Highland News Leader

Around the Area: Marine Library announces Young Authors

The Marine Library honored the young author participants from Marine Elementary on Thursday evening, May 4. The library board wanted to recognize every child who wrote a story for the young authors program and allow them to share their stories. Each young author in attendance presented the story that he or she had written. The children who attended were given prizes, and they and their families were treated to refreshments. This event was made possible by a grant from the Highland Area Community Foundation. Front row from left are Brock O’Toole, Rock O’Toole and Deklin Moran; back row, Sam Zink, Avery Grenzebach, Aubrey McKinney, Addyson McKinney and Dylan Noder. Not pictured are Dawson Deatherage and Kylee Simon
The Marine Library honored the young author participants from Marine Elementary on Thursday evening, May 4. The library board wanted to recognize every child who wrote a story for the young authors program and allow them to share their stories. Each young author in attendance presented the story that he or she had written. The children who attended were given prizes, and they and their families were treated to refreshments. This event was made possible by a grant from the Highland Area Community Foundation. Front row from left are Brock O’Toole, Rock O’Toole and Deklin Moran; back row, Sam Zink, Avery Grenzebach, Aubrey McKinney, Addyson McKinney and Dylan Noder. Not pictured are Dawson Deatherage and Kylee Simon Provided

Alhambra

Water report available

The current Consumer Confidence Report, which provides detailed information from 2016 regarding water quality for consumers using Alhambra water, is now available electronically at ccr.alhambraillinois.com. If you would like a paper copy, call the village hall at 618-488-3505, or stop by and a copy will be made available to you.

Vendors, parade entries sought for homecoming

The 22nd annual Alhambra Homecoming will be held at the Alhambra Township Park from Friday, June 2 to Saturday, June 3. The parade theme is “Mardi Gras.” Parades will be 7 p.m. Friday night and 6 p.m. Saturday night. Contact Don Maine at 618-581-3799 to register a float. Vendors are also wanted; contact Jill Gorenz at 488-6465 or jillgorenz@yahoo.com for more information on setting up a stand.

Breese

Mater Dei plans golf classic

Mark your calendar and gather your friends for the Mater Dei Golf Classic on Saturday, June 3, at Governor’s Run Golf Course in Carlyle. The six-person scramble offers two shotgun starts (7:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.) and three divisions (men, women, mixed). The cost is $100 per golfer, includes 18 holes of golf, a cart, mulligans, beverages during play, a meal after play, games, prizes and awards. For a registration form, visit the Mater Dei website, materdeiknights.org, or contact the office at 618-526-7216.

Mater Dei Mega Raffle tickets on sale

Purchase a Mater Dei Mega Raffle ticket for a chance to win cash prizes: one $10,000 prize, two $2,500 prizes, three $1,000 prizes, and 20 $100 prizes. The winning tickets will be drawn at the Mater Dei Golf Classic on June 3. Tickets ($100 each) are available from Fathers & Friends members, parish school board members, and Father Chuck Tuttle or Kathy Huelsmann in the advancement office.

Trenton

KC Center to hold class on iPhone use, computer projects

The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education will be offering a class entitled, “Learn to Use Your Apple iPhone” at the Trenton Education Center on Thursday, June 8 and 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. The registration number for this class is COED 8061 TR01D.

This workshop will help students become more familiar with their Apple iPhone as they learn to add applications, send text messages, emails, and pictures. Get the most of your technology. Cost for this course is $30. Be sure to bring your fully charged iPhone.

A “Fun Computer Projects” class will also be held at the KC Trenton Center on Thursday evenings, June 8 and 15 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. The registration number for the class COED 7023 TR01E.

Students will learn to create their own stationary, design letterhead, create an invitation and make address labels. Also included will be using Microsoft Word features to add borders, use WordArt, insert clip art, and print personal address labels. Some computer experience is required to enroll in this course. Cost for this course is $30.

Students may register for either class through the Trenton Center at 618-545-3475. Space is limited, so register early. All students must pre-register for these classes.

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