COMMUNITY NEWS


Beginning January 1, 2022, the Community Foundation of Macon County begins accepting online scholarship applications to help fund fall semester 2022 expenses.
Any Macon County high school senior who has been accepted at an accredited college or university is encouraged to apply. Current college students who graduated from a Macon County high school are also eligible. Only completed electronic applications will be considered. Deadline to apply is Monday, March 1, 2022. Awards will be announced in May 2022 and individual scholarship awards vary in size from $500.00 to $6,000.00.
Eligible students should complete and submit the online application at www.maconcountygives.org. For more information about the Community Foundation’s scholarship program, call Kathy Carter at 217.220.1363 or 217.429.3000 or email kcarter@maconcountygives.org.

Online applications for adult scholarship awards opens January 1, 2022 on The Community Foundation of Macon County website at www.maconcountygives.org/adult-scholarships.
Applicants must be Macon County residents who are 24 or older seeking to complete college degrees or training at Millikin University or Richland Community College after interruptions in their education. Applicants must have earned a high school diploma or GED and have a gap of at least three years before pursuing an associate degree or continuing with a bachelor’s or master’s degree.

It is Scholarship Season at the Macon County Farm Bureau Foundation! Members and their children majoring in an agricultural-related field may apply for a variety of scholarships offered this year. The scholarship application is available on www.MaconCFB.org and must be postmarked by March 1. Questions?? Contact the Macon County Farm Bureau office at jennifer@maconcfb.org or 217.877.2436.


Join us for the 6th Annual Warrensburg Corn Festival!
July 21 – 23, 2022
Find Details HERE





Community Involvement

Want to be more involved in your Community?? Here are a couple suggestions:
The Warrensburg Fire Department is looking for volunteers. If interested, contact any member of the department for information or stop by the Fire House any Thursday evening.

Attend a Village Board of Trustees meeting to learn what is happening in the Village and discover if you can be an active participant in making a difference in this community. Meetings are the 1st & 3rd Mondays at 6:00 p.m.



Library News

Second Saturday Book Club
January 8th at 11:00 a.m.
Join us in the library for a discussion of “Anxious People” by Fredrik Backman.

KIDS & TEENS
Storytime – Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Join us at the library each Tuesday morning for a new story read by Miss Cindy. Storytime is a first step toward building literacy and social skills for your child. No registration is required.

Job Searching?
The library is now offering free resume and cover letter review and also practice interviews. Email director@barclay.lib.il.us for more information.

Clay Planter Creation
Thursday, January 20th @ 5:30 p.m.
Create and decorate your own unique air dry clay planter pot. Cactus included. Masks are required.







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