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By The Staff

Thursday, November 25

THANKSGIVING
✔ The Vandalia Ministerial Alliance will hold its fourth annual Community Thanksgiving Meal from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the American Legion Home, 321 S. Seventh St., Vandalia. There is no charge, and reservations are not required. Anyone needing transportation may call First Baptist Church, 283-0313, by noon next Tuesday.

Friday, November 26

✔ A country music dance will be held at 7 p.m. at the Patoka Service Center, 210 W. Bond St., Patoka. "Charlie's Jam" will perform. Admission is by donation.
Sunday, November 28

✔ A dance will be held at the Corn Crib in Shobonier from 3-6 p.m. "Battle Creek"   will perform. Admission is $5.

Monday, November 29

✔ 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.
Tuesday, November 30

✔ The Vandalia Rotary Club will meet at noon in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
✔ Rainbow Reflections, the local grief support group, will meet from 6-7 p.m. in Wesley Hall at First United Methodist Church, 127 N. Fourth St., Vandalia.

Wednesday, December 1
✔ The Vandalia Chamber of Commerce will meet at noon in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse. A noon luncheon is followed by a business meeting and a program.
✔ The Fayette County Emergency Management Agency will meet at 7 p.m. in the EMA headquarters, located in the basement of the Fayette County Jail.
Thursday, December 2

✔ 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.
✔ Soroptimist International of Vandalia will meet at noon at Days Inn.
✔ The Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area will hold a public workshop from 5-7 p.m. at Vandalia City Hall, 431 W. Gallatin St. The ALNHA is seeking the public’s assistance in creating new ideas on the presentation of the Lincoln Legacy in Illinois through this and other public meetings. Residents and community organizations interested in the development of a management plan are invited to attend.
✔ 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.

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.