Canton Kid's Fest Saturday

July 11, 2014

McCoy Competing In Fulton County Fair Pageant
(Lewistown, IL)  --  Sixteen contestants are vying to become the next Fulton County Fair Queen.  20-year old Christina McCoy is one of the sixteen.  McCoy says that it’s something she has always wanted to do but that something always kept her from participating in the pageant.  McCoy is the daughter of Craig and Rachelle McCoy.  She will be a junior at Olivet Nazarene University in the fall and is being sponsored as a participant in the pageant by the Lewistown Optimist Club.  2013 Fulton County Fair Queen Eve Shafer will crown the new Miss Fulton County Fair on Monday, July 21st in front of the grandstand of the Fulton County Fair on the fairgrounds that is located on the south edge of Lewistown.

Fulton County Health Department Scheduling Appointments For LIHEAP
(Canton, IL)  --  The Fulton County Health Department is scheduling appointments for the LIHEAP Summer Energy Assistance Program. The LIHEAP Summer Energy Assistance Program is targeted to at-risk households and the programs is available through July 23rd, or until funding is exhausted.  PIPP or Percentage of Income Payment Plan electric accounts do not qualify for cooling assistance.  Benefits can be provided only to income-eligible households that can be included in one of the following groups: Households that contain a member with a medical condition that can be ameliorated by air conditioning, such as asthma, emphysema, respiratory allergies, coronary disease and terminal illnesses. Required documentation must include a doctor's certification letter dated within the last ninety days, stating that the medical condition would be aggravated by extreme heat.  Households that contain a member that is elderly, age 60 and above.  Households that contain children age 5 and under.  There are other qualifications as well.  For more information, contact the Fulton County Health Department, Room 104, 700 East Oak Street in Canton by calling 1-309-647-1134, extensions 275, 278 or 245.

Annual Red Dog C-F Weekend Taking Place
(Canton, IL)  --  The 20th Annual Red Dog C-F weekend will get underway tonight.  The Red Dog CF and Mel's Sporting Goods Hospitality Kick Off Party will take place tonight at Billy's Tape.  From 4:30 until 6:30 there will be free food and refreshments for sponsors and golfers.  D.J. music will be provided between 6:30 and 10:30 at Billy's Tap.  Then tomorrow, the annual Golf for C-F will get started at We-Ma-Tuk Country Club beginning at 9:30 in the morning.  At 5 tomorrow afternoon, Dog Days of Summer/Puttin' on the Dog Tent Party will take place at Official Time Out.  $10 per person will get you a picnic style meal.  Music will be provided by Chicago's "The Breakfast Club".


(Canton, IL)  --  The 2014 Canton Kid's Fest is set to take place tomorrow in downtown Canton.  Kid's activities for Kid's Fest will be in Jones Park beginning at 10:30 in the morning and will run through 1 p.m.  This year's theme is Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory.  You can get pictures taken with Willy Wonka and Oompa Loompa.  Also there will be craft vendors in Jones Park from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.  Fun, food, face painting, games, police canine and demonstration as well as many other activities will be taking place during the event.  2014 Canton Kid's Fest is brought to you by Canton Main Street.

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