Mt. Vernon Register-News

April 12, 2013

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Friday

Self-help

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Fridays, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 1-800-307-6600.

Saturday

Recreation

Ballroom Dancing, USA Dance, Corner Dance Hall, Whittington, fourth Saturday of the month, 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. with dance lessons from 7 to 8 p.m. For information: 534-9164 or 438-9700.

Self-help

Al-Anon, 10 a.m. every Saturday, Room 116, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 242-5510.

Alateen, for children of alcoholics, 10 a.m. every Saturday, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 242-8562.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3205 Broadway, Mt. Vernon, and St. Mary’s Church, 1500 Main St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 1-800-307-6600.

Veterans

Bluford American Legion Post 1193 will have monthly meetings the 4th Monday of every month at 7:00 p.m. for Legion members, S.A.L. members & Aux. members at 15123 N. Legion Lane, Bluford, IL 62814.

Reformers Unanimous Addictions Program, 6 p.m. every Saturday, Mt. Vernon Christian School Cafeteria, 817 Woodland Drive (Route 37 South) in

Mt. Vernon. Call 244-5404 or Director Bob Robinson at 214-9859 for more information. Online at www.mtvernonbaptisttemple.com.

Monday

Clubs

Mt. Vernon Rotary West, 7 a.m. Mondays, Fairfield Inn & Suites Marriott, 217 Potomac Blvd.

Hobbies

Duplicate Bridge Club, 6:30 p.m. every Monday, Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge, 1107 Jordan St., Mt. Vernon. Contact 242-5920.

Self-help

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Saturdays, Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 3205 Broadway, Mt. Vernon; 8 p.m. Saturdays, Mondays and Tuesdays, St. Mary’s Church, 1500 Main St., Mt. Vernon; 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Faith Lutheran Church, 1104 N. 42nd St., Mt. Vernon; 8 p.m. Fridays and noon Tuesdays, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 1-800-307-6600.

Blood Pressure Screenings (free), 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays, second and fourth Thursdays, open 10 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Jefferson County Health Department, No. 1 Doctors Park Road, Suite F, Mt. Vernon. Walk-ins welcome.

HIV anonymous testing and counseling, Jefferson County Health Department, 1 Doctors Park Road, Suite F, Mt. Vernon. To make appointment: 244-7134.

Pregnancy tests, 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays, Jefferson County Health Department, No. 1 Doctors Park Road, Suite F, Mt. Vernon. Walk-ins welcome. Medical card accepted.

Recovery in Christ, an addition support group, 6:30 p.m. Mondays, Whittington Church. For information contact: 315-3525.

Sexually Transmitted Disease Testing and Counseling and Anonymous HIV Testing and Counseling, Jefferson County Health Department, No. 1 Doctors Park Road, Suite F, Mt. Vernon. To make an appointment: 244-7134

TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly), 5-6 p.m. every Monday at the Salem South Baptist Association Office, 904 Park Ave. in Mt. Vernon. For more information, call 316-9150 or 242-7862.

Transportation

South Central Illinois Mass Transit District, Personnel Committee, noon on third Thursday of month, Finance Committee, noon on third Friday of month, and Board of Directors, noon on fourth Thursday of month, all at 1616 E. McCord in Centralia.

Tuesday

Church

Combined Bible Study and Prayer Group, 10:00 a.m. every Tuesday, Calvary United Pentecostal Church Fellowship Hall, 406 N. 44th St., Mt. Vernon.

Open gym for children ages 6-16, 5 to 7 p.m. each Tuesday for girls, and Thursday for boys, Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church, 1015 Conger, Mt. Vernon. For information: 244-5162 after 5 p.m.

Clubs

Rotary Club, noon every Tuesday, First United Methodist Church, 1133 Main St., Mt. Vernon.

Hobbies

Elks Ladies Bridge Club, 10:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge, 1107 Jordan St., Mt. Vernon.

Self-help

La Leche League, breastfeeding group, meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month at the First United Methodist Church basement. For more information call Rose Straeter at 204-9081.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Tuesday, St. Mary’s Church, 1500 Main St., Mt. Vernon; noon Tuesdays, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 1-800-307-6600.

Cancer Support Group, 7 p.m. every Tuesday, hospital auditorium (adjacent to the cafeteria), St. Mary’s Hospital, Centralia.

Gamblers Anonymous, 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Central Christian Church, Mt. Vernon.

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Salem Presbyterian Church, 201 E. McMackin, Salem. For information: (800) 691-4771.

Weight Watchers, 9:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. every Tuesday, First Presbyterian Church, 2424 Broadway, Mt. Vernon.

Veterans

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1 Doctors Park Road, Mt. Vernon. Lynn McFarlin is the veterans service officer. For information: 242-8792

Disabled American Veterans, Memorial Chapter 28, meets second Tuesday of every month at 6 p.m. at the Rolland Lewis Building at Veterans Park, Mt. Vernon, with food and drinks. No alcohol allowed. For information: 315-0413

Bluford American Legion Post #1193 will have monthly meetings the 4th Monday of every month at 7 p.m. for Legion members, S.A.L. members and auxiliary members at 15123 N. Legion Lane, Bluford, Il.

Wednesday

Clubs

Andrew D. Webb Chapter 160/Salem Council 97, 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Masonic Hall, 124 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon.

Women at the Well, a gathering of women, meets the first Wednesday of each month. Meal is at 6 p.m. Speaker is at 7 p.m. For information, call 237-2643.

Jaycees, 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, clubhouse, 115 S. Second St., Mt. Vernon

Self-help

Al-Anon, 7:30 p.m. every Wednesday, Room 116, Central Christian Church, 301 N. 10th St., Mt. Vernon.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Faith Lutheran Church, 1104 N. 42nd St., Mt. Vernon. For information: 1-800-307-6600.

Narcotics Anonymous, 7 p.m. every Wednesday, Grace Community Church, Classroom 1, Illinois 37 North, Mt. Vernon. For information: 322-3178.

Seniors

Senior Circle Bingo, 2 p.m. every Wednesday, Rolland Lewis Building, Veterans Park, Mt. Vernon.

Veterans

Illinois Department of Veterans Affairs, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday except every first and third Thursday of the month, VA Clinic, 4105 N. Water Tower Place, Mt. Vernon or Wayne County Courthouse, Fairfield, IL, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., every first and third Thursday of the month. Jeff Lewis is the veterans service officer. For information: 246-2910.