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\Mh talleg J^armsik USPS 580-360 THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 1990 VOLUME 29-NUMBER 48 OFFICE PHONE 708-669-5621 SERVING THE PEOPLE OF HUNTLEY SINCE 1960 25c per copy Jaycee Update The Huntley Area Jaycees held their March meeting last Thursday, March 1, at the American Legion with ten members and guests present. Many exciting projects and events were discussed. We will be planning a "Jaycee Night Out" each month. These events will be strictly for fun and the Jaycees encourage all young people froig the community, ages 18 to 40, to join us • when they can. This month's Night Out, we will play volleyball at the Grade School Gym, Friday, March 9, at 7:30 pm. We'll have a pizza break between games, too. Future "Jaycee Night Out" plans discussed include candlelight bowling, dining out and a picnic. Come on and have some fun with the Huntley Area Jaycees! Jaycee members applauded the efforts of the newly formed Communications Conunittee, Crystal Sheehan, Kathy Miller and Madeline Schultz. These three members put out a very informative newsletter, got information to the newspaper, and took photos of chapter happenings. If you would like to learn, more about us through the Jaycee newsletter contact Crystal at 669-3892 and she'll add your name to the mailing list. Members again talked about our plans for the Town Picnic. Chairman, Rick Drendel, will locate a modem nber-glass dunk-tank for the event. The first ever Huntley Community Directory is closer to becoming a reality. We hope to see the project completed this summer. The next committee meeting is March 19 at ChairTnan .lohn Sheehan's home. The Jaycees are really excited about producing this great new community resource. Jaycee members will begin taking orders for the Mother's Day flowering hanging baskets the end of this month. Over 100 moms .enjoyed these beautiful plants from Tom's last year. For more information, contact our Flower Chairman, Kathy Miller, 426-7282. Rick Drendel, Matt Grismer and Craig Miller removed our portable sign from in front of Ventura so that it may be repaired and repainted. The sign will be back in view soon. This sign is available to all community groups to use and benefits the whole town. Several Jaycee members expressed an interest in obtaining Huntley Area Jaycee shirts. Crystal Sheehan, Shirt Chairman, will order more of the yellow sports shirts with blue logos, which we have worn the past couple of years. Plans are underway to plant sweet com again this year. We'll hold another com boil at the Huntley Sidewalk Days, as well as sell fresh com a couple of other weekends. Some of us are still enjoying the delicious sweet corn grown last summer. Kathy Miller chairs the project. Some of our members are interested in playing Softball this summer. Rick Drendel will be checking into the details and we'll talk more about this next month. We talked about several state and regional Jaycee events coming up as well. The Spring Regional Jaycee Meeting will be held April 22 at Joey T's in Woodstock. The evening entertainment will feature a comedy contest and live band. All members and guests are invited to attend the event. The Spring General Assembly and State Jaycee Convention is coming up in May and will be held in Schaumburg. This is a weekend long event featuring meetings, workshops and fun. To encourage chapter members to attend this G.A., and to learn more about our State Jaycee organization and get new ideas for our chapter, the chapter will pay the registration fee for any member interested in going. What an opi>ortunity! Following the meeting the Jaycees enjoyed several Cajun-style refreshments, Cajun music and Cajun comedy. Madeline Schultz is Meeting Program it Recreation Chairman. Join us for our next meeting on April 5. Election of officers will highlight the evening. Come see why the Jaycees are referred to as "The World's Greatest Young People Organization." Preschool & Kindergarten Registration Preschool and kindergarten registration for the 1990-91 school year will be held on March 16, 1990, from 8:00 am to 6;00 pm in the Huntley Grade School Lobby. If you have a child between the ages of 3 and 5, please plan to register hin/her on March 16 for the screening. You must register for appointments for your child to be able to participate in Vision it Hearing Screening on April 11 and the General Ability Screening on April 2-5. To be eligible for kinder¬ garten for the 1990-91 school year, a child must be 5 before September 1, 1990. To be eligible for the screening a child must be 3 by April 1, 1990. Another screening will be held in August to screen those children that will be 3 by Sept. 1, 1990. A copy of the child's county issued birth certificate is required for all children who will be enrolling as kindergarteners in the fall of 1990. Hospital certificates are not acceptable. Family Bingo Bash Keep Saturday, March 17th in mind for an evening of family fun. St. Charles Borromeo School PSO, 296 Jefferson in Hampshire, will host a Family Bingo Night, from 6:30pm-?. Soup, hot dog, hamburgers and pop will be sold during bingo. A variety of prizes appropriate for adults and children will be offered. A Bake Sale is also being planned during the bingo night activities. Saturday evening mass at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church begins at 5:30pm for all who wish to attend mass before enjoying bingo. GIRL SCOUT WEEK MARCH 11-17, 1990 Congratulations to Jaycee members Paul and Karen Koeppen, who added a new baby daughter to their family on March 2. Penguins Host Landowner's Dinner The Huntley Penguins held their 2nd annual Landowner's dinner and dance this past Saturday night, March 3, at the Huntley American Legion. Cocktail hour before dinner let the. Club members get to know the ' landowners and vice-versa. A buffet dinner of roast beef and all the trimmings was served by Doug Melon, Fern Enstrom and all the kitchen help. Thanks for a great dinner. Mike Hoffman of Straight Ahead Production provided music during dinner and at the dance. The Huntley Penguins enjoyed this opportunity in getting together with our landowners. Its our way of showing our appreciation for letting us use their lands. Without them, we would have no trails for snowmobiling. Thank you, one and all. Music Boosters "A Time To Dream" Fashion Show The Huntley Music Boosters will hold their 5th Annual Fashion Show, "A Time To Dream", on Tuesday, March 20, at 7:30 pm in the High School Band Room. Tickets are $4.00 adults, $3.00 for students it seniors and are available by calling the High School, 669-5171; Kathy at Realty World Town it Country, 669-3800, or from any Band/Chorus member. Fashions are courtesy of Amy's Bridal Boutique of Dundee, Local Color and Beard it Stoval of Woodstock. Flowers are courtesy of Busse Thomas Florists of Woodstock. Proceeds from this event will be used for music camp scholarships. Shamrocks For Dystrophy Generosity begins at home, and at the Wander Inn it is seen in the color of green on their walls. The "Shamrocks for Dystrophy" is a promotion that has come to be a tradition for John and Wanda Berlin and all the customers who have walked through their doors. Every "regular" and even those who have just "dropped by for a bite to eat" have donated their $1 for this worthy cause. Last year the people of Huntley helped them to raise $257 for Muscular Dystrophy. This year John and Wanda hope to beat that amount.
|Title||The Huntley Farmside|
|Creator||The Huntley Farmside|
|Coverage||Huntley, Illinois, United States|
|Description||Weekly Newspaper from the Huntley Area Public Library Collection|
|Rights||This material may be protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17 U.S. Code).|
|Publisher||This Collection was digitized and loaded into CONTENTdm by OCLC Preservation Service Center (Bethlehem, PA) for the Huntley Area Public Library.|
|Source||Reproduction of library's print newspaper archives|