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March 10, 2014

Health, career fair attracts participants

Several people attended the health and career fair Saturday at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building co-sponsored by the Jefferson County NAACP and Good Samaritan Regional Health Center.

Discounted blood work vouchers were provided for participants, as well as health-related information and health career opportunities. Rend Lake College representatives were also on hand to discuss career opportunities and fields of study.

 

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    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows were held Saturday morning outside the University of Illinois Extension Office in Mt. Vernon. Thirteen dogs and seven cats were judged as part of the competition. Animals were evaluated on factors like care and handling, and obedience. The fair continues today with a Sheep Show at 8 a.m., a Swine Show at 7:30 p.m., and Farm Bureau Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These events will all be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds behind Rend Lake College.

    4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows

    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows were held Saturday morning outside the University of Illinois Extension Office in Mt. Vernon. Thirteen dogs and seven cats were judged as part of the competition. Animals were evaluated on factors like care and handling, and obedience. The fair continues today with a Sheep Show at 8 a.m., a Swine Show at 7:30 p.m., and Farm Bureau Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These events will all be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds behind Rend Lake College.

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