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Alex Faulkner Memorial Ride Benefits St Jude Hospital

Sign up at Jumpin Jax Bar & Grill starting at 10 am Ride Begins at 12pm Fees: Individual = $20/Couples = $30 Fee includes the ride, poker hand, snacks during the ride, and dinner.  Additional Poker Hands = $5 each Additional Food Donation = $5 per plate There will be a bag tournament, silent auction, , food, and entertainment.

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Its getting late !!!

If you havent got your flowers yet for that special someone theres still time.. It seems I am always the last minute shopper and as always The Flower Cart saves the day. They still have some Roses and theres still time for deliverie. In addition to the Roses they always have loads of Floral arrangements,

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Houston Plumbing vs The BIG STORES

Published by in Local Shops on July 25th, 2011

Here is another example of how traveling to Champaign or elsewhere to shop IS NOT A BETTER DEAL. We needed a toilet for a bathroom project and decided that we were going to check local FIRST.  We went to Houston’s Plumbing on Market St. and the first thing to you’ll notice is the FRIENDLY SERVICE.

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Shopping Local IS BETTER

Published by in Local Shops on June 29th, 2011

Kirchners Building Supplies vs Lowes … I try to shop local as much as possible, but when I have alot of things to get I FOOLISHLY thought that going to Champaign would save us some $$$$$$.  Lowes did not Have the selections KIRCHNERS DID, Lowes did not have it in stock (3-4 weeks to order)

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