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Zonta selling nuts

The Frankfort Zonta Club is selling one pound bags of quality nuts, including pecan halves and pieces, mixed nuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts and pistachios, for $10 each.

To order bags for holiday entertaining and baking, call Marlene Brant at 765-659-3605 or 765-242-4232.

Nuts will also be available at the Zonta meeting Wedneday at noon at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center.

Optimist Christmas tree sale in progress

The Frankfort Optimist Club’s Annual Christmas Tree Sale is underway. Proceeds support the club’s projects for area youth. This year, Boy Scout Troop #311 will be assisting in the sale and will receive a portion of the proceeds to fund troop projects.

The tree sale location is behind Hawaiian Shaved Ice at 1902 E. Wabash St. in Frankfort, just west of the Dairy Queen.

Hours are 4 – 7 p.m. Monday – Friday; 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday; and 1 – 7 p.m. on Sunday. The sale will continue until Dec. 8 or until all trees are sold.

TPA Park seeks volunteers

The Frankfort TPA Park’s holiday light display is open to visitors, and the Parks Department seeks volunteer greeters to staff Santa’s house and the donation box from 6 – 9 p.m. nightly from now through Dec. 24. Santa volunteers will begin after Santa comes to town on Saturday Dec. 2, during the Frankfort Main Street Christmas Parade.

Please call the Parks Department at 765-659-3422 or 765-490-9277.

Antioch Church offers Advent activities

The Antioch Church is hosting a free Community Advent Breakfasts on Dec. 9 at 8 am. Church members will serve the free breakfast, and there will be a little singing and a short Advent devotion. The breakfast will easily be finished before 9 a.m.

Everyone is the community is invited to attend. For more information about the breakfasts or the church in general, contact Pastor Dave Klipp at the church, 765-654-8310.

Also, the church is having a Holiday Food and Goodies Sale Saturday, Dec. 9, beginning right after the Advent Breakfast. The sale will run from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. There will be a variety of items – from sweets to soup and ham loaf. Items will be sold by the pound, slice, cup, bowl or whole.

Antioch Church is located at 4625 S. State Road 39, Frankfort; phone 765-654- 8310.

Central Cheer Boosters to host Zumba fundraiser

The Clinton Central Cheer Boosters invite the community to a Zumba fundraiser being held to benefit the Clinton Central Competition Cheer squad.

The cheerleaders are holding the Zumbathon on Dec. 9 starting at 1:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 for one session or $15 for both sessions. Sessions last 45 minutes. The event will be held at Clinton Central Jr./Sr. High School in the multi-purpose room.

All proceeds will be used to help fund the cheer squad’s trip to Nationals in February 2018. Pre-sale tickets are being sold now but tickets will also be available at the door on the day of event.

Donations, volunteers sought for Christmas Dinner

Butch Pickering seeks volunteers to help prepare, serve and deliver the annual Community Christmas Dinner scheduled Monday, Dec. 25, at the Paul Phillippe Resource Center at 401 W. Walnut, Frankfort.

Donations of foodstuffs and money to purchase food and serving ware are also needed to make the free full course holiday meal possible.

To volunteer to help or to schedule a home delivery, call Pickering at 654-6101 or Tilly Mills at 605-3702.

Rossville FFA to present Santa’s Breakfast

Santa’s Very Merry Christmas Breakfast will be hosted Saturday, Dec. 16, by the Rossville FFA alumni, Advisory Committee and Chapter from 8-11 a.m. in the Rossville High School agriculture barn.

The breakfast will feature a menu of pancakes and sausage, muffins, biscuits and gravy, and milk, juice and coffee.

Families and individuals attending can make a freewill donation for breakfast and/or donate winter clothing for area kids, including hats, winter scarves, gloves, socks and gently used coats. Some older children may wear adult sizes, so gently used adult coats can also be contributed.

There will also be a farm animal petting area for the kids and visits and photos with Santa.