponsor a bicycle ride. Registration is now open and can be done online at trailnet.org. The price for the ride online is $11 members and $16 for non-members.
There will also be registration on the day of the ride, from at 7:30 to10 a.m. Day-of registration is $15 for members and $20 non-members). Kids are $6, either way.
The entertainment lineup will be as follows:
▪ 10 to 11 a.m., Paul Jarvis;
▪ 11 noon, Circus Kaput;
▪ Noon to 1 p.m. Spirit Brass;
▪ 1 to 2 p.m., Rainbow Bluegrass Pickup Band; and
▪ 2 to 3 p.m., Sheltered Realty National Leadership Drumline.
Marine Community Yard Sales set
The spring community yard sales will will take place Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21.
St. Jacob UCC News
YOUTH GROUP RUMMAGE SALE
Friday, Saturday, Sunday – May 5th, 6th, 7th
The Youth Group is accepting donations anytime. Bring to church, put in the shed, or leave in Heritage Hall. Dawn will organize them. We are looking for volunteers to help organize and help sell with the Youth Group. Any questions, contact Dawn by e-mail: email@example.com or phone 792-4316
Next Sunday: Holey Sunday at both churches
Sunday School and Worship with Communion at both churches
Guest Pastor – Rev. Jack Spratte and Barbara VanAusdall
St. Jacob First Quarter Congregational Meeting after worship
Including vote on sanctuary proposal
Tuesday, May 3: ELF Meeting in St. Jacob 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 4: A A 8 p.m.
Thursday/Friday/Saturday, May 5,6,7: Youth Rummage Sale
Sunday, May 8: MOTHER’S DAY
Sunday School and Worship at St. John
St. Jacob Promotion Sunday and final day of Sunday School until fall
St. Jacob Sunday School children singing during worship at St. Jacob
St. Jacob Sunday School awards presented during worship
Wednesday, May 11: St. Jacob Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. Jacob Church Council Meeting 7:15 p.m.
A A 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 14: 7:30 a.m. Berry Washing
8:00 a.m. Berry Cleaning, Pie Making, and Park Set Up
Sunday, May 15: Sunday School and Worship at St. John 8:45 a.m.
NO WORSHIP AT ST. JACOB
STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL AT ST. JACOB PARK FROM
10 a.m. – 4:00 a.m.
BIKE RIDE REGISTRATION 7:30 TO 10:00 a.m.
Tuesday, May 17: St. John Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7 p.m.
St. John Church Council Meeting 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 18: A A 8 p.m.
Saturday, May 21: Wedding at Marine UCC – Pa
St. Jacob Events
Every Thursday: Trash collection day
Every other Thursday: Recycling trash collection day
Every Friday: Yard waste pickup day
First and Third Thursdays each month: Village Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Activity Center
Every Saturday thru May 21: Lions Club Bingo at St. Jacob Activity Center. Bingo starts at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5 p.m.
April 30: Deadline for St. Jacob Fire Auxiliary Scholarship form
May 14: Highland Animal Hospital Rabies Clinic 8 to 9 a.m. at St. Jacob Fire House. For more information, call 654-4688
May 15: St. Jacob UCC Strawberry Festival, St. Jacob Park
May 21: Last St. Jacob Lions Bingo night for the season
May 5, 6 & 8: Village Wide Yard Sales. If you wish to be added on the sale list, contact the village hall at 644-5666
June 3-5: Jakey in June BBQ Cook Off (www.jakeyinjune.com)
July 14: Special Family Night at St Jacob Homecoming
July 15-16: St. Jacob Homecoming
Sept. 8, 9 & 10: Village Wide Yard Sales. If you wish to be added on the sale list, contact the village hall at 644-5666
To submit an item to the St. Jacob & Marine News, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 654-2366, ext. 21.