Lockhart benefit Jan. 13

MOUNT CARMEL — There will be a benefit dinner and auction to raise money for Mount Carmel Police Chief John Lockhart who is currently fighting cancer. The benefit will will be held at the Mount Carmel VFW on Jan. 13, 2018 beginning at 3 p.m.

MCHS Class of 1966 to meet

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel High School Class of 1966 will meet at Hogg Heaven on Tuesday, Jan. 9 at 11:30 a.m. for their monthly luncheon all classmates are welcomed.

Blood Drive set for Jan. 4

MOUNT CARMEL — The Wabash County Health Department is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, Jan. 4, 2018 from 1 p.m. until 6 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Mount Carmel. Anyone that signs up and donates blood will receive a free long sleeve tee shirt while supplies last. To schedule an appointment visit www.redcrossblood.org or you can also walk in that day and donate.

Lancaster monthly breakfast Dec. 23

LANCASTER — There will be a monthly breakfast held at the Lancaster Community Club on Saturday, Dec. 23 from 7 a.m. until 9 a.m. All you can eat, biscuits and gravy, sausage patties, hash browns, scrambled eggs, and pancakes for a free will donation. Santa’s House visiting hours set

MOUNT CARMEL — Santa is at his house at the uptown amphitheater in Mount Carmel until Dec. 23. Visiting hours will be Monday through Friday 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. and Saturday 11 a.m until 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. until 5 p.m.

WCFB 98th annual meeting Jan. 14

MOUNT CARMEL — Wabash County Farm Bureau’s annual meeting is Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at Parkview American Legion in Mount Carmel. Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner starting at 6:30 p.m. Dinner will be catered by Big Jon’s Lunchbox. Directors will be elected for the following townships: Lancaster, Mt. Carmel Rural, Mt. Carmel City, Coffee, Compton, and Director-at-Mt Carmel City, as well as, president of the organization. A silent auction will be held to raise funds for the Wabash County Farm Bureau Foundation. Call in reservations by Jan. 11 to the Farm Bureau office at 618-262-5865.

Daughters of Isabella and K of C to meet

MOUNT CARMEL — The Mount Carmel Daughters of Isabella meets every second Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The Knights of Columbus also meets the second Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the K of C Hall.

VFW Christmas Dinner scheduled for Christmas

MOUNT CARMEL — There will be a Christmas Dinner served at the V.F.W. Hall in Mount Carmel on Christmas Day beginning at 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. They will be serving turkey, dressing and all the trimmings. Everyone is welcome and there is no charge. If you do not have transportation they will offer rides or delivery of meals. Please call before noon on Thursday, Dec. 21 at 618-262-4151 if you need a ride or delivery service.

Free food giveaway scheduled for Dec. 30

MOUNT CARMEL — Hope Fellowship Church at 1210 Landes in Mount Carmel will be hosting a free food give away on Saturday, Dec. 30. Participants should bring an ID for proof of address and arrive by 10:45 a.m. for registration and eligibility. All participants must be there by 11 a.m. Food will be given out on a registration and first come first serve basis. Income, household and Social Security information is not required.

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