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September 30, 2013

Community happenings: Training available, prairie dedication, fire department dinner

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Fish, tenderloin supper slatedNEW WAVERLY — New Waverly United Methodist Church is hosting a fish and tenderloin supper from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 8. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for children under 12. The church is at 9990 E. Main St., New Waverly.

Chicken-pork chop dinner slatedROYAL CENTER — A Nelson’s Port-a-Pit Chicken/Pork Chop Dinner will be from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Community State Bank parking lot in Royal Center, 101 S. Chicago St. Dinners are $8 and include half a chicken or 12-ounce pork chop, chips and a cookie. Pit-tatoes are available for $3. Carry-outs only.

Literacy group seeking volunteersLiteracy Volunteers of Cass County is in need for individuals (tutors) who are willing to give a minimum of an hour a week to help adults learn English.Students of the Literacy Volunteers desire to become a useful part of our community, but find it difficult with limited knowledge of our language. LVCC currently has 16 tutors working with 28 students. LLVC provides you with training through a growing selection of textbooks in several areas and a tutor-mentoring program to provide you with support.

Those waiting for tutors want help in improving their reading skills, getting their GED, learning English or preparing to take the U.S. citizenship test.For more information, call Carolyn Killion at 574-753-5906 or 574-355-0986.

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