Community digest 10/30/03

Thursday, October 30, 2003

Christian school students begin selling cookies

The students of Cape Christian School will kick off their annual cookie sales project on Friday. Thirteen different varieties of cookie dough will be available from any CCS student until Nov. 14. Delivery is set for the week of Dec. 10. Proceeds from the sale will provide educational opportunities and equipment for the students. Orders can be placed at the school office at 1855 Perryville Road or by calling 335-8333.

Show Me Day student life fair set for Saturday

Registration for Show Me Day will begin around 10 a.m. Saturday at the Show Me Center. A student life fair, showcasing housing and dining options, financial aid and other student services immediately follows registration. There will be an academic fair in the Student Recreation Center. For more information call 651-2590.

Nell Holcomb plans PTO chili supper, fall carnival

Nell Holcomb School, on Highway 177 between Cape Girardeau and Trail of Tears Park, will hold a chili supper and fall carnival from 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds will finance classroom needs and student events. Tickets may be purchased at the door.

Anna Pumpkin Patch event set for Friday

From 6 to 8 p.m. Friday the 7th annual Anna Pumpkin Patch will be held at Anna Heights Baptist Church, 100 Turner Ave. in Anna, Ill.

The free fall carnival for preschoolers and children in grades one to six will be held in the church parking lot. Treat bags will be provided and kids will receive candy at each carnival game. Free hot dogs, popcorn and drinks will also be served.

Call (618) 833-5916 for more information.

Teen challenge to dedicate new building

Teen Challenge International of Mid-America will dedicate its new administrative office building at 3:30 p.m. Friday in honor of the Rev. and Mrs. Roy P. Johnson, who in 1968 donated the property to Teen Challenge. The public is invited to attend. For more information call 335-6508.

PWP to mark Halloween at Osage Centre Friday

From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, Parents Without Partners will take children to "Halloween by Lynwood Baptist Church" at the Osage Centre in Cape Girardeau.

-- From staff reports

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