COMETS AUTOGRAPHED FOOTBALL FOR SALE AT BAZAAR AUCTION
For the third consecutive year, the success of the Greenville High School football Comets will be honored during the Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar. A football autographed by the 2009 Comets football players and coaches will be sold during the Public Auction beginning at 11:30 a.m. Proceeds from the sale of the football will be used by the Auxiliary to support Greenville Regional Hospital. The bazaar is this Saturday, December 5 from 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., at the Greenville First Christian Church.
BOND COUNTY FAIR ASSOCIATION TO MEET
The regular annual meeting of the Bond County Fair Association will be Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bond County Fair Community Building. The agenda includes consideration and actions on reports for the preceding year, proposals, and election of directors. Board members must be present to vote. Refreshments will be served.
CELEBRATE THE HOLIDAYS IN ILLINOIS' OLDEST CAPITOL
The annual Christmas Open House at the Vandalia Statehouse is scheduled for Saturday, December 12 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m. The Vandalia Statehouse, the oldest remaining Capitol building in Illinois and where Abraham Lincoln served as a State Representative from 1836-1839, will be trimmed with 1800's decorations. Staff and volunteers in period clothing will greet visitors, Baroque Folk will play recorder music and cookies and cider will be provided. The Christmas Open House is free and open to the public.
CENSUS TAKERS WANTED
The U.S. Census Bureau is recruiting for temporary, part-time census takers for the 2010 Census. Interested persons may apply on Fridays, December 4, 11, and 18 at 1:00 p.m., at the Bond County Courthouse Boardroom. An employment test is part of the application process. Applicants should bring two forms of identification, a driver's license and social security card are preferred. For more information, call the recruiting hotline at 1-866-861-2010.