The third annual Infinity Run & Family Event is scheduled for Saturday, April 27 at Chana Education Center in Chana.Â Activities kick off at 3 p.m.Â The yearly event is held in memory of Maggie (Rosko) Meyer and her son Amos, of Byron, who tragically died at their home in October of 2016.Â Â A nonprofit organization, The Maggie & Amos Foundation, has since been started by family and friends of the two and hosts the event.Â Â The event features a USTAF certified, chiptimed 5k run, as well as a one-mile fun run/walk.Â Other activities include a free childrenâ€™s fun zone with games, prizes, face painting, and bounce houses. Â The Mt. Morris Moose Lodge will serve food and drinks in its mobile food truck.Â A 50/50 raffle, as well as a silent auction featuring donations from many area business, organizations, and individuals, will run throughout the event.Â Â Activities will conclude with the medals ceremony at the end of the 5k race.Â Following the event is an â€œAfter Partyâ€? held at Chana Tap, which will feature live music by the Cal Stage Band.Â The proceeds from this event are used to support local educational and childrenâ€™s programming and activities.Â In the past two years, more than $16,000 has been donated back to area school teachers in classroom grants, to support materials for the Mt.
Maggie and Amos Meyer Morris Public Libraryâ€™s childrenâ€™s section, and in scholarships for college students entering the field of special education.Â Â For more information and registration, go to https://InfinityRun.itsyourrace.com/.Â Â Follow the foundation and its efforts on the Runners cross the finish line at last yearâ€™s 5k Infinity Facebook page at The Maggie & Amos Founda- Run. The event will be on Saturday, April 27 at the Chana Education Center. Photo supplied tion.
Planning meeting for LRHS reunion May 3 The next planning meeting for the â€œLRHS 1959 & Decade of the 60â€™s Reunionâ€? is Friday, May 3 at 1 p.m. at the Bertolet Memorial Library. Individuals interested in helping with this effort are encouraged to attend
this planning meeting. This LRHS Reunion will be held on the evening of Saturday, June 1 at The Barn on the Hill, three miles east of Leaf River on Illinois 72.Â Â A contribution of $10 is requested, in advance or at the door, to cover the
cost of decorations and a light meal. Drinks will be available at a cash bar.Â Contributions and advance reservations may be sent to â€œDecade the 60â€™s Reunionâ€? in care of Bertolet Memorial Library, Leaf River, IL 61047.Â
MARRIAGE LICENSES Ogle County Clerk Laura J. Cook issued the following marriage licenses. April 12 Randall T. Deacon and Amanda L. Bry-
ant, both of West Brooklyn. April 15 Kyle D. Sintich and Cynthia K. Lindsey, both of Rock Falls.
April 16 Joshua T. Norman, of Forreston, and Kelcey L. Webber, of Rock Falls. Mitchell B. Welsh and Carissa A. For-
restall, both of Creston. April 17 James P. Graszer and Lisa L. Lovett, both of Oregon.
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Infinity Run for Maggie and Amos is April 27