Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine News for the week of Sept. 3

St. Jacob garage sale days set

St. Jacob Villagewide Garage Sales are Sept. 10-12. If you wish to be added to the list, call Village Hall at 644-5666.

‘Balloons Over Marine’ to be the topic at next at Marine Historical Society meeting

On Sept. 14 at 7 p.m., the Marine Historical Society to talk about the upcoming hot-air balloon event, which is scheduled for Sept. 25 and 26 in Marine.

Bill Weder, owner of Marine Coin Co., and RayLynn Meyer will be the guest speakers, telling about what they have planned for this balloon event. This is something new to Marine. Come and learn what it is all about.

Dawn Dykes is planning to show some pictures she has taken of the Vogelbacker Bakery, also.

The meeting will be held at Marine Senior Citizen’s Building located at 101 W. Silver St. in Marine. Society programs and meetings are open to the public to come and hear about past, present, and future of the Marine area.

The regular meeting of the society will follow the presentations. Some things that need discussing is what the society plans to do at the upcoming balloon event. Also on the agenda are the Veterans Memorial project, walking tour of Marine project, and tour ideas.

Membership in the Marine Historical Society is $5 per person or $10 per family and due July t of each year. Those wishing to remain members should pay their dues ASAP. To learn more about the society, check out the website at www.marinehistoricalsociety.org. For more information, call 644-3821.

Marine Library to hold fall book sale

The Marine Library has announced that a fall book sale will be held on Thursday, Sept. 17, only during the Village of Marine Community Yard Sales. The library will be open from 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., and the library is offering a plastic bag of books for $2.

The library has a good selection of fiction and non-fiction books. There is no charge for a library card for residents of Marine and Marine Township.

Upcoming events include Pumpkin Wars for children ages 5 to 10 on Saturday, Oct. 17.

The next regular Library Board Meeting will be held at the library on Tuesday, Oct. 6 at 7:30 p.m.

St. Jacob UCC

The pre-K Sunday school class is looking for donations of glue sticks, construction paper and CRAYOLA (only) brand washable markers. Please bring to church and put on the round table in Heritage Hall by Sept. 1.

Don’t forget about the sign-up sheet for mowing grass located on the Heritage Hall Bulletin Board. Remember, the church has the mower to be used.

A new list of nursery volunteers will be put together shortly. Anyone who would be willing to take a Sunday every two or three months, email Rae Lynne Meyer at raelynnemeyer@gmail.com


Friday, Sept. 4: Office Hours 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 5: Wedding

Sunday, Sept. 6: Sunday School at St. John Morning Worship with Communion at both churches Holey Sunday at St. Jacob

Monday, Sept. 7: LABOR DAY

Tuesday, Sept. 8: Office Hours 8:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 9: New Member Class at St. Jacob at 7 p.m.

St. Jacob Council Meeting 7:15 p.m.

St. Jacob Sunday School Teachers Meeting 7:30 p.m.

AA at 8 p.m., St. Jacob

Marine to play host to hot air balloon, aviation show

Magnificent men and women are coming to Marine with their flying machines.

Enjoy food and refreshments and support community businesses and organizations while you satisfy your curiosity about all things that fly first the annual Hot Air Balloon and Sport Aviation Show.

The festival will be held on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 25 and 26 at Marine Park, which is located in the center of town at 155 S. Duncan St.

On Friday, there will be a balloon launch at 4:30 p.m.

On Saturday, there will be sport aviation exhibits open from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. See and learn about helicopters, gliders, RC model airplanes, drones, powered parachutes, sky diving, home-built airplanes, hang gliding, gyro copters and more.

Also, there will be souvenir T-shirts, helium balloons, paper airplane folding, balsa wood gliders, kite flying, face painting and raffles.

Those 18 and younger can also sign up for free airplane rides through the EAA’s Young Eagle Program.

There will also be a balloon launch at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday, and a balloon glow at 7:30 p.m.

There will be another balloon launch at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 27. Sunday will also as the rain date for the events planned on Saturday.

Marine Elementary collecting Box Tops

Marine Elementary School is again collecting Box Tops for Education.

Goal is to collect 10,000 Box Tops, which would earn the school $1,000. The child who collects the most boxtops during the following time frames will win a prize.

▪ Aug. 24 to Oct. 25

▪ Oct. 26 to Feb. 25

▪ Feb. 26 to May 16

There will also be a prize given to the child who brings in the most Box Tops during the entire year.

Parents should put the Box Tops in a Ziploc bag labeled with the child’s name and amount of Box Tops.

Triad Class of 1965 looking for members

The Triad Class of 1965 is hosting its 50th class reunion the weekend of Oct. 23-24. The committee is still looking for a few classmates, including, Phyllis Cook Shaw, Lois Fedderson Hauschild, Robert Gordon, Terry Harrison, Judith Holt, Kenny Horvath, Karen Johnson, Susan McDowell, Charles Sights, Gloria Spealman Ross, and Larry Wagner. If anyone knows how they can be reached, or for more information, contact Carol at (618) 567-8938.

St. Jacob Events

Every Thursday: Trash collection day

Every other Thursday: Recycling collection day

Every Friday: Yard waste pickup day

First and third Thursdays each month: Village Board meeting at 7 p.m. at Activity Center

To submit an item to the St. Jacob & Marine News, email hnlnews@bnd.com or call 654-2366, ext. 21.