Around Town

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

IVC COLLEGE NIGHT is at 6:30 p.m. April 9 in IVC library. Sponsored by PTSA. For juniors and their parents. Discussion on college selection process, college admissions, application procedures, comparing colleges, campus visits, comparing costs and general financial aid questions.

ATTENTION CLASS OF 2008: Any senior not receiving information about Project Graduation should go to the IVC High School office to pick up a form, which is due by April 17.

SWAP-O-RAMA-RAMA comes to Three Sisters Park from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 12. Bring a bag of unwanted clothing, fabric or embellishments and use the community stockpile to create your own, one-of-a-kind garments and accessories. Expert instructors and volunteers will be on hand to guide participants, and all the necessary tools will be made available for transforming “fiber trash” into wearable treasure. Donation of $20/adults or $10/students/seniors plus a bag of clothes. Tickets can be purchased at the door or online at

CASSIE DUNBAR EIGHTH ANNUAL ILLINOIS RIVER SWEEP beg. at 7 a.m. April 19 at Cutright Park with sign ups and will sign up until 10 a.m. while the clean-up continues. Sweep is an effort to clean up the Illinois River. Volunteers and boaters needed. Garbage sacks and gloves provided. Free T-shirts for those who sign up early. Door prizes available. Hot dog cook-out at Cutright Park after. Call Ron Dunbar, 274-5076, to sign up. Businesses/individuals who want to sponsor or donate prizes, call Dunbar and leave a message.

ST. EDWARD SCHOOL is accepting kindergarten registration for the 2008-09 school year. Registration packets may be picked up at the school office, 1221 N. Fifth St., or by calling the school office at 274-2994. The kindergarten tea is at 9 a.m. April 15 in the school library.

CHILLICOTHE FIREWORKS FUNDRAISER is May 10 at Chilli Bowl. Two-person mixed couple handicap bowl. Sign in 1 p.m., start at 2 p.m. $12 per person, with first-, second- and third-place payout. Send payment to Doug Peacock, Joe Robards or Chilli Bowl.

CHILLICOTHE/IVC ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Alumni Banquet is June 14 at IVC High School. Cost is $18 per person. Any graduate of Chillicothe school district invited. Caterer is Mona’s of Toluca. Any reunion classes should let Anna Wilkins know if you will be attending at 274-4282.