Around Town — Sept. 10

Staff Writer
Chillicothe Times-Bulletin

KELSKAUSE BENEFIT beg. at noon Sept. 13 at Pearce Community Center. Food, games, silent and live auctions and kids' area. Band during evening. Proceeds go to help Scott and Kelly Burdette offset medical costs related to her continuing bout with Guillain Barre Syndrome. Donate to Kelly Burdette Benefit fund at CEFCU, or send to her sister at: Kris Hopple, c/o Kelly Burdette Benefit, 210 S. Pekin Lane, Hanna City, IL 61536. Call 360-6694 to arrange pickup of auction items.

SHORE ACRES DANCE featuring the Glenn Reader Band entertaining from 2-5 p.m. Sept. 14 at Shore Acres ballroom. Public invited. Refreshments. $6 admission.

THE BIG DAY WEEKEND at Chillicothe Christian Church, 510 W. Frances St., includes fun for the whole family: 3-7 p.m. Sept. 13 including inflatables for the kids, games, live band and BBQ; Sept. 14, 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. services with a potluck at noon. For more info, call 274-4419.

IVC MARCHING GREY GHOSTS "FLOWER POWER" FUNDRAISER runs thru Sept. 15. Variety of spring-blooming flower bulbs (tulips, lilies, iris, etc.) avail. for fall planting. To order, get in touch with an IVC band member, or stop at Dutch Gardens, 1021 Second St., during business hours. Proceeds benefit band's Holiday Bowl performance in San Diego.

CHILLI'S 14TH ANNUAL HOG WILD RIB CLASSIC & CHILI COOK-OFF & CHILLBILLY FISHIN TOURNEY is Oct. 3-5 at Cutright Park. Proceeds benefit Rescue 33. For more info, contact Jeff Anderson at Blue Flame BBQ at 231-8034, or Jodie Kemp at Above & Beyond Hair at 686-1056.

CYSTIC FIBROSIS WALK is Oct. 4 at Peoria Heights Tower Park. Check in at 9 a.m., walk at 10 a.m. Money raised benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation research efforts. 3-mile walk down Grandview Drive. T-shirts, give-aways, food, fun. For more info, www.cff.org/Great Strides/Gennifer Jeffries.