Highland News Leader

St. Jacob & Marine news for the week of March 3

Marine Lions to host sausage & pancake breakfast

The Marine Lions Club will hold an all-you-can-eat pancake and sausage breakfast from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, March 13 on at the Marine Lions Club, 406 E. Division St.

Breakfast includes pancakes, homemade whole-hog pork sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and gravy, coffee, tea and juice. Prices are $8 for adults, $3 for children ages 4 to 12, and children 3 and under eat free. All carry-outs $8.

The Marine Lions Club is part of Lions Club International, with special interest in aiding the blind and deaf. The local club holds fundraising activities, not only for international projects, but also local projects. The Lions Club supports the Gravius Memorial Library, a private library that does not receive any tax money in its efforts to continue offering library services to the residents of the Marine area.

Marine Elementary to host trivia night

Marine Elementary will host a “Black Light Bash” trivia night on Saturday, March 5 at Highland VFW Post 5694, 1900 VFW Road in Highland. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m. Cost is $160 for a table of eight. There will also be a silent auction and 50-50. To purchase tickets, contact Meghan Dempsey at (618) 409-0915.

St. Jacob Elementary to host trivia night

St. Jacob Elementary’s eighth annual trivia night and silent auction will be held on Friday, March 4 at the school. Doors open at 6 p.m., and trivia begins at 7 p.m.

Soda and water will be available for purchase. Bring your own table snacks. No alcohol is permitted.

Cost is $100 per table (maximum 10 players). Please be respectful of other players, no small children. Walk-in teams are welcome, but subject to table availability. No-show tables will be considered a donation, Cash and checks only. Make checks payable to: St. Jacob PTO St. Jacob Elementary School Trivia Night Reservation. Send your reservation and payment to: St. Jacob Elementary Trivia Night 305 Jacob Street, St. Jacob, IL 62281.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place and best decorated table. There will also be a 50-50 drawing, heads or tails, and mulligans will be available for purchase.

For more information, contact Chris McCulley at (618) 301-0470 or email at STJ.PTO@triadunit2.org.

Events at St. Jacob UCC

Saturday, March 5: Boy Scouts Pinewood Derby

Sunday, March 6: Holey Sunday

Sunday School / Morning Worship with Communion at both churches

Wednesday, March 9: AAat 8 p.m.

Saturday, March 12: Confirmation pictures and practice at 10 a.m.


Sunday, March 13: Presentation Sunday

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