YMCA to host Healthy Kids Day Saturday PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 April 2011 00:00

On Saturday, April 16, 2011, the Washington County Family YMCA invites kids and parents in Washington County to make a “play date” at the YMCA’s Healthy Kids Day™. As the leading nonprofit for strengthening community, the Y holds Healthy Kids Day to bring families together to engage in fun, active play and learn healthier habits that help them grow and thrive. Activities are free and open to all.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 14:17
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WW falls 11-2 at Charlestown PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 April 2011 00:00

Charlestown got off to good start in girls’ softball with an 11-4 season opener win over the visiting West Washington Lady Senators last Wednesday.
It’s been a rough season for the Lady Senators so far this season, who gave up 11 hits over the course of the game to the Charlestown bats.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 14:17
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Safe Sitter Training Babysitting, CPR & First Aid PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 April 2011 00:00

Are you thinking about babysitting this summer or staying home alone to watch your younger brother or sister? What do you do if your little brother starts choking on a toy he was chewing on?  How do you help your little sister if she falls and hurts her ankle while playing outside?  How are you going to get the kids to listen to you?  
These are normal questions for anyone who is going to start babysitting for the first time.  Babysitting is a big responsibility and we want to help you prepare.  Sign up for our program to get certification in babysitting, CPR and first aid from the American Red Cross.    

Last Updated on Tuesday, 12 April 2011 14:19
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July 4th Prince and Princess Contest Seeking Candidates for 2011 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 12 April 2011 00:00

A registration form can be found in the April 20 edition of The Banner Gazette and The Washington County Edition.

The Fourth of July Celebration in Pekin is just around the corner.
Rules for Prince and Princess Contest
The Pekin Community Betterment Organization has announced the 2011 rules for this year’s Prince and Princess Contest. They are as follows:

Last Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2011 07:29
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Salem by-pass slated to be finished in October of 2012 PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 05 April 2011 00:00

For years doubters said it wouldn’t happen, but it looks like the Salem by-pass is finally a reality.
Local elected officials and members of the Washington County Chamber of Commerce held a ground-breaking ceremony Monday morning at the intersection of Highway 56 East and Quaker Road, just outside of Salem.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 April 2011 14:09
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