Community briefs 5/17/04

Monday, May 17, 2004

Side By Side Mud Run to benefit sophomores

A side-by-side mud run to benefit the Scott City sophomore class will be held Saturday at Scott City. Take Scott City exit and turn east on Main Street to the second railroad crossing (Rose Con Road), then turn right. Watch for signs. For more information, call Mark Dohogne at 264-2002.

Scott County historical, genealogy society to meet

The Scott County Historical and Genealogy Society will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Scott County Courthouse in Benton.

Diebold's sponsoring second annual herbfest

An herbal recipe sampling event will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at Diebold Orchards. Guest speaker and herb grower Kristy Friedrick will answer questions, and longtime herbalists Don and Carol Koehler will speak on cooking with herbs.

Old Town Cape planning dinner cruise on river

Old Town Cape, dedicated to the revitalization of Cape Girardeau's historic commercial districts and neighborhoods, will be the beneficiary of a fund-raising event starting at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the Royal N'Orleans restaurant. A four-course dinner served with the appropriate wine will be followed by a two-hour twilight cruise down the Mississippi River on the Grampa Woo luxury yacht. Dessert will be served on the ship. Entertainment will be provided by Bruce Zimmerman and Don Greenwood while on board. For more information, call the Old Town Cape office at 334-8085.

State representative visiting Caring Council

The next Community Caring Council meeting will be at 7:30 a.m. Friday at St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Cape Girardeau. The guest speaker will be state Rep. Jason Crowell, R-Cape Girardeau.

-- From staff reports

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