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Fayette County HCE holds Get Acquainted Day

The Fayette County Home and Community Education organization held its annual Get-Acquainted Day fundraiser on April 11 at the Golden Years building in Brownstown.

The event includes a potluck brunch, announcements of coming events and presentations of various certificates of achievement by the club and individuals, awarded by the IAHCE   officers.

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Reznick’s love of art started early

Lynn Reznick is well known for her lovely paintings, which have been so   admired and popular at various shows and exhibits statewide, not only by the viewers and art lovers, but also by her peers.

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Dedication ceremony held for new Golden Years home

On Sunday, about 60 members, friends and others interested in the new Golden Years Club   building, which is also the new home for the Helping Hands Food Ministry preparation and distribution center, a food pantry sponsored by the Brownstown Ministerial Alliance, gathered for the dedication of the new building.

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HCE honors Zimmermanns

During a meeting of the Fayette County Home and Community Education Board, Donna Blair, the community and family issues officer, said that an area family should be nominated for the annual Illinois Association of Home and Community Education Great American Family Award.

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Jay Smith speaks at recent Lenten Luncheon

Following the welcome extended by the women of St. James Lutheran Church, a tribute was given for the late pianist, Richard Tucker, who so generously gave of his time and talent to play for many Lenten Luncheons.

Jay Smith was then introduced as the speaker, and he began by sharing that he was a fourth generation member baptized at St. James Lutheran and had received his Christian education there.
He said that he wanted to speak a little bit about the words “vocation” and “application.

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HCE honors Steve Zimmerman family

Fayette County Home and Community Education recently recognized Steve and Sally Zimmerman and their children, Rachel and David, by presenting the family with the following: Certificate of a Special Award – In recognition of your dedication to providing a morally, mentally and physically safe environment through education of the home, schools, and community.

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