Community briefs 9/13/07

Thursday, September 13, 2007

Biester Philipps reunion planned for Sunday

There will be a basket dinner at 2 p.m. Sunday at VFW lake, 1346 County Road 206, Cape Girardeau. Bring table service and drinks. Call 243-1751 for more information.

Niswonger homecoming dinner will be Sunday

The Niswonger homecoming dinner will be begin at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the Niswonger Church, three miles west of Millersville on Highway 72. A short business meeting will follow the dinner. In case of rain, the dinner and meeting will be held inside the Millersville Baptist Church basement in Millersville.

Downtown Kids Association holds sale

The Downtown Kids Association, a youth affiliate of Old Town Cape, will host a book and bake sale from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at 101 Main St. The sale will be held during the River City Rodders annual car show. There also will be free face painting and music. Funds will be used for future group events. Book or bake sale item donors may drop items off at 9:30 a.m. E-mail if you can donate books or baked goods.

Nitsch family reunion planned for Sunday

The Nitsch family reunion will be held at noon Sunday at the Safety City Pavilion at Jackson City Park. It will be a potluck lunch. Call 243-3049 for more information.

League of Women Voters to meet Tuesday

The League of Women Voters will hold a meeting at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Medical Arts Building, 937 Broadway, Cape Girardeau. Featured speaker is Warren Anderson, Southeast Missouri State University faculty member of the department of foreign languages. Those interested are invited to participate with the LWV in listening to Anderson's presentation on the topic.

Coalition for Peace and Justice will hold rally

The Southeast Missouri Coalition for Peace and Justice will hold a rally for peace from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Sept. 21 at Capaha Park's Freedom Corner on Broadway.

Florsheim reunion will be held Sept. 30

The Florsheim reunion will be held at 1:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Cape County Park North shelter No. 5. Anyone attending should bring lawn chairs, drinks for themselves and snacks and/or finger foods to share. If there is enough participation, an annual event will be held. Bring musical instruments for "picking and grinning."

-- From staff reports

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