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Sep
20
Wed
Kathy Hunn Blood Drive set for Sept. 20
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in memory of Kathy Hunn in the Activity Hall of Tri-County Center (TCCC) on Wednesday, September 20 from 2-6 p.m.
Call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org and enter TriCountyCare to schedule an appointment. TCCC is at 601 N. Galloway.

Sep
23
Sat
Prairie Days slated for Saturday, Sept. 23
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Prairie Days in Vandalia is scheduled for Saturday, September 23. The event will feature a variety of activities lasting 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Entertainment acts include “The Inspirations,” “Darin Epperson and A Side of Country,” magician Joe Cole, along with performers Clark Manson and Adam Doleac.

Sep
25
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Sep 25 @ 11:30 pm – Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Wed
Senior Center invites medical field workers
Sep 27 all-day

On Wednesday, September 27, the Mexico Senior Center is inviting all seniors who are retired and former workers in the medical field to come to the center for lunch and reminiscing with other former employees in the field. The cost for all seniors that are 60 years of age and older is a donation of $4 per meal, but no senior is refused for lack of funds. Anyone under the age of 60 is considered a guest and the cost is $6.50.

Sep
29
Fri
1967 Van-Far football team to be honored
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There are plans to honor players from Van-Far’s 1967 football team during halftime of the Indians’ home football game on Friday, September 29 against North Callaway.
It has been 50 years since this group represented the district on the gridiron.
The Van-Far Booster Club is asking area residents to attend the game that evening to be apart of the special tribute to these former Indians football players.

Oct
2
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Oct 2 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
4
Wed
Retirees to meet Oct. 4 at Presser, Mexico
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Audrain County Area Public School Retirees meeting will be October 4 at Presser Performing Arts Center located at 900 S Jefferson in Mexico at 10:30 a.m. The program will be presented by Lois Brace and Liz Washer. Each member is asked to bring a brown bag lunch with the social committee providing a drink and dessert. All public school retirees are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Teresa Wenzel at 594-3375.

 

Oct
7
Sat
All-Town Sale set for Saturday, October 7
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:45 pm

The Fall 2017 All-Town Yard Sale for the City of Vandalia is scheduled for Saturday, October 7. Starting with the Fall sale, “The Vandalia Leader” is the new sponsor.
The registration fee remains $10 and is due Friday, September 29. Ads will be printed on a map inserted in the October 4 issue. More announcements coming soon for the upcoming sale. Registration forms are now available inside “The Vandalia Leader” office, located at 108 W. State St. in Vandalia.

Oct
8
Sun
Inspiration Night in Farber on October 8
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Farber Baptist Inspiration Night will begin at 6:15 p.m. Sunday evening, October 8 with a concert by “Joyful Sound.” At 7 p.m., the inspirational speaker will be Brad Newbold, the Worship Pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Jefferson City.
Refreshments will be served after the service. This culminates a special outreach program.
The Reverend Jerry Ostrom is pastor of the church.

Oct
9
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Oct 9 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 10 @ 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.

Sep
20
Wed
Kathy Hunn Blood Drive set for Sept. 20
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm

An American Red Cross Blood Drive will be held in memory of Kathy Hunn in the Activity Hall of Tri-County Center (TCCC) on Wednesday, September 20 from 2-6 p.m.
Call 1-800-733-2767 or go to redcrossblood.org and enter TriCountyCare to schedule an appointment. TCCC is at 601 N. Galloway.

Sep
23
Sat
Prairie Days slated for Saturday, Sept. 23
Sep 23 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 pm

Prairie Days in Vandalia is scheduled for Saturday, September 23. The event will feature a variety of activities lasting 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Entertainment acts include “The Inspirations,” “Darin Epperson and A Side of Country,” magician Joe Cole, along with performers Clark Manson and Adam Doleac.

Sep
25
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Sep 25 @ 11:30 pm – Sep 26 @ 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.

Sep
27
Wed
Senior Center invites medical field workers
Sep 27 all-day

On Wednesday, September 27, the Mexico Senior Center is inviting all seniors who are retired and former workers in the medical field to come to the center for lunch and reminiscing with other former employees in the field. The cost for all seniors that are 60 years of age and older is a donation of $4 per meal, but no senior is refused for lack of funds. Anyone under the age of 60 is considered a guest and the cost is $6.50.

Sep
29
Fri
1967 Van-Far football team to be honored
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

There are plans to honor players from Van-Far’s 1967 football team during halftime of the Indians’ home football game on Friday, September 29 against North Callaway.
It has been 50 years since this group represented the district on the gridiron.
The Van-Far Booster Club is asking area residents to attend the game that evening to be apart of the special tribute to these former Indians football players.

Oct
2
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Oct 2 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 3 @ 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.

Oct
4
Wed
Retirees to meet Oct. 4 at Presser, Mexico
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Audrain County Area Public School Retirees meeting will be October 4 at Presser Performing Arts Center located at 900 S Jefferson in Mexico at 10:30 a.m. The program will be presented by Lois Brace and Liz Washer. Each member is asked to bring a brown bag lunch with the social committee providing a drink and dessert. All public school retirees are welcome to attend. For more information, contact Teresa Wenzel at 594-3375.

 

Oct
7
Sat
All-Town Sale set for Saturday, October 7
Oct 7 @ 8:00 am – 2:45 pm

The Fall 2017 All-Town Yard Sale for the City of Vandalia is scheduled for Saturday, October 7. Starting with the Fall sale, “The Vandalia Leader” is the new sponsor.
The registration fee remains $10 and is due Friday, September 29. Ads will be printed on a map inserted in the October 4 issue. More announcements coming soon for the upcoming sale. Registration forms are now available inside “The Vandalia Leader” office, located at 108 W. State St. in Vandalia.

Oct
8
Sun
Inspiration Night in Farber on October 8
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Farber Baptist Inspiration Night will begin at 6:15 p.m. Sunday evening, October 8 with a concert by “Joyful Sound.” At 7 p.m., the inspirational speaker will be Brad Newbold, the Worship Pastor of Concord Baptist Church in Jefferson City.
Refreshments will be served after the service. This culminates a special outreach program.
The Reverend Jerry Ostrom is pastor of the church.

Oct
9
Mon
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Oct 9 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 10 @ 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.