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By The Staff

Thursday, March 6
✔ TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.
✔ The United Methodist Men's pancake and sausage supper will be held from 4-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Donations will be accepted, with the proceeds to be used for UMM projects.
✔ Evans Public Library in Vandalia will hold its teen advisory board meeting at 4 p.m.
✔ The annual Pilcher Cemetery meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Otego Town House.
✔ TOPS IL 1872, Ramsey, will meet at the Christian Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is at 6:20 p.m., and the meeting is at 7 p.m.
Saturday, March 8

✔ The St. Elmo Lions Club will hold its annual pancake and sausage breakfast from 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Phillips Building. A $5 donation is suggested. A 50/50 drawing will be held.
✔ A benefit for Mark Kilzer will be held at the Carriage House Event Center in Altamont, beginning at 3 p.m. It will include a meal from 4:30-6:30 p.m., a live auction at 6:30 p.m., silent auction, 50/50 drawing, face-painting, live music and a cash bar. Proceeds will be used to help defray medical and recovery expenses for Kilzer, who was injured in an auto accident.
Sunday, March 9

✔ The Shoal Creek Chapter of ABATE will meet at 1 p.m. at the Taylor Springs VFW Home. The meeting was rescheduled due to the weather.
Monday, March 10

✔ The Vandalia Lions Club will meet at Days Inn. The executive board meets at 5:15 p.m., and the meal and regular meeting are at 6 p.m.
✔ The Fayette-Effingham Area Tea Party will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Culver's in Effingham. Topics will include the PTELL tax cap referendum and the upcoming primary election.
Tuesday, March 11

✔ The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
✔ TOPS IL 2020 will meet in the Fayette County Hospital co
nference room. Weigh-in is from 5-5:30 p.m., with the meeting to follow.
✔ A Weight Watchers meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Vandalia; weigh-in is at 5 p.m. Visitors are welcome to attend the meeting free of charge.
✔ The Rainbow Reflections grief support group will meet from 6-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia. Those planning to attend the meeting or having questions are asked to call Mary Miller at 292-5366.
✔ The Evans Public Library District Board of Trustees will meet at 7 p.m. at the library.
✔ The Fayette County Board will meet at 7 p.m. in the large courtroom at the Fayette County Courthouse.
Wednesday, March 12

✔ The Vandalia Eagles Aerie and Auxiliary will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Eagles Club.
Thursday, March 13

✔ TOPS IL 2490 will meet from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Ramsey. Weigh-in is from 9-9:30 a.m. For more information, contact Dovie Heaton-Bergin at 283-1729.
✔ The Vandalia Park District Board of Trustees will meet at 4 p.m. in the conference room at the Okaw Area Vocational Center, located east of Vandalia Community High School.
✔ Evans Public Library in Vandalia will host PACK (Pups Assisting Children with Kindness) from 5:30-6:45 p.m. Children of all ages are welcome to read to DarnFar Ranch's specially trained therapy dogs. Registration is required; to register, call the library, 283-2824, or stop by the library.