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Thursday, August 13th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital will host a Cancer Support Group meeting on Thursday, August 13th from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. This meeting is open to anyone affected by cancer. For more information about this Support Group please contact 847-8243.

Friday, August 14th

The Greater Fairfield Area Chamber of Commerce will have their annual golf scramble on September 25. A lunch will be served at 11:00 am, with a tee time of 12 pm. Teams of four players are only $250. Deadline to register a team is Friday, August 14. If you have any questions or would like to register a team, please call the Chamber at 618-842-6116.

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, August 14th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

The Young Leader Committee of the White County Farm Bureau is inviting families to join them in a “Back to School Movie Night” on Friday, August 14. The movie will be shown outdoors in the parking lot of the Farm Bureau Building in Carmi at 7:15 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to bring a lawn chair or a blanket. Concessions will be available. RSVP’s are encouraged by calling 618-382-8512. More details, including the title of the movie, can be found on the White County Farm Bureau website at whitecfb.com or on the organization’s Facebook page.

Saturday, August 15th

Hope Ministries Food Pantry in Geff will be open Saturday August 15, 9-11 am. They are asking for everyone to remain in their cars, this will be doing drive-thru distribution.

A Farmers Market will be held every Saturday weather permitting at the Wayne County Courthouse. Vendors are welcome. For more information contact Dana Wilson 599-0173

The Wayne County Soil and Water District Fall Fish Sale is set up for Delivery on Wednesday, Sept 16th. All fish orders due on Sept 1st by Noon. Please call our office to order 618-842-7602 x3.

Monday, August 17th

The next meeting of the Better Breathers Club will be held on Monday, August 17th at 3:00 pm in the Medical Arts Complex Education Room. If you, or someone you know, is living with a chronic lung disease, such as, COPD (which includes emphysema and chronic bronchitis) pulmonary fibrosis or lung cancer, consider joining this welcoming support group. Learn better ways to cope with your diagnosis and live life to the fullest. This meeting is free and open to the public. Call 847-8349 for more information.

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, August 17th.  The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building.t 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Thursday, August 20th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Senior Life Solutions will hold the next Coffee Club from 9:30 am – 10:30 am on Thursday, August 20th. The Coffee Club will meet in the Fairfield Memorial Hospital Cafe and is open to anyone interested in attending. This is a great opportunity to get together with other people in the community in a social atmosphere. You do not have to be a participant in the Senior Life Solutions program to attend. Free blood pressure checks and refreshments will also be offered at the Coffee Club. For more information about this Club or to learn more about Senior Life Solutions, call 847-8298.

Join FMH on Thursday, August 20th for the Diabetes Support Group Meeting. This month’s topic will be “Working With Your Medical Provider”. These meetings are held the third Thursday of each month at 4:00p.m. in the FMH Medical Arts Complex Education Room. For more information about our free Diabetes Management Program, call 842-4617.

The WCHS will meet at 6 p.m. on Thursday, August 20th at the Fairfield Public Library located at 300 SE 2nd Street. Use the Center Street entrance doors as this is the only door that will be unlocked. Masks and social distancing are recommended.

Members of the Wayne County Farm Bureau are invited to the Member Appreciation Dinner on Thursday, August 20. This year’s event will be a “drive-thru” dinner. A pork chop dinner will be served from 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. at the Cumberland Presbyterian Church in Fairfield. Members will be served the meal in to-go containers through their car window. In order to avoid backing up traffic onto Delaware Street, members are encouraged to enter the CP Church parking lot from the southeast corner from Cumberland Drive. Members should RSVP by calling 618-842-3342 by August 13.

Friday, August 21st

On Friday, August 21 the Geff Ruritan Club will be having a Fish Fry, serving starts at 4:30 p.m. The menu is catfish fillets, slaw, french fries, hush puppies, dessert & drinks. The meal is all you can eat for $11 for an adult. Eat in or carry outs.

Saturday, August 22nd

The West Salem Grade School will be holding an Outdoor Education Fundraiser and Auction on Saturday, August 22nd at the Country Financial Hall at the Edwards County Fairgrounds. Serving will be from 4:30 – 6:30 pm with the auction starting at 6:45 pm. Menu will be pork chops or pork burgers with baked potatoes, baked beans, desserts and drinks, carry outs will be available.

A Farmers Market will be held every Saturday weather permitting at the Wayne County Courthouse. Vendors are welcome. For more information contact Dana Wilson 599-0173

The Wayne County Soil and Water District Fall Fish Sale is set up for Delivery on Wednesday, Sept 16th. All fish orders due on Sept 1st by Noon. Please call our office to order 618-842-7602 x3.

Monday, August 24th

The Edwards County School District will be conducting a preschool round up for children up to 5 years of age who will not be eligible for school in the fall. For students in the Albion attendance area the screening will be on Monday, August 24 th at the First Christian Church, call 445 – 2325 to make an appointment. For students who live in the West Salem attendance area the screening will be held on Tuesday, August 25th at the Moravian Church, call 456 – 8881 to set up an appointment. This is a free service to check your childs progress in the developmental areas, but appointments are necessary.

Wednesday, August 26th

The 23rd Annual White County Crop Tour will be held on Wednesday, August 26. Participants are invited to breakfast refreshments at 7:00 a.m. at the White County Farm Bureau in Carmi. Teams will be departing for the fields at 7:30 a.m. and will return at 11:00 a.m. for lunch and the accumulation of the data. Participants are encouraged to RSVP by calling 382-8512. The White County Crop Tour is sponsored by Consolidated Grain and Barge in Enfield, Wabash Valley Service Company, and the White County Farm Bureau.

The Flora Elks Lodge 1659 in cooperation with the Illinois Elks Children’s Care Corporation will sponsor a free children’s orthopedic assessment clinic on Wednesday, August 26th. The clinic is at 11:00 AM and is by appointment only. To make an appointment call the Illinois Elks Children’s Care office at 1-800-272-0074 between the hours of 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Monday through Friday. There are no charges for any services at this clinic. The clinic will be at the Clay County Flora Medical Clinic with Dr. Julko Fullop as the physician. The office is located at 929 Stacey Burk Drive in Flora, IL. The clinic starts at 11:00 AM. No medical referral is necessary for the clinic but physicians are welcome to refer patients to the clinic for a specific reason or second opinion. If you need further information, please call 1-800-272-0074 from 9:00am to 4:00pm Monday through Friday.

The Wayne County Soil and Water District Fall Fish Sale is set up for Delivery on Wednesday, Sept 16th. All fish orders due on Sept 1st by Noon. Please call our office to order 618-842-7602 x3.

Thursday, August 27th

Fairfield Memorial Hospital’s Dementia Caregivers Support Group will meet on Thursday, August 27th at 1:30pm in the Horizon Healthcare Medical Arts Complex Education Rooms. These meetings will be held every 4th Thursday of the month.  To learn more information about this support group, contact Mariah Minor, RN BSN, Skilled Care Unit Nurse Leader, at 847-8328.

Saturday, August 29th

The Fairfield Memorial Hospital 3-D Mobile Mammography will be bringing their Mobile Mammography at the FMH Horizon Healthcare Medical Clinic in Grayville on Saturday, August 29th, with appointments beginning at 8:00 am. No physician order needed for those who are over the age of 40. It must have been at least one year since your last Mammogram. Patients are asked to bring their insurance card, photo ID, and doctor’s contact information. This event is for annual screening Mammograms only. Individuals can call the FMH Diagnostic Imaging Department at 847-8249 to secure an appointment with one of FMH’s skilled technologists. Walk-Ins are also welcome until 11 am. After 11 am, patients will be seen by appointment only. The FMH Horizon Healthcare Grayville Medical Clinic is located at 319 W. Commerce St. in Grayville.

Monday, September 7th

The 12th annual Wayne County Antique Tractor Drive will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. All tractors that are model year 1990 or earlier (30 years of age or older) are welcome to participate. Due to COVID-19 guidelines, there will be a hard limit of 40 tractors for this year’s drive, and only drivers are allowed to attend the event. Participants are strongly encouraged to pre-register. The route will begin and end at Dagg’s Auction Company on State Route 161 west of Orchardville. Check-in is at 8:00 a.m. Registration and event details can be found at waynecfb.com/tractordrive.

Saturday, September 12th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on September 12 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

A Farmers Market will be held every Saturday weather permitting at the Wayne County Courthouse. Vendors are welcome. For more information contact Dana Wilson 599-0173

Sunday, September 13th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, September 13th in classroom Building West, on the campus of Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 10 am, dealers will be present, auction at 1:30 and there will be a monthly 50/50 raffle.  For more information go to the club’s Facebook page.  Everyone is welcome.

Wednesday, September 23rd

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, September 23rd from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm in the Family Life Center of the Community of Christ Church on Windsor lane in Fairfield.  To schedule your appointment go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=62837 or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE for more information.

Saturday, October 3rd

The Geff Ruritan Club will hold Frontier Days on one day only Saturday, October the 5th.

Saturday, October 12th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on October 10 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

Friday, October 16th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, October 16th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

Monday, October 19th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, October 19th.  The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building..  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Sunday, November 8th

The Fairfield Coin Club meets on Sunday, November 8th in classroom Building West, on the campus of Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 10 am, dealers will be present, auction at 1:30 and there will be a monthly 50/50 raffle.  For more information go to the club’s Facebook page.  Everyone is welcome.

Friday, November 13th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, November 13th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

Saturday, November 14th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on November 14 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

Monday, November 16th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, November 16th.  The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building.  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.

Wednesday, November 18th

There will be a Blood Drive on Wednesday, November 18th from 11:30 am – 5:30 pm in the Family Life Center of the Community of Christ Church on Windsor lane in Fairfield.  To schedule your appointment go to https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?order=DATE&range=10&zipSponsor=62837 or call 1-800-GIVE-LIFE for more information.

Saturday, December 12th

The Geff Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly breakfast on December 12 from 7:00 am – 9:00 am. The menu will be will be all you can eat sausage, biscuit & gravy, hash-browns, scrambled eggs & pancakes. The cost is by donation.

Sunday, December 13th

The Fairfield Coin Club will have their Christmas show on Sunday, December 13th in classroom Building West, on the campus of Frontier Community College.  Doors will open at 10 am, dealers will be present, auction at 1:30 and there will be a monthly 50/50 raffle.  For more information go to the club’s Facebook page.  Everyone is welcome.

Friday, December 18th

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly pinochle party on Friday, December 18th at 6:30 p.m. at the Wayne City Community Building. The doors will open at 6 p.m. for people to come in and eat. There is a $3 fee to play for the six-game event.

Monday, December 21st

The Wayne City Ruritan Club will be hosting their monthly meeting on Monday, December 21st. The monthly business meeting will start at 5:30 pm and the regular meeting is at 6:30 pm at the Wayne City Community Building.  Everyone is welcome to come and help in the community this year.