St. Jacob Lions Bingo starts Oct. 3
Join the St. Jacob Lions Club as it hosts bingo at the St. Jacob Activity Center located at Second and Douglas Street starting at 7 p.m. every Saturday night from Oct. 3 through May 16, 2016. Doors open at 5 p.m. Food is sold by various organizations during the evening beginning about 5:30 p.m.
The evening features 25 bingo games, Starburst Progressive Cash Raffle, Lightening, Pull Tabs, 50/50 and Free Popcorn. Win big money on the very popular Starburst game which is a progressive raffle. If you have coverall on the specially marked Starburst number, you win the progressive amount plus 1/3 of the money added from the sale of Starburst sheets that night. If you get coverall on the Starburst sheet on any other number, you win 1/3 of the money from the sale of Starburst sheets on that night. For the Jackpot game, if you get coverall in a certain number or less, you win $500.
For the first Bingo on Oct. 3, the Starburst Progressive Raffle is over $3,698. Jackpot is $500 if you get coverall in 54 numbers or less.
If there are more than 120 or more bingo players, the payout for the $30 regular games will be $40. For only $5 you can play 6 cards and have an evening of fun and socializing.
Profits from the bingo are used to support the Lions Club activities. For more information contact 644-2378 or St. Jacob Activity Center 618-644-LION (5466) on Saturday bingo nights only. To check announcements for bingo, call St. Jacob Activity Center 618-644-LION (5466) which will have a recorded announcement of any messages Please let it ring 6 times to let the recording start.
Free screening of film on obesity set at Triad
Anderson Hospital, in partnership with Swank Motion Picture,s will have a free showing of the Fed Up film at THS Knight’s Hall on at 5 p.m. on Oct. 15. The event is free and will provide information about America’s rising obesity rate.
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.
Legion Auxiliary to host chili dinner
American Auxiliary Unit 665 will hold its second annual all-you-can-eat chili and soup dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 25 at the St. Jacob Activity Center. The menu includes homemade chicken noodle soup, vegetable beef, potato coup, chili, hot dogs, dessert, and beverages. Cost is $7 for adults and $4 for children ages 4-10. Kids 3 and under eat free.
St. Jacob Township sets Health Fair date
St. Jacob Township is sponsoring a free Health Fair and free flu immunization for residents of the village of St. Jacob and St. Jacob Township. It will be held Thursday, Oct. 29. Watch for more information.
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
St. Jacob UCC News
Next Sunday: Holey Sunday, Sunday School and Worship with Holy Communion, DuBois Fall Festival from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 6: ELF Meeting at 7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 7: Confirmation at 6:30 p.m., AA at 8 p.m
Sunday, Oct. 11: Sunday School and Worship
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