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Mar
9
Fri
Conservation meeting set for Fri., March 9
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a Landowner and Hound Runner Communication Meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 9 at the Community R-VI School. The purpose of the meeting is to increase communication between impacted landowners and sporting dog enthusiast in the local area and to promote mutual respect for landowner property rights and the tradition of hunting with hounds in Missouri. For additional information or with any questions call 573-815-7901, ext. 2881 or contact Tom.Strother@mdc.mo.gov.

Mar
12
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 12 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 13 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mar
13
Tue
“Meet the Candidate” Forum set for March 13
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

A Van-Far R-I School Board “Meet the Candidate” Forum, sponsored by the VFTA, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 inside the Jr./Sr. High School library. The moderator will be Ron Schott, General Manager/Editor of “The Vandalia Leader.”

Mar
15
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
Mar 15 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The VFW Post No. 2173, Vandalia, will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. All members are invited to attend.

Mar
19
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 19 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mar
22
Thu
Meet and Greet event for Laddonia election
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

An opportunity to meet and greet the Laddonia aldermen candidates will be held at the Laddonia City Hall on Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m.
The two candidates are Gary Garnett and Patty Kennamore. Also to be discussed will be the two ballot issues concerning the city that will be voted on April 3.

Mar
24
Sat
Easter Egg Hunt slated for Laddonia City Park
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Laddonia Community Betterment Association will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m. in the Laddonia City Park.

Trivia Night event to be held on March 24
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Missouri Veterans Home – Mexico Staff Activity Fund Trivia Night will be on Saturday, March 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first question will start at 7 p.m. The fundraiser will be held at Mexico VFW Post No. 3772 (2100 N Jefferson St, Mexico)
The cost $100 per table with up to eight people, or participants may register as a single person for $15.
There will be games, a silent auction, concessions, and adult beverages available for purchase from the VFW Auxiliary.
The winning team prize is $160.

Mar
25
Sun
Candlelight musical set for Farber Baptist
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“JESUS LIVES,” an Easter candlelight musical arranged by Sterling Holbrook and directed by Karen Holbrook, will be presented Sunday, March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Farber Baptist Church by the Adult Choir. Members are Karen and Sterling Holbrook; Jerry and Jackie Ostrom; Linda and Tom Prior; and Tom Wright. Narrators are Jerry Ostrom and Linda Prior. The devotion will be given by the Rev. Jerry Ostrom, pastor of the church. The offering will be donated to the St. John’s Food Pantry. The public is invited to attend.

Mar
26
Mon
Felicity-Goodpasture Memorial Tournaments
Mar 26 all-day

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell Memorial Tournaments on Saturday, May 26. The event will be held at the Farber Ballpark and will feature Felicity’s 5K Run/Walk, Sand Volleyball Tournament, Softball Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, Silent Auction, and BBQ. Felicity’s ability to impact and influence positive change in our surrounding communities is a continued inspiration to us all. Plan to attend this event and keep Felicity’s passion thriving. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA, which is under construction in Vandalia. Commemorative T-shirts have been designed for the event and orders must be placed by April 13. Shirts are $15 (XS-XL) and $18 (2X+). Contact Kelsy Fowler at kelsyfowler@gmail.com or Melissa Deimeke at mdeimeke@vf.k12.mo.us to place your shirt order prior to April 13. Additional event details are posted on the YMCA’s Facebook site. Search “YMCA Project Vandalia” to find the site. The Vandalia Recreation Corporation and the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Board would like to thank Melissa Deimeke and Kelsy Fowler for organizing the event.

Mar
9
Fri
Conservation meeting set for Fri., March 9
Mar 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Missouri Department of Conservation will hold a Landowner and Hound Runner Communication Meeting at 6 p.m. on Friday, March 9 at the Community R-VI School. The purpose of the meeting is to increase communication between impacted landowners and sporting dog enthusiast in the local area and to promote mutual respect for landowner property rights and the tradition of hunting with hounds in Missouri. For additional information or with any questions call 573-815-7901, ext. 2881 or contact Tom.Strother@mdc.mo.gov.

Mar
12
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 12 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 13 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mar
13
Tue
“Meet the Candidate” Forum set for March 13
Mar 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm

A Van-Far R-I School Board “Meet the Candidate” Forum, sponsored by the VFTA, will be held at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 13 inside the Jr./Sr. High School library. The moderator will be Ron Schott, General Manager/Editor of “The Vandalia Leader.”

Mar
15
Thu
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
Mar 15 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 am

The VFW Post No. 2173, Vandalia, will meet the second Wednesday of each month at 7:30 p.m. All members are invited to attend.

Mar
19
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Mar 19 @ 11:30 pm – Mar 20 @ 12:30 am

The Addicts Victorious meetings have moved to the Unity Outreach building at 210 S. Main, in Vandalia. Meetings are every Monday at the new location 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Mar
22
Thu
Meet and Greet event for Laddonia election
Mar 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

An opportunity to meet and greet the Laddonia aldermen candidates will be held at the Laddonia City Hall on Thursday, March 22 at 5:30 p.m.
The two candidates are Gary Garnett and Patty Kennamore. Also to be discussed will be the two ballot issues concerning the city that will be voted on April 3.

Mar
24
Sat
Easter Egg Hunt slated for Laddonia City Park
Mar 24 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

The Laddonia Community Betterment Association will host an Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 24 at 1 p.m. in the Laddonia City Park.

Trivia Night event to be held on March 24
Mar 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Missouri Veterans Home – Mexico Staff Activity Fund Trivia Night will be on Saturday, March 24. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the first question will start at 7 p.m. The fundraiser will be held at Mexico VFW Post No. 3772 (2100 N Jefferson St, Mexico)
The cost $100 per table with up to eight people, or participants may register as a single person for $15.
There will be games, a silent auction, concessions, and adult beverages available for purchase from the VFW Auxiliary.
The winning team prize is $160.

Mar
25
Sun
Candlelight musical set for Farber Baptist
Mar 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

“JESUS LIVES,” an Easter candlelight musical arranged by Sterling Holbrook and directed by Karen Holbrook, will be presented Sunday, March 25 at 7 p.m. at the Farber Baptist Church by the Adult Choir. Members are Karen and Sterling Holbrook; Jerry and Jackie Ostrom; Linda and Tom Prior; and Tom Wright. Narrators are Jerry Ostrom and Linda Prior. The devotion will be given by the Rev. Jerry Ostrom, pastor of the church. The offering will be donated to the St. John’s Food Pantry. The public is invited to attend.

Mar
26
Mon
Felicity-Goodpasture Memorial Tournaments
Mar 26 all-day

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the Felicity Goodpasture-Culwell Memorial Tournaments on Saturday, May 26. The event will be held at the Farber Ballpark and will feature Felicity’s 5K Run/Walk, Sand Volleyball Tournament, Softball Tournament, Horseshoe Tournament, Silent Auction, and BBQ. Felicity’s ability to impact and influence positive change in our surrounding communities is a continued inspiration to us all. Plan to attend this event and keep Felicity’s passion thriving. Proceeds from the event will benefit the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA, which is under construction in Vandalia. Commemorative T-shirts have been designed for the event and orders must be placed by April 13. Shirts are $15 (XS-XL) and $18 (2X+). Contact Kelsy Fowler at kelsyfowler@gmail.com or Melissa Deimeke at mdeimeke@vf.k12.mo.us to place your shirt order prior to April 13. Additional event details are posted on the YMCA’s Facebook site. Search “YMCA Project Vandalia” to find the site. The Vandalia Recreation Corporation and the Eastern Missouri Family YMCA Board would like to thank Melissa Deimeke and Kelsy Fowler for organizing the event.