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The Scoop NEWSLETTER

January 2011 — Volume 4 - Issue 1

THIS NEWSLETTER IS A WORK OF LOVE BY A COMMITTEE OF FOLKS IN ASHLAND. THE NEXT ONE WILL BE PUBLISHED SHORTLY AFTER THE FIRST OF EACH MONTH. IDEAS OR ITEMS FOR THE NEWSLETTER? DROP OFF OR CALL NANCY HEATHER AT PRINTERS INK AT 217-476-3764, OR GIVE THEM TO NANCE BRYANT, LINDA DEVLIN, JUDY FULTON, CYNTHIA GUTMANN, BOB HEATHER, OR LIZ WALLBAUM. ITEMS CAN ALSO BE EMAILED TO MATT HOBROCK, ASHLAND.SCOOP@SBCGLOBAL.NET. DEADLINE WILL BE THE 25TH OF EACH MONTH, FOR THE FOLLOWING MONTH’S NEWSLETTER. YOUR FINANCIAL SUPPORT IS APPRECIATED. OUR WEBSITE: http:// ashlandscoop.tripod.com

E. Sue Doolin 1917 - 2010 A funeral mass was held Tuesday, December 28, at St. Augustine Catholic Church for Mrs. Sue Doolin who passed away December 24th at St. Joseph’s Home in Springfield. She is survived by one son, Greg Doolin, of Chicago, five grandchildren, eleven greatgrandchildren, and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Tim, three children; Dr. Sue Ann Doolin, Timothy Doolin Jr., and James Doolin. Also preceding her in death was her brother James Reid, and three sisters, Margaret Reid, Helen Hoornbeck, and Mary K. Gardner. Mrs. Doolin taught for over thirty years in country schools in both Cass and Menard counties, and also in Ashland. In Ashland, she served as the speech and drama coach. Her speech teams won numerous district, regional, sectional, and state titles. Mrs. Doolin was a substitute teacher for several years in Ashland.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOMING The First Baptist Church of Ashland was founded 125 years ago. The original church cost $1,722 to construct. The current church was built in 1905, at a cost of $9,200--including furnishings. The Christian Education building was added in 1994, costing $275,000. The tornado of April 1999, nearly demolished the addition, but it has been rebuilt and is in use not only by the church, but many area groups and family gatherings as well. A "Homecoming" celebration is being planned, and everyone is invited to attend. The Kick-off is planned for Sunday, January 23, with "The Chosen Ones," an area gospel group singing at both the 10:30 a.m. service and a concert at 2 p.m. Rev. Wayne Brackett, pastor from 19571961 plans to attend that day,as do Rev. David and Margie Holland, who has served as interm pastor two different times. A potluck will be enjoyed at noon. On Saturday, January 29, the gospel groups from the Athens area, whom many of you have enjoyed in the past at the annual fish fry, will bring us their music in the late afternoon. A Bar-B-Q dinner will be served that evening, as others from the area, as well as visitors, add their songs to the festivities. Former pastor, Ken and Millie Dunn will be here for the week-end. We are hoping to convince him to blend his voice with others from our church. The Hollands will be here, as well as Rev. Lucas Dunn, Ken & Millie's son, who is a pastor in the Quad Cities area, and Rev. Dustin Fulton, who received his early Bible training in our church. Final plans will be made soon. Call the church office, check with a member, or watch for fliers in the area to learn the details. Come join the fun as we celebrate our heritage.

Jones Boys Market will close at 12:00 noon on Friday, January 28 and be closed Saturday January 29 for the Wedding of Dave Manjarrez and Denise Colleen Jones who will reside in Bloomington, IL

600 S Hardin Street Ashland, IL

$55,000 4br 2ba home with over 2200 sq. ft. Built in `95 with a new water heater installed in `07. Open floor plan with a sunroom off of the dining room. A storage building is being offered with the home. Being sold AS-IS and subject to lenders PROFESSIONALS approval. Call for your show- 2475 West Monroe Springfield, IL 62704 ing today! (cell) 217-741-1865 soldbydawns@gmail.com

Dawn Stremsterfer Realtor®, Broker Associate


A-C CENTRAL JR. HIGH PARTICIPATES IN ENVIROTHON CONTEST The A-C Central Jr. High students participated in the Envirothon Contest sponsored by the Cass County Soil and Water Conservation Department. Seven students competed in two teams. The 8th Grade team consisted of Cheyenne Gain, Jewel Reed, Emma Lynn and Julia Peters came in 2nd by one point. The 7th Grade team consisted of Briley Eilers, Kendra Escudero, David Miller, Alex Brue and Cadence Smith won the competition. This is the tenth year in a row that a team from A-C Central Jr. High has won the competition. The sponsor for the Envirothon team is Dena Leinberger.

7th Grade Team: L-R: Front: Alex Brue, David Miller Back: Cadence Smith, Briley Eilers, Kendra Escudero

A-C FFA Wins Dairy Products Contest On December 2, 2010 the A-C Central FFA Chapter won the 2010 Section 14 Dairy Products contest at A-C Central High School. Sarah Pherigo, Lane Wegs, Haley Pfaffe, Kelsey Handy, Lauren Pfaffe, and Parrish Smith were the members of the team who placed first over all out of nine schools. Parrish Smith placed first over all in the individuals with a score of 17, Haley Pfaffe placed second with an 18, and Kelsey Handy placed third with a score of 22.

8th Grade Team: L-R: Front: Julia Peters, Cheyenne Gain Back: Emma Lynn, Jewel Reed Missing: Alexis Brewers

Movin' & Groovin' with the Knights The 2010 A-C Central Homecoming Coronation was held during the boys basketball game on Friday, December 3rd. King and Queen were Kyle Wallace and Carly Abbott. The Dance was held at the school on Saturday, December 4th.

Wallbaum Development Inc.

Plumbing - Heating - Air Conditioning Backhoe - Trenching 115 W. Freemont St. PO Box 136 Ashland, IL 62612

We Do It All In Just 1 Call! Jim - Todd Travis

Phone: (217)476-3595

Smith Chiropractic Clinic Dr. Kathie G. Smith 111 North Hardin Ashland, IL 62612 (217)476-3547 Office Hours by Appointment Monday and Thursday 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Friday a.m. by Appointment


101 Yates Street (217)476-3317

January, 2011

Please note that our office hours have changed slightly. Office hours are 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:00pm to 4:30pm Monday through Friday. Congratulations to the winners of the Christmas Light Contest! Jeff Kunz won 1 st place with a grand prize of $50.00. The $25.00 winners were Carrie Grieme, Bob Sutphin, Cynthia Gutmann , Cory Todd, Dwayne Farmer, Brett Kesselring, Allen Gleason and Mandy Maltby. If you see a street light out, the Village office (217/476-3317) and we will contact CIPS for repair. Utility Rates:

First 1,000 gallons Per 100 gallons after first 1,000 EPA Testing Fee Minimum monthly charge Total water, sewer and EPA for 3,000 gallons

Water $22.00 92.5 cents $ 1.05 $33.25 $60.05.

Sewer $10.20 41.5 cents

We can now send you your water bill electronically via e-mail. You can choose to continue receiving your bill as you have in the past, or receive a printed copy and an e-mail, or e-mail only. If this is of interest to you, please send us an e-mail stating your wishes to Ashland@casscomm.com If you have any questions you would like answered in a public forum, please forward them to the Village office and we will try to answer them through this page in The Scoop.

The Village of Ashland wishes you all a very happy, safe and prosperous New Year! Village of Ashland Board Members & Staff: Dave Handy, Mayor Fadra Birdsell, Trustee Jim Birdsell, Police Chief Ron Cave, Public Works Director Seth Thornley, Trustee Stan Fulton, Trustee

Alicia Hager, Village Treasurer Dave King, Trustee Nancy Kyrouac, Trustee Kitty Mau, Deputy Clerk Linda Stephenson, Village Clerk David Troxell, Trustee


The State Superintendent of Education has approved the petition to form a consolidated district between A-C Central and Virginia school districts. The approval of the petition will allow the submission of the proposition at the regular scheduled election on April 5, 2011. The formalities have been completed and the consolidation referendum will be on the April ballot!!! Also on the April ballot will be candidates for the proposed consolidated school board (7 seats) along with candidates for the Virginia school board (6 seats open) and the A-C Central school board (4 seats open). This will be a bit confusing for voters as candidates may be running for both the proposed consolidated school board and their respective school boards. The COT and the CARE Group plan on educating the public about this and also providing sample ballots at the public meetings. School board candidates have submitted their petitions. There are 13 candidates running for 7 open seats on the proposed consolidated school board ballot. The 6 Virginia candidates are Terry Bell, Kara Lynch, Lennie Moore, Amy Parlier, Thad Walker and Matt Werner. The 7 A -C Central candidates are Jennifer Allen, Scot Atwood, Scott Boston, Jeremy Garner, Keith Gregory, Todd Jokisch and Karen Arthalony Walle. There are 5 candidates vying for the 6 open seats on the Virginia school board. Four of the candidates are current board members - Terry Bell, Gary Hish, Kara Lynch and Matt Werner; Amy Parlier is running for the first time. The A-C board has 4 open seats and 5 candidates running for school board. Three of the candidates are current board members - Scot Atwood, Scott Boston and Jeremy Garner; Keith Gregory and Karen Arthalony Walle are running as first time school board candidates.

January School Calendar Jan. 3 ........ NO SCHOOL ACV JH BBB @ Winchester Jan. 4 ........ ACV JH BBB @ Camp Point Jan. 5 ........ ACV HS GBB @ Waverly Jan. 6 ........ ACV HS GBB vs. Athens Jan. 7 ........ ACV HS BBB @ ISD Jan. 8-15... ACV HS GBB @ N. Greene Tourney Jan. 9 ........ ACV Athletic Booster Club Meeting 7:00 Jan. 10 ....... ACV JH BBB vs. Meredosia Jan. 11 ....... ACV HS BBB @ Beardstown ACV 6th Gr BBB @ New Berlin 6:00 A-C Central PTO Meeting @ C-ville 7:00 Jan. 12 ....... School Dismiss @ 2:11 pm Jan. 13 ....... ACV JH BBB vs. Our Saviours Jan. 15 ....... ACV 8th Gr VB Tourney ACV 6th Gr BBB vs. Beardstown 10:00 Jan. 17 ....... NO SCHOOL – ML KING JR. DAY ACV JH VB @ Chatham ACV JH BBB vs. Havana ACV HS GBB @ Carrollton Jan. 18 ....... ACV 6th Gr BBB @ Triopia ACV JH VB vs. Beardstown ACV HS BBB @ Calhoun Jan. 20 ....... ACV JH VB vs. Williamsville ACV JH BBB @ Bluffs ACV HS GBB vs. Greenfield Jan. 21 ....... ACV HS BBB vs. Greenfield Jan. 22-29.. ACV HS BBB Tourney Jan. 22 ....... ACV 7th Gr VB Tourney Jan. 24 ....... ACV JH VB @ Porta ACV HS GBB @ ISD Jan. 25 ....... ACV 6th Gr BBB vs. North Greene ACV JH VB @ Spfld Grant Jan. 26-29.. IMEA All-State Jan. 27 ....... ACV JH VB vs. Turner ACV 6th Gr BBB vs. Riverton Jan. 29 ....... ACV 7th Gr VB Tourney @ Athens Jan. 31 ....... ACV 6th Gr BBB vs. Hanava

ACV JH VB @ Our Saviours ACV HS GBB @ Griggsville-Perry

ALL ACTIVITIES TAKEN FROM THE ACV ACTIVITY CALENDAR

You can purchase one for $2.00 at any of the school offices or from the ACV Boosters at any sporting event.

Looking for the perfect Valentine gift? The Pleasant Plains Community Club’s annual dinner and raffle is Saturday, February 19, 2011. Your $100 ticket includes prime rib dinner for two, drinks for two, dessert for two, entertainment, silent auction PLUS a chance to win $5000 and other cash prizes. Win some Presidents on President weekend. Call 891-6243, 414-3229 or 652-8299 to reserve your ticket. One ticket will be drawn in an early bird drawing on January 4 so get your ticket in the barrel!! Join us for a fun, exciting evening.


CHURCH DIRECTORY BEREA CHRISTIAN CHURCH Minister Edward J.Moretto bereacc@casscomm.com www.bereachristianchurch.com Sunday Christian Education Hour - 9:30 pm Sunday Worship - 10:30 am Wednesday Eve. Prayer Mtg. - 7:00 pm We’re Open On Sunday!! CHURCH OF CHRIST Minister Howard Chartier Sunday School - 9:00 am Sunday Worship - 10:00 am FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Pastor Rev. David L. McHenry ashlandfbc@casscomm.com Sunday School - 9:30 am Sunday Worship - 10:30 am Youth Group - Third Saturday of month - 9:00 am Choir Practice - Wednesday - 7:00 pm ST. AUGUSTINE CHURCH Father Chris Brey 476.8856 Ashland Sunday Mass - 9:00 am Beardstown Sunday Mass - 11:00 am Sunday (Spanish) - 12:30 pm Virginia Saturday - 5:00 pm UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Rev. Patricia Hutton 476.8858 www.ashlandunitedmethodist.com Sunday Worship - 8:45 am Sunday School - 10:00 am Wednesday Prayer Service - 6:30 pm Choir Practice - 7:00 Youth Second Saturday - 10am - 2pm NEW BEGINNINGS CHURCH, s.b.c. Pastor Terry Beauchamp www.newbeginningschristianfellowship.net Sunday’s 1st Service @ 8:00 am Sunday School for all ages@ 9:10-10:00 am New Adult Singles Ministry @ 9:10 - 10:00 am at 308 West Washington, Ashland 2nd Service - 10:15 am YOUTH4TRUTH @ 6:30-7:30 pm Tuesday Corporate Prayer @ 7:00 pm Saturday’s Men’s Prayer Breakfast @ 8:00 am

January 2011 Watching and Waiting Friends, This article is reproduced from a book I’ve been reading called “100 Favorite Bible Verses”. I hope you find it as encouraging as I did. See how the farmer waits for the precious fruit of the Earth, waiting patiently for it until it receives the early and latter rain. You also be patient. Establish your hearts, for the coming of the Lord is at hand. James 5: 7-8 God’s timing is always perfect. He parted the Red Sea when his people needed it most – when they were trapped between the rushing waters and an approaching army. God allowed the water to flow again, but only after Moses and the Israelites had made it safely across. God provided what the people needed at the precise moment that it would make the greatest difference. From a human vantage point, it isn’t always easy to recognize that opportune moment. Waiting for God’s answer, when your own internal timer has already gone off, can make you feel as if God isn’t listening or he simply doesn’t care. When you find yourself in that situation, take a lesson from this important verse in James and put yourself in a farmer’s shoes. You can’t rush a perfect harvest or an answer to prayer. As a farmer waits for the fruit of his labor, he doesn’t just sit around complaining about how long the growing season is. He continues to work. He trusts God, and his patience grows right along with his fruit. James provides a valuable tip for those who wait. He advises you to establish your heart, which means to “to firmly plant your life and expectations in the fertile soil of God’s truth.” There is a bountiful harvest as certain as the fulfillment of God’s promises: the Lord will return; the hard times you face will end; and God will answer your prayers when the time is right. The image of a patient farmer provides an encouraging visual picture for prayer. Picture every prayer as a seed planted in God’s will. As you wait, picture them ripening, trusting in God’s perfect harvest time. Have a great January! See you in February! What Would Jesus Do? WWJD - B.G. James 1:3,4 Hebrews 6:12 Romans 15: 4,5

Ecclesiastes 7: 8,9 Psalm 40:1

The picture to the left shows a portion of the “baskets” that were put together by the churches of the Ashland community for Thanksgiving. This has been an ongoing project for a long time, and is just as important today as when it first was started. Our thanks to all who donated money and time to put it all together and most importantly thanks to those willing to receive a helping hand - you make the effort so rewarding. -pdh


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God’s Creation! God created the Heavens and Earth - all you see, all you don't see. Earth was a soup of nothingness, a bottomless emptiness, an inky blackness. God's Spirit brooded like a bird above the watery abyss. God spoke: "Light!" And light appeared. God saw that light was good and separated light from dark. God named the light Day, he named the dark Night. It was evening, it was morning - Day One. God spoke: "Sky! In the middle of the waters; separate water from water!" God made sky. He separated the water under sky from the water above sky. And there it was: he named sky the Heavens; It was evening, it was morning - Day Two.

Then God said, "Let the waters under the heavens be gathered together into one place, and let the dry land appear"; and it was so. And God called the dry land Earth, and the gathering together of the waters He called Seas. And God saw that it was good. It was evening, it was morning - Day Three And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, and for days, and years: And let them be for lights in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth: and it was so. And God made two great lights; the greater light to rule the day, and the lesser light to rule the night: he made the stars also. And God set them in the firmament of the heaven to give light upon the earth, And to rule over the day and over the night, and to divide the light from the darkness: and God saw that it was good. It was evening it was morning – Day Four.

ASHLAND UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 300 WEST EDITOR STREET 10:00 – 2:00 SATURDAY, JANUARY 8TH

AGES 3 YEARS – 5TH GRADE LUNCH PROVIDED NO ADVANCE REGISTRATION REQUIRED FREE OF CHARGE

Amity Nail Spa 116 N. Yates Ashland, IL Phone: 217-476-3475 Lana J. Pfaffe, Nail Technician

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Jeffrey A. Donnan - Kay Handy Ora Lee Campbell

Other Locations: 117 S. Front Street Virginia, IL 62691 217.452.7717 Kristen Arthalony

210-A Washington St. Beardstown, IL 62618 217.323.3018 Debbie Jones

815 W. Clinton Rushville, IL 62681 217.322.6230 Kala Peacock

220 N. Yates - Ashland Office: 1-866-225-8126 Garrett Savage - Bob Savage Ron Ahlers - Salesman cell: (217)691-5492

**GIVE US A CALL**

Junctions 123 & 125 - Ashland, Illinois 62612

Monday - Saturday 7:00 am to 8:00 pm

Sundays and Holidays 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Best wishes for a happy, healthy, and prosperous New Year –2011 Allen’s Market


LADIES’ PRAYER BREAKFAST SCHEDULE 2011 “Where

two or three come together in My name, I am there with them.” Matthew 18:20

2011 January 8 - St. Augustine Catholic February 5 - Ashland United Methodist March 5 - New Beginnings Christian Fellowship April 2 - Richland Creek Baptist Church May 7 - Ashland First Baptist **Prayer Breakfast meets on the first Saturday morning of the month from September - May @ 9:00 am with the host church providing breakfast and devotions. If your group has a conflict in schedule, please arrange to trade dates with another group and notify the rest. Contacts: Call contact person from each church to change schedule or start prayer circles in case of emergency or during the summer months as needed. Dorothy Taylor (AUMC) 476-3581 Marcia Masten (Richland Creek) 691-5469 Glenda Schleyhad (First Baptist) 476-9929 Becky King (New Beginnings) 891-3454 Betty Higgason (Ash. Church of Christ) Elaine Roth (St. Augustine Catholic) 476-3984


BITS-N-PIECES ASHLAND VFW POST 3546… Meets monthly at 7:00 p.m. on the 3rd Monday at the Firehouse. AMERICAN LEGION POST 498... Meets monthly at 7:30 p.m. on the 3rd Monday at the Firehouse. ASHLAND U-HELP... Any student may apply for up to $500 loan with an interest rate of 3%. Applications are available at West Central Bank in Ashland. SENIOR SAINTS… Ham & bean supper, January 15th at 5:30 pm at Baptist Church Hall. Bring either a salad or desert. Also bring items for white elephant bingo. HOUSE FOR RENT… 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, family room, dining room and kitchen with eating area. Located at 315 N. Clay Street. $500 per month. Call Jan Williams at 476-3718 for more information.

January Birthdays

January Anniversaries

4 - Neal Kesselring 7 - Logan Jokisch 11 - Terri Devlin 15 - Wanda Williams 15 - Marty Lathom 23 - Helen Danenberger 24 - Wayne Stevens 27 - Timothy Parsons Heather

24 - Bill & Elaine Roth

LIBRARY HOLIDAYS AND CLOSINGS Saturday, Jan. 1 Libraries Closed New Year’s Day

FOR SALE… 2007 110 4-Wheeler, automatic with reverse. Very good condition, everything works, has been rode very little. Any questions, call 217-652-1925. THANK YOU…. Thanks to the rescue squad, and everyone who helped me during my tragedy. You are all great. Thanks for the prayers, cards, and concerns, A special thanks to pastor Dave, Donna and Jackie for all your visits, and for Pat, Richie, and Larry for always being there for me. - Fred Jones HOUSE CLEANING… Weekly or Monthly, Call 476-8204 CONDOLENCES… Our condolences go out to the families of Kathy Anderson, George Dudley, & Emma Lou Pettit. FOR SALE… Two burial sites at the Ashland Cemetery, $180 for both (may take less). Call Jerry Jones at 217801-8287 for more information. ASHLAND FOOD PANTRY... The Ashland Food Pantry, supported by churches, organizations, and individuals in the Ashland area, is located at the Ashland United Methodist Church, 300 W. Editor Street, Ashland, Illinois. This service provides for EMERGENCY food needs only. There are no set hours of operation and the service is available by appointment only. If you have an EMERGENCY food need, please call Pat Houser (during daylight hours) at 476-3460. Arrangements will be made to accommodate your need.

Prairie Skies Library District UPCOMING EVENTS January 2011

February 2011

March 2011

Trivia Night Pleasant Plains Branch Jan. 25th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

Author Taylor Pensenaue Speaking on the Depression Era Pleasant Plains Branch Feb. 16th, 6:00 pm

Sound Celebration Chorus Ashland Branch time to be announced

Trivia Night Ashland Branch Jan. 26th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm

―Big Read‖ Book Discussion ‗The heart is a Lonely Hunter‘ Ashland Branch Feb. 28th, 7:00 pm

Jazz Band Pleasant Plains Branch time to be announced


Co. Gardner Construction 2878 Panther G rove Road Ashland, IL 6261 2

Cell: 217-341-3415 Leave Message 217-476-8135

Remodel Kitchen & Baths Replace Roof & Room Additions

The A-C Central PTO is asking the community members of Chandlerville and Ashland to start and continue clipping Box Tops for Education. This is a great way to bring additional funding to our schools. The money earned from Box Tops goes straight into A-C Central classrooms! You can help by clipping Box Tops from products you purchase and dropping them off at the following locations: A-C Central Middle/High School Office – Ashland A-C Central Elementary Office – Chandlerville Allen’s Market – Ashland West Central Bank – Ashland Peoples State Bank – Chandlerville Cheryl’s Best Cafe – Chandlerville The A-C Central PTO appreciates your support!

Prentice Farmers Elevator 2303 Elevator Avenue Ashland, IL 62612 217.476.3516 or 1.800.255.8659 prenticeev@casscomm.com prenticeelevator.com James R. Blakeman, Manager 4 locations to serve you: Prentice, Philadelphia, Strawns Crossing, and Tallula.

Dealers in Grain, Seed and Kent Feeds.

The Ashland Scoop Committee would like to offer the newsletters by subscription. This would be great for out-of-town people who can’t make it in to pick one up. It also would be make a great gift for those relatives who have moved away and want to keep up with local news. Cost is $20.00 per year. Newsletters will be mailed out the first week of each month.

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Brandon Eskew finished 2nd in the Jr. Clone class at the 2010 Turkey Shootout held at the Collesium at the IL State Fairgrounds on November 27, 2010. This was Brandon's second year racing a go-kart at this annual event. Congratulations on a great job from all your family, we are proud of you!! Brandon would like to thank Dad, Grandma, Grandpa and Lomelino Sign Company for their contribution and a special thanks to Uncle Shawn for letting him wheel his kart.

Brandon

Mike

Mike Myers finished 5th and Anthony Eskew finished 4th, in each of their adult categories. Brandon, Mike & Anthony each finished 1st in their heat races to qualify for their features. All three karts are owned by Shawn Eskew.

Anthony

CARE GROUP MEMBERSHIP DRIVE To fund support of the upcoming consolidation referendum in April, the CARE Group is holding a membership drive. In support of the Committee of Ten’s goal of passing the consolidation referendum between A-C Central and Virginia School Districts, the funds collected will go toward promotion materials such as fliers, posters, yard signs and postage costs. We will be offering 2-year memberships to the CARE Group for individuals, for a family or business. The CARE Group is a strong supporter of the consolidation referendum between our school districts. We hope you agree that passage of the referendum in April will provide the foundation to create an outstanding school district in which to educate our children of eastern Cass County. The CARE Group thanks you for your continued support.

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