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District 118 Board Approves New Standard of Dress Policy Which Excludes Jeans...Police Probe Wednesday Night Danville Shooting...Testimony Continuing in Danville Triple Murder Trial...Third Suspect Held in Friday Night Shooting Spree in Danville...City Receives Reports of Coyote in Our Area...DACC Offering Two New Scholarships...Rotary Club Preparing for 2014 Rotary Memorial Way...>>GOT NEWS? Is News Happening Around Your School, Industry or Community?...Give Our News Department a Call at 217-709-1245 or email us at BillPickett@Neuhoffmedia.com.<<.....We are Neuhoff Communications - Danville, WDNL, WDAN and WRHK Radio and VermilionCountyFirst.com
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Dist. 118 Standard
of Dress Approved!
3rd Suspect Held
in Shooting Spree
Testimony Begins
in Triple Murders
 

Police Probe Another Danville Shooting

District 118 Gets Good News on Title One Funds

Coyote Reports on Upswing in Danville

DACC Foundation Offering 2 New Scholarships

Danville Rotary Club to Sponsor Memorial Way

National Speaker on Bullying Visits Danville

Illinois State Fair Entertainment Announced

'Wrigley Field Day' Proclaimed by Governor

Leaf Fire Spreads, Keeps Firefighters Busy

Committee Discusses Chickens, Animal Control

Hotel Stays on the Rise Across Illinois

Keep Vermilion County Beautiful Launching Patrols

Museum Prepares for 50th Anniversary Celebration

Shockey Honored as AMBUCS First Citizen

Illinois May Establish Own Health Insurance Exchange

Corn Planting Still Going Slow in Illinois

Virus Taking a Toll on Illinois Hog Operations

Testimony Beginning in Triple Murder Trial

Two Killed, 3 Hurt in Sunday Crash Near Homer

Republicans Cry Foul in Presidential Library Vote

Danville Public Library Schedules Programs

Danville Considers Allowing Raising Chickens

Suspect Arraigned in Danville Shootings

Rep. Hays Named DACC Distinguished Alumnus

Medical Marijuana Comment Period Opens

Some U of I Professors Retire Reluctantly

State Police Warn Watch Out for Farm Equipment

Catlin - Jamaica Consolidation Petition Filed

Illinois Schools Win No Child Left Behind Waiver

One Suspect Held, Two Sought in Armed Robbery

More Work Scheduled Along Interstates 74, 57

Chicago Casino Gets Mixed Reviews at Hearing

Vermilion County GOP, Democrats Pick Leaders

DACC Jobs Connection Fair Attracts a Crowd

'American Idol Live!' Tour Coming to State Fair

Concerns Voiced About National Scenic River

Mayor Appearing at Gambling Expansion Hearing

City Going After $13.5 Million Dollar TIGER Grant

DACC ADN Nursing Receives Initial Accreditation

Downtown Tour of Businesses Scheduled

FutureGen Project Signs Labor Agreement

Gasoline Retailers Against Proposed Tax Hike

DHS Wall of Fame Inductee Dead at 71

Ameren Says Improvements Save on Bills

Grant Helps Promote Booster Seats for Kids

District 118 Sets First Grade Math Challenge

New Hanging Baskets, Clean-Up Coming Downtown

American Cornhole Championships Coming Here

Bill Would Help Working Women on the Job

First Color Burst Fun Run a Huge Success!

Showers Likely to Cause More Delays for Farmers

Kickapoo Trail Funding O-K'd For First Stage

Hoopeston Police Say Suspect Held in Fatal Shooting

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Send your non-profit group or organization announcements at least two weeks in advance via email to TomBarnes@neuhoffmedia.com, fax to (217) 431-1489, or mail it to Neuhoff Media, 1501 N. Washington, Danville, IL 61832.

Blood Drive in Honor of Team Tanner


Lakeview College of Nursing is sponsoring a Blood Drive in honor of Team Tanner. It will be from 12 - 4pm on Thursday, April 24, at Courtesy Ford on Vermilion Street.

All You Can Eat Noodles with Chicken or Beef at the VFW


Friday, April 25, 2014 - All  you can eat noodles with chicken or beef at the VFW, 8 Pine St, Danville. Serving from 11 am - 6 pm. Meal includes mashed potatoes, vegetable and dessert. Carry-outs available and delivery on large orders within city limits. Price $6.00.

Danville Care Center Blood Drive


Friday, April 25 from 11 am – 3 pm in the cafeteria. To make an appointment, contact Nancy Burris at 217-443-2977 or naburris@chmcare.com.

Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons


Benefit Concert for Dylan Lyons on Friday, April 25, 2014 at the David S Palmer Arena, Danville. Doors open at 5 pm. bands start at 5:30 pm. Tickets $7 in advance or $10 at the door. Age 15 and under free when accompanied by a paid adult. Tickets available at the Palmer Arena Box Office. Entertainment = X-Krush, 90s Daughter, Feuding Hillbillys, Heel Dragger, Upshot, Johnnie Mae, James Jones Trio, John Jansky. Silent auctions; 50/50; Dylan t-shirts and bracelets.
Interested in being a vendor? Call 339-526-9011.

Covington United Methodist Women to Hold Annual Rummage Sale


Covington United Methodist Women's annual rummage sale will take place Saturday, April 26, from 8 am - 1 pm EST at the church, 419 Washington St, Covington. Clothing for adults and children, small appliances, glassware, toys, crafts and miscellaneous. Proceeds will help the United Methodist Women support various local, national and world mission projects. For additional information, please contact Fauneil Bever @ 765-793-3016 or Jane Moore @ 765-366-1302.

Marcy (Partin) McCarty "Kicking Cancer's Butt" Benefit


Join us as we assist Marcy (Partin) McCarty in “Kicking Cancer’s Butt”. Saturday, April 26, 2014, 4pm til whenever. Sarge’s Tap, 409 E Main St, Danville. Karaoke, Auction, Food, Games, Picture Booth, and 50/50 Raffle. If you are unable to attend and would like to donate, an account has been set up at Midwest America Federal Credit Union (210 N Gilbert St) in the name of Monica Wisecup. Any amount you feel you can contribute is appreciated. Thank you in advance - Prayers are also appreciated.
 

Pancake & Sausage Breakfast


An All-you-can-eat Pancake & Sausage Breakfast to benefit the Hoopeston Animal Shelter will be held on Saturday, April 26th from 6 am - 11:30 am at the Hoopeston American Legion, 502 E. Penn St. in Hoopeston.  Carry-outs will be available.  Good will offerings and/or donations of pet food, toys, cat litter, cleaning supplies, towels will be accepted.   For more information call 217-283-6312.
 

1st Annual F.A.V.O.R. Bar Stool Open


Saturday, April 26th at 11 am. Register today at www.favorgolf.org. Registration fees are $80 per team; 4 people per team. All proceeds go to local charities. Locations: Elks #332, American Legion, VFW, Moose Lodge, Masonic Center, K of C, Gao Grotto. MUST BE 21 YEARS OLD TO PLAY.

YMCA's Healthy Kids Day


On Saturday, April 26 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., the Danville Family YMCA is holding a free community event to inspire more kids to keep their minds and bodies active. YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day, the Y’s national initiative to improve families’ health and well-being, features games, safety demonstrations, and crafts to motivate and teach families how to develop a healthy routine at home. For more information, visit www.danvilleymca.org 
 

Annual Chicken Noodle Dinner


Union Corner United Methodist Church , 14158 Perrysville Rd, Danville will be having their annual chicken noodle dinner on Saturday, April 26 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm. Chicken & noodles, mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, dinner rolls, homemade desserts and drinks. Freewill offerings accepted.

Chicken Noodle Dinner


The Children's Dyslexia Center of East Central Illinois will hold a Chicken Noodle Dinner with Mashed Potatoes, Vegetable, Drink, and Dessert on Monday, April 28th at the Masonic Temple 109 W. North St. in Danville, IL.  Serving time will be from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and tickets are $7.  For tickets and more information, please call 217-446-9377 or 217-446-7620.  Carry-Outs will be available.
 

Employee Giving Group to Hold $5 Jewelry Sale


The Employee Giving Group (EGG) of Presence Covenant Medical Center’s Foundation will be hosting a $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale on Monday, April 28 and Tuesday, April 29.
A wide variety of jewelry and accessories will be on sale for $5 each in Auditoriums A&B at Presence Covenant Medical Center, 1400 West Park Street, Urbana. The hours are as follows: Monday, April 28 from 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Tuesday, April 29 from 7:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Cash and credit/debit cards are accepted, as well as payroll deduction for Presence employees. All proceeds from the sale benefit EGG initiatives. For more information on EGG or the $5 Jewelry Sale, contact Presence Covenant Medical Center’s Foundation at 217.337.4713.
 

Catlin Lions Club Citizen of the Year Banquet


Catlin Lions Club, Citizen of the Year, Nancy Dolan Banquet is at Catlin Methodist Church May 1 at 6:30 pm. Cost is $12.50 / per person.

Edison PTA Fun Night


Edison PTA Fun Night - Friday, May 2nd at Edison Elementary from 5:00pm - 9:00pm.  We will have food, games, cake walk, and bounce houses.  All of the proceeds go to benefit Edison Elementary PTA. 
 

Bike Blessing


A Biker Blessing will be held on Saturday, May 3rd from 8am to Noon at the CrossRoads Christian Church, 3613 North Vermilion, Danville, IL.  Please stop in anytime between 8am and noon for free Biscuits and Gravy!  Each participant in the Biker Blessing will receive a cross for their bike.  All Bikers Welcome.  For more information contact CrossRoads at 217.443.4323.
 

PACE, Inc "Wheel of Fun" Wheelathon


PACE, Inc “Wheel of Fun” Wheelathon – Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Meadowbrook Park in Urbana 9:30 am – 2 pm. Join our effort as a sponsor. Deadline to sign up is Friday, April 11. For more info, visit our Website at paceil.org.

YMCA Lunch & Learn Session


The Danville Family YMCA is hosting a free Lunch and Learn session on vascular disease at the facility on Wednesday, May 7 from 12:00-1:00pm:  “Get Your Blood Pumping.”  A light lunch and free blood pressure screenings will be offered. This session is free, but reservations are required and space is limited.  To reserve your seat, contact the Danville Family YMCA at 217.442.0563.
 

The Danville Family YMCA to offer Summer Membership Special for Youth and Famili


The Danville Family YMCA is offering a Summer Membership Special for Youth and Families from April 14, 2014 through May 9, 2014.Sign up for Summer Youth Membership for $50 and ½ off the start-up fee or Summer Single Parent Family Membership or Summer Family Membership for $99 and off ½ off the start-up fee to receive this rate and all the benefit of membership June 1, 2014 – August 31, 2014. For more information, visit www.danvilleymca.org or contact us at 217.442.0563

         

YMCA Summer Camp Registration


The Danville Family YMCA Opens Summer Day Camp registration with a free give away! The Danville Family YMCA Summer Day Camp registration opens on Monday, April 14, 2014 with a special offer for early registration.  Sign-up between April 14, 2014 and May 9, 2014 and receive a free water bottle and bag. YMCA Summer Day Camp is for campers Kindergarten through 8th grade.  The camp will begin on June 11, 2014 and will end on August 15, 2014.  For more information about YMCA Summer Day Camp please visit www.danvilleymca.org or contact Brittny Woodard 21744.0563 ext. 18

 

American Legion Post 210 Car and Bike Show


American Legion Riders, Post 210 Car and Bike Show. Saturday, May 17, 2014. 201 Prospect Place, Danville. $10 entry fee. DJ, 50/50, auction corn hole tournament. Registration starts at 9 am / awards at 1:30 pm. For more info call Troy at 217-497-8237.
 

Second Annual Bismarck-Henning Music Booster Mini-Golf Tournament


May 24, 2014 - Second Annual Bismarck-Henning Music Booster Mini-Golf Tournament. 10 am - 4 pm at Illini Skateland, 8 Brewer Rd, Danville. Cost is $10 per person. There will be grand prize and hole-in-one prizes like: Starbucks gift packages, dinner gift certificates, prize worth $200. Also, prize drawing throughout the day. For more info: Penny Huffman 217-799-9575 or Candy Edwards 217-759-8291.

Host Families for International Student Exchange


International Student Exchange is seeking caring families in our area to host high school age international students. These students are ages 15-18 and are now available for “adoption” for 5-12 months! Students come with medical insurance and spending money. You provide a loving home with care and guidance, 3 meals a day, and a bed. Our goal is to have the students matched with host families by June 1. Call ISE today at 844-556-6688 or visit our website at www.ISEUSA.com.
 

ECI Community Action Agency Accepting Applications in Westville


Do you want to give your child a Head Start? The ECI Community Action Agency is currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 Head Start Three to Five Program. Parents interested in enrolling their child in the Head Start Program at the Trinity Head Start Center, 311 Moses St, Westville, should call 217-267-9814 to schedule and application appointment. Head Start is free to income eligible families.

ECI Community Action Agency Accepting Applications


ECI Community Action Agency is currently accepting applications for the Head Start - Birth to Five Services for the 2014-2015 Program Year. Applications will be taken Monday - Friday from 7:30 am - 3:30 pm at the Community Action Agency's Administration Office located at 56 N Vermilion St and the following Head Start sites: Family and Development Center - 446-1800; Fair Oaks 446-7739; Roselawn 442-2205. Head Start is free to income eligible families.

ECI Hoopeston Community Action Head Start Accepting Applications


ECI Community Action Agency is currently accepting applications for the Head Start Three to Five Services for the 2014-2015 Program Year. Applications will be taken Monday - Friday 8am - 2:30 pm at the Hoopeston Head Start Center located at The First Church of Christ, 502 E Main St, Hoopeston. Call 217-283-6474 for an application appointment. Head Start is free to income eligible families.

Vermilion County Animal Shelter Rabies Clinics


Vermilion Country Animal Shelter Rabies Clinics: May 10, Rossville old fire station, 8 am – 11 am and Oakwood fire station 12:30 pm – 2 pm; May 17, North end of Westville Park 8 am – 11 am and Bismarck new fire station, 9:30 am – 11 am; May 24, Georgetown City Garage, 8 am – 11 am; June 14, Tilton Animal Shelter 1 pm – 3 pm.

CRIS Healthy Aging Center Offers Seniors Opportunity to Visit Pennsylvania


The CRIS Healthy-Aging Center has coordinated with Diamond Tours Inc. to offer a 6-day, 5-night tour to Pennsylvania Dutch County.  This incredibly priced package includes 5 nights lodging, 8 meals (5 breakfasts and 3 dinners), tickets to the MOSES Show at Sight & Sound Millennium Theatre, a guided tour of Lancaster including Amish Country, a visit to the charming Kitchen Kettle Village, and admission to Landis Valley Museum and Village. The trip will be from Sunday, September 7 through Friday, September 12, 2014.  Seniors can choose from single ($709 per person), double ($559 per person) or triple ($539 per person) room occupancy.  Full payment must be submitted by July 2, 2014, to secure your spot.  For your convenience, trip insurance is offered through Travel Confident Insurance. This low policy premium is based on which occupancy you choose, and insures the reimbursement of the trip cost in the event a traveler must cancel. For more tour information, to sign up or travel policy coverage, please contact Laura Flessner at CRIS Healthy-Aging Center (309 North Franklin Ave, Danville, IL) at (217) 443-2999.

New Information for Downtown Danville Farmer's Market


The 2014 Downtown Danville Farmers’ Market will be every Tuesday and Saturday, beginning May 17, 2014, through Oct. 4, 2014; from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturdays at the Danville Public Library through a partnership between the library and Downtown Danville, Inc.
 DDI is the contact for any additional information, and forms and guidelines can be downloaded at www.downtowndanville.org.
 

Open Mic Night at the VFW


Saturday, April 26, 2014 - Open mic from 8 - 10 pm. Play a song, read a poem, perform magic, make us laugh. 5-10 minutes on stage. No charge. Must sign up by 8 pm.

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