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Community Calendar

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By The Staff

Thursday, September 9
✔ 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.
✔ 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. For more information, contact Donna Morell at 423-2916.
Friday, September 10
✔ A country music dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the Patoka Service Center, 210 W. Bond St. Admission is by donation.
Saturday, September 11
✔ The Downtown Vandalia Merchants Co-op will hold a rummage sale in downtown Vandalia from 7 a.m.-noon., with some vendors operating into the afternoon.
✔ The Fayette County Democratic Central Committee will hold a free chicken dinner and rally at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Home in Vandalia. The rally will feature local candidates and office-holders, as well as several guest speakers, and a cake walk will be held.

Sunday, September 12
✔ The Fayette County Coon Club will hold a buy, sell and trade day at 10 a.m. To get to the event, go south of Brownstown to Ill. Route 185 and then west to the first road south, or on Ill. Route 185 to the U.S. Route 40/Ill. Route 185 junction, then follow signs.

Monday, September 13
✔ The Vandalia Lions Club will meet at Days Inn. The executive board meets at 5:15 p.m., and the regular club meeting is at 6 p.m.
✔ The Fayette County Fair Association will hold its annual meeting at 7 p.m. at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in Brownstown.
Tuesday, September 14
✔ Evans Public Library in Vandalia will hold a lapsit storytime at 10 a.m. It will feature stories, songs and fingerplays.
✔ The Fayette County Home and Community Education Board will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Fayette County Extension Office, 118 N. Sixth St., Vandalia
✔ 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, September 15
✔ TOPS IL 2020 will meet at 5:45 p.m. in the Fayette County Hospital conference room. Weigh-in is from 5-5:45 p.m.
Thursday, September 16
✔ 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 Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group will meet from 10-11 a.m. at the Senior Services Office, 109 S. Fifth St., Vandalia. For more information, call 283-4122.
✔ Soroptimist International of Vandalia will meet at noon at Days Inn.
✔ 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. For more information, contact Donna Morell at 423-2916.

Saturday, September 18
✔ The rain date for Downtown Vandalia Merchants Co-op rummage sale.

Items for our Community Calendar may be submitted in person at our office, 229 S. Fifth St.; by phone, 283-3374; or by e-mail, rbauer@leaderunion.com.