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Thursday, January 12

? The Vandalia Park District Board of Commissioners meets at 4:30 p.m. in the conference room at the Okaw Area Vocational Center on the Vandalia Community High School campus.
? The Crawford-Hale American Legion Unit 95 Auxiliary holds its monthly meetings. The executive board meets at 5:30 p.m. and the regular auxiliary meeting is at 6 p.m.
? CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.
? 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.

Friday, January 13

? A Nar-Anon meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 1845 W. Jackson St., Vandalia.
? Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 will hold bingo at the Legion Home. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and bingo begins at 7 p.m.
? The Vandalia Moose Lodge will hold its monthly chicken and fish dinner with all of the trimmings from 5:30-6:30 p.m. The cost is $8 per person. The dinner is open to the public.
? The Tri-County Beekeepers will hold its monthly meeting, weather permitting at 7 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church. It is a makeup meeting for December, and will include a white elephant exchange and potluck.

Sunday, January 15

? The Holy Cross Lutheran Church Ladies Society/LWML will hold its annual chili and soup luncheon, with serving beginning at 11:30 and ending at 1 p.m. or when all soup is gone. The menu includes chili and chicken noodle soup, barbecue and chicken salad sandwiches, grilled hot dogs, homemade pies and desserts, and beverages. Free-will offerings will be accepted. The church is located at Eighth and Fillmore streets in Vandalia.

Monday, January 16
MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY

? The Leader-Union office will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Day.
? The Women of the Moose meet at 5:30 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge.
? Fayette County Mothers of Preschoolers meets at 6:30 p.m. in the back room of the St. Elmo Public Library. Mothers of children ages newborn to kindergarten-age are invited. Snacks and child care is provided.
? The VFW Auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the VFW Home on West St. Louis Avenue in Vandalia.
? The Vandalia City Council meets at 7:30 p.m. at city hall.

Tuesday, January 17

? The Vandalia Rotary Club meets at noon in the Lincoln Room at Ponderosa Steakhouse.
? Correctional officers at Vandalia Correctional Center will be working for tips at Denny's in Vandalia from 4-8 p.m., greeting customers and busing tables. Proceeds will be used to support Special Olympics.
? The Vandalia Rotary Club is holding an American Red Cross blood drive from noon-6 p.m. at the Vandalia Moose Lodge.
? The Vandalia Board of Education meets at 5 p.m. at the district's administration center.

Wednesday, January 18

? Bingo is held at the Vandalia Moose Lodge, starting at 7 p.m., with Lightning at 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, January 19

? CenterPointe Church, located at 1616 Veterans Ave. in Vandalia, is holding free Weekly Fit Club sessions at 6 p.m. every Thursday.
? 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.

Friday, January 13

? A Nar-Anon meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Northside Christian Church, 1845 W. Jackson St., Vandalia.
? Crawford-Hale American Legion Post 95 will hold bingo at the Legion Home. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and bingo begins at 7 p.m.

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