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Meals, 5K in Morrison

Published: Saturday, June 21, 2014 1:15 a.m. CDT

MORRISON – The public is welcome to the following events in the Morrison area:

■ A free community meal, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Morrison Presbyterian Church, 100 E. Lincolnway. The site is wheelchair accessible.

■ Customer Appreciation Cook-out, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at Community State Bank, 220 E. Main St.

■ The Mustangs vs. Fulton Alumni, Friday at Morrison High School’s E. M. “Bud” Cole field, 643 Genesee Ave. Tickets are $10 and available at Morrison Farmers Market, 204 E. Lincolnway; thecity1.com, 218 W. Main St.; and Morrison Chamber of Commerce, 221 W. Main St.

Proceeds from early ticket sales benefit the Morrison football program. Go to alum nifootballusa.com for more information.

■ Hog roast and beer garden with disc jockey music, June 28 at the Whiteside County Fairgrounds on Winfield Street. Bob and Kelly McDonnell will host the $7 hog roast meal from 4 to 8 p.m. to benefit the Morrison High School football program. Pulled pork sandwiches, potato salad, baked beans, and pop will be served. Extra sandwiches will be available for $4.

The Morrison Athletic Boosters will host the beer garden and Hit the Lights – Mobile DJ from 5 p.m. to 1 a.m. in support of high school athletics.

■ The eighth annual Make Teal Real golf outing, June 28 at Cross Creek Golf Course, 15523 Henry Road. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with tee time at 11.

At 10, there will be a golf ball Chopper Dropper from a helicopter. Numbered tickets that correspond with golf balls will be available for purchase. The cost is $5 for one or $20 for five. The golf balls will be dropped on the golf course.

The ticket holder of the ball landing closest to the pin will win $600. The ticket holder of the next closest ball will win $300. Winners need not be present.

Tickets are available from Maggie Jones, at 815-590-4310; the hospital receptionist, 815-772-4003; Katie Jacobs at Kreative Rentals, 115 E. Main St., 815-589-9119; or Dixie at Cross Creek, 815-772-7966.

The cost to golf is $60 per person and includes lunch. Contact Mick Welding at the hospital at 815-772-4003, or Jones, Dixie, or Jacobs, to sign up. Prizes will be awarded.

To make a donation, make checks payable to the MCH Foundation, 303 N. Jackson St., Morrison, IL 61270.  

■ Milwaukee Brewers vs. the St. Louis Cardinals July 13 at Miller Park in Milwaukee. St. Mary’s Knights of Columbus will host the trip. The game starts at 1:10 p.m. The bus will leave at 9:30 a.m. from the church parking lot, 13320 Garden Plain Road. Tickets are $75; call Jim at 309-236-9933 for information.

■ Registrations are open for the 27th annual Harvest Hammer 5K run; 21-mile duathlon; and children’s wee run, fun run, and challenge run, set for Sept. 20. Children’s events will start at 8:15 a.m., and the 5K and duathlon will be at 9.

All proceeds benefit Morrison Rotary Club local youth, education, community, and international projects.

Visit getmeregistered.com to sign up, and harvesthammer.org for more information.

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