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Winter art classes planned

A new semester of courses starts Jan. 4 at the Springfield Museum of Art.

Classes are offered by Clark State Community College’s Office of Continuing Education. Classes include water color, oil, pastel, drawing, stained glass and yoga, plus classes for children and teens.

The Big Art, Little Hands program is for 2 and 3-year-olds and for 4 and 5-year-olds.

For the full schedule of classes, visit and click on the “learn” tab.

To sign up, call 937-325-4673 or email STAFF REPORT


MLK luncheon tickets available

The city’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Luncheon will be held from 11:30 a.m to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 17, at the Grand Hall of the Clark State Community College Hollenbeck Bayley Creative Arts & Conference Center, 275 S. Limestone St.

The event will feature author Lewis Banks, a Springfield native, as the guest speaker.

Cost is $20. For tickets, For tickets, call Cheryl Dover at 937-324-7379, email her at or stop by the Community Development department on the second floor of City Hall, 76 E. High St. STAFF REPORT


Women 4 Charity quarter raffle set

The Women 4 Charity Quarter Raffle, sponsored by the V.F.W. Rocco-Welch Post 8673, will be held at the Moose Lodge, 1802 Selma Rd., in Springfield, on Monday, Jan. 16, 2014.

Note this is a change of location.

Doors open at 6 p.m. to preview the raffle items. The cost is $2, which includes 1 numbered paddle (additional paddles are $1)

A quarter raffle is a fast-paced evening where you make a donation to the items of interest — with nearly 60 items to raffle off. When your number is called, you win.

As a bonus, bring in any craft supplies, puzzles, puzzle books, movies or throws to be entered into a special drawing for quarters.

Donation amount retail amounts include: Door prizes, one quarter $12-$25, bring 2 rolls of quarters; two quarters $26-$50; Chinese Raffle, three quarters, $51-$75 for an extra raffle ticket; four quarters $76-$100-plus.

Concessions will be available at the Champions Grill.

You could win the prize of free bidding the entire evening.

Raffle items to be provided by the following independent representatives: Avon, Celebrating Home, Mr. B’s Cheeseballs, Origami Owl , Pampered Chef, Premier Jewelry, Scentsy, Tastefully Simple and Thirty-One.

Only those 18 years of age and older are allowed to participate/ No children other than nursing babies please. No outside food or beverages can be brought in.

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