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Sep
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City of Vandalia meeting
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The September meeting for the City of Vandalia Board of Aldermen has been rescheduled to Tuesday, September 19 at 5:30 p.m.

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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.

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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.

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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
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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
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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
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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.

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YMCA groundbreaking ceremony November 2 11:00 am
YMCA groundbreaking ceremony November 2
Nov 2 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
The Eastern Missouri Family YMCA project in Vandalia will be holding a groundbreaking ceremony at the project site of the new building, 309 S. Main St. on Thursday, November 2 at 11 a.m.
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Daylight Savings Time set for this weekend 2:00 am
Daylight Savings Time set for this weekend
Nov 5 @ 2:00 am – 3:00 am
Don’t forget to set your clocks back one hour this weekend as Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 5.
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Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site 12:30 am
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Nov 7 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 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.
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VFW Post No. 2173 meeting 1:30 am
VFW Post No. 2173 meeting @ VFW Post No. 2173
Nov 9 @ 1:30 am – 2:30 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.
Veteran’s Day Assembly at Community R-VI 8:00 am
Veteran’s Day Assembly at Community R-VI
Nov 9 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
The Annual Veteran’s Day Assembly at Community R-VI High School will be held on Thursday, November 9. Breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. and the assembly will start approximately 9 a.m. All area veterans
Veteran’s Day Assembly at Van-Far 8:15 am
Veteran’s Day Assembly at Van-Far
Nov 9 @ 8:15 am – 10:00 am
The Van-Far R-I School District will be holding a Veteran’s Day Assembly on Friday, November 10. The event is sponsored by Van-Far’s National Honor Society. Breakfast will be served from 8:15-8:50 a.m. in the high
Story Time to begin on Nov. 9 at library 10:00 am
Story Time to begin on Nov. 9 at library
Nov 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Story Time will be starting Vandalia Branch Library on Thursday, November 9 at 10 a.m. Call 594-6600 with any questions.
Neighborhood Watch to hold first meeting 6:00 pm
Neighborhood Watch to hold first meeting
Nov 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The New Vandalia Neighborhood Watch group will have the first meeting in the Lange Building on Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. The subject of the meeting will be “Recent break-ins and drugs and how
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First Christian to hold a “Rock Solid Revival” 6:00 pm
First Christian to hold a “Rock Solid Revival”
Nov 12 @ 6:00 pm – Nov 15 @ 7:00 pm
The First Christian Church in Vandalia will hold a “Rock Solid Revival” on November 12-15. The theme of the event will be “Reviving the Priesthood.” The Sunday Worship service will begin at 10:15 a.m. and
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Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site 12:30 am
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Nov 14 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 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.
Open House set for Vandalia’s new library 2:00 pm
Open House set for Vandalia’s new library
Nov 14 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Many Vandalia residents may have noticed books on bookshelves when looking through the glass door at the new Vandalia Branch Library location on Main St. recently. Vandalia Librarian Crystal McCurdy said the goal is for
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VAHS meeting 9:00 am
VAHS meeting
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
The Vandalia Area Historical Society will meet at 9 a.m. Saturday, November 18 inside the Genealogy Library. Everyone is welcome.
VF Craft Fest Nov. 18 9:00 am
VF Craft Fest Nov. 18
Nov 18 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Van-Far Character+ Holiday Craft and Vendor Fest is 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, November 18 at the Jr./Sr. High School.
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Vandalia Thanksgiving service November 19 6:00 pm
Vandalia Thanksgiving service November 19
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
The Community Thanksgiving Service will be at the Vandalia United Methodist Church on Sunday, November 19 at 6 p.m. The service is sponsored by the Vandalia Area Ministerial Alliance.
Thanksgiving service Nov. 19 in Laddonia 7:00 pm
Thanksgiving service Nov. 19 in Laddonia
Nov 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Laddonia Ministerial Alliance has set community Thanksgiving services to be held Sunday, November 19 at the Laddonia First Baptist Church, located at 301 Maple St., beginning at 7 p.m. The Rev. D Randall Cone,
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Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site 12:30 am
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Nov 21 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 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.
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Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site 12:30 am
Addicts Victorious has moved meeting site @ Unity Outreach Building
Nov 28 @ 12:30 am – 1:30 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.
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