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Rockin' and Roddin' car show set for June 15 in Rantoul

RANTOUL — The annual Rockin’ and Roddin’ car show, sponsored by Hot Rods & Hooligans Motor Club, is scheduled for 2-10 p.m. Saturday, June 15, in downtown Rantoul.

The event will feature food, music and a street dance, as well as a special giveaway from The Pawn Shop. Trophies will be awarded to the top 20 cars, bikes, etc. Special awards will be given for semis and imports.


Youth hunt set for Saturday at Green Acres Sportsman's Club

ROBERTS — A Pheasants Forever Young Guns youth hunt will be held Saturday, April 13, at Green Acres Sportsman’s Club, 1458 N. 1700 East Road, Roberts.

Those interested in participating are asked to email magers@conxxus.com as soon as possible to reserve a scheduled time slot. Time slots are on a first-come, first-served basis. 


List of upcoming community events (April 10, 2013)

Blood drive Thursday at Paxton church. An American Red Cross blood drive is scheduled for noon to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, at the Father Paul F. Dinan Parish Hall, 150 N. Maple St., Paxton. The blood drive is sponsored by the St. Mary Catholic Church’s Council of Catholic Women. For an appointment, call Gigi Jarboe at 379-2255. People who last donated blood on or before Feb.


Unique items — including old Paxton milk bottle — to be sold at Community Sale

PAXTON — As the old cliche goes, one man’s trash is another’s treasure.

Trash or treasure, the annual Paxton Community Sale, scheduled for Saturday, April 6, at Coady Park, promises to make some money off a wide variety of items, according to lead organizer Brad Strebeck of the Paxton Park District.


Chamber's quarterly luncheon to feature talk by Relay for Life volunteer

PAXTON — The Paxton Area Chamber of Commerce’s quarterly luncheon, scheduled for noon Wednesday, May 22, will feature a presentation by Craig Loschen of Flipswitch Consulting and the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life fundraiser.

The catered lunch will be made and served by the Paxton Woman’s Club.


Blues, Brews & BBQ 2012

The Blues, Brews and BBQ Festival in downtown Champaign on Friday, June 29, 2012.


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