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5 REASONS I LOVE MY WEBSITE

Today I want to share a secret with you – I love my website.  I love writing it, promoting it and planning for it’s future and here are five reasons why.     DIVERSITY I wanted to start a blog for years before I launched my website. The problem was I didn’t know what I wanted to write about.  I absolutely love to cook, but I really didn’t want to devote my blog to...
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HALLELUJAH IT’S LEAP YEAR

by Rosalie Hernandez It’s time for the every four years Leap Year Going Crazy Family Fun Day.   This time we’re celebrating on Linley Commons Saturday February 27th from 10AM to 3PM.  Admission is free.  You may bring your own refreshments and picnic or purchase food, drinks and snacks.   All persons regardless of age will receive a free lunch with proof of February 29th birthday. Some scheduled events are: Leap Frog Leap of Faith Leapin’Lizards...
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WINTER FESTIVAL A WINNER

by Rosalie Hernandez Another successful Winter Carnival has come and gone.  This year’s Winter Carnival hosted by the Mad Hatters was the most attended and profitable one so far. Everyone was putting on the Ritz.  Many guests were extremely creative and this black tie affair became a black tie extravaganza with top hats, ascots, and zebra striped tuxedos.  The decision to hold the event outdoors under a white marquis illuminated with candelabras and six...
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AND THE BAND PLAYED ON!!

by Rosalie Hernandez – Guess Who is marching in the upcoming Rose Bowl Parade? No, not Mama Lulu. Guess again. After receiving and judging hundreds of video submissions from high school bands around the country the Rose Bowl organizers selected our very own Belvedere Marching Band from Andrew Coulter High School in Godfrey as one of its participants The 86 member band led by Dr. Craig Daniels and Choreographed by Bob Jones will perform in the parade...
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VETERAN’S DAY

by Rosalie Hernandez I honor of our men and women who have served our country to guarantee and insure our freedom the Eagle Scouts from all eight towns of New Grace organized a patriotic salute to our veterans at the American Legion Hall #764 in Rosemeade.  Eagle Scouts Lawrence Hardy from Lindley and Robert Marcel from Saint Georgina co-chaired the event.  ROTC students from New Grace High School served as Honor Guard and the...
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HALLOWEEN 2015

by Rosalie Hernandez – Minions, Princess Anna and Elsa time 20, aliens, ghosts, witches and chipmunks under the age of ten had a boo-ful of fun and adventure at the annual Great Pumpkin hunt on Lindley Commons Saturday afternoon.  Children and parents from every corner of New Grace came ready to hunt for pumpkins, toys and treats.  Refreshments were in keeping with the festivities:  Pumpkin juice for punch, haunted houses and spiders for cookies,...
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