MidState Soccer Club’s 3v3 League
The MidState Soccer Club in Decatur will hold a co-ed 3 against 3 league at the DISC, Saturdays, from Nov. 8 through Dec. 13. The league is for ages 7 to 14.
USPS Needs Holiday Help
USPS is accepting applications for temporary mail handlers for the holiday season. The spots are at Springfield’s Processing and Distribution Center. Apply online through Thurs. at usps.com/employment.
Students Serve as Election Judges
Several junior and senior high school students in the area are eligible to serve as election judges on Election Day. Piatt County will enlist student judges — they’ll have to undergo training, and maintain a 3.0 GPA.
State Ponies Up $10 Million for Decatur Road Project
The state will put $10 million toward beginning work to connect I-72 and US 51 near Decatur. The Macon County South East Beltway will cost about $150 million and move traffic that passes through Decatur around the city’s east side.
Christmas Food/Toy Assistance in Decatur
The Decatur Salvation Army Decatur will accept applications for Christmas Food/Toy Assistance from Nov. 3 through the 7 at their office on W. Main St. from 9 to noon, and 1 to 4.
New 4H Director in Christian County
Christian County has a new 4H Director. Alicia Gullidge says she has always had an interest in 4H, and one of her goals as Director is to increase enrollment. She’d also like to start a Livestock Judging Team.
Macon County Treasurer Race
The race for Macon County treasurer is anything but dull. Republican Treasurer Ed Yoder, faces Democrat Steve Grimm, who held the seat from 2003 to 2010. Grimm says he’s disappointed by Yoder. Yoder dismissed the criticism, saying it’s ‘another Grimm fairy tale’.
Decatur’s First Friday Gallery Walk
The First Friday Gallery Walk for Nov. takes place on Fri, Nov. 7 from 5–7:30 pm in downtown Decatur. The Gallery Walk and exhibits at the Madden Arts Center and Gallery 510 are open free to the public.
I-Cash Event Comes to Decatur
Illinois State Treasurer Dan Rutherford brings his I-Cash event to Decatur Fri. afternoon from 12:30 to 2 at Evergreen Place. There’s over $9,000,000 in unclaimed property in Macon County.