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Angel Tree Registration: Oct. 1–Nov. 12
To register, please email Michelle Krysl at Please be prepared to provide the following for each family: contact name, phone number, address, email (if available), child names & ages. Please be ready to share the following for EACH child included: gender, sizes (shirt, pants, shoe, coat), clothing items needed, other needed items, wants/likes, favorite colors and anything else you’d like the donor to know. If you need additional help, you call Michelle at 618-576-2341 ext110Pickup: Sunday, Dec. 19 12-2 p.m.
Items will be labeled with childrens’ names, packed in unmarked bags or boxes and available for you to pick-up from Indian Creek Church of Christ in Hamburg. **Previously, each family has also received a food basket from the Warrior Food Bank and each child a filled stocking. It is our intention to do the same this year, assuming we are able to.
You may also contact Lori Mortland (Angel Tree Coordinator) with questions at 618-535-9480 or
Main Street Shopping Event:
On Wednesday, Oct. 6, from 4-8p.m. There will be a shopping event and the Rastello Room is hosting. The Main St Shopping will be in the evening from 4-8 p.m.! The first event starts Oct. 6 and the events will continue until Dec. 15! Big John’s Corner will have drink specials! Blue Ridge Farms 4 Square Market will have food specials! Hardin Package Liquor will have a wine basket!
Stop by the Rastello Room to shop your favorite local boutiques and homemade vendors.
■ All About You Sarah Lake Flowers will be there every Wednesday.
■ The Rusty Barn Boutique Stephanie Mckinnon.
■ Sievers Blumen Farms.
■ Cards by Cindy.
■ Trendy Perks by Maggie Vinson.
■ West Side Graphics Bonnie Snyders.
■ Tepen Hollow Designs Liz Sievers
■ Spring Hollow Hemp.
■ MABS by Deborah Benoist
■ More vendors are being added!
Nov. 7
The Calhoun County Volunteer Ambulance Service will be holding a meeting on Sunday, November 7th at the Calhoun High School in Hardin. The meeting will begin at 1:00 in the AV room. The future of our Ambulance Service is in jeopardy! We are not looking for monetary donations. This meeting is for everyone to give their input. Please attend this very important meeting.
Nov. 10
Calhoun High School faculty, staff, and students invite all veterans and their guests to line up in their vehicles at Calhoun Elementary School at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 10, at 8:45 a.m., as the veterans will proceed to the fairgrounds and drive past the football bleachers where they will be honored by a group of our students singing and playing patriotic music.
At the end of the parade, CHS will be providing a drive-thru breakfast outside the band doors for veterans and guests. Please RSVP your breakfast order by Nov 3,by calling CHS secretary, Angie Sagez, at 576-2229 or emailing Mrs. Wanda Deffenbaugh at In the event of inclement weather, we will only be doing breakfast pick up beginning at 8:45.
Dec. 11
Christmas in Calhoun is Saturday, December 11th 1:00-6:00pm on the riverfront in Hardin. We will have a tent set up with free ornament crafts for the kids and a raffle giveaway! Please stop by and see us!
Dec. 16
Stuff Your Stockingis Thursday, December 16th 6:00-8:00pm. Bring your kids to our fellowship hall for a stocking full of goodies!

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