Clark County Inter Agency to meet

The May meeting of the Clark County Inter Agency has been scheduled for noon Thursday at Richards Farm Restaurant, with a salad bar available.

Participants are encouraged to attend and bring ideas for a meeting location. A representative from the Illinois Comptroller's Office is slated to give a presentation.

More information is available by calling 217-345-7245.

'Would you eat that?!' to be offered at library

Teens are invited to an healthy event at the Charleston Carnegie Public Library at 4 p.m. May 13. Young people ages 12-18 should meet at The Zone to sample nutritious snacks that some may have never tried before.

It will also be a time to play some games and preview some of the library's new teen health books.

Central Illinois Friendship Dance set Friday

The Central Illinois Friendship Dance will be held from 7:30-10 p.m. Friday at the Mattoon Moose Lodge 803, located at 1212 Broadway Ave., Mattoon.

Both singles and couples are invited. Admission fee will be $8 each or $15 per couple. Raffle tickets will also be sold.

The dance will include special requests and a variety of dance music. Typically, the dances are held on the second Friday of each month. The next dance will be held June 13.

Questions or ideas should be sent to Rick at or Shirley at


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