Vandal Wash to support boosters
During September and October, Vandal Wash is offering a special way for Vandal fans to support the Vandalia Sports Booster Club.
A special access code is available, and each time that code is used for a $10 car wash, $2 will be donated to the Vandalia Sports Booster Club. The club does various projects to enhance local school sports programs and facilities.
The code to benefit the booster club is 1230.
Vandal Wash is located at 1410 Rock Island Ave. The telephone number is 367-6220.
Red Cross blood drive next Tuesday
A Red Cross blood drive will be held next Tuesday at Vandalia Moose Lodge, 328 S. Third St.
Sponsored by Vandalia Rotary Club, with assistance from Vandalia Women's Club, the drive runs from noon to 6 p.m.
During this blood drive, the Rotary has challenged Vandalia Walmart to see which group can get more potential donors to the Moose Lodge.
Aging agency hires executive director
The Midland Area Agency on Aging board of directors recently announced the hiring of Tracy Barczewski as the organization's new executive director.
Barczewski, who has a bachelor's degree in social work, has worked for the past 20 years as program coordinator for Midland Area Agency on Aging. While at the agency, she has helped develop many of its programs.
Midland Area on Aging is a not-for-profit organization located in Centralia. It is one of 13 such agencies in the state, and it serves Fayette, Effingham, Clay, Jefferson and Marion counties.
Its mission is to determine the service needs of senior citizens, develop programs to meet those needs, provide funding to local community agencies and act as an advocate for senior citizens.