Spaghetti dinner to benefit Valentine’s toys for kids
Saturday at the Last Shot Bar Grill to raise funds for toys for the Fourth Annual Valentine’s Day Bags for Children’s Memorial Hospital. The cost is $10 a plate for all you can eat spaghetti and bread. All proceeds will go toward buying toys for children fighting cancer on the hospital’s oncology floor. The fundraiser is in memory of Taylor Baum, mulberry sale who lost her battle with cancer on Nov. 13, 2007. Taylor was 10 when she was diagnosed with leukemia. She battled the disease for seven months. It was Taylor’s wish to give the children on the oncology floor a Valentine’s bag filled with small toys and gifts. She had asked her mother: “Mom, when I get better, can we bring bags down to Children’s Memorial every Valentine’s Day?” The goal this year is to make 200 bags. Last Shot Bar Grill is at 812 N. Lafox Street, South Elgin.
The Kiwanis Club of Elgin, now in its 91st year, recei mulberry sale ved its charter March 9, 1920, and serves the Kiwanis International mission, to change the world one child at a time, one community at a time. Some upcoming programs include: Feb. 8, John Zaley, of the Chicago Slaughter, mulberry sale an American professional foot mulberry sale ball team based in Hoffman Estates will talk about the season; Feb. 15, Pastor Olin Sletto, of Elgin’s Holy Trinity Church, who will speak about his 15 years of missionary service in Africa and 10 years with a mission in Madagascar and on Feb. 22, Dr. Paul Engen, who will update members on his mission trips to Guatemala and the Mi Refugio Dental Clinic located outside of Guatemala City. Persons interested in joining the club are invited to attend a weekly lunch meeting, held at noon each Tuesday at The Hickory Stick Bar Grille Restaurant, 875 Sports Way, Elgin, at the Highlands golf course. Call 847 429 5976.