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The Farber Community Betterment Council will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the Farber Community Building to discuss roadside park clean up and mowing, the June 8 all-town garage sale, and summer movies. Everyone is encourage to attend. Farber Community Betterment has adopted the roadside park on Highway 54 at the eastern city limit. Judy Hull is leading the project to maintain the property for the summer. Community
Second Missionary Baptist Church will be hosting the monthly distribution from The Food Bank for Central and Northeast Missouri. It will be held at 418 East Breckenridge in Mexico from 3-6 p.m. on march 27. Those attending must have Social Security cards for every person in the household, a picture ID with proof of residency for the person representing the household and amount of household income. It’s currently held the
Farber Community Betterment will host an Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 30, at Sportsman Park. All kids 6th grade and younger are welcome to attend. At 11 a.m. sharp, the Vandalia Area Chamber of Commerce is holding an Easter Egg Hunt at Tri-County Park. Kids will go on hunts in four age groups ranging from 0-12.
Boy Scout Troop 54 will have a sign-up night for boys ages 10-and-a-half to 18 at 7 p.m. Monday, March 25. Troop 54 has been in Vandalia for more than 50 years and offers young men many outdoor activities, everything from archery to woodworking. Scouting helps youth develop personal goals, as well. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to prepare young people to make ethical and moral
The public is invited to an open-house style meeting on Thursday, March 21 to view the various alternative locations available for the U.S. 54 Mississippi River Bridge at Louisiana. The public meeting will be held at the Twin Pikes YMCA in Louisiana from 5 – 6:30 p.m. For those who can’t make the meeting, all displays and the ability to provide input will be available online after March 19 at
The Van-Far Teachers Association will host a “Meet the Candidate” night at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 26, in the high school cafeteria.
Kindergarten screenings for the Community R-VI School District will be held on Wednesday, April 3, and Thursday, April 4, buy appointment only. Kindergarten registration will be held on Thursday, April 18 anytime from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in the Community R-VI Elementary Office. Bring: birth certificate, immunization records, social security number, and proof of residency. The meeting is for parents only. For more information call 573-373-5842 or 573-492-6223.