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The annual Salem Church Rally Day will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018.
The annual Salem Church Rally Day will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Curt Libbra

Alhambra Morning Glories 4-H

The Alhambra Morning Glories 4-H Club is looking for new members that would benefit from all there is to learn by being a member of 4-H. Enrollment is open to boys and girls ages 8-18. Interested in photography, floral arranging, sewing ,pet grooming, gardening and so many other opportunities to find just the right thing for each individual?

E-mail: alhmg1941@g-mail.com to find when and where to sign up.

Mississippi Valley Blood Drive

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Drive will be Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. at the Firemen Legion Hall at Alhambra Township Park. Donors will be given a voucher for a team spirit T-Shirt. Alhambra-Leef Home Extension will provide refreshments.

Free Dental Care

There will be a free Dental Clinic on the campus of SIU Dental School in Alton for children ages 3-13. The clinic will be on Monday, October 8, 2018 (Columbus Day) Registration for the event will be on Oct. 8, 2018 from 7:30a.m.-12:00 p.m. in the Campus Gym.

In order to be eligible for free dental children must be enrolled in the free lunch program at their school and must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

Register for Free Flu Shots

Register now for the Free Flu shots for Alhambra and Alhambra Township residents. Call Freddie Riepshoff 618-488-7603 to register. Shots will be given on October 8 from 2:30-6:30 p.m. at the Firemens Hall at the Park.

Shots are compliments of the Alhambra Township Board.

Salem Church Rally Day

This annual event will be held on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Sunday School classes will meet at 9:00 a.m. At the Township Park. Worship service will follow at the park at 10:00 a.m. This will e followed with a potluck meal. Meat and drinks are provided by Men’s Fellowship. Games may be played following the meal. Parishioners are asked to bring a side dish and a lawn chair.

Lunch Bunch

Volunteers have packed up their last lunch until next summer when they will again try to help our young boys and girls to get a nutritious lunch each day.

Through out this summer of 49 days of meals, volunteers served an average of 106 children. The number changed each day with some days at one stop they may have handed out 6 lunches and the next place may have handed out 60 lunches. It was a worthy endeavor for all who volunteered and for everyone that donated to help purchase the food, bread, lunch meat, peanut butter, fruit,chips, drink and a small dessert.

As the numbers show, there is a definite need for the program. In 2017 a total of 3,905 lunches were distributed. This year a total of 5,212 were handed out.

Special Occasions

Anniversaries, Happy anniversary to the following couples:

Sept. 3: Cale and Crystal Ash, Brett and Jennifer Henschen and Tim and Nancy Stumpf

Sept. 4: Eric and Allison Price

Sept. 6: Kenneth and Janice Korsemeyer

Sept. 7: Bob and Joan Kakac, Shawn and Shannon Hogg

Sept.8: Brady and Katie Quade

Sept.9: Olin and Betty Zweck

Sept.10: Derik and Kristin Payne

Birthdays: Happy birthday everyone!

Sept. 3: Luann Boda, Leon Uhe, Nick Henschen, Bradley Daudermann and Megan Porter, Micheal Hackenthal

Sept. 4: Mike Nagel, John Ernst

Sept. 5: Noah Pickerill, Mike Brown and Nicole Mindrup

Sept. 6: Kyle Griffith

Sept. 7: Darren Hooks, Casey Western and Destiny Poggemoeller

Sept. 8: Crystal Ash and Bradon Surbeck

Sept. 9: Ken Ramsland, Tom Capstick, Mike Otto, Janice Korsemeyer and JoBeth Winet

Sept. 10: Donna Suhre, Sherry Warren, Emily Stille and Kyle Brase

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