Community briefs 10/24/05

Monday, October 24, 2005

Legion plans Halloween dance for Saturday

American Legion Altenthal-Joerns Post 158 will hold a Halloween dance from 7 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion, one block north of the courthouse. Prizes will be awarded for best costume. Classic Country band will furnish music. Call Leonard Adams at 243-2467 for more information.

Grant-writing workshop presented by United Way

The United Way of Southeast Missouri is offering a "Strategies for Success" workshop from 8 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the Bank of Missouri basement conference room, 3427 William St. The workshop will provide an overview of the basics of grant writing and the procurement process in an interactive group. The workshop will be presented by Regina Tucker, grant program director for the United Way of Southeast Missouri. Participants should be familiar with the grant support request application available on the United Way Web site, www. unitedwayofsemo.org. Log on for more information, or call 334-9634 for a reservation or more information.

Benefit fish fry and bake sale for LeRoy Tatum

A benefit for East Cape Girardeau resident LeRoy Tatum will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 6 at Babe's Fish Wagon in East Cape Girardeau, Ill. (between T&T Choppers and The Purple Crackle). All proceeds will benefit Tatum, who was injured in an auto accident. Donations are accepted. Contact Karen Tatum at (618) 661-1174 for more information.

-- From staff reports

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