FATAL TRAFFIC ACCIDENT IN MARINE
Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies, Marine Firefighters, and Laughlin Ambulance Service Personnel responded Tuesday, April 17, at 1:30 p.m., to the scene of a single-car accident in the 700 block of West Division Street in Marine. Deputies determined a 2011 Buick left the road and struck a tree. Laughlin Ambulance Service took the driver, William G. Szedlar, age 69, of Glen Carbon, to a local hospital where he later died.
8TH ANNUAL ART IN EDUCATION ART SHOW
Thursday and Friday, April 19-20. Bradford National Bank and Our Common Ground are hosting the 8th Annual Art in Education Art Show in the Bradford Community Building. Randy Alderman said this year is particularly exciting because they have every art department and every school from the Unit 2 School District participating and the artwork is fabulous. They turn the Bradford Community Building into a nice art gallery to showcase the work. There will be free refreshments and Thursday night, elementary school students will entertain. They will also have a special display of robots. For more information about the show, call Bradford National Bank at 664-2200.
BOND COUNTY HUMANE SOCIETY LASAGNA FUND RAISER
The Bond County Humane Society is having a formal lasagna dinner fund raiser Friday, April 27, at 6:30 p.m., at the First Presbyterian Church in Greenville. Gayle Wise said this is the third year for the "Putting on the Ritz for Fritz" event for the Bond County Humane Society and she is honored to be able to showcase Greenville High School talent. Wise said the kids are amazing and it will be a great show. Ticket prices are $15.00 for adults and $7.50 for children 12 and under. Tickets are available at Watson’s Drugstore, both Bradford National Bank locations, and at the Humane Society Office on 4th Street. The Humane Society is in desperate need of funds. Donations are down, but drop-offs are up. This is a dressy event and due to increased interest it is best to buy your ticket early. Please purchase tickets by Friday, April 20. If you have any questions, call the Bond County Humane Society at 664-4068.
TRENTON CAPITAL CAMPAIGN STEERING COMMITTEE TO MEET
The Kaskaskia College Trenton Capital Campaign Steering Committee is scheduled to meet Friday, April 20, at 11:30 a.m. at the Trenton House Restaurant.
BCHD RECOGNIZES THEIR VOLUNTEERS DURING NATIONAL VOLUNTEER WEEK
This week is National Volunteer Week and the Bond County Health Department is recognizing their many volunteers who selflessly give their time to help provide a valuable service to the community. Thus far, their hospice team of 27 volunteers has given more than 888.5 hours of service in 2012, and their Medical Reserve Corp as grown to 77 volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering, call 664-1442.