GET YOUR PLAY PRODUCED ON STAGE
Our Common Ground is offering a great opportunity for area writers to get their work produced on stage. Executive Director Martha Radcliffe said they are looking for local play-writing talent to present at the first annual "Ten Minute Play Festival." The theme this year is "Life in My Small Town" and Martha invites you to write about your life experiences in your small town. Send four copies of your play, along with a $20.00 reading fee, to: Our Common Ground, 422 West Harris Avenue, Greenville, IL 62246. Entries must be received by August 1, 2009. Winners will be notified by mid-August and the festival is planned for October.
BOND CO UNIT SCHOOL DISTRICT #2 SPECIAL BOARD MEETING
The Bond County Community Unit School District #2 Board of Education held a special meeting Tuesday night to certify school board election results and swear in the new board members. Vance Daniken, Aimee Frey and Jeff Moore were sworn in as new school board members and Jay Young was sworn in as a re-elected board member. Outgoing board members Sara McPeak, Vern Brewer and Mike Suess were congratulated for their service and time to the district. Board officers elected to serve the next two school years were Scott Gaffner - President, Jay Young - Vice President and Ron Smith - Secretary.
SHOWSTRING 4-H CLUB RECEIVES GRANT
The Showstring 4-H Club was selected to receive a 4-H Community Improvement Grant sponsored by Farm Credit Services of Illinois and provided through the Illinois 4-H Foundation. The grant rewards the Showstring 4-H club for their 4-H Building Repair and Improvement project. The club recently repaired and improved the 4-H building at the Bond County Fairgrounds. Club members, parents, volunteers and Workman Installation of Greenville completed the work. 4-H is the largest out-of-school educational program for youth in the United States.