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Wednesday, May 11,2011 The Region News mtzionregionnews@comcast.net Page 3 Jack Molloy April Nuzzi Re=eJeN4u KayJaoobs 433-0544 412-9009 519-2007 201-2600 Connie Armer John Armr 972-2385 972.2389 .iuv.',L I OPEN BY APPOINTMENT ''- I 2526PHI'field Dr,, Decatur P'-   MZ Schoolsl One.Owned Beautifully [coretedf 4 BR 2 Sto W, 3 baths, Fin .........  heated 3 c. gar., Deck, Shed, Siding ', ........................  Roof '09. $234,000. Call Molba. Paula Cooley Owner/Broker 454-1050 Visit our webslte: www.paulachildsrealtors.com "The better we market your property, the better we market our company" OPEN SUNDAY 1.3 400 N. North, Argents 2 Story in Argenta, Many Updatesr Bsmt. $174,900. Call Paula. Rt. 36 to 22nd St. to IL 48 to Argenta Rd. to North on North St. OPEN SUNDAY 1-3 550 Lee Sturgls, Nlantlc Newer Ranch on full bsmt. w/3 car garage. Wonderful workshop area or room for a car hurt. Lg. deck. Call R. Dir. Rt. 36 to Niantic Rd. and follow signs. OPEN SUNDAY 1-3 2466 S. Franklin SL, Decatur 3 BR Ranch on comer Io1. Weft eared for. Breezeway, t,mt. $72,900. Call Carol. Dir,: E on Etwin Blklp to S. Franklin St. oooeoeooooooooooo 1 Story, F. bsmt., Neutral decor, Roof '09, Walk to DMH $54,900. Call Melba Well-Maintained Ranch in Northland Heights 2.5 Car Detached gar. $79,900. I CallPaula I I n-Concept 4 I Level, Lake Frontage. I $379,900, Call Paula. Nice West-end 1.5 Story F. bsmt. Landscaped. $59,900 Call Melba. 1.5/2 Story, 2.5 baths, Bsmt. $119,900. Call Phil. Historic 1870's home in Sullivan Open-floor planl $149,900. Call Paula. Ranch in Bethany "Move In Condition" Fenced yd. $72,000. Call Connie. go BdckNinyl Ranch 2.5 car det. gar. Patio, Fenced yd. $79300. Call Phil. Ranch Lots of Updateal 2 car gar. $84,900. CallApdl. Nice Ranch in Sullivan Well-malntsinedt $79,500. Call Connie. ' New Llatlngl Ranch, 1 bath, Bsmt., 1 cr. detached lar. $72,900. Call Carol. FEATURED LISTINGS •••••••••••• ••••e•• 8angamonValleySchools! Nice5BRRanch4earatt. I Energy efficient 4 BR Ranch, 3 baths, F. fin. beret., Ranch, 2.75 baths, 3 car gar. $125,900. Call Rick. I Deck, Heatedinflroundlol. detached ger. $139,900. Call Rick ArthurScho01s!2 Bit Ranch; I $254,900. Call]dichelle. 1 ba., 1 Car art. gar., 1128 I Construction! 2 Story, 3.5 MeddianLeveL 2.5 baths,SCh°ofslFp, 2Tri'car sq. ft. $84,000. Call Connie J baths, 2440 sq. ft., Fin. ett, gar., Lg. back yd. Ranch Updates in '04, [ area in bsmt., Maple $194,000. CallJack Roof '09, Deck, Fenced cabinetry/graniteJi countertop, FP, 3 car gar. [ i 3 BR Lake Frontage on Main yd. $78,000. Call Melba. $287,000. Call Jack. i Basinw/mancaveboathouse. 2story, l.5baths, F.unfin. 11 Lovely dock & boat hoist, bsmt.,sunroom.$134,500, det. gar. Newer updates, i $289,900. Call Paula. Call Paula. $89,900. Call Melba. I I As the school year comes to an end we are all looking ahead with anticipation to a wonderful summer. We hope that you will include the library in your summer plans. We have been busy planning great programs for all ages designed tO encourage reading, activity and fun. Our program schedule will be sent home with all students attending Mt. Zion schools and be available at the library and on our website by mid-May. Registration begins Tuesday, May 31. We are looking forward to a super summer together. Off The Shelf by Mt. Zion Libiary Director Maria Dent In the mean time, please check out the library's website, www.mtzion.lib.il.us. As mentioned in a previous column, we have 3 new great databases available for you that you can access from home 24/7. Universal Class, made available through a grant from ADM, is a great tool for anyone wanting to take continuing education classes at their own pace. There are over 500 courses available and I am sure there is something for everyone. Check it out and let us know what you think. Check out AtoZ World Travel and AtoZ USA as well. They can help you plan your next trip. Hope to see you very soon at the library? Kirkland Fine Arts Center invites guests to "Meet Me in Paris" for May 14 "Behind the Curtain" event Enjoy an evening of gourmet dining and live entertainment with the return of the Kirkland Fine Arts Center's "Behind the Curtain" series on Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. on the satge of the Kirkland Fine Arts Center. The acclaimed Hot Club of San Francisco and the popular French vocalist lsabelle Fontaine have created "Meet Me in Paris," a charming concert with an unforgettable "Parisian" experience. Keep time with the strum of the rhythm guitars and let the magical guitar and fiddle solos take you on a ride down the Seine and through the heart of the city. Fontaine's mix of sweet and sultry songs adds a touch of beauty and authenticity that echoes the historic Ville- Lumiere, "The City of Light." Tickets for the event are $100 per person and are available through the Kirkland Fine Arts Center Box Office, by phone at 217.424.6318 or online at ww w.kirkland finearts.com. 1" Box Office hours are Monday- Tuesday and Thursday-Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. A $2.50 fee will be charged for credit card purchases.This is a per transaction fee, not per ticket, and applies to online and Box Office orders. Events at Kirkland Fine Arts Center are partially supported by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency. Moultrie-Douglas Fair Board Searching for Past Royalty Millikin University Jazz Studies Program to present 2 nd by Doris Ehnore The directors of the Moultrie- Douglas County Fair Board are looking for past royalty for the 2011 fair. This will be the 50th anniversary of the Moultrie- Douglas Queen Pageant and they would like to have as many past queens as possible to be their guests for this year's pageant on Tuesday, July 12, at 7 p.m. In addition past queens are being featured in the 2011 fair book. If you are a past queen, or know the whereabouts of one of the queens listed below, please contact Pan, cant Director Sandy Hoke. 493-3583, Stephanie Wierman, 620-7460 or Doris Ehnore, 259-1256 ASAP. The fair book is getting clos to publication and we would like to have as many queens as possible. A picture of the queen with crown is needed for the fair book, along with the year they were queen. Queens needed, along with' the year they were queen with their maiden name, are as follows: 1962-Sharon King, 1963-Brenda Bellman, 1964- Suzanne Hunt, 1965-Janet Strader, 1966-Margo Rutledge, 1967-Linda Hall, 1968- Jeannine Strader, 1969-Brenda Breen, 1970-Kathy Foley, 1971- Carol Lust, 1972-Carla Ford, 1973-Patricia Conlin, 1974- Cathy Cheatham, 1976-Merci lzquierdo (who also went on to be the 1977 Miss Illinois County Fair Queen), 1977-Jorena McDade, 1978-Michelle Canull, 1979-Kathy Young, 1980-Lisa Ashley, 1981- Theresa Mattix, 1982-Julie Ann Carie, !983-Christina Maggie, 1984-Melissa Greger, 1985- Shelley Kauffman, 1986-Mary Hance, 1987-Suzanna Ross. Also, 1988-Tedra Brown, 1990-Brindy Roosa, 1991- Samantha Woolverton, 1992- Julia,Bird, 1993-Trisha Trnitt, 1995-Ellecia Parsell, 1996- Cassie Lutz, 1998-Jennifer Kingery, 1999-Jackie Joines, 2001-Jessica Pohlig, 2002- Meghan Murphy, 2003- Michelle Cookson and 2005- Morgan McQueen. The years to date not listed are the pictures we have found. Please help mak6 this 50th anniversary of the pageant special by representing the year you were queen. The fair board would like as many of the pictures they can get for the fair book. If you know any of the former queens listed above who may have moved from our area, please contact them with th[s information. GREGG THOMAS Specializing in one owner/low mile vehicles 00hine Motors "%n4 r 864-4161 / VISIT OUR wEBsrr00 Latest News.Events_Maps www.mtzion.com x,aa= Let us place your business here. Call the Mt. Zion Region News 864-4212 RF/J, HI Rod Greene e.,e,:urives, nc. ABR, CRS, M.B.A. ................ Multi-Million Dollar Producer 151E. Decatur 421"9503 Decatur, 1L 62521 "What's tall, Greene & can sell your home?" HEATING' RCONDlllONING 423-9949 o =,-.,.,-=- Jones Masonary Construction Blocks, Brick.s, Concrete Waterproofing, Free Estimates Mike Jones Jon Hayes 519-0802 864-3340 Hair By Heather Half the cost for all your haircare needs 853-2622 Rodney Pounders, Manager Offering the follodng services • Brakes ,, Tune-ups • Alternators • Belts • Alignments • Batteries • Hoses • Tires • Shocks • Slarters • Oil Change • 6truls On F=rm Service 1607 St. I'lrlf. 121 • Mt. Zion -864-,3927 R & M Disposal Services Inc. taW Owned Commerclei/ResldenUal 1 yd. to 6 yd. Oontalners evell,,ble 217-864-4607 "Mt. Zion's Finest" annual "Jazz Bash" Millikin University's Jazz Studies Program will host the 2 n annual "Jazz Bash" on Saturday, May 14 from 2-6 p.m, at Lock, Stock and Barrel, located at 129 S. Oakland Ave in Decatur. The event is free and open to the public The event promises an afternoon of non-stop jazz music, including favorite tunes performed by Millikin Jazz Band I and Jazz Band II, the University's jazz combos and vocal jazz groups, and the Alumni Jazz Band. For more information about the event, contact Randy Reyman, associate professor of music, at 217.424.6319 or rreyman @ millikin.edu. Millikin's Jazz Studies Program, part of the School of Music, has a national reputation for excellence. Millikin's jazz performing ensembles have been recognized by jazz education organizations and at jazz festivals across the United States, including the IMEA State Convention, the Elmhurst Jazz Festival, the Notre Dame Jazz Festival, and the International Association for Jazz Education. For more information on the program, visit www.millikin.edu/academics/ cfa/som/departments/j azz. Walkers Join Macon County Child Advocacy Center in Champions for Children Walk On Saturday, May 14, walkers Through this statewide Walk, and support Macon County Child from across the state willlaceup the Macon County Child Advocacy Center, CACI and the for the state's 10,000 children Advocacy Center's 50 walkers, children of Illinois and anyone abused each year. The along with other Children's wishing to walk is encouraged to Champions4Chiidren Walk, A4'y Centers from around register as soon as possible. sponsoredbyUSBtmk, iRecoed, tstate, will increase public Following a 9:30 ceremony and Mid-America Advertising awareness about child abuse including a brief performance by will be stepping out in 26 cities issues and expand people's Warrensburg Latham second and towns throughout Illinois. knowledge about not only the graders, the walk is scheduled to services Children's Advocacy step off from the Beach House in Centers provide, but also the Nelson Park at 10:00 a.m. With difference these services make in Grand Marshall Dawn Sterling a child's life. The Walk will raise cutting the ribbon and reading the money, through pledges and way, walkers will parade through sponsorships, for the 38 downtown Decatur, tour the child Children's Advocacy Centers in advocacy center and return t.o the Illinois (CACI), which serve 85 lakefront, approximately 5.5 of the state's 102 counties. The miles. A pre walk party and silent ltv[T. ZION Macon County Center'serves auction isscheduledforFriday both Macon and Piatt Counties. evening from 5:30 until 9:30 p.m. Last year alone, Illinois' at the Decatur Club. Tickets are Children's Advocacy Centers available at the Center for $20.00 864-4414 coordinated interviews and each in advance or $25.00 at the advocated for over 10,000 door. For tickets, call 422-6294, 444 Broadway children, or come to the Center at 164 N. Mt. Zion, Illinois 62549 "Each walker- each supporter Edward St, Decatur. We aloosell  - is a true Champion for For more information and to oPIKIIookI  Children," explained Billie register for this exciting event, • MovlngBoxes Larkin, executive director, please visit http:// • Shipping Cartons . Bubble Wrap Children's Advocacy Centers of www.cacionline.org. .......... Illinois. Governor Pat Quinn will serve New Summer Hours The Champions for Children as the statewide Walk Grand Monday-Friday Walk occurs on May 14, 2010 at Marshall and Erwin McEwen, !0:00 a.m.-6:30 p.m. sites throughout the state. With 26 director of the lllinois Saturday Walk locations, there is an Department of Children and 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. opportunity for everyone to lace Fainily Services; will serve as Sunday up for children? Numerous honorary chair for the 864-9888 Noon-4:00 p.m. walkers are planning to attend Champions4Children Walk. L Let us place your business here. The Mt. Zion Region News Call the P.O. Box 79, 433 N. State Hwy 121 Mt. Zion Region News Mt. 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