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Center of attention in Tampico

Published: Monday, March 3, 2014 1:15 a.m. CST
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
David and Betsy Hoover of Tampico speak with Michele Miller, executive director of NICIL (Northern Illinois Center of Independent Living), during an open house and health fair Saturday at Tampico's new Reagan Community Center. The native residents are not "very excited about the center," which used to be an elementary school in the Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico district.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Tampico Mayor Kristine Hill (center) greets visitors Saturday afternoon to the village's new community center. The city bought the old elementary school and moved its offices and police department into the building.
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(Alex T. Paschal/apaschal@saukvalley.com)
Tim Hatten hands helmets to Chad Kulpa as the two prepare a room Saturday at the Reagan Community Center in Tampico. Hatten is running a sports conditioning and instruction clinic at the new center. The former school building, at 202 W. Second St., has a number of occupants.
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The gym in the new Reagan Community Center can be used for parties and other indoor activities, including a sports conditioning and instruction clinic run by Tampico native Tim Hatten.

David and Betsy Hoover of Tampico speak with Michele Miller, executive director of NICIL (Northern Illinois Center of Independent Living), during an open house and health fair Saturday at Tampico's new Reagan Community Center. The native residents are not "very excited about the center," which used to be an elementary school in the Prophetstown-Lyndon-Tampico district. Saturday's health fair included representatives from CGH-Tampico Medical Center, Community That Cares, Whiteside County Health Department, and Whiteside County Public Transportation.

 

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