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The Fields students to host Gender Games

MATTOON -- Join The Fields Church, 900 Dewitt Ave E., at 6 p.m. Sunday as the March SHIFT program decides who is the dominant gender during their "Gender Games."

They'll test your brains, brawn, beauty, and stamina. The winning gender will receive exclusive access to the build-your-own-sundae bar during the March After-Party. 

For more information, visit, call 217-234-2795 or email

Praise Assembly to hold Pinewood Derby

CHARLESTON -- Join Praise Assembly of God from 3-5 p.m. Sunday for an afternoon of racing fun with a pinewood derby. Participants have been working on their cars for the last month.

Praise Assembly of God is located at 1300 Osage Rd.

For more information, visit, call 217-345-4673 or email

Kansas church to hold Ladies' Retreat

KANSAS -- The Kansas Christian Church plans to hold its annual Ladies' Retreat from March 9-10.

On March 9, the Ladies' Retreat will begin with a dinner at 5 p.m. followed by a program at 6 p.m. On March 10, the retreat will begin with a breakfast at 8 a.m. followed by a program beginning at 9 a.m. Any and all women are welcome to join Kansas Christian Church at this event.

"We have all enjoyed this event in past years and it is always made more special when women from other churches join us," Camille Baker of Kansas Christian Church said in a press release.

To RSVP and get more information, call Kansas Christian Church at 217-948-5131 or email the church at Prospective participants may also call Baker at 217-948-5294 or contact her on Facebook.


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